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Gary Allison - Moore Norman and Tri County Technology Centers

Finding a passion for learning led Gary Allison from rags to riches.
Gary Allison - Moore Norman and Tri County Technology Centers

Gary Allison, CEO of Tri-State Industrial Group

THEN: A senior in high school, uninterested in most subjects until introduced to mechanical design at Tri County Technology Center in Bartlesville. After he graduated from high school and attended college for two years, Moore Norman Technology Center’s electrical trade program and previous training at TCTC helped Gary

  • Realize he could easily study and excel once he discovered a subject of passion and enjoyment.
  • Learn foundational skills to move from a position just below the poverty line to CEO of a top growth company.
  • Combine skills professionally to start, build and operate companies.

NOW: Gary is CEO of Tri-State Industrial Group with facilities in six locations in Oklahoma and Texas. In the top 15 percent of growth companies in the United States, TSIG is the No. 1 growth company in the Oklahoma City metro area.