405 Magazine - October 2020

Bentonville Bounty

  Apples probably aren’t the first thing you think about when you hear “Bentonville, Arkansas.” But back in the early 20th century, Benton County – with Bentonville as its seat – had the largest number of bearing apple trees of…

STACY McNEILAND

  The first thing anyone will notice about Stacy McNeiland is her vitality and joie de vivre. Her broad smile, sparkling eyes and ready wit make her instantly approachable.  McNeiland carries that affability into her work as CEO of The…

MAURIANNA ADAMS

  When Maurianna Adams enters a room, it becomes lighter. The colors are brighter and there is a palpable sense of joy. Perhaps that’s why, in her work as executive director of a nonprofit, she is naturally positioned to build…

TIMILA ROTHER

  In 2019, Forbes Media named Oklahoma’s first and oldest law firm, Crowe & Dunlevy, to its inaugural list of America’s Top Law Firms. It’s the only Oklahoma City-based firm named to the list. Not surprising to those in the…

NIKKI NICE

  When Oklahoma City Councilwoman Nikki Nice enters a room, people take notice. Statuesque and graceful, she projects a sense of gentle strength and dignity. Pride in her heritage and care for her community permeate everything she does.    Born…

JANE HAMM LERUM

  405 Magazine’s Woman of the Year award is designed to honor a woman whose achievements over the past year have fueled groundbreaking progress. No one fits that description better than Jane Hamm Lerum.    The daughter of oil and…