MEET OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

CHIP FUDGE
Chairman

Chip combined his entrepreneurial experience with a background in collections and subrogation to found CMR in 1988.

A long-time community investor and philanthropist, he serves on the OSU Foundation’s Board of Governors, the NBC Bank Advisory Board, the Oklahoma History Center Advisory Board and the board for Downtown OKC, Inc.

A graduate of Oklahoma State University, Chip earned his bachelor’s degree in pre-law in 1980 and minored in philosophy. He continued his education in graduate-level programs at Harvard University, Northwestern University and the London School of Business.

In his free time, Chip enjoys rooting for the Oklahoma State Cowboys, fly-fishing and collecting and driving vintage motorcycles and racecars in the United States, Mexico and Europe. He also loves traveling the globe with his wife Shannon and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

RICHARD COOK
President / CEO

Richard joined CMR in 1995 and has extensive experience in mortgage lending, handling negotiations and leading a team. Through the Lean Six Sigma business philosophy, he helps the company improve performance, remove waste and reduce variation.

Richard is passionate about growing both CMR and the greater Oklahoma City community through positive leadership and mentoring. He is actively involved in Leadership Oklahoma City (Class XXVII) and is a member of the Young Presidents organization.

In collaboration with Halliburton and Texaco, he earned a Petroleum Drill Fluids Engineering certification and a Petroleum Marketing/Petroleum Finance certification from the University of Houston in 1985. He later continued his education through programs at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business and Harvard Business School.

A true outdoorsman, Richard spends his free time fishing and working his exotic game ranch raising wild rams, Russian boars and longhorns.

J. TAYLOR FUDGE
Managing Partner

Taylor Fudge joined CMR in 2009. Prior to his current role as managing partner, he served as a legal clerk, insurance adjuster, client relations manager and director of sales and marketing. He is a certified Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt and holds a Professional Collections Specialist license from ACA International.

He graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and economics and from Oklahoma City University in 2009 with a master’s of business administration degree in finance. Taylor continued his education, focusing on leadership and entrepreneurship, at Harvard University and Northwestern University.

Taylor serves as a committee leader for United Way of Central Oklahoma and is president-elect for the Board of Directors at Upward Transitions, a local nonprofit working to end generational poverty. He received the Delores Fund Benefactor Award from the Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault for philanthropic activities, is a NextGen 30 Under 30 award recipient, is co-founder of the St. Joseph’s Society at his parish and a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City’s signature program (Class 38). Additionally, Taylor was appointed to serve as Chairperson for Oklahoma City’s Historic Preservation Commission and in 2020 was named one of Oklahoma City’s most powerful young professionals.

MARON KOOP
Director, Operations

Maron is a Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt with 27 years of insurance claims experience in large liability exposures and catastrophe coordination. He began his career with Claims Management Resources; as employee development manager, he created state-approved continuing education classes teaching advanced liability, negotiation, critical and logical thinking, listening, non-verbal communication, conflict management and emotional intelligence before moving on to The Hartford and Country Insurance. Maron later returned to CMR to build AnSR from the ground up.

He graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in political science. Maron was chosen to represent UCO in the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature, where he authored and passed a piece of legislation. He was then recruited by the City of Piedmont as a planning commissioner.

Outside of AnSR, Maron is an active coach and mentor to young men in youth sports organizations.

MIKE OLSON
IT Director

Mike has a diverse background in information technology (IT), including knowledge of software development, operations, network and process design. He previously held management positions in software development, operations, process and data management at OGE Energy Corp., Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Devon Energy Corp in Oklahoma City.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in math and computer science from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1977 and holds multiple certifications in project management, process management, operations and IT management.

JILL HUDSON, ESQ., SPHR
HR Director

Jill has a broad background in human resources (HR) compliance, strategic planning, organizational culture, employee relations, benefits design and administration, compensation planning, organizational design, performance management and training and development. She previously held executive HR positions with Macy’s Department Stores, McDonald’s Corporation and Sonic Corp. and served as the chief HR officer and executive vice president for Bob Moore Auto Group in Oklahoma City.

Jill holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Juris Doctorate degree from Oklahoma City University. She earned a secondary education certification from Ohio Northern University and has completed significant coursework toward a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology at the University of Georgia. She is a certified mediator and has held the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation for over 20 years.

Outside of CMR, Jill is an adjunct faculty member, providing instruction for graduate and undergraduate degree programs both in person and online.

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