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Cathy O'Connor will be guest on OKC Central Live Chat

Cathy O’Connor, president of The Alliance for the Economic Development of Oklahoma City and director of the Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority, is my guest today on OKC Central Live Chat.

O’Connor is a former assistant city manager and is extensively involved in assisting downtown development. Her office is involved in negotiations with Clayco and OGE Energy Corp. on a proposed OGE headquarters and will likely play a role in any redevelopment of First National Center. O'Connor's office also is working with the city on redevelopment of Core to Shore and development of a conference hotel. The 90-minute-long OKC Central Live Chat starts at 10:30 a.m. Readers can start posting comments and questions at 10 a.m. Friday at

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Steve Lackmeyer

Steve Lackmeyer is a reporter, columnist and author who started his career at The Oklahoman in 1990. Since then, he has won numerous awards for his coverage, which included the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, the city's... Read more ›