William Flanagan | State Board of Education


William E. “Bill” Flanagan is currently the Mayor of Claremore, Oklahoma.  Mr. Flanagan, a retired certified public accountant and personal financial specialist has owned and operated a public accounting firm, specializing in individual, small business and corporation tax, as well as personal financial consulting for 35 years. He served many years on the Claremore Park Board and previously served on Claremore’s City Council.
 
In addition, Mr. Flanagan served as President for the Board of Directors, Hope Harbor Children’s Home for over 20 years.  In 2004, he was named Claremore’s Citizen of the Year; and the Claremore Chamber of Commerce honored him with the 2014 Career Achievement Award.  He has served as a board member for the Rogers State University Foundation in addition to serving on various other local and state boards in leadership roles.
  
Mr. Flanagan earned a bachelor’s degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in 1975.  He and his wife Mary Lou have three children and four grandchildren.
Last updated on August 25, 2017