About the Author
Holley Mangham and Dennis Shockley collaborated in the compilation of this book.
Holley Mangham serves as communications director at Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency, a position she has held since 2003. She joined OHFA in 2002 as its communications specialist. Holley holds a master of arts in journalism from the University of Oklahoma. She also received a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Central Oklahoma. Holley serves on the Messaging Taskforce for the National Council of State Housing Agencies and is an active member of the Public Relations Society of America.
A fourth generation Oklahoman, she lives in south Oklahoma City.
Dennis Shockley has a 29-year career in public service. He currently serves as executive director of the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency, a position he has held for 10 years. Previously, he served in several positions in state and local government in Kansas, including Undersecretary for Housing at the Kansas Department of Commerce & Housing. Dennis holds a PhD in History from Kansas State University and has taught at several colleges and universities in Kansas and Oklahoma. In 1999 he completed the Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He is on the Board of Directors of the National Council of State Housing Agencies.
He resides in Edmond, Oklahoma, with his wife Janet. The Shockleys have one son, Mark.