Kevin Hern (OK-01)
Kevin Hern has a passion for small business and job creation. In 1986, he decided to enter the McDonald’s Franchisee Training Program, and saved for 11 years to buy his own franchise location. Kevin purchased his first McDonald’s restaurant in 1997. Today, as the owner of KTAK Corporation, Kevin leads the operations of an organization that owns 10 McDonald’s restaurants. His restaurants employ more than 400 people in the Tulsa region. Kevin is also the Finance Committee Chair of the Oklahoma GOP and served as the chairman of the finance committee of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority from 2011 to 2015.