• Husband
• Father
• Successful Community Banker

Why I’m Running

“Let’s right the ship in Oklahoma with bold policy proposals that drive prosperity, grow freedom and opportunity, and refuse to do ‘business as usual’. It’s time to return to civility and accountability in state government, and I intend to lead the way.”

– Charles McCall

Meet Charles

A fourth-generation southern Oklahoma native, Charles McCall is a husband, father and successful community banker.

Charles is a native of Atoka and a graduate of the local high school in 1988. He earned his bachelor’s degree while studying Finance and Economics at the University of Oklahoma in 1992, where he met his wife, Stephanie. He completed his state license and education training as a nursing home administrator a year later. Charles then went on to complete the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Colorado in 2000.

Charles worked through every department of his family’s bank following college, learning the business and its customers. After eight years of full-time service, Charles was named president of AmeriState Bank in 2001, and became CEO in 2009. Under Charles’ executive leadership, AmeriState Bank has grown and expanded its service market to both southern Oklahoma and northern Texas

Charles has served in many local community organizations, including serving as president of the Atoka Chamber of Commerce and the Atoka Lions Club, vice-chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission, trustee of the Atoka County Health Care Authority, and sole trustee of the Atoka Perpetual Cemetery Trust.

Charles was first elected to the Atoka City Council in 2004, as Councilman for Ward 4 where he served for one year prior to running for Mayor of Atoka. As mayor, Charles successfully accomplished the completion of several infrastructure projects including a new water treatment facility, a new waste water treatment facility, and a new multi-million-dollar family sports complex. Charles was selected as a state finalist for “Mayor of the Year” by the Oklahoma Municipal League in 2010.

Since the beginning of his service to the Oklahoma House of Representatives, Charles has been recognized for his leadership. He was named Emerging Leader of the Year by GOPAC, Legislator of the Year by the Oklahoma Municipal League, a Farm Bureau Champion, and a Friend of Justice. Charles has served as chairman of the Revenue and Taxation Subcommittee of Appropriations and Budget in the House of Representatives.

He became the Speaker of the House in January ‘17, after four years of service to the Oklahoma Legislature.

Charles’ wife, Stephanie Ann (Hays) McCall, hails from Chickasha. She graduated with a degree and certification in elementary education in 1994, and became a practicing educator in Atoka for the Atoka Public School System. Charles and Stephanie have two sons Chase (18) and Carson (15), who are students at Atoka Public Schools.

• Husband
• Father
• Successful Community Banker