Staff

Lisa B. SynarLisa B. Synar, Executive Director, [email protected]

"I joined OKC Beautiful in 2008 because I was driven to be a part of the growth and positive change happening in our city. Through the leadership of amazing board members and staff, OKC Beautiful has been a significant part of the change.  It is an honor to be a part of ensuring Oklahoma City’s strong future.  Providing environmental education and beautiful spaces it vital to the economic growth of our great community."

After 30 years in the corporate and retail business, Lisa Synar found her passion with OKC Beautiful.  Under her leadership, OKC Beautiful has doubled the programs available to the community. Lisa is a member of Leadership Oklahoma City, where she served as the Alumni President, and is a board member with the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City. 


Kristen MilburnKristen Milburn, Program Director, [email protected]

“I am so grateful to be a part of the tremendous growth in OKC. I believe that having beautiful spaces for people to come together is key to creating happy, healthy communities. I invite you to join us as we help make OKC a beautiful place to live, work, play, and raise a family!”

Kristen was born and raised in OKC and attended the University of Oklahoma where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising. After interning with OKC Beautiful in 2014, she joined staff in June of 2015. Kristen oversees the marketing and logistics of OKC Beautiful’s programs. In her personal life, she loves home design, plants, and her cat, Benny!