R. Alan Marcum receiving award.

R. Alan Marcum (center) receives the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award from East Central University President John R. Hargrave (left) during “An Evening of Honors and Recognition” banquet. Also pictured is Alan’s son, Hunter Marcum. Alan Marcum has served as executive vice president of administration at Devon Energy since 2008 and is one of eight members of the company’s executive committee. He oversees office administration, information technology, project management and records management for Oklahoma City-based Devon, which has grown from a $200 million company in 1995 to the largest company in Oklahoma with an enterprise value of $28 billion. Marcum is a 1990 graduate of ECU with a concentration in accounting and finance and was a four-year starter on the Tiger football team, where he earned two all-conference awards and an honorable mention All-American award. He also served as the keynote speaker at ECU’s two commencement ceremonies.

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