Learn my PLATFORM by learning ABOUT me.
A Husband and Father
Heady married his beautiful wife Bernadette in 2003. Bernadette and Heady have known each other since they were kids. They have 3 children: Kenneth, Zale & Nia. They live in downtown Guthrie. You can find Heady and his family walking through downtown Guthrie often when the weather is right.
Bernadette works for Guthrie Public Schools.
Heady was listed as a "cool dad" by Metro Family Magazine.
Heady was part of the team that started Red Brick Nights. This is a monthly block party that brings together thousands of individuals in the community and beyond with live music, food trucks, pop-up shops and kid activities. He also was part of starting Guthrie Summer Streets that promotes healthy living and gives local businesses and organizations exposure to the community.
Heady started a brand called GuthrieAmerica in order to begin to share the stories of individuals in his community and to show off his his beautiful town. The people are selected if they own the GuthrieAmerica tee-shirt he designed. The tee-shirt has become a town favorite. He believes when we start sharing our stories we connect as a community then we wall win. Hence one of his favorite hashtags to use is #CommunityWins.
Heady was the Citizen of the Year for 2016.
He is extremely active in the local schools in his community. He is part of mentorship programs at the high school and at the upper elementary school and serves the Student Council team at the junior high.
He is constantly sharing stories of teachers via interviews on his personal website. He has hosted events specifically for teachers.
Passionate about entrepreneurship and local businesses
Heady is on the board for the Guthrie Chamber of Commerce. He started the #ChooseGuthrie to encourage his community to make shopping and doing business locally a priority. He has hosted events that allowed entrepreneurs to share their stories in order for the community to better connect with them.
Believes in doing good for others
He serves on the YMCA council. He won volunteer of the year for 2017 for the YMCA.
He is part of LOVE OKC that serves thousands of people through painting homes for free, gives out food, feeds people lunches, connects them to community resources, provides health check ups, family portraits, hair cuts and more.
A Man of Faith
Heady is always hoping that he is living out a life that is pleasing to God. He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior at an early age. He contributes all his success to God. His christian values will guide his decision making at the Capitol.
Heady is the Pastor for NORTHCHURCH Guthrie. NCG was started in 2016. Heady was part of the leadership team that planted NCG.