Deputy Director/ Chief Financial Officer
Oklahoma Department of Transportation
Russell Hulin was appointed to Deputy Director in June 2016. He also continues to serve as Chief Financial Officer of the Department which was delegated to him in September 2013 and serves as the Director of Finance and Administration. Divisions and branches within this group include Civil Rights, Comptroller, Human Resources, Media & Public Relations, Office Services, Programs, Purchasing and Transit Programs.
He has served in various financial and management-related positions since beginning employment with the State of Oklahoma in 1984. He served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Oklahoma Tax Commission from 1997 through 2012 and most recently Deputy Executive Director prior to joining ODOT.
Russell is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and American Road Builders Association. He holds a bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma.
He and his wife, Debbie, live in Tecumseh and have two children, Ryan and Lauren.