Ponca City, Oklahoma – RCB Bank welcomes Kelly Johnson to its Ponca City RCB Bank board of directors.
“With Kelly’s strong sense of business and community, he is a perfect fit for RCB Bank and our mission of service,” said Jeff Cowan, market president.
Johnson is a current member of the Ponca City Rotary Club, a member of the Community Action Committee – Phillips 66 and presently serving on the Board of Governors with the International Water Quality Association based in Chicago, IL.
Kelly grew up and attended schools here in Ponca City. He graduated from Northern Oklahoma College with an Associate’s Degree in Business and furthered his education at Oklahoma State University, graduating with a bachelor’s in business administration.
Kelly started his career in Houston, working as an account executive for BioLab, Inc., a specialty chemical manufacturer based in Decatur, Georgia. After 10 years with BioLab, he worked for Kirkhill, Inc. a manufacturer of rubber goods and other plumbing components, based out of Downey, California. In late 1994, Kelly and his wife Cheryl took the opportunity to move back to Ponca City where he began his current career with Quality Water Services, a family-owned business since 1945.
While serving as vice president of operations, his company moved to their current location during the winter of 1995. In May of 1998, he became president and owner of Quality Water Services. In 2002, Quality Water Services was recognized as “Small Business of the Year,” by the Ponca City Area Chamber of Commerce. Quality Water Services has locations in Arkansas City, Ponca City and Stillwater. Their product lines include commercial, residential and industrial water treatment, bottled water and pool and spa business.
Kelly is a graduate of the Ponca City Police Academy and Ponca City Leadership Class 2001. He is also a recipient of the Larry Hughes Award in 2002 and the Ponca City Outstanding Citizen Award in 2013.
He has served our community with United Way & Peachtree Landing and is past Chairman of The Friends of Education, Ponca City Economic Development Advisory Board, Ponca City Area Chamber of Commerce, Ponca City Tourism Bureau, Alliance Health Ponca City and the Ponca City Development Authority.
Kelly has been married to Cheryl for 25 years and is a proud alumnus of Oklahoma State University, class of ’83.