Rolf Hufnagel, District Governor 2019-2020
Rolf Hufnagel was born in Germany and immigrated to the US in 1956. He served six years in the US Army, reaching the rank of Captain. He served in Germany, Vietnam and Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. He received a BS from Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma and an MBA from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.
He spent his entire career in the Energy Industry, specialized in finance and management. He worked for twenty five years for several public and private companies. Then he was able to go on his own and purchase, built-up and sell several companies of oil and gas properties over the next 10 years. These ranged from several million to $42 million dollars in sales proceeds.
He has been active in his church serving and chairing most of the committees and he and his wife co-chairing the only major capital raising effort to pay off the church's mortgage.
Rolf has been married to his wonderful wife Gaye for over 30 years. They have 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Everybody lives in Oklahoma.
He has been in Rotary since 2007. After being invited to join the Rotary Club of Bixby, he served in 5 Board positions and then President in 2011-2012. From 2012 -2015 he served as an AG and then from 2016-2018 as one of three Lieutenant Governors of the District.
He is a Paul Harris Society member, a Major Donor and an Arch Klumph Society member.