GENERAL MANAGER, Shangri-La Golf Club, Resort & Marina
PRESIDENT, Gibbs Christian Education Foundation
Jason Sheffield is the General Manager of Shangri-La Golf Club, Resort & Marina on Grand Lake in Northeast Oklahoma. A native of Owasso, Oklahoma, Jason excelled to the top of his class in the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma where he earned a degree in Management Information Systems. He returned to Owasso where he worked with a diversified operation that handled management of varied enterprises including real estate development, home building, real estate law and title insurance. He managed partnerships for multiple building and real estate operations, while also heading up a home building company of his own.
In January 2010, Jason partnered with Eddy Gibbs to purchase the storied Shangri-La Resort, where he took over as General Manager and oversaw the restoration of the historic property. Under his supervision, a newly rebuilt 27-hole golf course, clubhouse, fine dining restaurant, full service marina, and multiple residential developments have taken shape. A hotel and conference center slated to open in the spring of 2017 is now under construction as well.
Jason and his wife, Brenda, live near Monkey Island on Grand Lake with their three children, Nora, Isaac and Katie Rae.