PLN hosts: Speaker, Brian Davis, the voice for OKC’s Thunder, and moderator, Toby Rowland

BETHANY, OK (April 4, 2012) - Peer Learning Network (PLN) at Southern Nazarene University is proud to announce Brian Davis, the voice of the OKC Thunder, as the speaker for the April session of PLN Presents.  Toby Rowland will serve as the moderator for this luncheon session on Thursday, April 12, 2012, at the Petroleum Club downtown Oklahoma City. Toby Rowland

Brian Davis is in his third season as the OKC’s Thunder television voice. Davis has called games at the professional level in three other sports: football, hockey, and soccer.  As a sports anchor for CBS Radio and its Chicago all-news affiliate, Davis covered major events including the Olympics, NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Finals. 

Toby Rowland is the play-by-play voice for OU athletics.  His first appearance as the OU radio play-by-play announcer was April 16th, 2011 at the Red/White Spring Football Game.  Rowland is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University and has won several broadcasting honors, including a Regional Emmy award for the 2005 Orange Bowl Blitz.

Davis and Rowland will speak from 11:30 – 1:00p.m. at The Petroleum Club in Downtown Oklahoma City.  Both will be sharing their perspective on "Ethical Leadership In Professional Sports", a vital topic in this national sports capitol.  To register for this event or find additional information on the Peer Learning Network visit, or contact the office of University Advancement at (405) 491-6311.

Established by Southern Nazarene University in 1995, the Peer Learning Network brings together the CEO and leadership teams of Oklahoma-based companies who have committed to be Major Partners in the Peer Learning Network.  Partners utilize PLN for the purpose of professional development.  Members pool resources and thereby hear world-class presenters, share management, leadership and planning ideas and network with a wide array of successful Oklahoma company representatives.

Southern Nazarene University's mission is to transform lives through higher education in Christ-centered community. As a Christian community of scholars, we model the hospitality of grace, the pursuit of truth and the practice of discipleship, all within the Wesleyan-holiness tradition, as we prepare graduates who THINK with clarity, ACT with integrity and SERVE with purpose.