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February 10, 2014
Oklahoma contractor lands software engineering contracts

OKLAHOMA CITY — Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma LLC (DRG) has added several contracts within the past 60 days for software engineering services.   Read More


October 27, 2013
Five inducted into Oklahoma City University's Meinders School Hall of Honor

OKLAHOMA CITY — Thirteen years ago, Phil Busey was between jobs and fretting about what he would do next and how he would pay his mortgage, to which his wife, Cathy, responded, "Is that all? I want you to go in there and look at what you have in the kitchen," where his three, now grown, children were sitting.   Read More


October 4, 2013
DRG named Minority Business Supplier of the Year

TULSA — The Oklahoma Minority Supplier Development Council (OMSDC) held its annual leadership dinner in Tulsa Thursday evening at the Hard Rock Casino and Resort. Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma, LLC was named Supplier of the Year, Class 4.    Read More


September 24, 2013
DRG selected to 2013 Metro 50 list

OKLAHOMA CITY — Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma, LLC was named to Metro 50 for the 6th time since 2005 at an awards dinner Monday evening at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.   Read More


February 24, 2012
DRG more than doubles its work force

EDMOND — With a flurry of new defense training contracts, Oklahoma City-based defense contractor DRG saw significant personnel growth in 2011. By April 1, the company founded in 2002 by Edmond resident Phil G. Busey Sr. will have more than 600 employees. That’s compared with the 240 employees working for the company just a little more than a year ago.   Read More


January 9, 2012
DRG awarded fighter training contract

OKLA. CITY — Oklahoma City-based defense contractor DRG has been awarded the Air Combat Command Fighter F-15C, F-15E, F-16 and F-22A Contract Aircrew Training contract with the U.S. Air Force. The five-year prime contract is in excess of $50 million.   Read More


September 16, 2011
DRG recognized for support of National Guard and Reserve

EDMOND — Delaware Resource Group has been awarded the U.S. Department of Defense distinguished 2011 “Above and Beyond” award presented by the Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve. This is the second time the company has received the award.   Read More


May 23rd, 2011
Boeing names DRG supplier of the year

SEATTLE –Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma has been recognized as a top supplier by Boeing Co. The company was one of 16 singled out by the Seattle-based aviation company for their superior performance and ability to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction in 2010.   Read More


April 29th, 2011

DRG inks second $50 million subcontract with defense contractor

OKLAHOMA CITY – Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma, LLC (DRG), a Busey Group company, has signed another subcontract with defense contractor FlightSafety Services Corporation to train USAF service men and women on the KC-10.   The contract will start in July.  The value exceeds $50 million over 4 and half years.   Read More


March 25, 2011
Delaware Resource Group selected by Flight Safety train on C-5

Oklahoma City - Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma, LLC (DRG) has been awarded a five-year small business subcontract by Flight Safety Services Corporation to train USAF service men and women on the C-5 Galaxy.   Read More


 

January 19, 2011
Delaware Resource Group to train Air Force on KC-135

Oklahoma City - Delaware Resource Group was named a small business contractor to CAE USA, which recently won a nine-month contract and nine one-year options to provide comprehensive KC-135 aircrew training services to the U.S. Air Force. Read More


 

July 21, 2010
Busey Jr. honored as Top 20 Under 40

Oklahoma City - Philip Busey Jr., Vice President of Public Relations and Government Affairsfor the Busey Group of Companeis has been honored by a business publication as a Top 20 Under 40. Read More


June 21, 2010
The Business Times Cover Feature Story: Phil Busey: CEO moves from law to aerospace, energy

Edmond, Oklahoma- Edmond publication The Business Times did a cover feature on Busey Group CEO and SBA's Oklahoma Small Business Person of the Year. Read More


May 25, 2010
Busey Group named business of the Year

TULSA - The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma has named the Busey Group of Companies 2009 Oklahoma City Chapter Business of the Year. Read More


May 2, 2010
New contract expands Oklahoma City company's reach

OKLAHOMA CITY - Delaware Resource Group, a Busey Group company, has been selected to perform an international training contract. Read More


March 8, 2010
SBA names Busey Sr. Oklahoma's small business person of the year

A decade after establishing his own venture to help other small, minority owned firms, Oklahoma City businessman Phil Busey has b een named Oklahoma's Small Business Person of the Year. Read More


January 19, 2010
Delaware Resource Group awarded Command and Control training contract

OKLAHOMA CITY -Delaware Resource Group, a Busey Group company, has been awarded the Command and Control contract, the award is over $30 million. Read More


September 16, 2009
Busey Group named to Metro 50 for the third time

OKLAHOMA CITY -The Busey Group was recognized Tuesday evening at the annual Metro 50 awards ceremony and dinner held at the Cox Convention Center. Read More


August 14th, 2009
Successful Oklahoma companies earn rankings in Inc. 5000

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma companies representing dozens of industries were included on teh 2009 Inc. Magazine ranking of the 5000 fastest growing companies. Read More


May 1st, 2009
Oklahoman Q & A with Phil Busey: Oklahoma City University Institute works to develop businesses in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY - Debbie Blossom, business writer for the Oklahoman and Newsok.com interviews Phil G. Busey, Chairman and CEO for the Busey Group of Companies, about the newly created Busey Instiute for Enterprise and Leadership at the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City University. Read More


April 29th, 2009
Business Summit discusses aerospace and energy

OKLAHOMA CITY - Tinker Air Force base soon could face economic challenges as its workforce ages and the Air Force retires about 250 airplanes. Read More


April 15th, 2009
Busey company named supplier of the year

OKLAHOMA CITY - Delaware Resource Group, a Busey Group company has been selected for the Marathon Living Our Values Supplier Diversity-Vendor of the Year Award. Read More


March 27th, 2009
Busey Jr. recognized in April Issue of Oklahoma Magazine

TULSA, Okla. - Philip Busey Jr., Vice President of the Communications for the Busey Group of Companies has been named to Oklahoma Magazine's 2009 "40 Under 40". Read More


January 9th, 2009
Delaware Resource Group lands $40 million US Air Force contract

OKLAHOMA CITY - Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma LLC has been awarded a $40 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide crew training for AWACS planes based at Tinker Air Force Base, Chief Executive Phil Busey Sr. said Thursday. Read More


January 9th, 2009
DRG lands $40 million US Air Force contract

OKLAHOMA CITY -Agreement is milestone for company's relationship with Boeing Aerospace. Read More


December 30, 2008
Busey pushes for inter-tribal funding of American Indian-owned business

OKLAHOMA CITY - A new administration under President-elect Barack Obama could loosen up financing for businesses owned by Oklahoma's Native American Indians and other minorities seeking growth capital, Phil Busey Sr. said. Read More


December 10, 2008
Busey Group named chamber business of the year

OKLAHOMA CITY - The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma has named Oklahoma City-based Busey Group one of three statewide 2008 businesses of the year. Read More


October 1, 2008
Busey Group recognized for continued growth

OKLAHOMA CITY - The Busey Group was recognized at the annual Metro 50 dinner and reception Tuesday evening for being named one of Oklahoma City's fastest growing companies. Read More


August 12, 2008
Busey Group company receives Above and Beyond award
OKLAHOMA CITY - Delaware Resource Group, a Busey Group company based in Oklahoma City, has received the U.S. Depatrment of Defense distinguished "Above and Beyond" awared presented by the Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve. Read More


August 11, 2008
Busey Group donates to Skyline
OKLAHOMA CITY - Busey Group employees prepared sacks and donated groceries to Skyline. Read More


June 5, 2008
Busey company receives Patriotic Employer award
OKLAHOMA CITY - Busey company Delaware Resource Group has received the Patriotic Employer award from the U.S. Department of Defense. Read More


May 27, 2008
Business Connect leaders seek common, higher ground
OKLAHOMA CITY - At the intersection of faith and career stands a United Methodist Church, two young businessmen and an idea. Read More


May 16, 2008
Busey Jr. honored as one of Oklahoma's Achievers Under 40
TULSA, Okla. - Philip Busey Jr., vice president of communications for the Busey Group was honored by the Journal Record as an "Achiever Under 40" May 15th at an awards ceremony in Tulsa and the in the annual magazine released today. Read More


May 2, 2008
State reaps rewards of diversity in industry
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma's secretary of commerce and tourism Natalie Shirley comments on the state's broad industry base at OCU and the Busey Group's 2nd Annual Oklahoma Business Forum Read More


April 18, 2008
Busey Jr. named one of Oklahoma's Achievers Under 40
OKLAHOMA CITY - Philip Busey Jr., vice president of communications for the Busey Group has been named to the Journal Record's Achievers Under 40. The luncheon to honor the 40 individuals will be held May 15th in Tulsa. Read More


March 25, 2008
Former Boeing director joins Busey Group
OKLAHOMA CITY - The former director of training support for Boeing has joined the Busey Group of Companies. Kent Milliken has been named Director of Government Contracts. Read More


January 8, 2008
Busey Group: Incentive boosts helps Native businesses stay competitive
OKLAHOMA CITY - In 2002, the Busey Group of Companies in Oklahoma City included an incentive from the U.S. Department of Defense Indian Incentive Program Fund as part of a proposal for a subcontract with a large aerospace company. Read More


December 21, 2007
Busey company awarded BIA contract
OKLAHOMA CITY - Busey Resource Group, a consulting and strategic planning company operated by the Busey Group of Companies has been awarded a human resource management contract with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Read More


October 22, 2007
A new beginning for state
We have accomplished a lot in a short century. As Oklahomans, we share strength in our diversity and spirit built by pioneers and pathfinders from American Indians, emigrants to descendants of slaves. Inclusion and action must be a focus from this centennial. It isn't enough to celebrate. We have to unite to build this state. Read More


October 19, 2007
Delaware Resource Group wins Marathon Oil contract
OKLAHOMA CITY – Locally based Delaware Resource Group, which normally is involved in military aerospace, is stepping out of the norm and has been awarded a three-year energy contract with Marathon Oil for coal-bed methane support services in Wyoming. Read More


September 27, 2007
Busey Group named to 2007 Inc. 5000 list
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Busey Group has been named to the first Inc. 5000 list, an expansion of the prestigious Inc. 500. Read More



August 15, 2007
Parrish Joins Busey Group
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Busey Group of Companies has added a new employee to the corporate office. Ray Parrish joins the company as Director of Strategic Operations after serving a long career with Boeing. Read More



June 26, 2007
Q&A with Phil G. Busey: What lessons were learned from Penn Square Bank collapse
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoman Business writer Ja'Rena Lunsford interviews Phil G. Busey for a Q&A on the Penn Square Bank collapse. The bank fell 25 years ago this July. Busey served as the vice president and legal counsel in the oil and gas division before the collapse in 1982. Read More



June 4, 2007
What are we waiting for?
OKLAHOMA CITY – Aerospace is one of the single largest employers in Oklahoma. The industry is expanding from commercial to government. The Journal Record recently published an article, “Graying Aerospace”. Read More



May 28, 2007
Education funding a must
OKLAHOMA CITY – In today’s global economy education equals economic development. The Oklahoman published several editorials on public education, vouchers and improving test scores. However, the most important article is about the overall “D” Oklahoma schools received from the US Chamber of Commerce.Read More



April 30, 2007
Aerospace industry a great opportunity for Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma has a strong aerospace industry, and a critical report released to the Governor's Council on Workforce Development found that the industry, which generates $12.4 billion annually and employs 72,500, will soon face a serious shortage of labor.Read More



April 30, 2007
Getting the job: Advisers Help Small Businesses Land Government Contracts
OKLAHOMA CITY – Every quarter, the U.S. government awards billions of dollars worth of contracts to civilian businesses. Although defense contracts top the charts, just about any business could land a lucrative contract from its very own Uncle Sam.Read More



April 4, 2007
Officials offer keys for healthy military-business partnership
OKLAHOMA CITY – The days of $300 hammers are gone.
For Oklahoma businesses and military bases to work together and thrive, one key will be avoiding the staggering price tags of the past for items supplied to the military, the former commander of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center said Tuesday.Read More



March 30, 2007
Ever-growing health care crisis
It is past time for substantive action for solutions on health care. A recent article in The Oklahoman again focused attention on the strains and costs in providing health care to more than 650,000 uninsured Oklahomans.Read More



March 15, 2007
April 3rd Summit to address expanding Oklahoma's economy
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Busey Group of Companies and Oklahoma City University Meinders School of Business will host “Expanding Oklahoma’s Economy: Building Upon Education, Business and Diversity” April 3rd.Read More



December 11, 2006
Growing crisis for business, state
OKLAHOMA CITY – Action is needed quickly to avoid a growing crisis affecting individuals and businesses. Not addressing this issue head-on will negatively impact individuals, business competition and the state’s economy. Read More



November 1, 2006
Education and economic future
OKLAHOMA CITY – Economic development and education go hand in hand. Companies need trained and skilled workers. We can provide them in Oklahoma.
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August 23, 2006
State companies make Inc. 500 list
OKLAHOMA CITY – Seven Oklahoma companies are mentioned in the latest Inc. 500 annual list of the nation’s top fastest growing privately owned businesses. Read More



July 17, 2006
Tribal assets can mean business
The Oklahoman Editorial: In Ardmore, a plant that will assemble an MG sports car May wind up being built on land owned by the Chickasaw Nation. About 120 miles to the north, as the crow flies, there is talk of building an oil refinery on Sac & Fox land in Cushing. Read More



July 14, 2006
Tribal land deal lures automaker
The Chickasaw Nation's ground-breaking deal with a Chinese automaker "is just the cusp of what's out there" for Oklahoma tribes willing to embark on international trade, a broker of such arrangements said. Read More



April 24, 2006
Busey Group named business of the year
OKLAHOMA CITY- The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma has named Busey Group AICCO Oklahoma City Chapter Business of the Year. Read More



April 4, 2006
Busey Group forms contracting alliance
OKLAHOMA CITY- The Busey Group has formed the OneSource Alliance to seek and expand contract efforts. Read More



February 2, 2006
Busey Group adds companies
OKLAHOMA CITY- The Busey Group of Companies is pleased to announce two new businesses are joining the group. Read More



November 29, 2005
DRG and Express team to expand horizons
OKLAHOMA CITY - Express Personnel Services and Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma, LLC have entered into an alliance to better serve clients. Read More



October 28, 2005
Busey Group receives healthy workplace award
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Busey Group is pleased to receive the 2005 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award given by the Oklahoma Psychological Association. Read More



October 20, 2005
Delaware Resource Group opens DC office
WASHINGTON D.C. - Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma LLC, member of the Busey Group, has officially opened its Washington, D.C. office.
Former VA Director Charles W. Nesby will head the office. Read More



September 21, 2005
Fastest growing metro companies saluted
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Busey Group is recognized as the third fastest growing privately held company in the Greater Oklahoma City Metro area. Read More



September 13, 2005
Delaware Resource Group awarded contract
OKLAHOMA CITY - Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma LLC, as a subcontractor to a prime department of defense contractor has received a flight simulation and training contract with the United States Air Force. Read More



September 9, 2005
Busey Group secures grant for Riverside Indian School
ANADARKO, Okla. - The Busey Group has announced the award of a three-year NASA Grant for development of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) curriculum and programming for underserved American Indian students at Riverside Indian School in Anadarko. Read More



August 10, 2005
Busey Group lands former VA director
WASHINGTON D.C. - Charles Nesby, former director of the Veterans Affairs Center for Minority Affairs in Washington, D.C., has joined Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma City as vice president of government contracting, said Philip Busey Jr., vice president of communications for The Busey Group. Read More



June 12, 2005
Tribes seek economic growth
OKLAHOMA CITY - As many Oklahomans await the first ticket sales for the state lottery, Phil G. Busey is urging businessmen and women -- specifically American Indians -- to look beyond gaming for economic development. Read More



June 2, 2005
Busey named Professorial Lecturer at American University
WASHINGTON D.C. - Oklahoma City Attorney Phil G. Busey, founder and CEO of the Busey Group of Companies, has accepted an adjunct faculty position at American University in Washington D.C.. Read More



May 19, 2005
Busey to give commencement address at Riverside Indian School
OKLAHOMA CITY - Phil G. Busey, Founder and CEO of the Busey Group of Companies and member of the Cherokee Nation has accepted an invitation to speak at the graduation ceremony at Riverside Indian School in Anadarko May 27th. Read More



May 14, 2005
City group named to contract team
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City-based The Delaware Resource Group LLC recently was selected one of 11 government contracting teams eligible to bid on contracts let under a Navy systems support program. Read More



April 25, 2005
Busey to address American Indian Students at American University
WASHINGTON D.C. - Oklahoma City Attorney Phil G. Busey, member of the Cherokee Nation, has accepted an invitation to speak at the Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) program at American University in Washington D.C. June 22. This will be the third time in the last three years Busey has been invited by the university and has spoken to the WINS students.Read More



February 16, 2005
Matchmaker, matchmaker: Attorney weaves strategic alliances between small firms,
industry giants

OKLAHOMA CITY - It took Phil Busey a couple of decades to find his true calling. Busey, an attorney who heads The Busey Group in northwest Oklahoma City, is a Native American whose success came when he found a blend of pride in heritage and the drive to help the little guy - the small businessman who doesn't always have someone in his corner.Read More



October 26, 2004
Native American Incentive funds exhausted.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Money is running dry. Native American government contracting businesses have been booming in recent years across Oklahoma and the Nation as a result of the Native American Incentives Act and Department of Defense Indian Incentives Program. Now the demand for funds from the program to aid the growth of contracting has become greater than what is available.
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September 29, 2004
Keynote speakers announced for summit
OKLAHOMA CITY - Scott Denniston of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and Neal McCaleb, former Interior Department Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, will be the keynote speakers for this year’s VA/minority summit Oct. 12 in Midwest City, Okla.

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January 4, 2004
Oklahoma tribes offer state more than gaming
WEATHERFORD, Okla. - A gaming compact between Oklahoma and the tribes headquartered here is only part of the economic potential for public and private partnerships with tribes, attorney Phil Busey of Oklahoma City said...
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October 28th, 2003
Veterans Affairs Summit

WASHINGTON D.C. - The Busey Group was selected by the US Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC to provide a minority business development summit focused on Native American and minority small business contracting and development...
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September 15th, 2003
NASA Liftoff to Learning

OKLAHOMA CITY - Busey Resource Group is dedicated to building educational programs and opportunities for Native American students. BRG is active in School to Work and offering NASA related "Lift Off to Learning" programs for Native American... Read More