Councilor District 4

Dist4

Councilor Blake Ewing joined the City Council in December of 2011. Ewing has lived in Tulsa for 21 years.

Ewing's family moved to Tulsa from Coweta when he was 12 years old. His father, a Methodist pastor, moved the family so he could serve at Will Rogers United Methodist Church. Councilor Ewing attended Wilson Middle School and Nathan Hale High School. After attending John Brown University in Arkansas and doing some traveling, Ewing returned to Tulsa. It was then he met his wife, Julie. They now have two young sons, Skyler and Scout.

Ewing is well-known for being a downtown entrepreneur and restaurateur. At age 25, he opened Joe Momma's Pizza at 61st and Highway 169. He now owns a new location of Joe Mamma's downtown, The Max Retropub, Boomtown Tees, Back Alley Blues & BBQ and the soon to be opened Phoenix Cafe and Archer Market. The business community and local media have recognized Ewing's efforts. He now sits on Oklahoma Restaurant Association Board of Directors. He is a two-time Tulsey winner, winning the "Entrepreneur of the year" award and "Restaurateur of the year" award. Tulsa Business Journal also named him one of Tulsa's "40 under 40".

Ewing is also known for community involvement. He is the founder of and served as the first president of the Blue Dome Association. He sits on the Nathan Hale High School Magnet Program Advisory Board. He participated in the Refuse and Recycling Task Force. Councilor Ewing was also the founding Chair of the Shop Tulsa Task Force.

When asked why he wanted to become a City Councilor, Ewing replied, "I've always loved Tulsa and have high hopes for what it can become. I want to help it achieve its incredible potential."

Councilor Ewing wants feedback from his District 4 constituents. If you wish to contact him, his email is: dist4@tulsacouncil.org.