Greg was born in Ada, met his wife Ashley during college, and now they’re proudly raising their family in Ada as well.
Greg’s kids, Addison (12), Reagan (10), and Carl (9), attend the same Ada Public Schools that Greg, his siblings, and his father attended as children.
After graduating from Ada High School in 1992, Greg earned a bachelors degree from Oklahoma City University and a Masters of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary.
Greg is a Sunday School teacher at Trinity Baptist Church, Ada.
After graduating from college, Greg entered full-time ministry, pastoring a church in Norman for several years.
Greg has always had a heart for seniors, and he was eventually led to become a Chaplain for an Oklahoma City hospice. Sensing a call to return, serve, and raise his family in his hometown, Greg opened McCortney Family Hospice in 2004 and McCortney Family In-home Care in 2008.
Today, Greg’s family-run hospice and home care businesses continue to grow and have locations in Ada, Norman and Ardmore. They employ over 90 people.
Greg has been a member of the Ada City Council since 2011, serving as Mayor in both 2012 and 2013. Under his leadership, Ada has enjoyed significant economic growth, and Greg has been a strong advocate for fiscally prudent decision-making.
Greg is the former Chairman of the Ada Chamber of Commerce and serves on several state Hospice and Home Care Boards. Greg also serves on the State Water Quality Management Advisory Council and is a member of Leadership Oklahoma Class XXVIII.