Sharing life-changing resources with those struggling from afflictions in order to recover a Future and a Hope.
Refined Silver is the missing link between a willingness and eagerness to receive mental health treatment and getting the proper care. We partner with community, faith and government groups to bring hope to the afflicted. Our primary functions are to partially fund external care and to offer referrals to outside personnel and/or facilities for behavioral health clients and their families.
Board of Directors
Charles W. Robinson, IV
Charles W. Robinson IV was born on April 30, 1984 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and raised in Edmond, Oklahoma, where he went to Edmond North High School. During High School, Charles was awarded the Eagle Scout honor in July 2000. He acquired his undergraduate degree from Southern Nazarene University with Cum Laude honors in Biology-Chemistry in May 2008, while earning the honor as a 4 year letterman in baseball. Robinson continued his education, acquiring a Masters in Energy Legal Studies with high honors from Oklahoma City University, graduating in May 2015.
He began his career in Oil & Gas as a Petroleum Landman in October 2009 at Chesapeake Energy Corporation where he is currently working today. Charles is a Certified Petroleum Landman (CPL) and an active member of the American Association of Petroleum Landmen (AAPL) and Oklahoma City Association of Petroleum Landmen (OCAPL).
He is passionate about helping others and making sure they get the right resources that they need so that they can recover while experiencing a new future and a new hope. Charles is married to the love of his life, Holly J. Robinson and they have 2 boys, Charles W. Robinson V and Chandler L. Robinson. When not spending time with family, Charles enjoys golf, hunting, fishing, University of Oklahoma football, coaching his boys in sports and enjoys free time in the mountains and at the lake.
Dr. James S. Wilder
Dr. James S. Wilder. James’ professional experience includes 20+ years in pastoral ministry in Texas and Oklahoma. His education was earned through Oklahoma Baptist University (BA in Religion), Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv) and B.H. Carroll Theological Institute (DMin).
James, his wife Deanna, and children Shelton and Walker, live in Purcell, OK, where he pastors the First Baptist Church. The Wilders participate in domestic and international mission work.
James serves as member of both the Board of Trustees and Alumni Board for Oklahoma Baptist University, Chaplain for the Civil Air Patrol (SWR-OK 123), Purcell Ministerial Alliance and Rotary International.
W. Curtis Cain
Curtis is a Trust Officer and Certified Trust & Financial Advisor with a local bank in OKC with over 20-years working with individuals, families and businesses.
Over the years, Curtis has witnessed the toll of alcoholism, chemical abuse and dependency in his extended family, personal and professional relationships. Through those experiences, he has seen the value of organized treatment and recovery, but also recognizes that resources are limited for many who need them most. He has volunteered with and participated in such organizations such as the Bill Glass Prison Ministry, Judge Alma Wilson SeeWorth Academy Foundation, Jesus House and Celebrate Recovery.
"It is a privilege to be a part of Refined Silver, Inc. and its mission to assist those needing help to secure the resources they need to heal, recover and discover 'a future and a hope'."
Brian S. Koons
Brian’s professional experience includes financial management in the federal and state government sectors. His education was earned through Oklahoma State University (BS – Economics) and Oklahoma City University (MBA – Health Administration).
Brian, his wife, Kelli, and children, Brice and Kaitlin, reside in Shawnee, OK. The Koons family attends Immanuel Baptist Church where he serves the youth program as a teacher and camp volunteer. His family also enjoys serving through short-term international mission trips.
Brian assists his community as a mentor/tutor through Mission Shawnee, as well as other volunteer opportunities through Shawnee High School.
Susan T. Chambers
Susan Terry Chambers was born in Beaver, Oklahoma in 1964, and graduated in Edmond, Oklahoma from Memorial High School in 1982. While attending college at Oklahoma State University she earned a degree in education and met her husband, Michael. They raised a daughter, Morgan, and a son, Nathan, in the Pauls Valley and Purcell areas of Oklahoma. During those years, Susan taught school for a cumulative 29 years, and she loved working with children and aspired to make a difference in their lives. Also, during that time, she attended the University of Central Oklahoma and earned a masters degree in Library and Information Science. Before retiring from the field of education, Susan worked several years as a school librarian and media specialist.
Upon retiring in 2016, Susan and her husband moved back to Edmond where their son and his family reside. They have added a son-in-law, a daughter-in-law, and three precious grandchildren to the family in recent years.
Susan enjoys being a grandparent most of all and spends as much time as possible with her family and friends. Mike and Susan attend Waterloo Road Baptist Church, and have been blessed by the church family they have there. Susan volunteers at the church in various areas and attends weekly Bible studies.
While Susan will tell you that she has been blessed beyond measure in this life, she will also freely tell you that life has not always been easy. It is through life’s difficulties that she has found the most growth in herself and these times have strengthened her desire to help others.
Mr. Tirey was born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Oklahoma in 1978. After graduation he started his career with Hunt Energy Corporation, Dallas, Texas as a Landman out of their Bismarck, North Dakota district office. While working for Hunt Mr. Tirey received extensive experience in all aspects of land work which enabled him to go out on his own in 1979. Mr. Tirey then started his own brokerage firm Strata Energy Minerals located in Williston, North Dakota working with various oil companies with their land work throughout the Williston Basin.
In 1981 he founded Strata Minerals, Inc. and continued for a short time doing brokerage work for select clients, and then began putting his own prospects together buying and selling producing and non-producing oil and gas leases, minerals, royalty, overriding royalty interests, and non-operated working interests. In 1991 he moved back to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and now currently resides in Edmond, Oklahoma where he has continued on with all of the above.
Mr. Tirey has over 40 years of experience in all phases of oil and gas acquisitions, and has worked nearly every major oil and gas play in the United States since 1981, including oil and gas plays in Oklahoma, Kansas, North Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas to name a few.
Mr. Tirey has been involved in many other business ventures including ownership in T&R Roustabout Services, LLC, Red Rock Mining II, LLC, Red Rock Metallurgic, LLC, , the development, production and marketing of two board games, Total Depth and The Von Erich Family Wrestling game, two indoor football teams the Oklahoma Flying Aces and the Omaha Beef which all have given him invaluable life and business experience.
Mr. Tirey is the Director and President of The Evergreen Charitable Foundation, Inc., and is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Landmen, Oklahoma City Association of Petroleum Landmen and the Landman’s Association of North Dakota. His interests include fishing, golf, travel, church and enjoying his Champions Indoor Football League teams.