Darryl Hatcher has lived in the Ada, Oklahoma, area most all of his life. He attended public schools in that area and graduated from Byng High School. He attended East Central University and received his BS and Master of Education degrees at the university. Darryl has 13 years retail and retail management experience. After leaving retail, he taught 13 years in public schools, which included McAlester and Byng Public Schools, as a special educator and science teacher. Darryl joined the staff of Mercy Hospital Ada as a director in 2009. Darryl is active in his church where he serves and sings in the choir. He is also active in his community and currently serves on the Byng Public Schools Board. He has served APOE and POE for over 15 years and is currently serving on the Foundation Board. Darryl’s wife, Mary, is an elementary educator in the Byng Public School System, and they have two children.