Saddoris Family (2018)
Today Mathis Arlon Saddoris, the grandson of Arlon Frances Saddoris, is the CEO of United Linen. Mat was born in Bartlesville in 1959 and attended Highland Park Elementary, Woodrow Wilson Elementary, Madison Jr. High and graduated from Sooner High School in 1977. He later attended Phillips University in Enid, OK where he played baseball and received a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing. Mat joined United Linen in 1981 as a Route Driver and has worked his way up as a Salesman, Inventory Manager, Production Manager and General Manager before assuming the role of CEO.
In 1979 Mat married Linda Rechelle George also of Bartlesville and together they have three children, Colby Dane and his wife Tawny Naomi of Bartlesville, Ashley Lane Saddoris Kelly and her husband Jamie of Bartlesville, and Whitley Saddoris Griffiths and her husband Lucas of Kansas City. Colby is VP of Plant Operations, Tawny oversees Saddoris Specialties, Ashley and Whitley are part of the Marketing and Branding team. Today, they all work toward advancing the mission of United Linen and are fortunate to see annual growth which culminated in 2017 with the setting of record revenue. United’s service area now consists of NE Oklahoma, Tulsa, Oklahoma City, NW Arkansas, SE Kansas, Wichita KS, and Kansas City. In 2018 united will recycle over 16 million pounds of textiles. As the family’s business continues to grow so does their generosity to the community they call home. The Saddoris family has shown their support by being involved with American Legion Baseball since 1976, Bartlesville Civic Ballet since 1995, Mary Martha Outreach since its inception, Great American Basketball Tournament, Bruin and Dewey Sports, City Church, Richard Kane YMCA, the Price Tower and much more.