Mayor Mainord was born and raised in the Bowlegs / Seminole and graduated from Seminole High School. He attended Oklahoma University and had an extended career in the food industry including executive positions at LeGout, Kelloggs, White Swan Foods, US Foodservice, Chefs Requested Foods, and was Co-owner of Fiddler Marketing.
Additionally Mayor Mainord was the owner of Power Transmission Company in Seminole. He was selected as the one of the nation's Outstanding Young Businessman in America in 1977. Currently he is President of WM Enterprises, a business consulting firm in Shawnee after retiring in October of 2011.
Mayor Mainord spent eight (8) years on the Shawnee Airport Advisory board and was chairman of the board during the runway extension North across MacArthur Street. Additionally he was chairman of the Meadows, a manufacturing facility in Edmond that employ the handicapped for four (4) years and an advisory board member for the Oklahoma City Food Bank for six (6) years.
Mainord has been married for 50 years to Amy Beth Bawcum Mainord and they have two grown children who graduated from Shawnee High School and now reside in Louisiana as well as four grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Mainord have been members of the First United Presbyterian Church for 30 years where Wes currently is an elder.