Thursday, April 22, 2021

Adrian Beverage named successor to president/CEO of Oklahoma Bankers Association

The Oklahoma Bankers Association announced Thursday that, after a nationwide executive search, Adrian Beverage has been chosen as its next president and CEO, effective May 1, 2021.

“With our partners at Schnake Turnbo Frank, our 10-member succession committee conducted an objective, dynamic process to select the next president and CEO of the OBA,” said Rick Walker, chairman of the OBA Board of Directors. “After a comprehensive search, we selected a leader who has been a longtime advocate for our member banks and has built strong relationships with our members, legislators and regulators. He is a results-oriented, strategic leader who we are confident will navigate our association through the changes our industry will face in the future.”

Beverage currently serves as the chief of staff, senior vice president and director of government relations for the OBA. In this role, he tracks active legislation, prepares testimony and develops grassroots advocacy processes for the association.

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