Saturday, June 25, 2022

Jeremy Cowen

Week of June 6

In This Issue… OBA Emerging Leadesr Academy now accepting applications 2022 OBA Directory of Banks available Calendar photo contest winners selected; new strategic members welcomed OBA education corner … OBA Emerging Leaders Academy now accepting applications Take note the OBA 2022-23 Emerging Leaders Academy is currently accepting applications. We’re looking for the best and brightest bankers who seek to sharpen …

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Week of May 30

In This Issue… CFPB: Algorithms used in credit decisions must be explainable 2022 OBA Annual Washington Visit scheduled Fed board issues ‘Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2021’ report OBA education corner … CFPB: Algorithms used in credit decisions must be explainable In a new circular issued late last week, the CFPB said under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and …

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Executive News: Federal elections begin heating up

We are less than one month away from the end of the state legislative session. Constitutionally, it has to adjourn sine die no later than 5 p.m. on the last Friday in May. My guess is the members will get out early, but how early is anyone’s guess. They still haven’t reached a budget agreement and you’ll need a minimum …

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Kansas City Fed president/CEO announces retirement; search committee formed

Esther George, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, announced today she intends to retire in January 2023, as required by the Federal Reserve’s mandatory retirement rules for Reserve Bank presidents. George, who began serving as president on Oct. 1, 2011, marked 40 years of service at the Kansas City Fed in April. Consistent with the …

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FDIC: Banking environment improved last year

The FDIC released its annual risk review late last week, and pointed out the banking environment improved in 2021 as the economy recovered from a period of economic hardship the year prior. The agency noted financial market conditions “were generally supportive of the economy and banking industry” throughout 2021, though they began to deteriorate with the onset of the Russian …

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OBA Convention celebrates 1980s

The 2022 OBA Convention and Trade Show will make its return this month when it will be held on May 18-20 at the Omni Hotel in Oklahoma City. This year’s theme is centered around that decade of decadence, the 1980s, hence our convention name of “The OB80s” Attendees can expect a fun atmosphere, highlighted by the Throwback Thursday fun on …

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Week of May 23

In This Issue… FDIC: Banking environment improved last year Did you miss our convention? OBA education corner … FDIC: Banking environment improved last year The FDIC released its annual risk review late last week, and pointed out the banking environment improved in 2021 as the economy recovered from a period of economic hardship the year prior. The agency noted financial …

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OBA brings back salary compensation survey

The OBA is partnering with Blanchard Consulting Group to offer the 2022 Salary and Cash Compensation Survey, with specific reporting on Oklahoma banks. This survey focuses on gathering salary and cash compensation (salary plus annual cash incentive/bonus) data for approximately 25 executive positions and over 150 middle management and staff level positions. This data can be used by human resource …

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Check out our 2022 OBA Convention opening video!

Did you miss our 2022 OBA Convention last week? Well, if so, we missed YOU! We had a grand time celebrating that decade of decadence, the 1980s – or, as we coined it, the OB80s! Here’s a little sneak peek at some of the fun we had — our convention opening video. Look closely, and you’ll see the video features: …

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