Jeremy Cowen

OBA scholarship available for high school students

Each year, the Oklahoma Bankers Association awards a $1,000 scholarship to an incoming freshman who has a parent, grandparent, sibling or spouse who is a Professional Member of the Association. The student must enroll in an accredited Oklahoma institution of higher education. The applicant must also be graduating from an Oklahoma high school. A panel of bankers will select the …

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Week of Jan. 8

In This Issue… From Adrian’s desk … Ad campaign started to oppose credit card bill House Financial Services Subcommittee chairman to retire Holiday closing signs available from OBA Join us for Elaine Dodd’s retirement party! OBA education corner … From Adrian’s desk … By Adrian Beverage OBA President & CEO Just some random tidbits that might be of interest to …

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Week of Jan. 1

In This Issue… From Adrian’s desk … Oklahoma Department of Commerce seeks information from lenders Banking agencies update electronic communications rules Join us for Elaine Dodd’s retirement party! OBA education corner … From Adrian’s desk … By Adrian Beverage OBA President & CEO Just some random tidbits that might be of interest to our bankers this week! •     …

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Happy holidays from us!

Happy holidays and merry Christmas from your family here at the OBA! In observance of Christmas, our offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25, as well as Tuesday, Dec. 26. We will re-open at our normal time on Wednesday, Dec. 27.

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Executive News: Let’s celebrate our newest Hall of Fame inductees

On Dec. 7, the Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame inducted four new members. This year’s class included four outstanding bankers who have been – and still are – pillars in the banking industry, their communities and the state of Oklahoma. This group of bankers falls right in line with previous ind uctees with their storied history and contributions still being …

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Oklahoma banks post gains in third quarter

Net income at Oklahoma banks increased by almost 50% overall from the second quarter to the third quarter of 2023. The FDIC’s latest Quarterly Banking Profile, which was released in late November, showed good news for Oklahoma banks from the second to third quarters. After reporting $975 million in profits through the end of the second quarter, Oklahoma commercial banks …

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Latest Hall of Fame inductees honored

By Kayden Anderson OBA Communications Intern Bankers are an influential group of people who use the valuable wisdom they learn from their predecessors to educate the next generation’s leaders. The cycle was a common theme at the 2023 Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame Luncheon and Induction Ceremony, where bankers Nevyle Cable, Jim Hamby, Ted McGuire and the late Harry Leonard …

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Week of Dec. 18

In This Issue… From Adrian’s desk … Happy holidays from us! CFPB announces threshold adjustments for Reg. C, Reg. Z Join us for Elaine Dodd’s retirement party! OBA TikTok Time … OBA education corner … From Adrian’s desk … By Adrian Beverage OBA President & CEO Just some random tidbits that might be of interest to our bankers this week! …

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