Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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OBA Senior Management Conference slated for Vegas in early April

The Oklahoma Bankers Association 2024 Senior Management Conference is scheduled for April 7-9 at the Waldorf Astoria in Las Vegas. One of the key benefits in the conference will be talking with your peers. Attendees at the OBA 2024 Senior Management Conference will be surrounded by those with similar titles, similar workloads, similar problems and likely solutions to issues that can be …

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Bankers at state capitol: Register for OBA’s 2024 Contact Banker Program

We have set the dates for the 2024 Contact Banker Program. Click here to find a sign-up form with the dates for this year’s program. Please select dates that work best for you and return you form to megan@oba.com. Once we have the groups finalized, we will send an email confirmation for your date. On the date you select, there will be a …

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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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Four bankers make up 2023 class for Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame

The Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame inducted its 2023 class – its fifth – today at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. Nevyle Cable, with First National Bank & Trust Co., Okmulgee; Jim Hamby, with Vision Bank, in Ada; the late Harry Leonard, a longtime banker and former state banking commissioner; and Ted McGuire, with RCB Bank, in Claremore; …

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More info on new real estate laws concerning alien ownership …

We wanted to pass along new and updated information from the Oklahoma attorney general’s office in regard to Senate Bill 212, which concerns alien ownership of Oklahoma real estate. After further review, we have updated the interpretation of the new law, in regards to what deeds in which the affidavits are required. The affidavit is only required for deeds transferring …

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2023 OBA Directory of Banks available for purchase

The 2023 OBA Directory of Banks is now ready to buy! This essential reference includes financial data, important information about all Oklahoma banks, savings and loans, savings banks and holding companies, key personnel by function and title, answers to rules and regulations, legislators, state and national agencies, courthouses, fast-find index, and much more! Each Directory is $40 per copy for OBA-member bankers, …

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OBA, other state associations, ABA tout banking industry to Congress

The U.S. banking system remains the deepest and most resilient in the world, and the diversity of banks serving communities across the country continues to be a source of strength for the nation’s economy, the OBA, the American Bankers Association and 50 other state bankers associations said last week in a letter to congressional leaders. The groups noted that while the …

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New fraud training video available from OBA

The number of bank robberies in Oklahoma, as well as nationwide, has remained consistently low for the past few years. It is still critically important, however, our banks train for the “when” and not “if” as the safety of all our bankers and customers is a primary goal. The OBA has created an updated training video via Zoom, which features …

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Four bankers inducted into Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame

The Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame inducted its 2022 class – its fourth ever – today at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. Dr. Sinclair Armstrong Jr., with Armstrong Bank in Muskogee; Shirley Barber, a longtime banker with Security State Bank in Cheyenne; Robert H. Croak, with FNB Community Bank in Midwest City; and the late John Massey, with …

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