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2019 Salary Survey available to order

Get an idea of what the average salaries are for comparable banks and institutions in Oklahoma. This survey focuses on gathering salary and cash compensation (salary plus annual cash incentive/bonus) data for approximately 20 executive positions and over 100 middle management and staff level positions. In addition, the survey provides information on actual bonuses paid (as a percent of salary) …

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Annual Washington Visit scheduled

The OBA’s Annual Washington Visit has been scheduled for Sept. 15-17, 2019, and the hotel will be the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. Additionally, NEW this year, we are offering an offsite excursion to Mount Vernon that will include transportation, private tour (of the historic area, mansion & tomb), lunch and free time to explore the grounds. Registration information should …

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Check out photos from 2019 OBA Convention!

Check out the 2019 OBA Convention highlights below with several photos from the event! The 2019 OBA Convention and Trade Show was held on May 20-22 at the Edmond Convention Center in Edmond and saw hundreds of bankers and those associated with the industry come together. Click here to visit the Convention photos page.

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Join an 2019-2020 OBA Committee

NOW is the time to get involved in your Association, and one good way to accomplish this is to join one of our committees! We are now taking names for those interested in our committees for the 2019-2020 year. By participating with the group 3-4 times a year, you learn more about your profession, meet other bankers, share ideas and …

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Three bankers make up inaugural class for Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame

The Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame inducted its first-ever class today at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. Shawnee banker Larry Briggs, Altus banker Ken Fergeson and Oklahoma City banker Gene Rainbolt made up the inaugural group. The ceremony was hosted by the Oklahoma Bankers Association’s immediate past chairman, Guy Sims, who is also president/CEO/chairman of Shamrock Bank in …

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Oklahoma banking industry continues record earnings pace in third quarter

Recently, the FDIC released its third quarter report showing FDIC-insured institutions reported aggregate net income in the amount of $62 billion, up $14 billion, or 29.3 percent, over last year at this point in the year. According to the agency, this increase in earnings came as a result of higher net operating revenue plus a lower effective tax rate. According …

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Reg relief bill S. 2155 passes House; signed by president

S. 2155, a regulatory relief bill for community banks, passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week. With its passage through the Senate in March, it was soon thereafter signed by President Trump and became law. It is the first bipartisan bill to pass through Congress in quite a while and contains several COMMONSENSE adjustments to regulations that have hurt …

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2018 edition of OBA Directory of Banks now available

The Oklahoma Bankers Association Directory of Banks, 2018 edition, is now available for purchase. This annual booklet gives important information on all Oklahoma banks, savings and loans, savings banks and holding companies. It’s available for purchase online by clicking here, or feel free to contact the OBA’s Thi Pham. Anyone wishing to order nine or more copies should contact Thi directly.

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Regulatory Feedback Initiative continues

We need you!  Did your bank undergo an exam in 2017? We are rapidly approaching the end of another year. If your bank had an exam, or is scheduled to have one before Dec. 31, 2017, we’re asking that someone on your staff complete the Coalition of Bankers Association’s POST EXAM SURVEY. The survey is 100 percent anonymous, so there is no way …

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2018 OBA Convention coming in May

The 2018 OBA Annual Convention & Trade Show is coming soon, set for May 21-23 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Catoosa. This year’s convention theme is “Answer the C.A.L.L. (community/advocacy/leadership/legacy). Lt. Col. Robert Darling, a retired member of the U.S. Marine Corps., who served in the first Gulf War and supported the president in the President’s Emergency …

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