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June 2019

  • June 12, 2019

    Business, banking aspects of medical marijuana focus of local story

    The local news website NonDoc recently published a story on the business and banking aspects of the burgeoning medical marijuana scene in Oklahoma. The article features several quotes and insights from OBA President and CEO Roger Beverage, as well as Suzie Symcox, chief administrator officer at First Fidelity Bank in Oklahoma City, and positive comments on the SAFE Banking Act …

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  • June 4, 2019

    2019 Convention Golf Tournament rescheduled

    Did you miss the 2019 Convention Golf Tournament? Well here’s your chance to show off your golfing skills! We have rescheduled the tournament for July 29 at the River Oaks Golf Club. The tournament fee is $140 and the registration deadline is July 24. The tournament will begin with registration and a continental breakfast. Immediately following the tournament, we will …

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May 2019

  • May 30, 2019

    OBA brings back Compensation Survey

    The OBA is partnering with Blanchard Consulting Group to offer the 2019 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 20 executive positions and over 100 middle management and staff level positions. In addition, the survey provides information on actual …

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  • May 23, 2019

    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.    

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  • May 16, 2019

    OBA Emerging Leaders Mix & Mingles scheduled with OSCPA

    Grab a seat with us May 23 and enjoy drinks and networking hosted by the OBA Emerging Leaders in partnership with the OSCPA’s Young Accounting Professionals. These Mix & Mingles are 5:30-7 p.m., come and go. The May Mix & Mingle will provide a unique atmosphere to meet fellow upcoming leaders in Tulsa or Oklahoma City metro. Tulsa location: Main Street Tavern …

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Jeremy Cowen

Jeremy Cowen, Vice President/Communications

Email: jeremy@oba.com      |      Phone: Ext. 113

Jeremy has been in charge of the Oklahoma Banker newspaper as well as the OBA website and other member communications since joining the OBA in January 2002. A native of Hartshorne and a 1997 graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he enjoys meeting and talking with the different people he encounters while doing his job. Previously, Jeremy worked as a sports writer in Lawton and, for the four years prior to joining the OBA, Lubbock, Texas, where he decided the town wasn’t big enough for both him and Bobby Knight. When not working, Jeremy loves to hike, read, watch football, baseball and boxing and teach journalism to high school and college students. And, if you ask, there’s a good chance he will regale you with the story about being interviewed on ESPN by Chris Fowler.