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February 2024

  • February 8, 2024

    Rich & Cartmill

    Established by John R. Cartmill and Irwin D. Rich, Rich & Cartmill Insurance and Bonds has been a leading provider since 1922. Our rich history and commitment to superior customer service have enabled us to stand the test of time. And, we’re still going strong today. Our team of over 60 independent agents in the Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kansas areas …

  • February 6, 2024

    Forward in Technology, Inc.

    Forward in Technology (FIT) is a Managed Service Provider specializing in IT solutions tailored to the banking sector. We provide comprehensive technology services, including cybersecurity, cloud management, and IT infrastructure support, specifically designed to meet the unique needs of banks. Our expertise lies in enhancing operational efficiency, ensuring regulatory compliance, and strengthening cybersecurity postures for banks, thereby supporting them in …

  • February 6, 2024

    Week of Feb. 5

    In This Issue… From Adrian’s desk … Trade associations file suit against bank regulators for exceeding statutory authority in CRA rules Bankers at state capitol: Register for OBA’s 2024 Contact Banker Program Participate in OBA Intern Program GSB scholarships available for 2024 OBA education corner … From Adrian’s desk … By Adrian Beverage OBA President & CEO Just some random …

  • February 5, 2024

    Alliance Partners

    Alliance Partners is the asset manager for BancAlliance, a network of over 350 community banks from all over the country. We provide members banks with an efficient way to diversify their loan portfolios, primarily into C&I floating rate loans that are non-real estate. With Alliance Partners’ 10+ years of operating history, BA members have lent over 400 companies, generating over …

  • February 2, 2024

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

    Oklahoma Capitol

    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 …

  • February 2, 2024

    2024 Compensation Trends & Employee Benefits Survey open for bank participation

    We are excited to announce the 2024 Compensation Trends & Employee Benefits Survey is now open for participation! The survey covers recent trends in various compensation programs such as: annual incentive plan design and payouts, equity/mid-term incentive programs, executive benefits, employment/change-in-control agreements, deferred compensation plans/supplemental executive retirement plans, perquisites and employee benefits surrounding 401K plans, medical coverage and more.  This survey will …

January 2024

  • January 31, 2024

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

    Oklahoma Capitol

    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 …

  • January 30, 2024

    Week of Jan. 29

    In This Issue… From Adrian’s desk … OCC proposes new rules for bank merger approvals OBA updating employee handbook – assistance from banks welcome OBA Senior Management Conferenced slated for Vegas in early April 2024 Compensation Trends & Employee Benefits Survey open for bank participation Latest Bank Performance Report available with special pricing OBA education corner … From Adrian’s desk …

  • January 24, 2024

    Executive News: Looking back on busy 52 weeks …

    As we turn the corner to 2024, it’s always good to look back at the previous year and see what was accomplished and to set a road map for the next year. It was an interesting year – like many years in this industry it was an absolute roller coaster. Along the way, we had victories, frustrations, great events and …

  • January 24, 2024

    Agencies update CRA asset-size thresholds

    The Federal Reserve Board and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation announced in late December the 2024 updated asset-size thresholds used to define “small bank” and “intermediate small bank” under their current Community Reinvestment Act regulations. The CRA regulations establish the framework and criteria by which the relevant agencies assess a financial institution’s record of helping to meet the credit needs …