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March 2023

  • March 24, 2023

    Fourth quarter marks slowed progress for Oklahoma banks

    Oklahoma’s commercial banks saw a decrease in net income earnings in the fourth quarter from the fourth-quarter mark from last year, according to the FDIC’s Quarterly Banking Profile. The Quarterly Banking Profile was released at the end of February and showed mixed news for both the state’s banks and the nation’s. Oklahoma banks saw their net income increase from $1.3 …

  • March 21, 2023

    Week of March 20

    In This Issue… New fraud training video available from OBA HUD to reinstate 2013 disparate impact rule Bankers at state capitol: Register for OBA’s 2023 Contact Banker Program OBA education corner … 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 …

  • March 16, 2023

    Roundup following week of surrounding Silicon Valley Bank failure

    As we head into the weekend, we wanted to give our members a short roundup of information and stories from this week surrounding the failure of Silicon Valley Bank. • U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen reassured markets and lawmakers at a Senate Finance Committee on Thursday the federal government is committed to protecting U.S. bank deposits. • Oklahoma Sen. James …

  • March 14, 2023

    Week of March 13

    In This Issue… OBA scholarship available for incoming Oklahoma college students Participate in our director compensation survey OBA partners with ODP Business Solutions for association member discounts Welcome, new strategic member! OBA education corner … OBA scholarship available for incoming Oklahoma college students Each year, the OBA awards a $1,000 scholarship to an incoming freshman who has a parent, grandparent, …

  • March 12, 2023

    Media talking points on Silicon Valley Bank failure

    The failure of Silicon Valley Bank this weekend has been well covered in the national media. Local media here in Oklahoma might want to “localize” the story and reach out to our member banks for comment. To assist our banks, we put together some quotes and talking points below they are free to use and share. Also, all our banks …

  • March 10, 2023

    Servis1st Bank

    Through it’s corresponding bank services, ServisFirst provides an Agent Bank Credit Card Program to client banks across the United States. The program allows the community bank client to offer a credit card to their customers featuring their bank’s logo and unparalleled service and support. CONTACT INFORMATION: Contact: Karen Grahn 2500 Woodcrest Place Birmingham, AL 35242 Phone: (205) 949-0330, Mobile: (205) …

  • March 8, 2023

    OBA 50-Year Club nominations are open!

    The OBA is proud to promote the recognition of bankers who have devoted 50 or more years of service to the banking industry. All eligible nominees will be honored at the 2022 OBA Convention on May 18-20 at the Omni in Oklahoma City. Click here to download a nomination form. If you have any questions, please contact Janis Reeser at 405-424-5252 …

  • March 8, 2023

    OBA 2023 Senior Management Conference set for April

    The Oklahoma Bankers Association 2023 Senior Management Conference is scheduled for April 2-4 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. One of the key benefits in the conference will be talking with your peers. Attendees at the OBA 2022 Senior Management Conference will be surrounded by those with similar titles, similar workloads, similar problems and likely solutions to issues that can be …