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August 2019

  • August 12, 2019

    OBA looking for strategic member speakers at upcoming convention

    The Oklahoma Bankers Association is reaching out to our strategic members regarding speakers for our 2019 Senior Management/Leadership Conference and 2019 Annual Convention. Numerous education sessions are offered at each program. If someone from your organization would like to be considered as a speaker for one of these programs, please complete this form. We are looking for industry-related topics and …

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July 2019

  • July 31, 2019

    Check out photos from 2019 Golf Tournament!

    Check out the 2019 OBA Golf Tournament highlights below with several photos from the event! The tournament was held on July 29 at River Oaks golf Club in Edmond and saw dozensof bankers and those associated with the industry come together.  

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  • July 30, 2019

    Save the dates: 2020 Convention, Senior Management Forum set

    Here’s a save-the-date reminder for major OBA event in the first half of 2020! The OBA Senior Management Forum has been scheduled for April 5-7 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The OBA Convention will take place May 18-20 at the Doubletree-Warren Place in Tulsa. Keep an eye out in the upcoming months for more information on both events!

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  • July 24, 2019

    ABA urges cannabis banking reform in Senate banking testimony

    The American Bankers Association outlined why it’s critical that legal, cannabis-related businesses have access to the regulated banking system as it urged the Senate to advance the SAFE Banking Act in testimony on July 23 before the Senate Banking Committee. Joanne Sherwood, president and CEO of Citywide Banks in Denver, Colorado, and chair of the Colorado Bankers Association, testified on …

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  • July 12, 2019

    Answer leadership’s call: OBA Emerging Leaders Academy accepting applications

    Take note the OBA 2019-20 Emerging Leaders Academy is currently accepting applications. We’re looking for the best and brightest bankers who seek to sharpen their leadership skills. The Academy will help you reach new heights with powerful speakers offering information leaders need for effectively maneuvering in today’s business climate. Each session helps participants become true leaders by understanding those around …

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Jeremy Cowen

Jeremy Cowen, Senior 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.