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November 2018

  • November 13, 2018

    ABA survey: Nearly all Americans enjoy digital banking experience

    Ninety-three percent of Americans rated their bank’s online and mobile app experience as “excellent,” “very good,” or “good,” according to a new survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of the American Bankers Association. The survey also found that seven in 10 Americans (70 percent) use a mobile device to manage their bank account at least once per month, and …

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  • November 8, 2018

    Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame inaugural class set for induction on Dec. 4

    The Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame will induct its first-ever class on Dec. 4 at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. Shawnee banker Larry Briggs, Altus banker Ken Fergeson and Oklahoma City banker Gene Rainbolt will make up the inaugural class. If you are interested in attending the event, please RSVP by Nov. 21 to the OBA’s Nancy McKinnis …

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October 2018

  • October 25, 2018

    We need bankers to tell THEIR story

    Once again, we’re reminding bankers at every level to respond to the federal banking agencies’ Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the proposed suggestions for changing the rules around the Community Reinvestment Act. Tell Your Story. Pick one or two of the 31 questions contained in the ANPR request and tell the regulators about your experiences and what the response of the regulators …

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  • October 22, 2018

    Second-quarter small-business lending remains solid

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City recently released the results from the Second Quarter 2018 national Small Business Lending Survey. The quarterly survey of U.S. banks provides data on lending activity and terms for small businesses, a critical source of employment and economic growth for the country. Key findings include: Outstanding commercial and industrial (C&I) loan balances grew for …

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  • October 17, 2018

    Bankers invited to Mix & Mingles with OSCPA

    Want to get to know other young banking and finance professionals in your area? Grab a seat with us Nov. 1 and enjoy drinks and networking hosted by the OBA Emerging Leaders in partnership with the OSCPA’s Young Accounting Professionals Committee. These Mix & Mingles are 5-7 p.m., come and go. The November Mix & Mingle will provide a unique …

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Jeremy Cowen

Jeremy Cowen, Senior Vice President/Communications

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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.