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February 2018

  • February 8, 2018

    Step up Oklahoma Initiative – some specifics of plan

    Just another reminder to let your representative or senator know how you feel and what you think about the plan that’s been developed by a group of leading business and civic leaders with the number of individual leaders who also support this program growing day by day. In a previous OBA Update, we briefly outlined a few of the pros …

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  • February 1, 2018

    2018 OBA Professional Member college scholarship available

    Each year, the Oklahoma Bankers Association awards a $1,000 scholarship to an incoming freshman who has a parent, grandparent, sibling or spouse who is a Professional Member of the Association. 

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January 2018

  • January 25, 2018

    OBA Bankers’ Night Out programs ready for spring

    Bankers' Nights Out

    The dates for the OBA Bankers’ Night Out programs have been finalized. Mark your calendar for the date of the program that’s in your area of the state and plan to attend. Bring your coworkers with you so that everyone can be up to speed on the most recent developments affecting their job. As in the past, the schedule for …

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  • January 23, 2018

    State association execs support FASB proposal

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    State banking association executives have submitted a joint comment letter to the Financial Accounting Standards Board regarding the Exposure Draft:  Accounting Standard Update: Income Statement – Reporting Comprehensive Income (Topic 220) Reclassification of Certain Tax Effects from Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (“proposed ASU”).

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  • January 17, 2018

    OK Delegation asked to support H.R. 4545

    U.S. Capitol

    The following letter was sent to each member of the Oklahoma Delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives:           

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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.