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August 2018

  • August 7, 2018

    Bankers’ Night Out events set for fall

    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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  • August 1, 2018

    Oklahoma City Dodgers offering special deal for OBA-member bankers

    The Oklahoma City Dodgers baseball club is offering a special package for all bankers employed at OBA-member banks. Bankers can get field seats for the Aug. 23 game against the Omaha Storm Chasers, a Corey Seager straw tumbler, a limited edition OKC Dodgers baseball cap and $4 worth of Dodger Dollars pre-loaded onto each ticket, all for the cost of …

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July 2018

  • July 23, 2018

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

    Take note the OBA 2018-19 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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  • July 11, 2018

    OBA seminars scheduled on banking marijuana-related businesses

    Register today for the OBA’s initial seminars addressing bankers concerns over the recent legalization of medical marijuana. “Preliminary Considerations for Banking Marijuana-Related Businesses” will take place on Aug. 7 in Oklahoma City and Aug. 8 in Tulsa. Click here for more information and to register for the Oklahoma City seminar. Click here for more information and to register for the Tulsa Seminar. There …

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  • July 5, 2018

    Clarifying language on ‘five-day rule’

    The OBA has received questions from bankers recently related to the mandatory annual five consecutive days of leave rule, particularly in how it relates to holiday days, such as this week’s July Fourth. Here is the response from the OBA’s legal team: 10-5-3. Minimum control elements for bank internal control program All internal control programs adopted by banks shall contain …

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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.