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July 2019

  • July 9, 2019

    Bankers at the Brewery event scheduled in August

    Join us from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. (come & go) on Tuesday, Aug. 6, and enjoy beers and time with your banking peers at the Enid Brewing Company. The brewery is typically closed on Tuesdays, but they are opening their doors specifically for us. Bankers at the Brewery will provide a unique atmosphere to meet fellow banking leaders. The first …

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June 2019

  • June 26, 2019

    Report finds credit unions lacking on mission to serve low-income households

    A new study has found credit unions fall short of their mission to serve low-income or “small-means” households. Credit unions enjoy many benefits, most notably a federal tax exemption. Many of these benefits stem from the original mission of credit unions to serve households of “small-means.” A recent report from the Federal Financial Analytics firm found the National Credit Union …

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  • June 17, 2019

    Annual Washington Visit scheduled

    The OBA’s Annual Washington Visit has been scheduled for Sept. 15-17, 2019, and the hotel will be the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. Additionally, NEW this year, we are offering an offsite excursion to Mount Vernon that will include transportation, private tour (of the historic area, mansion & tomb), lunch and free time to explore the grounds. Registration information should …

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  • June 12, 2019

    Business, banking aspects of medical marijuana focus of local story

    The local news website NonDoc recently published a story on the business and banking aspects of the burgeoning medical marijuana scene in Oklahoma. The article features several quotes and insights from OBA President and CEO Roger Beverage, as well as Suzie Symcox, chief administrator officer at First Fidelity Bank in Oklahoma City, and positive comments on the SAFE Banking Act …

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  • June 4, 2019

    2019 Convention Golf Tournament rescheduled

    Did you miss the 2019 Convention Golf Tournament? Well here’s your chance to show off your golfing skills! We have rescheduled the tournament for July 29 at the River Oaks Golf Club. The tournament fee is $140 and the registration deadline is July 24. The tournament will begin with registration and a continental breakfast. Immediately following the tournament, we will …

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Jeremy Cowen

Jeremy Cowen, 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.