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March 2024

  • March 11, 2024

    Interested in leading our Emerging Leaders?

    The OBA is looking for bankers interested in serving as chairperson of the OBA Emerging Leaders Division. Any OBA Emerging Leaders who are currently enrolled in the OBA Emerging Leaders Academy or have previously graduated from an OBA Emerging Leaders Academy or OBA Leadership Academy are eligible for the position. The Emerging Leaders chair will serve a two-year term and …

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  • March 6, 2024

    OBA to recognize 50-year club inductees

    The OBA is proud to promote the recognition of bankers who have devoted 50 or more years of service to the banking industry. All eligible nominees will be honored at the 2024 OBA Convention on May 13-15 at the Skirvin-Hilton in Oklahoma City. Click here to download a nomination form. If you have any questions, please contact Janis Reeser at 405-424-5252 …

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  • March 1, 2024

    Be aware of scams involving crytocurrency ATMs

    OBA-member banks and banks across the nation are seeing an alarming increase in customers withdrawing large sums of cash and entering the cash into a local cryptocurrency ATM based on instructions received from a scammer. The Oklahoma Bankers Association urges our bankers to have conversations with their customers about these prolific scams. Bank employees should notify a supervisor when they …

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February 2024

  • February 21, 2024

    Keep customers alert about cryptocurrency scams

    Cryptocurrency transactions are difficult to detect. Don’t let your customers fall into the trap. Bankers, help your customers be aware of common scam methods, so they can protect themselves. Download this poster provided by the U.S. Secret Service, and post it in your bank today!

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  • February 16, 2024

    OBA Bankers’ Night Out programs ready for spring

    Bankers Night 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. In addition to state and federal legislative …

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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.