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December 2019

  • December 5, 2019

    Five bankers inducted into Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame as 2019 class

    The Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame inducted its 2019 class – its second ever – today at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. John V. Anderson, with F&M Bank; the late Clark and Wanda Bass, with First National Bank & Trust Co., in McAlester; Oklahoma State Banking Commissioner Mick Thompson; and the late Morrison Tucker, a longtime prominent Oklahoma …

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November 2019

  • November 20, 2019

    Poll: Young Americans still enjoy going to bank

    According to a new poll shared by CNN Business, more than 70 percent of millennial and post-millennial customers still regularly visit a brick-and-mortar location bank, instead of relying solely on digital banking methods. Seventy-two percent of GenZ consumers visit a physical bank branch at least monthly, the highest of any age group, according to a study of 1,000 consumers by …

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  • November 11, 2019

    OBA’s Beverage in The Oklahoman: Oklahoma banking remains “strong”

    OBA President and CEO Roger Beverage was quoted prominently in a story in the Sunday, Nov. 10 edition of The Oklahoman, discussing Oklahoma banking. The story focused on how banks in the state have adapted – and generally remained strong – with the increased regulations stemming from the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. You can read the entire story on The Oklahoman’s …

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  • November 1, 2019

    OBA hosting meet-and-greet with Rep. Mullin

    The OBA is hosting a meet-and-greet with Rep. Markwayne Mullin from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on Nov. 8 at the OBA offices in Oklahoma City. All bankers and any guests they would like to bring are invited. No RSVP is necessary, but if you have any questions, please contact Adrian Beverage ( at the OBA.

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October 2019

  • October 29, 2019

    Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame ceremony set for Dec. 5

    The Oklahoma Bankers Hall of Fame will induct its second-ever class on Dec. 5 at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City. John V. Anderson, with F&M Bank in Crescent; Mick Thompson, with the Oklahoma State Banking Department; Clark and Wanda Bass, with First National Bank & Trust Co., in McAlester; and Morrison Tucker, a longtime Oklahoma City banker, will …

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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.