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January 2023

  • January 23, 2023

    Women in Banking Luncheon Canceled

    Due to the uncertain weather forecast, Tuesday’s Women in Banking Luncheon has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you soon. Stay warm.

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  • January 20, 2023

    Federal Housing Finance Agency issues advisory on mortgage servicing rights

    The Federal Housing Finance Agency last week released an advisory on the valuation of mortgage servicing rights for managing counterparty credit risk. The notice is intended to communicate FHFA’s supervisory expectations for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac “to establish and implement risk management policies and procedures for monitoring and valuing seller/servicers’ mortgage servicing rights.” This bulletin only applies to MSRs …

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  • January 11, 2023

    Review your bank’s information for OBA directory

    Pen and paper

    The Oklahoma Bankers Association Directory of Banks is again being produced this year by NFR Communications. To best serve you, we want to include the most up-to-date and accurate information about your bank, your branches and your staff. However, we need your help. To ensure we are using the most accurate information, please follow the instructions provided in the letter …

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  • January 11, 2023

    Bankers at the State Capitol: Register for OBA’s 2023 Contact Banker Program

    We have set the dates for the 2023 Contact Banker Program. Click here to find a sign-up form with the dates for this year’s program. Please select dates that work best for you and return your form to megan@oba.com. Once we have the groups finalized, we will send an email confirmation for your date. On the date you select, there will be a short …

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  • January 5, 2023

    GSB scholarships available for 2023

    Several scholarships are now available to bankers from OBA-member banks for various graduate schools of banking. Applications (other than for GSB-Colorado) should be submitted to the OBA’s Janis Reeser by email (janis@oba.com), regular mail (643 N.E. 41st St., OKC, 73105) or fax (405-424-4518). The scholarship recipients will be selected and announced no later than April 22. Click on the links …

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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.