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October 2017

  • October 9, 2017

    Bankers’ Night Out events set for autumn

    Bankers Night Out

    Bankers’ Night Out events for the fall season begin later this month. There are six stops scheduled, including a new addition to our regular list of locations: Stillwater.

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  • October 9, 2017

    Annual Washington Visit scheduled

    U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

    The OBA’s Annual Washington Visit has been scheduled for Oct. 1-3 and the hotel will be the Mayflower. Registration information should be hitting your bank shortly, but you can also download the registration and information form, and get more info on the hotel, by clicking here.

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September 2017

  • September 18, 2017

    Equifax data breach impacts millions


      One of the nation’s largest credit reporting bureaus sustained a significant data breach late last week, and the breach may have a significant impact on a number of issues, including legislative proposals. “I’m sure the folks at Equifax are running around in circles trying to understand what happened,” OBA President and CEO Roger Beverage. “But the reality is this …

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  • September 14, 2017

    Great Plains Bank featured in NewsOK story

    Great Plains Bank logo

    Great Plains Bank, based in Elk City but with locations throughout the state, including Oklahoma City, was featured in a NewsOK article this week. The story focused on the bank’s Midtown Oklahoma City location, which is much different from most banks with a more informal feeling, a lack of teller windows and no employees dressed in suits. You can read …

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August 2017

  • August 18, 2017

    OBA’s op-ed on overdraft charges runs on NonDoc website

    OBA President and CEO Roger Beverage recently crafted a well-worded rebuttal concerning overdraft fees in response to a recent article in Bloomberg’s Businessweek magazine. The rebuttal ran in today’s NonDoc news website as an op-ed piece from Beverage. You can visit the story by clicking here.

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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.