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OBA Senior Management Conference headed to San Diego

January 23, 2017

The Oklahoma Bankers Association 2017 Community Bankers Leadership & Senior Management Conference is scheduled for April 2-4 at the Andaz Hotel in San Diego.

This year's conference features an exciting lineup of speakers, including David Kemp, Shawn Dillon, Dr. Marianne Jennings, Trent Fleming and representatives from Crowe & Dunlevy. Topics covered by these speakers include executive/senior management roles in a  changing environment; payment industry security and trends; ethics, culture and headlines: what goes wrong?; management and director liability in a connected world; and a legal update.

You can read more about the sessions by clicking here to download the conference brochure.       

If you have any questions or want to get signed up, contact the OBA's education department at 405-424-5252, or click here to download a brochure and registration form!

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Register for OBA's 2017 Contact Banker Program

We have set the dates for the 2017 Contact Banker Program. Many of you are seasoned veterans of the program and we look forward to seeing you again this upcoming year.

Click here to find a sign-up form that has all the dates listed for this years program. We ask that you look and see what dates work best for you and send it back to me. Once we have the groups finalized, we will send you an email confirmation of your date.


Women In Banking program set for March

Women in senior level or high-potential middle management positions in the banking industry in Oklahoma are invited to attend a forum on March 28 hosted in partnership with the OBA and the Community Bankers Association of Oklahoma. The forum will address topics critical to bankers today and will provide industry and leadership development knowledge that will enhance their careers and networks.

Event topics include:

  • Economic Update by Kansas City Fed President Esther George;
  • Community banking regulations;
  • Cybersecurity;
  • Creating and cultivating diverse networks, teams and boards;
  • Utilizing social media to build brands;
  • Panel discussion with top women leaders in Oklahoma.

Click here to register!

 


OBA president to Congress: Over-regulation harms small banks, communities

Excessive regulation is making it more difficult for the nation's community banks to aid their customers, particularly in small, rural communities, according to testimony from the Oklahoma Bankers Association's president and CEO to the U.S. House Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access.

OBA President and CEO Roger Beverage told the subcommittee a community bank is much more than simply a bank to residents of small and rural communities and the excessive regulations currently being placed on the industry, particularly from the Dodd-Frank Act, are forcing these community banks to merge with larger ones or simple shutter their doors.

Click here to read more!


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