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Answer leadership's call: OBA Emerging Leaders Academy accepting applications

June 22, 2017

Take note the OBA 2017-18 Emerging Leaders Academy is currently accepting applications.

We're looking for the best and brightest bankers who seek to sharpen their leadership skills. The Academy will help you reach new heights with powerful speakers offering information leaders need for effectively maneuvering in today's business climate. Each session helps participants become true leaders by understanding those around you through non-traditional methods.

The OBA extends an invitation to any employee of a bank that is a member of the OBA to apply. A panel of bankers will review the applicants and choose those accepted into the Academy. Participants must attend all sessions to successfully graduate from the program.

Click here for more information or to apply! For more information, please contact Megan McGuire at (405) 424-5252 or megan@oba.com.


Lankford holds meeting at OBA

Sen. James Lankford held a meeting for Oklahoma bankers at the OBA on the morning of June 2, discussing various banking-related topics and answering questions. Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho, chairman of Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee) also Skyped in to take some questions from the gathered bankers.

More than 50 bankers were in attendance and heard from both senators about how work continues behind the scenes on health care reform, tax reform and regulatory reform.

Latest round of 20 Questions! posted

Our next round of individuals answering 20 random questions, ranging from informational, to entertaining to downright bizarre, is ready for your viewership!

Three new interviews are now posted for everyone's enjoyment. These interviews – with Terri Thompson of American Exchange Bank, Henryetta; Kyle Powell of First National Bank, Okmulgee; and Tyler Spradlin of SpiritBank, Sapulpa – will give insight on these three individuals ranging from why it's important to be a strong OBA supporter as a bank to if one of them is surprised a former Henryetta quarterback didn't pop up in the questions!

Click here to see the webcasts.

OBA president/CEO featured in Oklahoman's Executive Q&A

The Oklahoman/NewsOK recently focused its Executive Q&A series on OBA President and CEO Roger Beverage. The story ran in the April 2 edition of the newspaper website. You can read it by clicking here.



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