OSBD News: OBA Operations School and CSBS Certifications

OSBD News: OBA Operations School and CSBS Certifications

Volume 09, Number 15 December 18, 2017

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2017-11 OBA Operations School

OSBD Examiners Attend OBA Operations School

Oklahoma Banking Department Examiners Chuck Harryman,

LaNell Davis, and Kandace Mills completed the Oklahoma Bankers Association

Operations School held the week of November 13-17, 2017. The school is designed to prepare attendees

to manage effectively and efficiently the many operations functions within a

bank. Students were introduced to numerous concepts that impact a bank’s bottom


The course provided students the opportunity to develop a

thorough understanding of key operations areas, as well as expanded on the role

their interrelationships and contributions play in adding to the overall profitability

of a bank. Participants were instructed

on how to apply analytical skills using proven techniques such as work flow

analysis, financial analysis and quality indicators. Management skills in relation to human

resource planning and motivational techniques were strengthened. An awareness of the regulatory and

competitive factors affecting banking today, along with the overall impact

these environmental factors have on operational functions was included.

State-of-the-art technologies within the banking industry

which promote cost effectiveness, encourage new ideas, incite product

creativity, and enhance bank profitability were discussed and evaluated among

the participants. The material was

presented in a way that those with operational experience and new-comers alike

were afforded the opportunity to brush up on current and relevant issues facing

the banking industry today. Anyone with

a desire to delve into the operational side of the banking industry would benefit

from participating in this course.

pictured above: Chuck Harryman,

LaNell Davis, OBA Executive Vice President Janice Reeser, and Kandace Mills

OSBD Examiners Earn CSBS Certifications

2017-12-04 Awards COE and CEM Recipients

Several OSBD examiners completed the requirements to receive safety and soundness certifications from the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) this year. Commissioner Thompson presented Examiners LaNell Davis, Chuck Harryman, and Chance Richardson with CSBS Certified Operations Examiner certificates. Thompson also presented Regional Examiners Jon Morphis and Rick Nelson with CSBS Certified Examination Manager certificates.

Pictured above: Rick Nelson, Chance Richardson, LaNell Davis, Chuck Harryman, and Jon Morphis

The CSBS certification requirements can be found on the CSBS website at csbs.org.

Please Note:

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Oklahoma State Banking Department

2900 North Lincoln Blvd

Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Phone (405) 521-2782

Fax (405) 522-2993

Tulsa Field Office:

Triad Center I

7666 E. 61st Street

Suite 305

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133

Local: (918) 295-3649

Fax: (918) 893-6405

Bank Board Meeting:

January 17, 2018

Credit Union Board Meeting:

February 20, 2018

Oklahoma Banking Department 
2900 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73105

Phone: 405-521-2782

Phone: 918-295-3649

Fax: 405-522-2993

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