Phone System Security – Are You Sure?

Office phone systems can be a security and legal liability. Most office administrators don’t realize the extent of the risk and the ease of infiltration. Phone communication used to be a service fully separate from other facets of a company’s environment. The most concerned we’d be about telephone security was what we watched in spy…

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A Message from the CEO, May 2023

I would like to start with my gratitude to our shareholders and customers. It is your continued faith in our institution that has allowed us to thrive. We were able to show that gratitude to our past board members at our annual shareholder meeting in March where we had nearly all living board alumni in…

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2023 Bankers Bancorp Board of Directors

The Annual Shareholder meeting was held at the Quail Creek Golf and Country Club on Friday, March 24th, where we announced the newly elected members of Bankers Bancorp Board of Directors, Chris Rector and John Robin. Get to know them below! Chris Rector CLO, Regional President Firstar Bank | Tulsa, OK Chris Rector is the…

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Hot Topics in the Banking Industry

Malinda Rickel and I just returned from the annual NACHA conference. We have not attended for the last couple of years, so this one felt like it was bigger and better than any other. While the focus was certainly on Faster Payments, there were a variety of sessions to keep us busy! And you will…

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2023 OBA Convention Highlights

Each year The Bankers Bank sends a handful of employees to the Oklahoma Bankers Association Annual Convention. The event is always chock-full of education and camaraderie, but this year was extra special for a few select staff members. Kas Stewart, Amanda Martin and Courtney McDaniel were all recognized for their hard work and success in…

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A Message from the CEO, February 2023

As we welcome 2023, I am first happy to report that 2022 was another incredible year for TBB and our subsidiaries, BPSI and FIT. At the Bank, our net income was over $3,000,000 and our ROA was 1.46% (compared to less than 1.0% by our peer group). It was one of the best years in…

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Bond Portfolio Losses and the Liquidity Quest

Much has been written about the staggering level of unrealized losses in community bank securities portfolios triggered by the rapid rise in interest rates in 2022. Tangible capital ratios fell to low single digits or even negative due to these losses being recorded in the banks’ capital accounts as “other comprehensive income” (bypassing the income…

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