News Updates

On-Demand Lending Support

This spring the Paycheck Protection Program taxed resources in banks throughout the country and in Kansas. With limited funds available, banks acted swiftly to assist their customers – researching program specifics, educating customers on eligibility, reallocating staff, working additional hours, and utilizing their trusted partner relationships to process as many loans as possible in a ...Article continued...

Pandemic Teaches Valuable Lessons to Students

For college students throughout the country, an internship during the coronavirus pandemic has become a crash course in adaptability. While many companies chose to cancel their program or move to an online environment, BBOK strongly believed an in-office bank exposure program was still the best way for interns to develop and learn about bank operations. ...Article continued...

The Credit Card Evolution

Numerous studies have reported a significant increase in the usage of online and mobile banking, mobile wallets and other cashless payment options due to the pandemic. With most banks and retail businesses partially or fully closed, customers either accelerated their use of online shopping or tried it for the first time, including shopping for bank ...Article continued...

A Letter from BBOK President/CEO Calvin Coady

This past quarter has been interesting to say the least. Our financial results remain positive – primarily driven by PPP loan activity. The BBOK lending team and personnel from other departments processed nearly 700 loans for 36 banks totaling approximately $44,000,000. That activity temporarily expanded our balance sheet and bolstered income. More importantly, we were ...Article continued...