News Updates

20 years of friendly competition

Mother Nature was smiling bright during the 20th annual BBOK Customer Update Tournament. Participants were treated to a quick look back at the first BBOK golf tournament before learning about new BBOK initiatives. A highlight of the investment year was presented by A.W. Spellmeyer, president/CEO of First Bankers’ Banc Securities. On the course, three teams ...Article continued...

Customer Service + Technology

Galen Pelton, president of Grant County Bank in Ulysses, started using the BBOK safekeeping solution almost a year ago. BBOK staff knowledge and responsiveness left a positive impression immediately. Galen and his staff were pleased with the service and continue to purchase additional securities to be held at BBOK. When asked to choose one thing ...Article continued...

Instant Gratification with Instant Issue Cards

There are more payment options than ever before, and financial institutions must compete to win. In our world of instant gratification, consumers don’t want to wait 8-10 business days to receive a debit card in the mail. They expect it immediately, at the time they open their account, whether in-person at the branch, over the ...Article continued...

Terry Puett, promoted to Senior Vice President, Relationship Manager

Terry has been on the road for BBOK for 16 years, helping our bank partners succeed. He is passionate about understanding customer challenges and finding solutions. Through his knowledge of customer wants and his leadership, Terry helps BBOK staff and customers achieve mutual success. The Kansas Correspondent – 3rd Quarter 2019 ...Article continued...

A Letter from BBOK President/CEO Calvin Coady

As we wrap up the year and look at our 2019 successes and 2020 challenges, we remain optimistic that we continue to build up an organization with a solid foundation. A foundation of good core earnings, capital and a clear mission that serves as a guideline for success for our owners, bank and employees. We ...Article continued...

Loan Review Essentials

When bank examiners walk through your door, one of their first requests may be for the bank’s loan review report. Examiners expect the loan portfolio risk to be accurately assessed and documented. When expectations aren’t met, the repercussions can be significant. Whether conducted by in-house staff or externally contracted, a loan review must be independent ...Article continued...

Marketing Merchant Services

Bankers’ Bank of Kansas merchant services powered by TSYS Merchant Solutions gives banks the ability to offer business customers an affordable way to accept all major payment types at the cash register, via smartphone, via tablet or online. In exchange, the bank receives non-interest income from transaction processing fees. In the competitive merchant services environment, ...Article continued...