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Southwest Bancorp Inc (OKSB.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Russell Teubner

58 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Mark Funke

59 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Joe Shockley

64 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Priscilla Barnes

58 2012 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vice President

Gregg Jaynes

2014 Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President

James Bygland

53 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Rusty LaForge

40 2012 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Brent Bates

40 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer

Steve Davis

2015 Director

Patrice Douglas

2015 Director

James Berry

69 1998 Independent Director

Thomas Berry

71 1981 Independent Director

John Cohlmia

52 2006 Independent Director

David Crockett

70 2006 Independent Director

James Johnson

56 2006 Independent Director

Larry Lanie

72 2012 Independent Director

James Morris

63 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Russell Teubner

Mr. Russell W. Teubner is Independent Chairman of the Board of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., effective January 1, 2013. He is founder and CEO of HostBridge Technology, LLC, a computer software company serving various industries, including financial services. Previously, Mr. Teubner was the founder and CEO of Teubner & Associates, Inc., also a software company, which was ultimately acquired by ESKER, SA (ALESK:EN Paris). The Stillwater Chamber of Commerce honored him as Citizen of the Year in 1992, Small Business Person of the Year in 1991-92, and Small Business Exporter of the Year in 1992-93. In 1993, he received the Outstanding Young Oklahoman award given annually by the Oklahoma Jaycees. In 1997, Oklahoma State University named Mr. Teubner as a recipient of their Distinguished Alumni award. During 1996 and 1997 he served on the Citizen’s Commission on the Future of Oklahoma Higher Education. In 1998, he was inducted into the Oklahoma State University College of Business Hall of Fame. Currently, he serves on the board of the OSU Center for Innovation and Economic Development, as well as the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship. Mr. Teubner is a past director of the Oklahoma City branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. During his tenure on the Company’s Board, he has served on audit, compensation, and governance committees. Most recently, Mr. Teubner has been the chairman of the governance committee. Mr. Teubner’s ongoing professional education has focused on entrepreneurship, corporate governance, compensation and audit committee matters through MIT, Stanford, Harvard Business School, and Wharton.

Mark Funke

Mr. Mark W. Funke is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., effective October 1, 2012. Mr. Funke is actively engaged in the community and in national banking affairs. Previously he served for 28 years with Bank of Oklahoma. He serves on the board of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, and on their executive committee for the past four years. He also serves on the boards of Allied Arts Foundation, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, The Oklahoma State Chamber, Oklahoma Health Center Foundation, YMCA of Oklahoma City, and Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. Mr. Funke also serves on the board of United Way of Central Oklahoma where he was city-wide Campaign Chair in 2010. He currently serves on the American Bankers Association Government Relations Council. He is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City Class VII and Leadership Oklahoma Class VIII. Mr. Funke was awarded the Paragon award in 2002 by Leadership Oklahoma City, the Urban Pioneer award in 2008 from Oklahoma City’s Plaza District Association and the John Kirkpatrick Award from The Lyric Theatre in 2009.

Joe Shockley

Mr. Joe T. Shockley, Jr., is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Southwest Bancorp, Inc. effective December 1, 2012. Mr. Shockley’s employment agreement contemplates an initial term ending December 31, 2014, with automatic successive one-year terms thereafter. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Shockley served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of BancFirst Corporation and as Corporate Secretary and a member of the Board of Directors of BancFirst from 1996 until his resignation on November 14, 2012. He also worked at Boatmen’s First National Bank of Oklahoma, where he served as the Tulsa Region President and Chief Financial Officer from 1991 to 1996 and as the Controller, Senior Financial Officer, and Executive Vice President from 1980 to 1991. Mr. Shockley is a Certified Public Accountant. He served as Manager-Banking of Billups, Arnn & Mascho, CPAs from 1976 to 1980 and as Senior Auditor of Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1973 through 1976. Mr. Shockley earned his BBA degree in Accounting from the University of Oklahoma in 1973. Mr. Shockley is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Oklahoma Society of CPAs.

Priscilla Barnes

Ms. Priscilla J. Barnes is the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of Southwest Bancorp, Inc. She resigned as Executive Vice President, Corporate Chief Credit Officer of the company effective March 29, 2012. She was elected to the position of Executive Vice President and Corporate Chief Credit Officer for Stillwater National and Bank of Kansas in July 2011. Previous to the appointment, Ms. Barnes served as Executive Vice President, Regulatory Risk Management. Ms. Barnes has 32 years of experience in the banking industry, joining Stillwater National Bank in 2005 as Vice President, Compliance. Prior to joining Stillwater National Bank, Ms. Barnes was a federal bank examiner, a senior consultant for a regional accounting firm, and served as a banker in many similar capacities. She was named an Oklahoma State University Regent’s Distinguished Scholar and attended the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin.

Gregg Jaynes

Mr. Gregg S. Jaynes is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Southwest Bancorp, Inc.. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Jaynes served as the Chief Human Resources Officer of F&M Bancorporation for three years and spent 16 years as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at BOK Financial. Mr. Jaynes has 30 years of Human Resources experience with various financial institutions and a large insurance company. He began his career as a teller in the Washington, DC area, has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Waynesburg University in Pennsylvania and is a Certified Compensation Professional. He has participated as a volunteer with charity organizations including Habitat for Humanity, United Way and A New Leaf.

James Bygland

James D. Bygland is the Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Southwest Bancorp, Inc. He has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer since July 11, 2013. Mr. Bygland manages aspects of the Information Technology, Deposit Operations, and Loan Operations Departments. From 1998 until joining us in July 2013, Mr. Bygland served as Chief Information Officer/Executive Vice President of West Coast Bancorp, Lake Oswego, Oregon. Mr. Bygland brings a successful and diverse background to our Company. In addition to his information technology responsibilities, Mr. Bygland managed deposit operations, electronic banking, retail customer call center, commercial customer support, loss prevention, project management and facilities. A graduate of the University of Nebraska, he has previously worked for major information technology and banking providers including Information Technology Inc., Fiserv, Sheshunoff Outsourcing Centers and Sheshunoff Consulting.

Rusty LaForge

Mr. Rusty LaForge is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., effective since April 2, 2012. He most recently was an attorney with McAfee & Taft A Professional Corporation, serving as the practice group leader for the firm’s Banking and Financial Institutions practice group, where he concentrated on regulatory and transactional matters affecting banks, bank holding companies, and other financial firms. His career experience includes service as director of investor relations for Guaranty Financial Group and Guaranty Bank, Austin, Texas from May 2007 to August 2009, and as an attorney in the financial services section of the Bracewell & Giuliani LLP law firm. Mr. LaForge earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Oklahoma State University in 1998, and graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2002. While in law school, he served as a Carl Albert Executive Fellow with the Oklahoma Department of Securities and as a judicial extern in the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Oklahoma. Mr. LaForge is a certified public accountant and a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, and the American Bar Association. Mr. LaForge currently serves on the Parks Subcommittee of the Oklahoma City MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board, the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools’ Board of Directors, the Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma Board of Directors, the Oklahoma State University Foundation’s Board of Governors, the Oklahoma State University School of Accounting’s Advisory Board, and as a volunteer with charity organizations including Habitat for Humanity and PlaySmart.

Brent Bates

Mr. Brent A. Bates is Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., effective March 29, 2012. He previously served as Senior Vice President and Senior Credit Officer of Stillwater National. From 2003 until joining the Company in September 2011, Mr. Bates held various credit-related positions at Arvest Bank, Oklahoma City, OK, including Vice President and Manager of Commercial Credit Analysis, Commercial Workout Officer, and Senior Loan Review Officer. He also served nearly five years as a safety and soundness bank examiner for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City as well as the Texas Department of Banking. Mr. Bates earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Oklahoma and graduated with honors from the Graduate School of Banking at Boulder, Colorado.

Steve Davis

Patrice Douglas

Ms. Patrice Douglas has been appointed as Director of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., with effect from 22 April 2015. Douglas graduated from Putnam City North High School and Oklahoma Christian University before obtaining her law degree from the University of Oklahoma. She went on to practice law for 13 years before joining her family's business, ACP Sheet Metal, where she served as vice president and general counsel for 5 years. She has since been involved in banking as President of SpiritBank, Executive Vice President of First Fidelity Bank, and a member of the community board of Arvest Bank. In 2009, Douglas was elected mayor of Edmond and continued for an unopposed second term. While serving as mayor, she championed the creation of the Small Business Task Force, launched a youth volunteerism program, supported the reinstatement of the senior meal program for senior citizens and led the effort to partner with private and public entities to build Oklahoma's largest competition swimming pool complex. During her tenure, she was also elected to the Oklahoma Municipal League Board of Directors serving on the Government Efficiencies Task Force, and helped create the Mayors' Council on Economic Development serving as Chairman of the Board for the trust which managed the municipally-owned utility, Edmond Electric. In 2011, Governor Mary Fallin appointed Douglas to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, where she was subsequently elected to complete the term. Douglas has served on many other statewide boards, task forces, and non-profit organizations. She has served on the Oklahoma Bankers Association board of Directors, the Executive Committee of the Edmond Chamber of Commerce, and chairman of the Edmond Economic Development Authority. She was a member of Leadership OKC Class XIX, Leadership Oklahoma Class XVII, and the 2012-2013 SALLT Leadership Class. Douglas has received many accolades during her career.

James Berry

Mr. James E. Berry, II, is an Independent Director of Southwest Bancorp, Inc. He is the current owner of Pizza West in Stillwater, OK. He previously owned Shading Concepts, a company that manufactured and sold solarium draperies from coast to coast for 22 years. He has a B.S. in finance/money and banking from Oklahoma State University. From 1973 to 1988, Mr. Berry was a stockbroker in Oklahoma City with a major Wall Street firm. He is a past President of the United States Chess Federation. Additional experience, qualifications, attributes or skills that led to the conclusion Mr. Berry should be re-elected to the Board include his: knowledge of Oklahoma markets; experience as a small business owner, investor, and securities professional; significant ownership of Southwest common stock; and continuing director education focusing on corporate governance at Harvard Business School, Stanford University, and Wharton.

Thomas Berry

Mr. Thomas D. Berry is Independent Director of Southwest Bancorp, Inc. He has been a professional auctioneer since 1970 and has conducted over 2,200 successful auctions, marketing several classes of assets, including real estate, equipment, estate property, business liquidation property, mineral rights, firearms, antiques, coin collections, sports memorabilia, restaurant equipment, exotic animals and seized property. Mr. Berry is an active real estate broker and is also actively involved in the Energy business in Oklahoma. He serves as a Director of a private energy company and as the President of T.D. Berry Investment Co., Inc. Mr. Berry earned his B.A. degree in Public Law from Oklahoma State University and served six years in the U.S. military. He is a native of Oklahoma and resides in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Additional experience, qualifications, attributes or skills that led to the conclusion Mr. Berry should be re-elected to the Board include his: knowledge of Oklahoma markets; experience as a business owner and investor; and knowledge of the banking industry.

John Cohlmia

Mr. John Cohlmia is Independent Director of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., since July 27, 2006. He was appointed as a director of the Company on July 27, 2006. He has been a director of Bank SNB since August 2003. Mr. Cohlmia is a Real Estate Broker and owner of Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Additional experience, qualifications, attributes or skills that led to the conclusion Mr. Cohlmia should be re-elected to the Board include his: current service as Chairman of the Compensation Committee; knowledge of Oklahoma markets; and experience in commercial real estate brokerage.

David Crockett

Mr. David S. Crockett Jr., is Independent Director of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., since July 2006. Mr. Crockett who has an MBA, is Vice-President of Stonetex Oil Corp., and is independently active in oil and gas exploration with various partners. He obtained his CPA designation in 1969 and holds permits to practice in both Texas and Oklahoma. Mr. Crockett is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of CPAs, the Dallas Estate Planning Council, and the Petroleum Accounting Society. Additional experience, qualifications, attributes or skills that led to the conclusion Mr. Crockett should be re-elected to the Board include his: service as the designated Audit Committee financial expert; training and experience in finance and accounting; experience as owner of an independent accounting firm; knowledge of Dallas, TX area markets; and experience as an investor.

James Johnson

Mr. James M. Johnson is Independent Director of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., since May 25, 2006. Mr. Johnson has an MBA from Emory University and is a self-employed small business owner. He previously served for fourteen years as a supervisory analyst, financial analyst, and examiner of financial institutions with the federal Office of Thrift Supervision and its predecessor. Additional experience, qualifications, attributes or skills that led to the conclusion Mr. Johnson should be re-elected to the Board include his: current service as Chairman of the Directors Loan Review Committee; training and experience as a federal financial institution regulator; business and finance training; and experience as a small business owner.

Larry Lanie

Mr. Larry J. Lanie is Independent Director of Southwest Bancorp, Inc., since August 23, 2012. He retired on March 31, 2012 as President and Chief Executive Officer of FB Bancorp and Farm Bureau Bank, where he served since they were organized in 1998. He has 45 years of banking experience including service as President and Chief Executive Officer of USAA Federal Savings Bank from 1983 through 1986, where he established its nationwide banking operations. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and is a member of the Board of Governors of the Oklahoma State University Foundation. Additional experience, qualifications, attributes or skills that led to the conclusion Mr. Lanie should be re-elected to the Board include his current service as Chairman of the Audit Committee; knowledge of our geographical banking markets; and knowledge of the banking industry.

James Morris

Mr. James M. Morris, II, is Independent Director of the Southwest Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Morris graduated from Oklahoma State University with a BS degree in Business Administration in 1973. He joined John Hancock Financial Services in 1973 and was appointed CEO of John Hancock’s Boston, MA based distribution system in May of 1999. In that role, Mr. Morris was in charge of sales and marketing for all life, annuity and long term care products. He also served as Chairman and CEO of John Hancock’s broker dealer, Signator Investors, Inc., as well as Chairman of Essex Co. and Essex National Securities, Inc. Mr. Morris retired in April 2004. Since retirement, Mr. Morris has invested in various closely held businesses, including Choice Capital Partners, Buffalo Creek LLC, Aspen Junction LLC, and InforcePro Corporation. He currently serves on the boards of directors of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and the South Central US Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society and is a recipient of the Maureen Reagan award for his work with the Alzheimers Association. Additional experience, qualifications, attributes or skills that led to the conclusion Mr. Morris should be elected to the Board include his investment and financial expertise; knowledge of Oklahoma markets; and knowledge of the financial services and banking industries.