BancFirst Corporation today announced the addition of Frank Keating, the former Governor of Oklahoma and retired President and CEO of the American Bankers Association, to its board of directors.
“Above all, I am thrilled Cathy and Frank Keating have come back home to Oklahoma. We look forward to availing ourselves to Governor Keating’s command of both banking industry issues and those that our state is confronting,” said David Rainbolt, BancFirst Corporation CEO.
Keating has a 30-plus year career in public service including U.S. Attorney, and member of the Oklahoma state House and Senate. Keating also held prominent positions in the U.S. Departments of Treasury, Justice, and Housing and Urban Development. Prior to his stint with the ABA, Keating served as President and CEO of the American Council of Life Insurers. He currently serves on the Board of Stewart Title and the J. Ronald Terwilliger Foundation for Housing America’s Families.
Regarding his addition to the board, Keating stated, “BancFirst has a great reputation as a strong Oklahoma company. They are professional, dedicated bankers and I look forward to being associated with one of Oklahoma’s preeminent banks.”
BancFirst Claremore president, Jeff Jensen added, “Our customers benefit from the expertise and experience of board members the caliber of Governor Keating yet they enjoy the local hometown customer service they deserve. Governor Keating’s loyalty to the state of Oklahoma matches our own and I’m proud he is a part of our organization.”