Wednesday, June 29, 2011
OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin today announced the appointment of Sandy Bracken of Choctaw to the State Banking Board.
There are seven total members of the board. Six must serve as officers of a bank or trust company; one serves as a lay member. Bracken is the first woman banker to ever serve on the board.
Bracken is the executive vice president and CFO at First Liberty Bank in Oklahoma City and also serves on the board of directors. She is a member of the Oklahoma Bankers Association and the Independent Community Bankers Association.
“Sandy is a true professional who will serve the board well,” said Fallin. “Her long and accomplished banking career will give her the experience and knowledge she needs to be an effective leader.”
Bracken has previously worked at First National Bank in Midwest City, the First State Bank of Canute as the executive vice president and president, Midwest National Bank as the vice president of operations and as a self-employed CPA.
“It is an honor to serve on the banking board,” Bracken said. “I look forward to doing everything I can for the people of Oklahoma.”
Bracken earned her degree from the University of Central Oklahoma. She will serve a term through 2012 and replaces David Burrage, who resigned.