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Nancy L. Smith
Nancy L. Smith was appointed to the Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women in 2009 by Speaker of the House Chris Benge.
In 1978, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha. She attended the Oklahoma City University’s CONN Graduate School of Banking, 1999-2001.
From 1978-1998, she taught in the high school, middle school and elementary school levels. She also owned a health fitness and exercise business.
Since 1989, she has served as secretary and vice president for the Board of Directors of The First National Bank & Trust Company, Chickasha, Oklahoma and First Independent Bancorp, Incorporated, Chickasha, Oklahoma, a bank holding company. Since 2001, she served as compliance officer and vice president of First Independent Capital, Incorporated, a mortgage subsidiary of The First National Bank and Trust Company.
Beginning in 1998 to present, Smith has been employed at The First National Bank and Trust Company. Smith currently serves as executive vice president and director of marketing, security, facilities management and new construction for 11 branch locations. She serves on the bank’s executive committee, trust services and employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) management committee, information technology committee, audit committee, asset/liability committee, community reinvestment act (CRA) committee, and operations committee.
Civic involvement is very important to Smith. She is communications chairperson for the OCSW and member of it's history committee. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Grady Memorial Hospital Foundation. She is a member International Rotary and active with the Chickasha Rotary Club. She is a member of the Oklahoma Diamond Hats Organization which unites women in the promotion and support of youth in agriculture. Smith is also involved with PEO, Chapter FV which is a women’s local, state and international organization promoting and providing educational opportunities for women. She is an honorary member to the Junior Social Workers of Chickasha. She is listed in the Outstanding Young Women of America (1980) and Who’s Who of American Universities and Colleges (1978).
Smith considers herself a loving homemaker, mother, wife and caretaker. Some of her avocational interests include: horseback riding, gardening, reading, traveling, concerts and symphonies.