Jean Barrett is First Oklahoma Bank’s New Vice President

by Marie Browning

First Oklahoma Bank announced that Jean Barrett is its new Vice President and Sr. Advisor to the President.

Barrett spent 30 years in the apparel manufacturing industry. He established J Barrett Apparel in 2006 and is currently the President Jean Barrett-1of the T-shirt manufacturing company. He has years of experience in Business Development, including Small Business Administration (SBA). Through the years he has developed skills in risk management and commercial banking. Barrett is a former American football offensive lineman and played in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers for nine years from 1973 to 1980.

Barrett brings to First Oklahoma his extensive knowledge and personal experience as a small businessman and entrepreneur. Customers don’t need to find another bank, with Barrett joining First Oklahoma, expect to have better banking services.

About First Oklahoma Bank

First Oklahoma Bank is a community bank serving customers in Oklahoma and surrounding states. It was built by the people of Oklahoma, and it aims to improve the financial wellbeing and quality of life of everyone associated with the Bank, may it be customers or employees. The Bank was established in 2009 and currently operates three branch locations: one in Glencoe and two in Tulsa. First Oklahoma is considered as one of the state’s fastest-growing banks. In four years, assets increased from less than $10 million to $262 million and loans spiked from $4 million to $214.7 million. In December 2012, a groundbreaking was held in Jenks for the future headquarters of First Oklahoma Bank.

About Marie Browning

Marie Browning Marie Browning serves at SBFI’s Editor for the ‘Capital’ series of information pages, tracking the people, events, training and opinions of business lending across the U.S. In addition,she serves as Project Coordinator to manage the production of several content initiatives for the website and production of training presentations. Her background includes experience in general business, financial management and banking, and has worked with Managing Director Charles Green at two other companies. When not focused on business lending, Marie is a nature photographer and has published an impressive body of work from her hobby. She can be contacted at
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