Sapulpa Banker Selected as Oklahoma Bankers Association Honors Graduate

(Sapulpa, Okla.) – Jacob Brallier, a commercial and SBA lender at SpiritBank’s Sapulpa branch, has been selected by the Oklahoma Bankers Association as an Honors Graduate from the 2022 Commercial Lending School. This award is based on classroom involvement, student votes and test scores.

Jacob was among the 55 bankers who attended the program this past spring. The school is designed to educate bankers to serve as commercial loan officers.

“Jacob is a great asset to our SpiritBank team and we are pleased that his work ethic and relationship centric personality are being recognized,” said Rick Harper, SpiritBank CEO and Chairman of the Board. “We are excited to see his new skills from the Oklahoma Banker’s Association Commercial Lending School continue to help our business customers create more opportunities for their companies and, in turn, our communities.”

On Friday, July 15th Brallier was presented with an award by Janis Reeser, Director of Education at the OBA. She stated, “Jacob’s leadership in the classroom was recognized by his peers and the school board. OBA’s Commercial Lending School offers a competitive environment. Jacob met the challenges.”

As part of the Honors Graduate program, Jacob will serve as an advisory member to the 2023 Commercial Lending School Board of Regents.

“I am very honored to receive this award from the Oklahoma Bankers Association and my peers in the Commercial Lending School,” stated Brallier. “I look forward to putting my knowledge to use at SpiritBank and also helping my fellow bankers through my advisory role in the coming year.”

Brallier’s services can be found at 1315 E. Taft in Sapulpa, at 918-227-3000 or online at www.SpiritBank.com.

SpiritBank is a $700 million dollar bank chartered in 1916 with six branches in Tulsa, Sapulpa and Bristow.