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American Banker names Oakworth Capital Bank the Best Bank to Work For in the Nation

August 28, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Oakworth Capital Bank has been named to American Banker’s 2018 Best Banks to Work For, ranking first nationally. The ranking, which began in 2013, is a project of American Banker and Best Companies Group to recognize and honor the best banks to work for in the nation.  This is Oakworth’s second consecutive year to make the list. “We are honored to be recognized by the American Banker in this prestigious ranking”, said CEO Scott Reed. ...

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Oakworth Capital Bank Ranked Among America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for 2nd Year

August 15, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000 For the 2nd Time, Oakworth Capital Bank Appears on the Inc. 5000 list, jumping over 500 spots to Rank No. 3798 Inc. magazine today ranked Oakworth Capital Bank No. 3798 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most...

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Oakworth Capital Bank Named Among Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America

April 23, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Oakworth Capital Bank has been named to the 2018 DepositAccounts Top200 list of Healthiest Banks in America. Oakworth ranked 28th nationally and 1st in Alabama. This marks the 4th consecutive year in a row that Oakworth has been in the Top 200 and has achieved an “A+” in the annual health rating for 15 consecutive quarters, ranking it as one of the healthiest FDIC insured banks in the United States.   “We are proud to...

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Oakworth Capital Bank Celebrates 10 Years of Growth with Move to Shades Creek

April 6, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Oakworth Capital Bank recently moved its headquarters to 850 Shades Creek Parkway.  The move marks 10 years of successful operations.  To celebrate, Oakworth held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new building in conjunction with an open-house for clients and guests to tour the building.  Oakworth was founded on March 30, 2008 by financial industry veterans who believed in redefining financial services. [caption id="attachment_3317" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Oakworth Capital Bank Ribbon Cutting Ceremony[/caption]   “Ten years...

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The Oakworth Commitment

March 23, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Oakworth began operation at the beginning of the Great Recession as interest rates were falling. During that period of falling rates, we were mindful that our clients count on us to pay competitive interest rates on their deposits.  We lowered deposit rates at the slowest possible pace while maintaining a prudent approach to managing our business. As I am sure you are aware, interest rates are rising as a result of the Federal Reserve raising...

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Oakworth Capital Bank Adds Jennifer Shaw as Associate Managing Director, Talent and Leadership Development

March 12, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Oakworth Capital Bank has announced that Jennifer Shaw has been named Associate Managing Director, Talent and Leadership Development for the company.  Ms. Shaw will lead efforts in the identification, recruitment, onboarding, training, and development of Oakworth associates.  Ms. Shaw joins Oakworth after over a decade in the healthcare industry, where she focused on talent and leadership development for various high-growth, public and non-profit companies. In the community, Ms. Shaw serves on the Board of Directors...

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Oakworth Capital Bank Promotes Bill Pitts to Market Leader for Central Alabama Region

February 7, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Oakworth Capital Bank has announced that William “Bill” Pitts will assume the position of Market Leader for the Central Alabama region, which includes Birmingham and the surrounding areas.  Since joining Oakworth, Mr. Pitts has contributed significantly to expand Oakworth’s market share for banking and wealth management, and continues to be recognized as an industry and civic leader within the community.  Mr. Pitts joined Oakworth in October of 2015 after 30 years in the financial industry. ...

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Oakworth Capital Bank Adds Matt Condra as Client Advisor

January 11, 2018, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Oakworth Capital Bank is pleased to announce that Matt Condra has joined our company to serve our Central Alabama market as a Commercial Banking Client Advisor. Mr. Condra brings over 15 years of commercial banking experience.  His primary focus is developing and managing relationships with privately held commercial and industrial businesses in Birmingham and surrounding markets.  Oakworth established its presence in Birmingham in 2008. According to Reese Kincaid, Oakworth Managing Director of Commercial Banking, “Matt...

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Oakworth Capital, Inc. Announces Addition to Board of Directors

September 29, 2017, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Oakworth Capital, Inc. (holding company for Oakworth Capital Bank) is pleased to announce the addition of Samford T. Myers, (Sandy) as a member of its Board of Directors.  Mr. Myers is the owner of ASF, Inc., which provides transportation and logistics services.  He acquired the company in 2000, which was focused exclusively on forest products being exported from the United States and has since diversified the company to handle many other commodities, import and export,...

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Oakworth Capital Bank Named Best Bank to Work For

September 5, 2017, by Lindsey Owens Krausen

Oakworth Capital Bank has been named to American Banker magazine’s 2017 Best Banks to Work For, as the #18 “Best Bank” nationally, and #1 in Alabama. The initiative, which began in 2013, is a project of American Banker and Best Companies Group to recognize and honor the best banks to work for in the nation. Determining the Best Banks to Work For involves evaluating each participating bank's workplace policies, practices, benefits, and demographics as well...

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