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Albert C. Kelly Jr. of Oklahoma elected new ABA chairman.

ALBERT C. KELLY, JR. has been elected ABA chairman for the 2011-2012 association year. Kelly is president and CEO of SpiritBank, in Bristow, Okla., where he has been with the bank for 25 years.

Kelly has a diverse background in the banking industry serving as the past chairman of the Oklahoma Bankers Association and the ABA Community Bankers Council, and served on the ABA's Board of Directors. He has testified before Congress on ABA's behalf and currently serves as the Oklahoma Bankers Association Coordinator for banking advocacy.

"It's critical that bankers be champions for the industry and have the industry be a champion of itself," says Kelly. "The banking industry is important to the country. We need to stand up together to work to preserve charters, preserve capital, and support businesses and communities."

Kelly has also been active serving on the boards of the Oklahoma State Chamber, Tulsa Chamber of Commerce, Oklahoma Policy Institute, Oklahoma Center for Non-Profits, Salvation Army and

Opportunity Oklahoma.

Prior to his banking experience, Kelly was an assistant district attorney for Creek and Okfuskee counties, a partner in the law firm of McMillan, Vassar & Kelly, and served in the U.S. Army Reserve, attaining the rank of Captain.

Kelly replaces outgoing ABA Chairman Stephen P. Wilson, chairman and CEO of LCNB National Bank in Lebanon, Ohio.

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Title Annotation:ABA RESOURCES; American Bankers Association
Comment:Albert C. Kelly Jr. of Oklahoma elected new ABA chairman.(ABA RESOURCES)(American Bankers Association)
Author:Kelly, Albert C. Jr.
Publication:ABA Bank Marketing
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Date:Dec 1, 2011
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