Southwest Bancorp names CEO/president
BY LAURIE WINSLOW World Staff Writer
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Southwest Bancorp Inc. and its banking subsidiaries Stillwater National Bank and Trust Co. and Bank of Kansas have announced that Mark W. Funke has been named president and chief executive officer.
Funke will join the bank organization Oct. 1. He replaces Rick Green, who earlier this year announced he would retire in January 2013.
Funke previously served as market president for Bank of Oklahoma - Oklahoma City. Funke joined Bank of Oklahoma in 1984 and has been in his current position since 1997. He is a graduate of Kansas State University and the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He is actively engaged in community and national banking affairs.
Green will remain with the organization in his new role of president emeritus starting Oct. 1 and will serve as a transition consultant until Jan. 31, 2013.