Bank SNB Announces Ed Curtis as Austin Market President

STILLWATER, Okla., - Southwest Bancorp (NASDAQ: OKSB) subsidiary Bank SNB welcomed Ed Curtis to the company as the Austin Market President. Curtis will help develop and grow Bank SNB’s presence in the Austin area.

“We believe Ed will be a great asset for us in Austin,” said Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer John Danielson, “His experience and banking knowledge will help us to better serve our Austin customers.”

With more than 25 years of financial services experience, Curtis will help expand the bank’s presence in Austin by growing a team of bankers, relocating and expanding its offices and improving overall brand awareness in Austin..

Curtis previously served in roles as Market CEO of Sterling Bank, Executive VP and Chief Lending Officer of F&M Bank and most recently, founder and CEO of YTexas.  He currently resides in Austin.

About Bank SNB

Bank SNB is a subsidiary of Southwest Bancorp, Inc. Through Bank SNB, Southwest offers commercial and consumer lending, deposit and investment services, specialized cash management, and other financial services from offices in Oklahoma, Texas, and Kansas, and on the Internet, through Bank SNB DirectBanker®. Southwest was organized in 1981 as the holding company for Bank SNB, which was chartered in 1894.

Southwest's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol OKSB.