CBAO Endorses Bankers Healthcare Group

Community Bankers Association of Oklahoma Selects BHG as Endorsed Service Provider

Oklahoma City, OK – The Community Bankers Association of Oklahoma (CBAO) has selected BHG, the source of the most innovative financial solutions available on the market today and the creator of the largest community bank loan and product network in the country, as an Endorsed Service Provider.

CBAO Endorsed Service Providers support members with products and services tailored to banks. Through this partnership with BHG, Oklahoma community banks can access the BHG Loan Hub, a secure, state-of-the-art loan delivery platform and the number-one source for medical and professional loans. CBAO members can bid and purchase individual loans on the daily auction or via the BHG Marketplace; purchase custom-built portfolios; or buy into a block purchase with other BHG bank customers. To date, more than 1,200 community banks, including 76 in Oklahoma, have partnered with BHG to buy loans.

“We’re pleased to announce CBAO’s endorsement of Bankers Healthcare Group, which provides our members with a simple and efficient source for professional loans. BHG has been a long-standing associate member and supporter of CBAO and has served Oklahoma community banks for many years,” said Craig Buford, CAE, President & CEO of CBAO. “As we performed our due diligence, numerous Oklahoma bankers shared their experience of an excellent loan product, as well as tremendous customer service. CBAO looks forward to its expanded partnership with BHG and fully believes that BHG will continue to provide a strong service to CBAO member banks.”

CBAO works with only a few select Endorsed Service Providers that are the best in their industries. The association completes an extensive due-diligence process to ensure there is a need among member banks.

“Our bank partnerships mean everything to us at BHG and we’re thrilled to build on our relationship with CBAO,” said Meghan Crawford, President of Institutional Sales, BHG. “The association does an incredible job providing members with the resources they need to remain competitive, and we’re honored to earn their endorsement as a trusted partner. BHG is committed to delivering the highest quality lending opportunities so Oklahoma banks can diversify and strengthen their portfolios and better serve their communities.”
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About Bankers Healthcare Group
BHG is transforming the financial industry; leveraging the power of data, analytics, and cutting-edge technology to become not only the number one source for professional loans, but the creator of the largest community bank network in the country. 

Since 2001, BHG has originated more than $7 billion in loan solutions to top-quality borrowers, which community and midsize banks can access via a state-of-the-art loan delivery platform. Building on nearly two decades of innovation, BHG and its family of brands now offer a full suite of financial solutions that span business, consumer, and SBA 7(a) loans, credit cards, collection services, risk management services, and point-of-sale financing with a focus in patient lending. 

With record growth year after year, BHG continues to be recognized regionally and nationally: earning a spot on the Inc. 5000 for 14 years running, and receiving accolades from Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine, among others. BHG is 49% owned by Pinnacle Bank (PNFP), a $35-billion asset bank, and has headquarters in Davie, FL, and Syracuse, N.Y. To learn more about BHG’s financial solutions, visit, and for more information about the BHG Bank Network, click here. Follow BHG on LinkedInFacebook, and Twitter

Craig Buford, CAE
President & CEO
Community Bankers Association Of Oklahoma
9220 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma city, OK 73131