Board of Directors
Bank of Commerce's Board of Directors is committed to managing the best interests of our customers while overseeing that our business practices conform to the highest standards of integrity. Through involvement in their personal area of expertise and with a wide array of charitable and civic organizations, the board maintains strong community connections and continually operates with the kind of deep and well-rounded experience you'd expect at a much larger institutions. Relationship banking...It starts here!
Greg Cook founded Cook Manufacturing Corp. in 1982 and owned and operated the company until 2001. The company is now called CMC Marine, Inc and is a division of T-H Marine, Inc of Huntsville, AL. of which he continues to be President and C.O.O. Mr. Cook owns eight United States Patents and one U.S. software copyright for products that serve the manufacturing and marine industries. He has served on the board of the Bank of Commerce since its inception in 2002 and is a member of the National Marine Manufacturers Association. Greg married his wife Debbie in 1972. They have two children, Stacy and Eric, and four grandchildren Morgan, Dylan, Cade and Drew.
Robert DeNegri is the Chief Financial Officer of Tyler Media Group. He has held this position since 1996. Tyler Media Group is in the broadcasting business, operating radio and television stations in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa markets. Besides broadcasting, Tyler Media has been in the outdoor advertising business for over thirty years throughout the state of Oklahoma. Prior to entering the media business, he served twelve years as a National Bank Examiner with the Comptroller of the Currency Administrator of National Banks, US Department of the Treasury. He has served on the board of the Bank of Commerce since its inception in 2002. Robert and his wife Talita live in Norman, Oklahoma.
Tom Daughtrey is the President of Four D Corp., a tire recycling facility located in the North Duncan Industrial Park. He has worked in the recycling industry since 1994. He has served on the board of the Bank of Commerce since its inception in 2002. His family moved to Duncan in 1956 and opened a branch of Western Welding Supply. The welding supply company was sold in 1989. Tommy is a graduate of Duncan High School and the University of Oklahoma. He has been active and held various posts in the Duncan Noon Lions Club, United Way of Stephens County, Boy Scouts, City of Duncan Parks Board, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and is currently on the board of the Waurika Lake Master Conservancy District. Tommy is married to Phyllis Daughtrey has two sons, one granddaughter and one grandson.
Ken Fergeson has been a major contributor to the banking industry and playing key roles in his community and state as the Chairman of NBC Oklahoma in Altus, Oklahoma. He has served on numerous boards and councils at local, state and national levels in both the banking arena and in his personal interest of supporting and promoting the arts. A past chairman of the American Bankers Association, he continues to be active with the Oklahoma Bankers Association, Oklahoma State Chamber, the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, and the ONE Awards of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits. He is the current chairman of Creative Oklahoma, Inc. He also serves on the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority and the Native American Cultural and Educational Authority Board by appointment of the Oklahoma Governor. He has served on the board of the Bank of Commerce since its inception in 2002. His involvement locally has benefited the Altus Chamber of Commerce, the Shortgrass Arts and Humanities Council and the JCMH Health Care Corporation. He is also the past president of the Quartz Mountain Musical Festival Board. Fergeson continues to search for ways to "give back" to his community, state, nation, and profession. He and his wife, Mary Ann, are the parents of a son, Jarrod and a daughter, Casey, and grandparents to three grandchildren.
David Ferrell serves as Director of both the Bank of Commerce and the bank’s holding company Commerce Bancorp. As well as his Director roles, he serves as the bank’s president and COO. David has over 20 years experience in banking. He holds an MBA from Cameron University, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and graduated with honors from the Southwest Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. He currently serves as a Regent for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma by appointment of the governor of Oklahoma. As well, he is a board member of the Oklahoma Banker’s Association Intermediate School of Banking. In the past, Ferrell has served in such roles as Chairman of the Chickasha Public School Foundation, the board of directors for the Chickasha Rotary Club, a volunteer for the Chickasha Adopt a Reader Program, a volunteer for the Chickasha Youth Mentoring program, speaker for financial literacy education for youth, adjunct business law instructor at USAO, a board member for the Oklahoma Banker’s Association’s Banking Leadership Program and Ag Committee. Ferrell has always enjoyed being actively involved and serving on various local, state and national organizations in the banking community, the agriculture community and education community.
William A. Gossett
William A. Gossett is a solo practitioner attorney in Duncan, Oklahoma. Mr. Gossett has practiced law since 1978 when he became a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association. He is a graduate of Moore High School, University of Oklahoma and University of Oklahoma College of Law. Gossett's past and present civic involvement includes Duncan Chamber of Commerce, Duncan Jaycees, United Way of Stephens County, Duncan Rotary Club, Duncan Public Schools Foundations, Simmons Center Foundation, Leadership Duncan and the First United Methodist Church. He has served on the board of the Bank of Commerce since its inception in 2002. Mr. Gossett is married to his wife, Sherry and they have 3 children.
Munir A. Lalani is Chairman, President and CEO of Lalani Lodging, Inc. He is an Agent/Gen. Partner for Lalani Hospitality Group, L.P. and also owns Lalani Properties, LLC. He has served on the board of directors at Bank of Commerce in Duncan, Oklahoma and its parent company, Commerce Bancorp since its inception in 2002. A graduate of Midwestern State University, Lalani also attended Oklahoma State University, University of Texas at Arlington and Napa Jr. College, previously. He has served on numerous boards and committees including, Board of Commerce and Industry, Wichita Falls YMCA, TRA, Young Life and was a former trustee for the Priddy Foundation. Lalani immigrated to the United States in 1972 and become a naturalized citizen in 1984.
Joe D. Morris
Joe D. Morris is Chairman and CEO of Bank of Commerce and its parent company Commerce Bancorp. He has held these titles since inception in November, 2002. Mr. Morris has over 40 years of banking experience. Morris is a graduate of University of Texas at Austin and of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. Previously, he has previously served as President and Board Member of the Duncan Noon Lions Club, Board Member for the Last Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America and the United Way of Stephens County. Mr. Morris is married to his wife Caren. They have three children and six grandchildren.
Lynn Vaughn is Vice Chairman of Bank of Commerce and its parent company Commerce Bancorp. Mr. Vaughn has over 40 years experience in the banking industry, including the last 35 years in the Duncan market. Vaughn is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and has attended numerous banking schools including Stonier Graduate School of Banking. In addition to serving on the Duncan Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors on two occasions, he has also served on other volunteer boards that include the Youth Services for Stephens County and the United Way.