BOK Financial announces successor to Lybarger as president

BOK Financial announced Tuesday that Steven Bradshaw will become president and CEO at the end of the year, replacing Stanley A. Lybarger, who is retiring.

According to a news release from BOK Financial, parent company of Bank of Oklahoma Mortgage, Daniel H. Ellinor will become chief operating officer in the line of succession. Ellinor and Bradshaw are currently senior officers of the company; they will assume their new positions following Lybarger’s retirement at the end of 2013.

“Steve and Dan have been very instrumental in BOK Financial’s past success, including the company’s geographic expansion and exceptional performance through the recent recession,” Lybarger said in a statement. “They possess the ability, experience and integrity to take the company to the next level.”

Bradshaw joined BOK Financial in 1991. In his current role, he has oversight for the company’s consumer banking, mortgage, wealth management, treasury services and business banking functions, as well as Colorado State Bank and Trust and Bank of Kansas City.