John Higginbotham

CEO of Bank of Oklahoma - Oklahoma City

John Higginbotham is CEO of Bank of Oklahoma – Oklahoma City, a division of BOK Financial, a top 25 U.S. based financial services company. He has been with the company nearly 30 years most recently serving as the Oklahoma City market’s president and chief operating officer.

Higginbotham spent many years on BOK Financial’s commercial lending team, where he served as manager of the corporate healthcare team. He also worked in audit and credit analysis.

He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Higginbothom has been named co-chair for the 2014 Oklahoma City Chamber’s Total Resources Campaign and president-elect for the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Board. He is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma and Leadership Oklahoma City. He also serves as president of the Downtown Optimist Club and on the boards of the Oklahoma University Health Center Foundation, Leadership Oklahoma City, City Rescue Mission and State Board of March of Dimes. He served as the Oklahoma City March of Dimes Walk for Babies chairman in 2011 and 2012 and was named Oklahoma’s March of Dimes Volunteer of the Year for 2012.