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David Ferrell

SWOSU Foundation, Inc. Names David Ferrell to Board of Trustees

David Ferrell of Amber has been named to the Board of Trustees of the Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) Foundation, Inc.

Ferrell (SWOSU Class of 1995) serves as president and chief operations officer of Bank of Commerce, a full-service locally owned community bank with approximately $300 million in assets and locations in Duncan, Chickasha, Lawton, Anadarko and Carnegie.  He serves as a director on both the Bank of Commerce and Commerce Bancorp Boards.  Ferrell previously served as director and executive vice president/market president of Caddo and Grady Counties since joining the bank in 2014. 

Ferrell has over 20 years of experience in commercial and agricultural lending and was previously vice chair and chief executive officer of Anadarko Bank & Trust in Anadarko. 

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from SWOSU, a Master’s of Business Administration from Cameron University, and graduated with honors from the Southwest Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. He currently serves as a regent for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.  He has been actively involved in leadership positions for numerous boards within the communities in which he has served and across the state.

Ferrell has been assigned to the Foundation’s Finance and Audit Committees.

“We are very pleased that David Ferrell will be joining the Foundation’s Board of Trustees,” said SWOSU Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees Chair Dianne Hunter (SWOSU Classes of 1986 & 1990) of Edmond. “His diverse experiences and expertise will help the Foundation to fulfill its purpose of advancing SWOSU during the university’s second century.”

The SWOSU Foundation was founded in 1977 to promote philanthropy and distribute funds to support the activities and programs of SWOSU. Located on the Weatherford campus in the historic Burton House, the Foundation currently stewards over $25 million in assets for the benefit of SWOSU. For more information, please visit or call 580-774-3267.