Troy Appling serves as an Executive Vice President at The Bankers Bank in Oklahoma City, OK. He is a second-generation banker. Troy has more than 20 years of banking experience, where he has served in several capacities including lending, operations, IT and marketing. He is active in many professional organizations including the Oklahoma Bankers Association as former board member and school instructor, and Community Bankers Association of Oklahoma as a guest speaker.

Troy grew up in Lone Wolf, OK. He received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, OK, where he was a four-year letterman in football. He furthered his career by graduating from the Graduate Banking School of Colorado in 2003. At GSBC he was the Class Representative, and was subsequently named a Trustee Advisor and Chair of the Alumni Association. Troy has served as a trustee on the Board of Trustees since 2010.

As a resident of Norman, OK, Troy spends most of his time with his wife, Heidi, and his two boys, Blake and Jace. He also enjoys playing golf and watching OU football.