Newly-designed Speed Demon cards will be available
By: Leah Jackson
NATCHITOCHES – BOM is now the official bank of Northwestern State University and as of September 1, handles all accounts related to the school.
“BOM is excited about our partnership with Northwestern State University,” said Ken Hale, BOM President and CEO. “NSU is the economic driver in this community and we are proud to be a part of its future and success. This partnership is beneficial for both BOM and NSU and we are looking forward to helping this university grow and prosper.”
In addition to the ATM located at the Student Union, the bank’s mobile ATM will be utilized on campus for special events in the upcoming year. The bank will issue newly-designed Speed Demon One Cards to students, faculty and staff with the BOM logo. Speed Demon One Cards can be used by students as a debit card, facility key and other functions. Checking accounts for NSU students will be free.
BOM is no stranger to the NSU community, having been a sponsor of numerous campus events and organizations for many years. The bank currently employs 25 NSU alumni and three current students and four alumni sit on the Board of Directors.
“This year, BOM participated in the chili cook off for the NSU basketball team, attended the NSU Softball auction, attended information stations and assisted students with their banking services,” said Carrie Beth Hough, BOM Vice President and Marketing Director. “We are also the official tailgating sponsor for the NSU Alumni Association, the Game Day Sponsor for Homecoming, the Title Sponsor for the NSU Athletic Scholarship Auction, the Corporate Sponsor for the NSU Demons Unlimited Foundation, supporting the new scoreboard, the Gold Underwriters for the Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Society and the Presidential Host for Dr. Maggio’s Investiture hosted by the NSU Foundation.”
BOM was established in Montgomery in 1903. The growing institution employs 113 staff members among 12 branches in Grant, Natchitoches, Sabine, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo and Rapides parishes, serving over 12,000 customers.