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Regent in Okla. makes push into venture banking

Regent Bank in Tulsa, Okla., has hired a veteran tech executive to oversee a push into venture banking.

The $1.1 billion-asset bank said in a press release that Peter Mullen had become its director of venture and tech banking, where he will lead relationship development for tech communities in Oklahoma and Missouri.

“Tech and innovation are the future of our economy,” Sean Kouplen, Regent’s chairman and CEO, said in the release. “We are excited to do our part to help these remarkable entrepreneurs and founders be successful.”

“I’m beyond excited to join such an incredible organization at a very interesting time as Tulsa emerges as a legitimate hub for tech startup growth and inclusive innovation,” Mullen said in the release.

Mullen has held leadership positions with Hewlett-Packard, RocketSpace and Alchemist Accelerator.

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