Susan Chapman Plumb was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Oklahoma City Branch Board of Directors in 2017.
Ms. Chapman Plumb serves as board chair and chief executive officer at Bank of Cherokee County, headquartered in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, heart of the Cherokee Nation. A citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Ms. Chapman Plumb received her Journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma and her law degree from the University of Tulsa and holds a certificate from the school’s American Indian law program. Bank of Cherokee County was one of the first Native Owned CDFIs Certified by the U.S. Treasury. Ms. Chapman Plumb has been in banking for over 20 years and previously practiced law in Cherokee County where she represented Cherokee families and children upholding the Indian Child Welfare Act on some of the first cases of the type in the Cherokee Nation. She also serves as a board member on the Tahlequah Hospital Foundation and Markoma Christian Ministries. Ms. Chapman Plumb has served as a delegate to the Cherokee National Constitutional Convention, Chairperson of the Cherokee Nation Election Commission and is a trustee for the Cherokee National Historical Society. She and her husband Loyal have four daughters, four grandsons and three granddaughters, and live on the Upper Illinois River in Cherokee County, Oklahoma.
Learn more about Ms. Chapman Plumb in TEN Magazine.