Our Story




1923: Welch State Bank was formed as a result of the merging of Oklahoma State Bank of Welch and Bank of Welch.

1968: Charles L. Stoner named President.

1976: Welch State Bank moved from 391 South Commercial Street to its present location in Welch.

1981: Charles L. Stoner, Arthur Cousatte and others purchased control of the bank with assets of approximately $12 Million.

2002: North Main branch opened.

2003: Arthur W. Cousatte named CEO; James A. Stoner named President; Charles L. Stoner continued as Chairman of the Board.

2011: South Coffeyville branch purchased.

2015: Steve Owens branch opened.

2019: South Coffeyville new building opened.

Welch State Bank is owned by the Stoner and Cousatte families, with total assets of approximately $279 Million.