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ABL Business Development Officer

Fort Worth, TX, US

Req ID: 61589 

Job Location: Dallas Fort Worth TX 

Areas of Interest: Commercial Banking 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

Bonus Type

Formula Based


You're a counselor, connector, relationship maker, and builder. You have a passion for growing new business and you find satisfaction in helping others by offering sound advice. You make the most out of every opportunity. Bring your knowledge, skills, and abilities to us as an ABL Business Development Officer. You’ll be positioned for a great career!

About the Role

You will develop and expand new ABL (asset based lending) business, retain clients, and close business by delivering five-star customer service; and you will have the ability to make decisions and advocate for your customers.

Uncovering and structuring an opportunity, serving the client, and meeting bank requirements will be integral to your role.  You will analyze a company’s performance, monitor those on-going relationships, and generate revenue by selling the full breadth of our products and services in your local community. 

You will be the ABL subject matter expert and will develop calling strategies with the corporate and commercial bankers across the BOKF footprint. You will partner and train them on how to identify ABL opportunities and keep them updated on marketplace trends.

We have a community-bank feel with the large-bank ability, allowing us to compete with all financial institutions.  You can build a successful, long-term career by building your book of business and taking ownership.

What You Can Expect

You will work with your team to develop and execute a comprehensive relationship management and business development plan for ABL customers and prospects.  Your time will be focused on developing new business, working with senior lenders to co- call on clients and screen and qualify opportunities. You will oversee the memo and approval process alongside your credit team, present term sheets and proposals and lead client negotiations.

Team Culture

Meaningful impact comes from working together.  Our team is a small and cohesive unit, even our executives pitch in to help with clients. Our camaraderie, shared decision making, mutual respect for others, and desire to win are what make us successful. Managers at all levels practice an open door policy to encourage candid communication, feedback, and discussion. Ideas on how to impact the bottom line are listened to, encouraged, and respected.  

As a team, we are deeply connected with our communities, committed to social outreach, and volunteer and participate in worthy causes.  We are proud of the company’s contributions to the organizations we serve and the great opportunity we have to give back.

How You'll Spend Your Time

  • You’ll prospect, network, develop new ABL business, and cross-sell our services.
  • You’ll participate in community and professional activities to enhance our image and expand your network of business contacts for development of new business.
  • You’ll partner with credit on the approval, documentation, and booking processes. Analyzing and evaluating credit requests, writing loan commitments, and recommending appropriate risk rating and issue declinations.
  • You’ll monitor and manage existing ABL relationships, including credit renewal, review detailed analysis of current financial statements and collateral valuations, cash flow analysis, managing delinquencies, and document exceptions.

We'd Like to Talk to You


  • ​​​​​BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: Generate new business and cross-sell to existing clients to produce revenue for the bank
  • RELATIONSHIP BUILDER: Strong interpersonal skills, high level of integrity, able to relate to any audience, and build trust
  • GRIT: The passion and perseverance to achieve long-term and meaningful goals and stick with something, even if you don’t get it on the first try
  • CREDIT APTITUDE: Examine your client’s creditworthiness to alleviate risk and make informed decisions.
  • COMMUNICATION:  Excellent writer, speaker, and presenter to all levels within and outside of the bank
  • COLLABORATION: Enjoy working in teams and across departments to achieve common goals with follow up and follow through at your core

Education & Experience Requirements

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in business and 3-5 successful years in business development or at least 9-11 years experience in a related field.

BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Please contact recruiting_coordinators@bokf.com with any questions. 


Investing in our talent and building a great workplace is a top priority for us.

  • Empowered employees
  • Award-winning culture
  • Community commitment

Base salary range explanation:

The base salary range represents an average range for this position. Actual offers to be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications, skills, experience and education. See job details for salary range and bonus type.


BOK Financial offers industry-leading benefits addressing your complete physical, financial and emotional health. Click here to see our benefits.


BOK Financial is an award-winning $46 billion regional financial services company and one of the top 30 banks in the U.S, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

We seek to continually foster and support the principles and values of our company by promoting an environment that is inclusive of the diverse values, opinions, experience, culture and needs of our employees, clients and communities.


  • 5,100 employees
  • 28 years of financial profitability
  • $79+ billion assets under management and administration
  • $5.8 million in charitable contributions in 2019 and $86 million since the start of the BOKF Foundation in 1998

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Bank, Banking, Relationship Manager, Finance, Customer Service

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