Tagged: arkansas federal credit union

Richard Mays Disputes Property Valuation as Tech Park Considers Eminent Domain

by Mark Carter 10/15/2015 11:51 am

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board is eyeing the last piece of the park's Phase 1 puzzle and is prepared to claim eminent domain to put it into place.

From the Cheap Seats (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/28/2015 12:00 am

AFCU was originally included in the group of banks that bid to lend money to the Little Rock Tech Park. The Arkansas Bankers Association talked the banks into tossing AFCU out of the club — but not until after the bid deadline had passed, so AFCU couldn’t make its own competing bid.

Arkansas Federal Credit Union: Engaging and Inspiring Employees

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/16/2015 2:00 pm

The Little Rock Air Force Base Federal Credit Union was established in 1956 by seven airmen in a room in the airmen’s housing. More than half a century later, Arkansas Federal Credit Union has seen more evolution than just a name change.

Of Banks and the AFCU (Feedback)

by B. Dan Berger 9/14/2015 12:00 am

The misinformation employed by the Arkansas Bankers Association to exclude Arkansas Federal Credit Union from the bidding process for the Little Rock Technology Park community development project is reprehensible. The ABA put politics above the potential jobs and economic growth of the community, which speaks volumes about its self-serving agenda.

AFCU Withdrawn from Tech Park Package

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Arkansas Federal Credit Union was uninvited from participating in the consortium of lenders providing a $17.5 million financing package for the Little Rock Tech Park at the request of the Arkansas Bankers Association.

Outside Credit Unions Expand in Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 5/4/2015 12:00 am

Eleven credit unions chartered outside Arkansas operate branches inside the state. Most are still associated with specific employers — think FedEx Employees Credit Association in Harrison, Eaton Family Credit Union in Searcy and L’Oreal USA Federal Credit Union in North Little Rock — but some are expanding their membership and their branch networks.

Simmons First Continues To Prune Branches in Little Rock, Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/4/2014 12:00 am

Simmons First National Bank of Pine Bluff has sold off three more leftover Pulaski County branches.

Purchases Spur Redevelopment Of Bank Branch Sites

by George Waldon 7/7/2014 12:00 am

Two competitors recently stepped into the Pulaski County banking market to replace Metropolitan National Bank and National Bank of Arkansas. Even with the redevelopment of four NBA branches, Pulaski County has no shortage of banking locations, with 199 full-service branches operated by more than two dozen lenders.

First Arkansas Bank & Trust Also Absorbing Bank Branches

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/30/2014 12:00 am

Larry Wilson, CEO of First Arkansas, confirms his bank's purchase of old Simmons branch in Jacksonville. And he threw in a couple more for good measure: the former Metropolitan branches at the intersection of Highways 321 and 89 in Cabot and at Kiehl and Brockington in Sherwood.

After 9 Years, Larry Biernacki Leaves Bigger Arkansas Federal Credit Union

by Gwen Moritz 6/30/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas Federal Credit Union was a good organization with $405 million in assets when Biernacki arrived nine years ago this month, having been well and carefully managed into its position as largest credit union in the state by Hank Klein.