Tagged: arvest bank

Bank of the Ozarks Seals 2 Deals, Is Biggest in Arkansas by Assets

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/22/2016 11:15 am

Bank of the Ozarks Inc. of Little Rock completes acquisitions of Community & Southern Bank of Atlanta and C1 Bank of St. Petersburg, Florida, and leaps over Arvest in asset size.

City of Rogers Tops 1Q ATBI Rankings

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/7/2016 10:29 am

A strong showing in March propelled Rogers to the top of the monthly and quarterly rankings on the Arkansas Tech Business Index.

From Morning Coffee to Lights Out: A Day in the Life of Jim Cargill

by Soirée Staff 5/25/2016 12:00 pm

Jim Cargill is president and sales manager of Arvest Bank in central Arkansas. He serves on the boards of Our House, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, the Little Rock Regional Chamber and the UALR Foundation, to name a few.

In Retirement, Mike McFarland Swings for the Fences

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/23/2016 12:00 am

After retiring from Arvest Bank earlier this year, Mike McFarland bought Modern Fence & Supply Co. of Springdale. McFarland and partner Rick Barrows paid $2.3 million for the company, which has a 12,165-SF office on a 1.8-acre lot at 1864 Ford Ave.

Arkansas Consumer Sentiment Continues to Climb

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/18/2016 9:36 am

The current consumer sentiment index for Arkansas is 84.9, up from 77.8 in September, according to the spring 2016 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey, released Tuesday.

Taste of Tuesday: Lost Forty Potato Salad Recipe

by Soirée Staff 5/10/2016 9:07 am

Lost Forty is one of the many eateries you'll find represented at the Arvest Little Rock Gran Fondo on May 21. To get you pumped for the big day, Chef Scott McGehee shares this Lost Forty staple that's straight from his great-grandmother's recipe box.

Groups Strive to Support Latino Entrepreneurs

by Marty Cook 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Jay Amargos of Startup Junkie Consulting said a lack of money is just one of many barriers for the prospective Latino entrepreneur.

Despite Individual Victories, Progress Slow For Women in Arkansas Banking

by Gwen Moritz 5/9/2016 12:00 am

For women in Arkansas’ banking industry, every encouraging development seems to be matched by discouraging reality.

Your Startup Business Plan (Marcus Guinn Expert Advice)

by Marcus Guinn 5/9/2016 12:00 am

As entrepreneurs prepare to enter the marketplace, here are some of the important factors that financial institutions want to see in your business plan in order to “green light” your loan application.

May Party Pics Now Online

by Arvest Bank 4/29/2016 5:01 pm

The new issue just hit newsstands and you know what that means: There's a whole new batch of event photos to peruse.

1 Million Meals Campaign Now in Full Swing

by Soirée Staff 4/17/2016 4:22 pm

The annual initiative from Arvest is back with a new timeline to better serve the community in the fight against hunger.

Benton, Washington Counties Show Increase in Homes Sold

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/12/2016 10:22 am

A new report shows northwest Arkansas saw an increase in building permits and existing homes sold in the second half of 2015 compared with the same period last year.

Tandem Apartment Sales Add Up to $11.2 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Shorter College Gardens Apartments in North Little Rock sold for $7.05 million while Willow Bend Apartments in Jacksonville sold for $4.25 million.

Tammy Tompkins New Mortgage Manager at First Arkansas Bank & Trust (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Tammy Tompkins has been hired as manager of the mortgage department of First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville. A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Tompkins worked in commercial property management in New Orleans and Dallas. After moving back to Arkansas in 2003, she has worked in real estate sales, construction and development.

Cantu, Tooley Join Arvest Bank in Springdale's Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2016 3:08 pm

Arvest Bank in Springdale this week named two new directors to its advisory board: Eddie Cantu of Centro Cristiano Hispano Assembly of God Church and Russell Tooley of Tyson Foods Inc.

Arvest Bank Names New Morrilton VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2016 10:26 am

Arvest Bank announced Friday that William "Will" Fisher has been hired as a senior vice president in the bank’s commercial banking division in Morrilton.

Arvest Adds Bill Jeffs to Central Arkansas Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2016 12:00 am

Bill Jeffs has joined Arvest Bank in central Arkansas as a wealth management and regional investment officer. Jeffs has more than 40 years of experience, including executive management positions in several large, multinational financial service firms.

February Party Pics Now Online

by Arvest Bank 2/5/2016 5:34 pm

The February issue of Little Rock Soirée just hit newsstands and you know what that means: There's a whole new batch of event photos to peruse.

Update: Dennis Smiley Sentenced to 97 Months, Restitution of $4.9M

by Marty Cook 1/28/2016 11:16 am

H. Dennis Smiley Jr., the former bank president who pleaded guilty last year to bank fraud, was sentenced Thursday to 97 months in federal prison followed by two years of supervised release.

As Sentencing Approaches, Dennis Smiley Attorney Says Banks Share Responsibility

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2016 12:00 am

H. Dennis Smiley Jr., the former president of Arvest Bank’s Benton County market, expects to go to federal prison after he is sentenced Thursday for bank fraud.