Tagged: arvest bank

Simmons Snags Arvest's Greg Martin as Top NWA Executive

by Gwen Moritz 11/20/2015 11:14 am

Greg Martin, a senior vice president at Arvest Bank in Fayetteville, has been hired to succeed James Stobaugh as Simmons First National Bank's top executive in northwest Arkansas.

Arvest Report: Consumer Sentiment Declines in Arkansas

by Lance Turner 11/3/2015 9:34 am

Arkansans' opinions about the economy have fallen since March, bringing a key consumer sentiment measure more in line with national attitudes, according to a new report sponsored by Arvest Bank.

Phillip Partain Named Saline County Community President by Arvest (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2015 12:00 am

A Benton native and 20-year bank industry veteran, Partain previously held the position of vice president of commercial lending for Simmons First National Bank of Pine Bluff.

Deposits Grow as Number of Arkansas Banks Shrinks

by Gwen Moritz 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Bank deposits in Arkansas grew by 5 percent in the 12 months that ended June 30, according to the annual summary of deposits released Sept. 28 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., a pace somewhat slower than the 5.4 percent growth in bank deposits nationally.

Arvest Names Greg Stanfill Director of Community Banks

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2015 2:36 pm

Arvest Bank on Thursday named Greg Stanfill director of Community Banks for Arvest Bank in Benton County. Stanfill will continue in his previous position as the community executive for Rogers and Lowell.

Arvest Puts Matt Kendall, Kathleen Craig in New Posts

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/3/2015 11:50 am

Arvest Bank promoted Matt Kendall to executive director of its mortgage operations, and it hired Kathleen Craig to fill his previous role as director of mortgage productions operations.

Low Vacancy Could Lead to Lease Rate Increases in NWA

by Alexis Hosticka 9/1/2015 11:00 am

The Skyline Reports on commercial and multifamily real estate in northwest Arkansas show vacancy rates in every market in northwest Arkansas at the lowest levels the report has ever recorded.

‘Living Beyond His Means’ Catches Up With Dennis Smiley Jr.

by Gwen Moritz 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Henry Dennis Smiley Jr. — the Jr. matters in this case — pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single count of bank fraud. But the plea agreement identifies 23 banks as his victims, and that doesn’t include Arvest Bank, which had trusted him to be president of its Benton County market.

Update: Dennis Smiley Jr. Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

by Gwen Moritz and Marty Cook 8/25/2015 11:28 am

H. Dennis Smiley Jr., the former president of Arvest Bank's Benton County market, waived indictment and pleaded guilty to defrauding 20 banks out of more than $4 million.

Dennis Smiley Lawsuits Settling Down

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2015 12:00 am

While Dennis Smiley Jr. awaits indictment or a plea deal on criminal charges, civil litigation continues in an effort to recoup losses from his financial wheeling and dealing.

Duo of Million-Dollar Properties Highlight Recent Pulaski County Sales

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2015 12:00 am

A grand Little Rock home and a North Little Rock medical office provide our tandem of million-dollar transactions.

No Timetable for Plea Deal in Dennis Smiley Jr. Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/22/2015 12:00 am

Whispers admitted it was going out on a limb by predicting in April that a plea deal for Arvest Bank’s former Benton County market president Dennis Smiley Jr. was likely within a couple of weeks.

Arvest Survey: More Arkansans Expect 'Good Times' for Businesses

by Alexis Hosticka 6/2/2015 10:22 am

Arkansans were more optimistic in March than six months prior regarding personal finances, and many expect "good times" for businesses over the next five years, according to the latest Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey.

Jeffrey Busch to Lead Arvest Branch in Springdale

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2015 11:48 am

Jeffrey Busch was named manager of Arvest Bank’s branch on South Pleasant Street in Springdale.

Arvest Survey Shows Rising Consumer Sentiment in Arkansas

by Lance Turner 5/12/2015 9:00 am

Rising optimism among Arkansas couples with no children and the unemployed helped drive an increase in consumer sentiment this year, according to the Spring 2015 Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey.

Judge Finds Arvest Violated Bankruptcy Code by Firing Employee

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/4/2015 12:00 am

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ben Barry has ordered back pay for David Dwelle of Arkadelphia, who challenged his firing from an Arvest subsidiary because he couldn’t repay a credit card issued by Arvest Bank.

Eagle Bank's Jeff Lynch Takes Seat on Federal Reserve Council (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/27/2015 12:00 am

Jeff Lynch, president and CEO of Eagle Bank & Trust in Heber Springs, has been appointed to a three year term on the Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Skyline Report: Commercial Permits Up; Multi-family Vacancy Rates Drop in NWA

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/16/2015 11:00 am

Arvest Bank on Thursday released its Skyline Reports on commercial and multi-family real estate in northwest Arkansas for the last six months of 2014.

Arvest Bank Renews Naming Rights for Naturals' Ballpark

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2015 9:37 am

Arvest Bank renewed its naming rights sponsorship for Arvest Ballpark, the home stadium of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, a Class AA minor league team that plays in Springdale.

Moses Tucker Plans Condos, Winery for Fulk-Arkansas Democrat Building

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/10/2015 7:09 pm

Moses Tucker Real Estate of Little Rock has purchased the former Fulk-Arkansas Democrat Building at 615 Main Street, with plans to rehabilitate it and add eight loft apartments and retail space that will include Raimondo Winery.