Tagged: arvest bank

Look Who’s Working Out: 6 Little Rock Locals Share Their Sport

by Fit Staff 1/18/2016 4:25 pm

From bank presidents to news anchors, everyone has a reason to stay fit.

Arvest Promotes David McBee, Keri Yarbrough

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

David McBee has been promoted to branch administrator at Arvest Bank in Yellville, and Keri Yarbrough has been promoted to private banking adviser at Arvest in Conway.

Big Arkansas Banks Gear Up For $10B Threshold

by George Waldon 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Not long ago, crossing the $10 billion-asset threshold for a bank was merely a big round-number achievement. Now, however, banks surpassing $10 billion in assets face additional costs, fee restrictions and new layers of regulatory oversight.

Marty Sellars Assumes CEO Role at FNBC Bank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Marty Sellars was promoted to CEO and president of FNBC Bank of Ash Flat effective Jan. 1, succeeding Martin Carpenter, who retired after 30 years as CEO..

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.

Arvest Bank's Annual 1 Million Meals Campaign Begins Wednesday

by Jess Ardrey 8/31/2015 6:39 am

For the fifth year in a row, Arvest Bank is gearing up for the 1 Million Meals initiative to fight hunger in The Natural State, and this time, it's joining forces with the Arkansas Rice Depot.

‘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.