Tagged: bank of fayetteville

Bank of Fayetteville Sues Dennis Smiley, Arvest Bank

by Mark Friedman 4/10/2014 04:46 pm

The Bank of Fayetteville sued former banker H. Dennis Smiley Jr. of Rogers on Monday to collect nearly $480,000 owed for defaulted loans. It also named Smiley's former employer, Arvest Bank, as a defendant. Sources have told Arkansas Business that Smiley is facing a criminal investigation into allegations of loan fraud.

Former Arvest Officer Dennis Smiley Under Investigation for Loan Fraud

by George Waldon and Gwen Moritz 4/2/2014 12:01 am

H. Dennis Smiley Jr., the former CEO of Arvest Bank's operations in Benton County, is the subject of a federal criminal investigation for loan fraud.

Sam Stricklin of Bank of Fayetteville (Small Bank Category Finalist)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Stricklin, who is also Bank of Fayetteville executive vice president, has worked in accounting, lending, data processing and operations management in a banking career that began when he was in college. Throw in work with a bank consulting firm in Houston, and it is clear Stricklin knows a little something about the business.