Eagle Bank eased into the Conway market last year by opening a loan-production office and then converting it to a full-service branch. Now the Little Rock bank is planning the same kind of assault on Saline County.
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.
Sigma Holdings was formed by veteran Little Rock banker Troy Duke and Garland County businessman Lewis Ray “LR” Gardner specifically to buy the bank, which had been left at the altar last year by Fordyce Bank & Trust.
Ground will be broken this month on a 5,000-SF spec retail building that developers hope will inject new life into North Hills Shopping Center, the crumbling commercial strip on the dividing line between North Little Rock and Sherwood at the busy intersection of JFK and North Hills boulevards.