Tagged: heartland bank

Shale Play Loan Hits Nonaccrual at Heartland Bank

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

Among Heartland’s biggest and worst energy-related loans is one connected with a shale play in the New Albany formation of eastern Illinois.

Allied, Pinnacle, Heartland Score Texas Ratios Over 100

by George Waldon 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Two Arkansas banks generated Texas Ratios above 100 at year-end 2014. Twelve months later, the number grew to three, with Heartland Bank of Bryant (112.28) joining Pinnacle Bank of Rogers (139.3) and Allied Bank of Mulberry (183).

Bear State Suit Puts Walter Quinn Jet on the Radar

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2016 12:00 am

A new lawsuit has taken flight in search of money and assets from Little Rock businessman Walter Quinn.

Heartland Bank Takes Over Allied Bank's Last Little Rock Branch

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2016 12:00 am

The location of Allied Bank’s last operational branch in Little Rock recently was forfeited in lieu of foreclosure.

Heartland Bank Braces For 2016

by George Waldon 2/15/2016 12:00 am

Heartland Bank of Little Rock and its parent company, Rock Bancshares Inc., have started 2016 amid changes in management, board membership and more.

Judy Lawton, Heartland Bank (Bank CFO Finalist)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Judy Lawton has worked as a chief financial officer for most of her 34-year career in banking. She recently celebrated her 11th anniversary as CFO and chief operating officer at Bryant’s Heartland Bank, which she helped transform from a $44 million-asset thrift into today’s $244 million-asset lender.

Trustee Hopes to Avoid Allied Bank Stock Auction

by George Waldon 8/17/2015 12:00 am

A new player has emerged in the bankruptcy case of Acme Holding Co. since its Chapter 11 reorganization was converted to Chapter 7 liquidation by judicial decree last month.

Heartland Bank's Walter Quinn Building Loan Settlement with Texas Bank

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

Walter Quinn, a leading investor in Heartland Bank of Little Rock, is working through some financial difficulties in Oklahoma.

Allied Bank Assets Undervalued — or Not

by George Waldon 4/13/2015 12:00 am

Among the Allied Bank assets discussed during Acme Holding’s recent bankruptcy hearing were energy stocks valued at $3.8 million in a 2012-13 appraisal.

Bankruptcy Judge Considers Allied Bank Auction

by George Waldon 4/13/2015 12:00 am

The continued ownership of Allied Bank by the Lex Golden family is under judicial review after a recent two-day bankruptcy hearing in Fayetteville. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ben Barry will decide in the coming weeks whether Acme Holding Co. should be liquidated, resulting in the sale of Allied, the $111 million-asset bank chartered in Crawford County.

Return on Equity: Top 14 Performers Dot Arkansas

by George Waldon 3/30/2015 12:00 am

Fourteen lenders based in Arkansas produced returns on equity (ROE) that topped 13 percent during 2014. The banks were scattered across the state and represented some of the largest and smallest financial institutions.

Heartland Foundation Donates $97k to Nonprofits in 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2014 2:02 pm

Throughout 2014, the Heartland Foundation of Little Rock, the charitable outlet of Heartland Bank, has donated nearly $100,000 to nine nonprofits.

Heartland Bank Finds New HQ in The Heights

by George Waldon 10/27/2014 12:00 am

The 922-SF leased facility at 5100 Kavanaugh Blvd. in the Heights area is likely the smallest bank HQ in all of Arkansas.

Arkansas Children's House to Receive $1M from Heartland Bank, Terry and Walter Quinn

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/2/2013 9:10 am

A $500,000 gift was made by the bank's Heartland Foundation, its newly created charitable arm, which was matched by Terry and Walter Quinn of Little Rock, the bank's majority shareholders and longtime supporters of the facility.

Judy Lawton of Heartland Bank (CFO of the Year Finalist, Small Bank)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/28/2013 12:00 am

Judy Lawton has been working in banking for 32 years, the past nine with Heartland Bank of Bryant. At Heartland, she has helped what was a small, publicly traded thrift transform into a commercial bank that is still small ($202 million in assets) but stable and profitable ($2.7 million in net income in the first half of 2013).