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University of Arkansas Announces $1B Fundraising Goal

by Associated Press 9/19/2016 7:03 am

The University of Arkansas has announced the start of a fundraising campaign that officials hope will raise $1 billion.

Business Icons: Reynie Rutledge Proves Hard Work, Luck Never Hurts a Good Fortune

by Rob Moritz 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Reynie Rutledge is president of the privately held First Security Bancorp in Searcy, the holding company for First Security Bank and its more than 70 branches across Arkansas, as well as the Little Rock bond brokerage Crews & Associates.

Ten Arkansas Business Icons Have Stories to Tell

by Gwen Moritz 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents these ten Arkansas business icons as a way to acquaint readers with the personalities behind some of the most familiar names in our state’s business community.

Loan Loss Models Vary Bank-by-Bank

by George Waldon 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Proportionally, no other Arkansas bank committed more to its loan loss reserves during the first quarter than DeWitt Bank & Trust.

First Security Bancorp Invests in CrossFirst

by George Waldon 6/6/2016 12:00 am

First Security Bancorp of Searcy has added to its stake in an out-of-state banking concern: CrossFirst Holdings LLC of Leawood, Kansas. The $2.65 million transaction boosts FSB’s direct ownership from 9.78 percent to 10.8 percent.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Banking & Finance

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A banking and finance resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

First Security Bank First in Faulkner County

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

First Security Bank, the Searcy bank owned by Reynie Rutledge, overtook publicly traded Centennial Bank in Faulkner County — Centennial’s home county.

Arkansas Bankers Engage in Efficiency Contest

by George Waldon 10/26/2015 12:00 am

The sub-40 percent efficiency ratio, which has grown in profile in the post-2008 finance world, reflects how many pennies it costs a company to make a buck. The average efficiency ratio among all Arkansas banks through the first half of 2015 is about 70 percent.

First Security Opens LPO in Hot Springs

by Gwen Moritz 10/15/2014 3:57 pm

First Security Bank of Searcy recently opened a loan production office in Hot Springs and is still on the hunt for a location for its first full-service branch in the Garland County, according to Scott Dews, market president.

Grand Slam on the Prairie: Sportsmen Get Rare Chance To Fulfill List Of A Lifetime

by Brent Birch 9/8/2014 12:00 am

After a few phone calls and a little networking, I built a lineup of hunts that most waterfowlers only dream about. Not one hunt but four outstanding private clubs – the proverbial bucket list of places or specific clubs that would cause someone to make a deal with the devil just to get one hunt on those hallowed grounds.

UA Walton College of Business Dean Eli Jones Still Uses Sales Skills

by Chris Bahn 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Sales might no longer be a word included in Eli Jones’ title or official job description. But as dean of the University of Arkansas’ Walton College of Business, Jones continues to see selling as a big part of his duties.

At Annual Meeting, Dillard's Mulls What to Do With Cash

by Mark Friedman 5/18/2013 11:04 am

Dillard's Inc. CEO William Dillard II says the Little Rock department store chain will have to decide this year what to do with the cash it's generating.

Dillard Siblings Realize $100 Million From Stock Options in 2012

by Mark Friedman 4/5/2013 5:31 pm

Dillard's CEO William Dillard II and his brother, company President Alex Dillard, each realized $31.1 million from exercising stock options last year, while brother Mike and sister Drue Matheny realized $18.8 million each.

Bonds Build First Security Bank Earnings In Recession

by George Waldon 3/4/2013 12:00 am

When it comes to boosting the bottom line with income from municipal bonds, First Security Bank of Searcy is king among banks based in Arkansas.

Reynie Rutledge Replaces John Tyson on University of Arkansas Board of Trustees

by Lance Turner 3/1/2013 10:36 am

Gov. Mike Beebe names Reynie Rutledge of Searcy to the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees and Bob Burns of Little Rock to the Arkansas State Police Commission. Rutledge replaces John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods Inc., who resigned last month.

Reynie Rutledge Offers Searcy $230,000 Loan for Airport

by Associated Press 1/30/2013 8:41 am

Reynie Rutledge, president of First Security Bancorp, is loaning the city of Searcy $230,000 to complete airport improvements as officials await grant funding for the project.

Wells Fargo Jet at Searcy Arouses Curiosity

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2012 12:00 am

A Wells Fargo corporate jet spent several days at Searcy Municipal Airport earlier this month, and its passengers were guests of the Hampton Inn. Were those visitors looking for a bank to buy?

Reynie Rutledge, Chairman of First Security Bancorp of Searcy on Banking Growth (Exec Q&A)

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

Reynie Rutledge has been involved in the banking industry for almost 40 years.

CFO Lifetime Achievement Award: Michael C. Hutsell

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2011 12:00 am

Looking for a way out of the S&L industry, Michael Hutsell joined First Security Bank in 1989. Now its president, Hutsell has watched First Security grow into one of the largest banks in Arkansas with deposits growing 19.6 percent in 2010-11 and profit of $62.9 million in the first three quarters of this year.

Arkansas Executives Answer Questions on the Camaraderie and the Thrill of the Hunt

by 9/10/2010 12:00 am

From fields to reservoirs, state’s execs are fervent about their quest for mallards.