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

Marty Sellars was promoted to CEO and president of FNBC Bank of Ash Flat effective Jan. 1. He succeeded Martin Carpenter, who retired after 30 years as CEO. Sellars has worked for FNBC for 42 years and had been president and chief operations officer since 2003.

Selena Barber has been promoted to senior vice president and senior business development officer at Centennial Bank in Jonesboro, where Harold Copenhaver has been hired as vice president of business development.

Barber has more than 14 years of banking experience and previously served as Centennial’s marketing communications officer. Copenhaver, a state representative from 2012-14, has more than three decades of management, sales and business experience with a specialty in commercial insurance.

Spencer Adams has been promoted to commercial banker by Arvest Bank in Mountain Home. Adams joined Arvest as a teller nine years ago and has since worked as a credit analyst in Yellville and as a lender in Mountain Home and Yellville.

Joe Patrico has joined Citizens Bank of Batesville as a vice president and commercial loan officer in the Hot Springs market. Patrico, a CPA, spent nearly 30 years with the A.G. Edwards brokerage firm in St. Louis and Hot Springs and most recently worked in public accounting in Hot Springs.

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