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RiverBank Buys Into Paragould

RiverBank of Pocahontas is adding a third northeast Arkansas market to its footprint. read more >
Banking & Finance

Miguel Lopez to Lead Hispanic and Latino Outreach at Southern Bancorp

Lopez will lead the strategy and outreach behind Southern Bancorp's expansion of services for Hispanic and Latino customers and prospective customers. read more >
Banking & Finance / Construction / Investments / Real Estate

Partners Bank Has Plan to Expand LR Services

Partners Bank of Helena-West Helena is converting its loan production office in west Little Rock into a full-service branch. read more >
Construction / Energy / Investments

Greg Lewis Appointed Chief Deposit Officer at Encore Bank (Movers & Shakers)

Lewis fills the newly created position to oversee the bank’s deposit growth strategy. read more >
Encore Bank’s 4,547-SF office in the Bailey South redevelopment in downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is its newest full-service branch.
Banking & Finance / Investments

3 Arkansas Banks Start 2023 With Varied Profitability

The banking trio that recorded year-end losses produced mixed results during the first quarter of 2023. read more >
The Bailey South redevelopment in downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where Encore Bank opened a new branch
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Encore Bank Opens Branch in Winston-Salem

The $3.9 billion-asset lender now operates in 20 markets across eight states. read more >
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Jacksonville Apartments Generate $9.4M Sale (Real Deals)Lock Icon

The 204-unit apartment complex in Jacksonville was purchased by Jacksonville HC5 LLC, an affiliate of Haley Residential in Omaha, Nebraska. read more >
Jeff Hobbs, president and CEO of Community State Bank
Banking & Finance

Community State Bank Forms Holding Company

The corporate move is a loose end from the $2.6 million bankruptcy court sale of Bradley’s Community State Bank in February 2019. read more >
AcreTrader launched a $3,896,640-$4,329,600 offering for its first Tasmanian investment: Natone Creek Farm, 422 acres that has produced wheat, broccoli and carrots.
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Offerings Surpass $700M in 2022Lock Icon

Banking and real estate proved to be popular venues for in-state offerings. read more >
Kim Guinn
Banking & Finance / Business Services

Encore Bancshares Announces Four New Board Members (Movers & Shakers)

Garrett Frost, Rita Lowman, Chad McNair and Mark Richardson will serve on the board. read more >
Kelly Brown, partner at Patriot Financial Partners LP of Radnor, Pennsylvania, and member of the Encore Bank and Encore Bancshares Inc. boards of directors.
Banking & Finance

Kelly Brown Joins Encore Bank Board of Directors

Brown is a partner at Patriot Financial Partners LP, a private equity firm based in Radnor, Pennsylvania that recently invested in Encore. read more >
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Banking & Finance

Encore Bank Adds 4 to Board

Among the new members is Mark Richardson, whose family founded and owned the NFL's Carolina Panthers. read more >
Banking & Finance

Stone Bank Overcomes Rocky Start

The pending sale of Stone Bancshares Inc. and its $650 million-asset Stone Bank of Mountain View provides the latest twist in the story of the 67-year-old franchise. read more >
Gary Edwards
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Encore Bank Hires New Executive VP and Chief Audit Officer (Movers & Shakers)

Gary Edwards has worked for 21 years as an accountant serving financial institutions. read more >
Gary Edwards, chief audit officer at Encore Bank
Banking & Finance / Business Services

Encore Bank Names Gary Edwards Chief Audit Officer

Edwards previously spent 21 years in public accounting at BKD LLP of Little Rock, with a majority of that time spent serving financial institutions. read more >
Encore Bank in west Little Rock
Banking & Finance

Encore Bank Expands Its Loan Network to 20 Markets In 3 YearsLock Icon

Since 2019, total deposits at Encore have ballooned from nearly $121.8 million to more than $1.9 billion. read more >
Banking & Finance / Real Estate

3 Arkansas Banks Add Branches for Growth

Fayetteville’s Arvest Bank is working on a new west Little Rock branch on undeveloped ground at the southwest corner of Chenal Parkway and St. Vincent Way. read more >
Erin Simpson, left, and Allan Rayson of Encore Bank. The two shared growth tips in a presentation on the final day of the VenCent Fintech Summit in Little Rock.
Banking & Finance / Business Services

Encore Bank Shares Growth Tips on Final Day of Fintech Summit

The bank decided to focus on using technology to eliminate manual processes not only for its staff, but for its clients. read more >
An aerial view of phase one of the Esplanade District in North Little Rock.
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Multifamily Duo Adds Up To $67.4 Million Purchase (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Mint Equity Fund LLC, an affiliate of Forge Partners in Rancho Santa Fe, California, bought the two apartment complexes. read more >
Miguel Lopez
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

Miguel Lopez Appointed to Arkansas Ethics Commission

Miguel Lopez, chief community outreach Officer for Encore Bank, has been appointed to the Arkansas Ethics Commission by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. The commission is the compliance and enforcement agency […] read more >