Tagged: Crews & Associates

First Security Bancorp Burgeons Into Big Time

First Security Bancorp Burgeons Into Big Time

Banking & FinanceCover Story

These days, the First Security name is shared among 21 lenders in 15 states around the nation. But the biggest in the land by far is the $5.3 billion-asset financial institution that makes its home in Searcy. read more >

Arkansas Bankers Engage in Efficiency Contest

Arkansas Bankers Engage in Efficiency Contest

Banking & FinanceCover Story

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. read more >

Nathan Rutledge Promoted at Crews & Associates

Nathan Rutledge Promoted at Crews & Associates

Banking & FinanceMovers & Shakers

Nathan Rutledge has worked in the public finance department at Crews & Associates of Little Rock since 2009 in roles that have included in-house attorney, investment banker, financial analyst and business development officer. read more >

Stephens Inc.'s Ethics Complaint Against Heath Abshure Dismissed

Stephens Inc.'s Ethics Complaint Against Heath Abshure Dismissed

Banking & FinanceLegal

The Arkansas Ethics Commission voted 4-0, with one member not present, to dismiss the complaint against Arkansas Securities Commissioner Heath Abshure that Stephens General Counsel David Knight filed in November. Abshure says he never saw any gray area in the settlements that included donations to NASAA. read more >