Arvest Bank Hires Henry

Monday, May 06 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce it has hired Chase Henry.

Henry will serve as a commercial lender, generating, evaluating and approving commercial loans, among other duties. He has more than five years of industry experience.

“We couldn’t be happier to add Chase to our team,” Arvest Bank community bank president Ted Sheets said. “His knowledge and expertise will be a valuable addition to the bank, and more importantly, for our customers.”

Henry earned a bachelor’s degree in management and marketing at Arkansas Tech University and is working on a master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Southern University.

Among other civic endeavors, Henry is a member of the Hatfield Volunteer Fire Department. He lives in Hatfield with his wife, Holly, and their two children.

Tags: Arkansas, Arvest, Fort Smith
 

Arvest Bank Announces Branscum Hiring

Friday, May 03 at 11:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce it has hired Ron Branscum.

Branscum, who has more than 19 years of industry experience, will serve as a senior vice president and commercial banker, overseeing Arvest’s commercial lenders in Rogers. He will operate primarily out of the Arvest branches located in downtown Rogers and Village on the Creeks.

“Ron’s knowledge and expertise are evident, and we couldn’t be more pleased to add him to our team,” said Jason England, commercial loan manager for Arvest in Benton County. “He is a fantastic asset for the bank, and more importantly, for our customers.”

Branscum earned an associate degree from North Arkansas College and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Central Arkansas. He’s also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado.

Among other civic endeavors, Branscum currently serves on the Northwest Arkansas Community College board of trustees and as a board member for the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce, Family Council, and Blackwood Industries, Inc. He and his wife, Deedra, have seven children.

Tags: Arkansas, Arvest
 

Arvest Bank Earns No. 1 Ranking in Retail Banking Satisfaction Study

Thursday, April 25 at 01:00 PM
Category: Arvest News

Arvest Bank ranks highest among its peers in customer satisfaction with retail banking in the South Central Region. That’s according to the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Retail Banking Satisfaction Study, released today. 

This marks the sixth time in 10 years Arvest has ranked highest in the South Central Region, and gives the bank a total of 14 J.D. Power wins in the last 11 years. 

Additionally, among rank-eligible banks, Arvest received the South Central’s highest scores in two of six factors analyzed by the study: convenience and channel activities. The South Central Region consists of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. 

“We are both proud and humbled to receive this extraordinary honor, which is based largely on what our customers experience as we help them throughout their financial journey through multiple contact channels,” Arvest president and CEO Kevin Sabin said. “This award is a direct reflection of the commitment and hard work our bank associates put in every day.” 

Arvest ranked second in the Southwest Region, which consists of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming. 

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Tags: Arkansas, Arvest
 

Arvest Wealth Management Hires Reuter

Friday, April 12 at 07:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce it has hired Mark Reuter as an Arvest Wealth Management client advisor.


Reuter, who has more than 25 years of industry experience, will be based out the Arvest branch at 405. S. Walton Blvd. In his new role, Reuter will work closely with his customers and their families to identify their personal goals in order to provide appropriate and individualized customer solutions.

“We are thrilled to add Mark’s experience and expertise to our team,” Arvest Wealth Management manager Andrew Skinner said. “We know he will be a valuable asset not just for us, but more importantly, for our customers.”

Reuter earned a political science degree at Fort Hays State University. Additionally, he is a board member for the Arkansas Crisis Center, a Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce ambassador, and an active member of the Rogers Downtown Rotary Club, among other civic endeavors.

Reuter and his wife, Sharon, have two adult sons and live in Bentonville.

Tags: Arkansas, Arvest, Bentonville
 

Arvest Bank Names Cole VP in Fayetteville

Monday, April 08 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce it has given Archie Cole the additional title of vice president.

Cole currently serves as branch sales manager for Arvest at its 1170 N. Salem Road location in Fayetteville. Cole has sevenyears of banking experience and has held a variety of roles at Arvest.

“This distinction is well-deserved,” said Larry Wheaton, senior vice president and area branch administrator for Arvest. “Archie’s knowledge and expertise is an asset for the bank, but more importantly, for our customers.”

Cole lives in Prairie Grove with his wife and two daughters.

Tags: Arkansas, Arvest, Fayetteville

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