Nathanial Craig Named Mortgage Banker in Rogers, Ark.

Friday, September 30 at 06:15 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Nathanial Craig comes from “down under” but is certainly climbing his way up the professional ladder. He recently was promoted to Mortgage Banker in Rogers, Ark., a position he has worked toward during the past year. He is located in the Scottsdale branch.  

Nathanial began his career with Arvest in 2010 as a Customer Service Representative in the bank’s call center. While there he learned about the many aspects of banking, the solutions that help meet customers’ needs and how to deliver a great customer experience in a timely manner.
An eager team member who proved successful in customer care and wanted to advance in his career with Arvest, Nathanial was promoted to Banker Trainee, followed by Consumer Loan Assistant. His professional progression continued with advancement to Consumer Lender, followed by a transition to the mortgage lending team in 2015.  
“Nathanial has worked diligently to gain broad experience in banking, which better equips him to meet our customers’ needs,” said Jeff Resler, Mortgage Loan Manager. “He is a valued associate on the mortgage lending team and we look forward to the great work he will do for our customers and for Arvest.”
Nathanial is a native of Tasmania, Australia, where he lived until he graduated high school. He moved to the United States in November 2009. When he’s not helping his customers achieve the American dream of owning a home, he can be found watching or playing soccer, digging into a good book or movie, or hanging out with his No. 1 feline sidekick, “Ninja,” whom he adopted last year.  

Tags: Arkansas, Arvest Benton County, Associates

Ben Rector in Kansas City – Chance to Win Meet and Greet

Thursday, September 29 at 10:25 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Want to win a VIP experience including a meet and greet on Oct. 29, 2016, with Ben Rector at Arvest Bank Theatre at the Midland* in Kansas City?

Stop by one of our 17 Kansas City metro Arvest Bank locations by Oct. 21 to sign-up for a chance to win a VIP experience! Find an Arvest Bank Kansas City location near you. Winners will be announced Oct. 26 on Mix 93.3*. This meet and greet is part of Mix 93.3’s Boo Bash.
Don’t forget Arvest Bank customers are the first to enter the theatre for general admission shows! All you have to do is show your Arvest Bank debit card, credit card or checkbook to the ushers to jump the line. That’s right – no waiting in line!
Be sure to follow Arvest Bank on Instagram to keep up with us!
This is not sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc. By entering, entrants confirm they are 18+ years of age, release Instagram of responsibility and agree to Instagram’s term of use. Contest is open to the public. No purchase necessary to enter. Arvest associates and their immediate family are not eligible to participate in the promotion/contest. Winners will be determined by Mix 93.3.

Links marked with * go to a third-party site not operated or endorsed by Arvest Bank, an FDIC-insured institution.

Tags: Kansas City

Rocky Williams Joins Norman, Okla. Team

Thursday, September 29 at 06:35 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

We welcome Rocky Williams as our new Executive Vice President and Commercial Loan Manager for the Norman, Okla., area. He will office out of our Norman Main Branch located at 200 E. Main St.

Rocky graduated in finance from the University of Oklahoma and earned his master’s degree in finance from the University of Tulsa. He has more than 20 years of banking experience where he worked for Chase Bank as vice president/senior relationship manager and for IBC Bank. 
Here at Arvest Bank he will manage the commercial lending team in Norman. He’ll also deepen relationships with existing clients and help develop new business. 
Rocky is involved with the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and is a board member of the 211 Oklahoma Coordinating Council. We are very pleased to have him as part of the Arvest team.  

Tags: Associates, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City

Person Behind the Camera: Doug Nordin

Wednesday, September 28 at 08:45 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

This summer we conducted an outdoor adventure photo contest on Instagram where we asked people to submit photos to be considered for Arvest debit card designs. From over 300 submissions we selected 12 finalists which Instagram users voted on to determine our three winners. Let’s take a look at one of the people behind the camera.

Doug Nordin is the photographer of our Dock View debit card. He’s a 1991 Russellville High School graduate and employee of International Paper Company since 1993. 

“I’m not a professional, but I do enjoy taking pictures on the weekends with my Samsung S7 phone or Samsung NX 2000 camera,” Nordin said. 

Photography is a hobby his wife, Crystal, got him into a couple of years ago. He enjoys doing it in his spare time or while he’s out enjoying nature. He’s won a few other contests and plans to take some pictures at the local fair this year.
The Dock View debit card picture was taken at Lake Atkins near Atkins, Ark.

To order the Dock View debit card visit your local branch or call (866) 952-9523. View additional debit card designs at

$50 minimum deposit required to open account. Existing customers may be charged a $7.50 card replacement fee. Available for use with checking accounts only.

Tags: Arkansas, Debit Cards

Branch Changes in Forsyth, Mo.

Wednesday, September 28 at 08:15 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

We will be closing our branch at 115 Shadowrock Dr., Forsyth, Mo., effective Dec. 30, 2016, at 5 p.m. Accounts opened at the Forsyth branch will automatically transfer to our nearby branch at 5601 Gretna Rd., Branson, Mo.

The ATM at the Forsyth branch will remain in place and stay fully functional which will allow customers to conveniently make deposits, conduct withdrawals, check balances and transfer money between a customer’s Arvest accounts. We offer a full range of services at two nearby Arvest branches in Branson and Hollister, Mo.

Our Branson branch at 5601 Gretna Rd., built in January 2007, has over 5,000 square feet and features a spacious walk-in facility, plus four drive-through lanes (including a separate ATM lane), which we believe will serve customer needs. It is open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Our Hollister branch at 139 Gage Dr., built in December 2008, has over 4,000 square feet and features a spacious walk-in facility, plus four drive-through lanes (including a separate ATM lane). It is open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
In addition to these two branches in the immediate area, Arvest also has one branch in Branson West, Mo., four branches in Springfield, Mo., and one branch currently in Nixa, Mo., with a second Nixa location under construction that is scheduled to open by the end of 2016. 
There are also 18 ATM locations throughout the area, either stand-alone or in cooperation with Walgreens or Murphy Oil Co. Other Southwest Missouri communities with an Arvest branch include: Shell Knob, Cassville, Aurora, Pineville, Anderson, Noel, Neosho, Monett, Joplin, Webb City, Mountain Grove, Carthage, Lockwood, Nevada, West Plains and Lebanon. 
If you prefer to do your banking via the internet, Arvest provides numerous online and mobile capabilities to facilitate your service needs. 
If you wish to comment on this proposed branch closing, you may file comments with the Officer in Charge of Consumer Compliance of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis at P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, MO 63166. Comments should be received by the proposed closing date. However, please note the Federal Reserve Bank does not have authority to approve or prevent the branch from closing.
As you can see, we are committed to offering you the most customer-friendly and modern network of banking locations in an effort to make banking with Arvest as convenient as possible. If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us at (417) 546-1100. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the years to come.
Tags: Hours, Missouri, Springfield

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