Now Hiring Arvest Bank Contact Center Representatives!

Tuesday, July 10 at 10:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is now hiring Contact Center representatives! Come learn about career opportunities with Arvest Bank during our career fair on Thursday, July 12, 2018, located at 4916 E 66th Street North, Tulsa, OK from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Good beginnings start here!

Visit arvest.com/careers to apply.

 
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Arvest Bank Hires Meyer in Branson

Tuesday, July 10 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News


Arvest Bank is pleased to announce the hiring of Rusty Meyer.

Meyer will serve as a business development representative in Branson. In his new role, Meyer will identify prospective small business customers, help them find strategic solutions to for their specific needs, and process business loan requests, among other duties.

Previously, Meyer served as a risk advisor for an insurance and business advisory firm for more than three years, and as the resource development director for the Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks for four years.

"Rusty's commitment to the Branson community positions him as the perfect fit for this role. We are excited to welcome him to the Arvest family," Pam Yancey, community market director said.

Meyer grew up in Branson where he graduated from Branson High School. He went on to attend the University of Central Missouri where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history.

Meyer is on the board of directors for the Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks and his interests include sports, travel, classic cars and socializing with friends.

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The Brand of YOU! Social Media Strategies to Manage Your Online Identity

Friday, June 29 at 02:00 PM
Category: Arvest Community News

Small Business Banking Series in Greater Kansas City
The Brand of YOU! Social Media Strategies to Manage Your Online Identity


Your reputation is everything! In this world of word-of-click, most connections start with an online search. Employers, business partners, customers, referrals and even family use Google, Facebook and LinkedIn to look you and/or your business up online. Are you actively managing your brand?

Central Exchange will host the second session of their Small Business Banking series next month! Arvest Bank is proud to support this empowering series with small business leaders throughout our community.

Many small to medium businesses – even lawyers, bankers, financial advisors and insurance professionals who work within regulated industries – have figured out how to include a form of social media in their marketing mix. But understanding the ins and outs of marketing within compliance doesn’t always equal business growth.

Listen to our featured speaker, Vicki Cannon, as she discusses strategies to build a strong online identity, how to build credibility, what to do to get noticed and provides tips to actively manage your brand with social media.

Vicki Cannon is a Social Media Marketing Expert and Trainer with more than 25 years in national account marketing, merchandising and sales. She assists clients like you cut through social media chatter; making it her business to find what works for you! Vicki understands the B2B & B2C world and previously held licenses with Securities Series: 6, 63, and 26, as well as insurance and mortgage licenses.

Join Central Exchange, Arvest Bank and Vicki Cannon for this informative session on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 11:45am to 1:00pm at the Grid (12022 Blue Valley Pkwy, Overland Park, KS). This class is open to the public and registration includes lunch.

Space is limited. Registration is required. Please contact Heather Ober at (913) 261-2265 or hober@arvest.com to reserve your spot today.

Hosted by Central Exchange. Sponsored by Arvest Bank.

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Madison County Youth Baseball Receives $10k Donation

Friday, June 29 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Madison County Youth Baseball in the Huntsville, Ark. area will have improvements made to Withrow Springs Park thanks to a $10,000 donation from the Arvest Foundation.


The gift was announced recently at the Withrow Springs Park in Huntsville. Matt Smith, Earlene England and Kelli Gilmer of Arvest Bank were on hand to present the check to Eric Judy.

Madison County Youth Baseball is dedicated to supporting the youth of Madison County by teaching area youth sportsmanship and teamwork.

The funds will help Madison County Youth Baseball make improvements to the facility at Whithrow Springs Park. Plans are to make the following enhancements:

  • Replace dugouts;
  • Replace outfield fence;
  • Replace scoreboard;
  • Lighting maintenance and
  • Minor dirt work.

 “The Arvest Foundation’s generosity will allow us to improve the baseball park grounds our children play baseball on,” said Eric Judy, president of the Madison County Youth Baseball Board. “The Madison County Youth Baseball program has grown considerably in the last few years and we have seen several more children and parents interested in becoming part of our program. By enhancing our capabilities, we can continue to grow more successful to help shape and have a positive impact on our youth.” 

 “We are pleased to present this donation on behalf of the Arvest Foundation to support the Madison County Youth Baseball efforts to improve the grounds local youth play baseball on. This donation will further the success in helping the program grow,” said Matt Smith, Arvest Bank president in Huntsville. “This donation is just one of many we have made throughout the area. It demonstrates the foundation’s ongoing commitment to youth in the region.”

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Arvest, Ultimate Auto Group Announce Charities to Benefit From Golf Tourney

Monday, June 18 at 11:30 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank in North Central Arkansas and South Central Missouri, along with Ultimate Auto Group, will host the 22nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Big Creek Golf and Country Club in Mountain Home.


Proceeds from the annual tournament benefit up to three area nonprofit organizations that are chosen after an application process. The organizations that will benefit from the 2018 Charity Golf Tournament include Have a Heart Pet Shelter, North Arkansas Adoption Coalition and the West Plains, Missouri Sunrise Rotary Club’s backpack program.

Have a Heart Pet Shelter in Yellville houses homeless dogs and cats and works to find them a loving family who will adopt them. The organization also serves as the location for the Volunteer Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinic that sterilized more than 800 animals in 2017. The shelter also worms and vaccinates animals in its care.

The North Central Arkansas Adoption Clinic supports children in North Central Arkansas who are victims of abuse or neglect, are in the custody of the state Department of Human Services and are living in foster homes waiting to be adopted. The clinic works with other foster care organizations to raise awareness of the needs of children who are in foster care and to try to increase the number of parents willing to adopt children in foster care.

The West Plains Rotary Club Backpack Program sends home nutritious food in backpacks with students in grades K-5 in the community who face food insecurity at home on weekends. In the spring of 2018, the backpack program sends as many as 125 backpacks of food home every week.

“The work the nonprofit organizations in our area accomplish, and the needs they meet, is nothing short of amazing, but we can’t assume it’s not a struggle to get the job done at times,” said Tom Dame, president and CEO of Arvest Bank in North Central Arkansas. “That’s the entire mission of this annual golf tournament - to take an active role in supporting different organizations each year, and we can’t thank our surrounding communities enough for their continued support for more than two decades.”  To date, the charity golf tournament has contributed more than $187,000 to local nonprofit organizations.

The tournament begins with a shotgun start for all players at 8:30 a.m.  Golfers will receive prizes for a hole-in-one as well as other prizes. For information on sponsorships or to register a team, contact Tiffany Watkins with Arvest Bank at twatkins@arvest.com or by calling 870-449-7164.

About Arvest Bank

Arvest Bank, named by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” for 2018, operates more than 250 bank branches in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas through a group of 15 locally managed banks, each with its own board and management team. These banks serve customers in more than 120 communities, with extended weekday banking hours at many locations. Arvest also provides a wide range of banking services including loans, deposits, treasury management, credit cards, mortgage loans and mortgage servicing. Arvest is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC.

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