Arvest Bank Announces Wiley Hiring

Thursday, September 07 at 06:00 PM
Category: Arvest Community News
Arvest Bank is pleased to announce the hiring of Rachel Wiley in its Oklahoma City market. 

As a regional portfolio manager for Arvest Wealth Management, Wiley will be based at the Arvest branch at 9350 S. Western in Oklahoma City, but cover the Oklahoma City, Shawnee, and Lawton areas. Wiley has worked in the financial services industry since 2003, and her expertise is in holistic financial planning, and complex life and investment strategies for high net worth individuals.
 
In her new role, Wiley’s primary job functions will be as an internal resource for both trust officers and client advisors, providing advice on critical financial matters, financial analysis, auditing, and sharing best practices.
 
Wiley double-majored in finance and accounting at the University of Central Oklahoma, and is a two-time recipient of the United Services Automobile Association (USAA) President’s Award. She’s also actively engage in community affairs, including organizations such as United Way of Central Oklahoma and the Wounded Warrior Project.
 
Wiley lives in Moore with her three children. They attend Life.Church.
 
About Arvest Bank
Arvest Bank, named by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” for 2017, operates more than 250 bank branches in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas through a group of 16 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.
 
Tags: Associates, Oklahoma City
 

Conversations from the Top in Kansas City

Thursday, September 07 at 02:00 PM
Category: Arvest Community News
Kay Barnes, two-term Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, will speak at the sixth event of Central Exchanges’ 2017 Conversations from the Top series. 
 
Arvest is proud to support this moderated fireside chat with executive women in leadership throughout Kansas City.Mayor Barnes will share her insight on Friday, September 15th from 11:45am to 1:00pm at Central Exchange Downtown (1020 Central St, Kansas City, MO). Registration* is required.
 
In the Conversations from the Top series, you will hear inspirational stories from women who have faced challenging issues as they worked their way to the top of their field. They share insight about their journey and will give you things to think about in how you can achieve your own goals. September’s speaker, Mayor Kay Barnes is a native of St. Joseph, Missouri. She earned a B.S. degree in secondary education from the University of Kansas, Masters Degrees in Secondary Education, as well as Public Administration – Organizational Behavior from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.  
 
Mayor Barnes is the embodiment of servant leader. She is a nationally recognized consultant and trainer who has developed a unique foundation of learning and experience in education, human resource and organizational development. With over 25 years of professional and volunteer experience interfacing among political, corporate, governmental and not-for-profit sectors in the community to initiate and facilitate positive change she has the strong ability to conceptualize, problem solve, communicate practical alternatives and develop long-term goals.
 
One of the first two women on the Jackson County Legislature and elected to the Kansas City council in 1979, Barnes was the first female mayor of Kansas City and has received the most credit for her work in improving Downtown Kansas City and working for initiating the revitalization of the urban core. She is also credited with the Sprint Center arena in Kansas City that opened on October 10, 2007. She was first elected mayor on her birthday in 1999, and re-elected for a second term in 2003. In late 2007, Barnes announced she would run in the Democratic primary for Missouri's 6th congressional district, held by four-term Republican Sam Graves.
 
Mayor Barnes is the Distinguished Professor and Founding Director for Public Leadership at Park University. She sits on the boards of private and public corporations and was appointed a Fellow of the Dole Institute of Politics, University of Kansas. She has been honored with numerous national and regional awards and recognitions. She is a founding and original member of Central Exchange.
 

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Tags: Kansas City, Missouri
 

Investing in Women Lecture Series Continues on Oct. 12

Wednesday, September 06 at 01:00 PM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is excited to announce its fourth meeting of the continually growing Investing in Women lecture series luncheons in 2017! The next meeting is Thursday, October 12 in the auditorium of Building 100 on the Great Plains Technology Center campus in Lawton, Okla.! 

The keynote speaker will be Candi Copass-Bridges, the owner. She’ll be discussing “Strong Mind! Strong Body! Workout Tips for the Workplace” from noon - 1 p.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.
 
A $5 donation to support Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra is greatly appreciated but not necessary.
 
Register online* or contact Michelle Douglas at mdouglas@greatplains.edu or (580)-250-5551. 
 
For more information, contact Angela Spradlin at aspradlin@arvest.com or (580)-250-4540.
 
Be sure to watch for more information as Investing in Women begins Year 4 in 2018!
 

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Tags: Lawton, Oklahoma
 

Arvest Bank Supports March of Dimes’ Annual Banquet Honoring Oklahoma Sports Headliners

Tuesday, September 05 at 01:00 PM
Category: Arvest Community News
Arvest Bank in Oklahoma City was proud to support the March of Dimes’ annual Oklahoma Sports Headliners Banquet, which was held on Aug. 18 at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club.
 
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was honored at the event as the Oklahoma Sports Headliner of the Year, and his former Oklahoma City teammate Anthony Morrow was in attendance and spoke about Westbrook's MVP season. 
 
Three University of Oklahoma coaches were recognized with the Headliner Special Award. Men's gymnastics coach Mark Williams, women's gymnastics coach K.J. Kindler, and softball coach Patty Gasso shared the award after leading their respective teams to national championships last season.
 
Many other teams and individuals were also honored, including Oklahoma State wrestler Dean Heil, who won his second straight NCAA individual championship last season and went undefeated in the process.
 
Arvest Bank supported the event as a table sponsor. Arvest associates in attendance were: Ron Witherspoon, president/CEO of Central Oklahoma, and Ryan Cross, VP commercial lender, who also serves as a board member of the March of Dimes Board for Central Oklahoma and chairman for the 2017 March for Babies. 
 
For more information about The March of Dimes, please visit www.marchofdimes.org*.
 
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Tags: Oklahoma
 

Arvest is Proud to Support Texoma Gives

Friday, September 01 at 07:00 PM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is set to support Texoma Gives, a 16-hour day of giving that raises funds for non-profits in 11 counties around southern Oklahoma and northern Texas, on Thursday, September 7. The event, which is coordinated by the Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation, includes 15 non-profits based around Lawton.

The non-profits will be set up at Lawton Community Theatre (1316 NW Bell Ave) from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Breakfast will be served from 7:30-11 a.m. Arvest will be on location grilling and serving hot dogs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

“Arvest Bank is proud to support such a great initiative like Texoma Gives,” Angela Spradlin, Marketing Manager for Arvest Bank said. “It is important to us to always give back to the community. An event like this one that brings so many non-profits together provides a perfect opportunity to raise funds for all these great organizations that serve Southwest Oklahoma.”

More than 200 non-profits are set to take part with a goal to raise a total of $1 million dollars. In 2017, 146 non-profits raised $750,000 from 4,882 donations, 96% of which online donations.

The Lawton-based non-profits are Arts For All, Blue Moon Productions, Center for Creative Living, Family Promise, Goodwill, KCCU, Lawton Community Theatre, Lawton Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra, Lawton Public School Foundation, Lawton Music Club, Marie Detty, Teen Court and United Way. 

People interested in donating can give in person at Lawton Community Theatre or online at texomagives.org*

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Tags: Charitable Giving, Lawton

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