Sullivan Promoted in Oklahoma City

Thursday, June 22 at 05:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Industry veteran will serve as private banking manager.

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce Stuart Sullivan has been promoted to vice president, private banking manager in its Oklahoma City market.

Sullivan, who offices at the Arvest branch at 1501 W. Edmond Road, joined the bank in 2016. He worked at Bank of Oklahoma from 2009-2016, and at First Security Bank prior to that.

In his new role, Stuart will be responsible for the strategy and operational function of Arvest Private Banking in central Oklahoma. He also is charged with the ongoing development of all Arvest Private Banking associates.

Sullivan earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and investment from the University of Arkansas and a master’s degree in entrepreneurship from the University of Oklahoma. He is a member of Bridgeway Church in Oklahoma City and works with high school freshmen through the YMCA’s Y Achiever program. He also serves regularly as a volunteer at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.

Tags: Associates, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
 

Hammontree Promoted in Oklahoma City

Wednesday, June 21 at 04:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Regional branch sales manager is named assistant vice president.

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce Mickeal Hammontree has been named an assistant vice president in its Oklahoma City market.

Hammontree, who has nine years of banking experience, currently serves as a regional branch sales manager. As such, he manages the activities of multiple Arvest branches in the Oklahoma City area. Hammontree offices at the branch at 115 Park Ave.

Hammontree earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Central Oklahoma.

He is active with the Oklahoma Bankers Association Emerging Leaders, the Northwest Oklahoma Chamber and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, among other civic endeavors. He and his wife, Stephanie, live in Edmond.

Tags: Associates, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
 

Loch Promoted in Oklahoma City

Thursday, June 15 at 06:15 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Banking veteran named assistant vice president.

OKLAHOMA CITY – Arvest Bank is pleased to announce Charles Loch has been promoted to assistant vice president in its Oklahoma City market.

Loch, who serves as the branch sales manager at the Arvest location at 1900 S. Douglas Blvd. in Midwest City, has more than eight years of industry experience.

Loch earned a Diploma in Ministry from Global University and is pursuing a degree in business technologies with an office management option at Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City. He is actively involved with the Midwest City Chamber of Commerce, a graduate of Leadership Midwest City 2017, and a member of its alumni association.

Originally from Choctaw, Loch lives in Midwest City with his wife, April, and their four children.

Tags: Associates, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Press Release
 

Welcome Rob Croake and Heather Ray in Kansas City

Wednesday, June 14 at 06:05 AM
Category: Arvest Community News
Arvest is pleased to announce the additions of Rob Croake, mortgage lending supervisor and Heather Ray, mortgage loan officer to the mortgage team in Greater Kansas City.  
 
A graduate of Miami University with a M.B.A. from Rockhurst University, Rob has over 20 years of management experience in the mortgage and financial services industry. He will actively seek opportunities to build internal and external relationships to help grow Arvest’s mortgage presence in Kansas City. He resides in Leawood with his wife and four children. 
 
A Kansas City native, Heather has a bachelor’s degree in business management. She has most recently worked as a business development manager at LeaderOne Financial Corporation and Operations Manager at Creative Planning, Inc. She resides in Johnson County with her four daughters and sits on the board for Quixotic Foundation. 
 
Welcome to Arvest, Rob and Heather! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Tags: Associates, Kansas City
 

Mortgage Staff Beefs Up in Benton County, Ark.

Tuesday, June 13 at 05:15 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Dunham, Andrade and Davis bring experience and expertise.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Arvest Bank is pleased to announce three additions to its mortgage team in Benton County.

Randy Dunham has been named mortgage loan officer and vice president, while Laura A. Andrade and Heather Davis will serve as mortgage lenders.

Dunham has worked in mortgage lending since 1993, and most recently managed Arvest’s internet mortgage lending department.

“We’re glad to have Randy on our team,” said Maria Lau, Arvest’s mortgage loan manager in Benton County. “His experience is an invaluable asset, particularly when it comes to the relocation process. He really understands what our customers in those situations require and is able to tailor his service.”

Dunham, who will office at Arvest’s Financial Center branch in Bentonville, earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and banking at the University of Arkansas. He and his wife, Rebecca, have one daughter and are active members at Christ’s Church of Oronogo.

Andrade began her banking career in 2002 and currently offices at Arvest’s branch on New Hope Road in Rogers. She lives with her husband and their two children in Bentonville, where they are active members of Bentonville Church of the Nazarene.

“Laura has a real passion for her work,” Lau said. “She is a great reflection of Arvest’s core values, and that shows in the work she does helping her clients understand their unique needs and how to address them.”

Davis began her career at Arvest in 2010, and has been part of its mortgage operations since 2013. She offices at the bank’s downtown Bentonville branch.

“Heather is yet another associate who understands how to identify her clients’ needs and find the best way to address them,” Lau said. “She has worked in both Benton and Washington counties, which often gives her a perspective our customers appreciate.”

 

Tags: Arkansas, Arvest Benton County, Associates, Press Release
 

Hernandez Named Assistant VP in Oklahoma City

Monday, June 12 at 05:40 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Banking veteran with nine years of experience promoted.

OKLAHOMA CITY – Arvest Bank is pleased to announce Martin Hernandez has been promoted to assistant vice president in its Oklahoma City market.

Hernandez, who serves as the branch sales manager at the Arvest location at 2025 Sonoma Park Drive in Edmond, has nine years of banking experience and has been in his current position for five years. He previously managed an Arvest branch in Reno and has won numerous internal awards for management and sales and service.

Originally from Chickasha, Hernandez lives in Oklahoma City, where he is active in several civic endeavors, including American Heart Association and YWCA.

Tags: Associates, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Press Release

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