Scott Tennyson Named President of Arvest in Harrison, Ark.

Friday, December 19 at 05:20 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

We're excited for the 32 years of banking experience Scott Tennyson brings to his new role as the Arvest Bank market president in Harrison, Ark.

HARRISON, Ark. — Arvest Bank has hired Scott Tennyson as the new Harrison market president. Tom Dame, president of Arvest North Central Arkansas, made the announcement today. 

Tennyson has 32 years of successful banking experience across multiple industry divisions including marketing and mortgage along with retail, private and commercial banking. He also has extensive education in the industry. 

Dame said, “We are thrilled for Scott to join us at Arvest. He has deep banking and finance knowledge as well as passion and enthusiasm for the Harrison community. His experience in multiple areas of this industry will serve our associates and customers well.”


Previously, Tennyson served as the senior vice president for private banking at Bancorpsouth in Springfield. Prior to that, he was the city president and market manager for Regions Bank in Harrison. 

As a Harrison native, Tennyson has spent many years being very involved in the community. He is a past president of the Harrison Chamber of Commerce, past chairman of the Board of Trustees for North Arkansas College and past president of the Harrison Rotary Club.  

Tennyson graduated from Harding University with a bachelor's degree in business administration. He also graduated from the Graduate School of Community Bank Management at the University of Texas as well as America's Community Banks Commercial Lending School and Residential Lending School as well as attended the BAI Graduate School of Retail Banking.

Tennyson has been married to the former Sandra Trammell for 33 years. They have two sons, Eric (Little Rock) and Alex (Fayetteville.)

Tags: Arkansas, Associates, North Central Arkansas, Press Release
Charlotte Stratton on 1/2/2015 at 9:34 PM
Congratulations Scott! I joined Arvest in October working for Waco Title in Fayetteville. It's nice to have you join the team.

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