Holman Named To Board In Prairie Grove, Ark.

Thursday, January 07 at 03:25 PM
Category: Arvest Community News

Assistant professor for Arkansas Tech University joins the board of directors for Arvest Bank in Prairie Grove, Ark.

PRAIRIE GROVE, Ark. — Arvest Bank is pleased to announce that Frank Holman has accepted a position on the Arvest Bank in Prairie Grove’s board of directors. 

Before becoming an assistant professor of educational leadership and administration for Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Holman most recently served as the superintendent of Lincoln Public Schools from 2007 to 2012. He has previously served in that capacity for Cabot Public Schools, Arkadelphia Public Schools, Lincoln Public Schools as also a teacher, coach and high school principal and as a teacher and coach in Clinton Public Schools and Belleville Public Schools.

“Frank Holman is an educational leader and community spirited individual, exactly the kind of person we like to have on our local directorial board,” said Mike Willard, Arvest Bank CEO and President in Prairie Grove. “His 39 years’ experience as an educational administrator provides the oversight experience and local knowledge we treasure as a community-based bank.”

A native of Danville, Holman earned a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts from Arkansas Tech University in 1971 and 1972, a Educational Specialist degree in 1989 and Master of Educational Administration in 1987 from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, and his Educational Doctorate in 1995 from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

He has served on numerous educational boards, including the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, Arkansas Association of Education Administration, Arkansas Association of Superintendents and Administrators, and the Arkansas Center for Executive Leadership.

His wife, Joyce Holman, is a retired elementary school teacher and the couple shares 72 years’ experience in Arkansas education. They have two daughters, Jasa of Lincoln and Kelly of Maumelle, and three grandchildren.

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