Arvest Ranks Highest in 2 Regions in J.D. Power & Associates 2013 Retail Banking Satisfaction Study

Thursday, April 18 at 11:00 AM
Category: Arvest News

Arvest is pleased to announce we've been ranked highest in both the Southwest Region and the South Central Region in the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Retail Banking Study. Thanks to our associates and customers who have made this ranking possible!

LOWELL, Ark., — Arvest Bank ranks highest both in the South Central Region and in the Southwest Region in the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Retail Banking Satisfaction StudySM.  This is the fifth year that Arvest has been recognized with a J.D. Power award. Arvest has been ranked highest in satisfaction with retail banking in the Southwest (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013), Southeast (2009) and South Central (2010, 2012, 2013) regions. The 2013 study was conducted with more than 51,000 banking consumers throughout eleven regions across the United States.

“To receive a regional award for the fifth year is a tremendous honor for our bank and our associates,” said Kevin Sabin, president and CEO of Arvest. “We view this as validation of our customer-centric philosophy and are thrilled with this result. We pride ourselves on providing high levels of service consistently throughout our organization and through all channels of delivery whether it be in person, online or via telephone. Our associates deserve the credit for this honor, and we are truly thankful to our customers for this recognition and for trusting us to help them with their financial needs.”

In the South Central region, Arvest received the highest score in four factors analyzed by the study—product offerings, facility, account information, account activities. In the Southwest region, Arvest received the highest score in five factors—fees, product offerings, facility, account information, account activities. The South Central Region is comprised of five states: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. The Southwest Region is comprised of six states: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma and Utah.

Many factors contribute to Arvest’s highest ranking in the study.  Arvest Bank offers a highly rated in-branch experience and offers 12-hour weekday banking, along with Saturday hours at many of its more than 260 locations.  Arvest also provides a wide variety of desirable checking and loan products as well as many customer conveniences including online banking, mobile banking, mobile check deposit, deposit image ATMs and other electronic services.

“Our customers tell us what they want – our job is to listen and deliver. They tell us they want convenient locations, extended hours, innovative products, the latest in online services and local community support delivered by strong, empowered teams in the communities we serve,” Sabin said. “Delivering this type of service through friendly associates with world-class knowledge is the kind of banking experience customers appreciate.”

To view the full release from J.D. Power and Associates, visit

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