Arvest Bank Announces McKinney Charitable Trust Recipients

Friday, October 25 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

The Carl and Alleen McKinney Charitable Trust, which has been managed by Arvest Bank since 1997, awarded more than $100,000 to a total of 18 organizations, it was announced recently. In accordance with the terms of the trust, awards were made for the benefit of the children, youth, elderly, poor and disadvantaged of the Bentonville area.

Arvest Bank Trust Officer Lloyd Franques administers the Trust, which has distributed more than $3 million to local charities in 20-plus years. This year’s board of directors – consisting of Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Graham Cobb, local attorney Blaine Jackson and Arvest Executive Vice President and Chief Fiduciary & Risk Officer to the Trust Division Tabi Lipscomb – awarded a total of $149,919 to these applicants:

  • Adult Development Center of Benton County DBA Open Avenues
  • Boys & Girls Club of Benton County
  • CASA of Northwest Arkansas Inc.
  • Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County
  • Circle of Life Hospice
  • Elizabeth Richardson Center
  • Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center
  • Hope Cancer Resources
  • H2O: Help-2-Others Inc.
  • Lifeline of Northwest Arkansas
  • Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter
  • Northwest Arkansas Food Bank
  • Rogers Public Education Foundation
  • Samaritan Community Center
  • Second Street Pantry Missions Inc.
  • Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County
  • Sunshine School & Development Center
  •  WelcomeHealth
Tags: Arkansas, Arvest, Bentonville
 

Arvest Wealth Management Hires Reuter

Friday, April 12 at 07:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce it has hired Mark Reuter as an Arvest Wealth Management client advisor.


Reuter, who has more than 25 years of industry experience, will be based out the Arvest branch at 405. S. Walton Blvd. In his new role, Reuter will work closely with his customers and their families to identify their personal goals in order to provide appropriate and individualized customer solutions.

“We are thrilled to add Mark’s experience and expertise to our team,” Arvest Wealth Management manager Andrew Skinner said. “We know he will be a valuable asset not just for us, but more importantly, for our customers.”

Reuter earned a political science degree at Fort Hays State University. Additionally, he is a board member for the Arkansas Crisis Center, a Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce ambassador, and an active member of the Rogers Downtown Rotary Club, among other civic endeavors.

Reuter and his wife, Sharon, have two adult sons and live in Bentonville.

Tags: Arkansas, Arvest, Bentonville
 

Arvest Wealth Management’s Cross to Wrap Up Career in March

Wednesday, March 13 at 02:00 PM
Category: Arvest News

Arvest Bank will celebrate the career of Jim Cross on March 29.

Cross, a senior client advisor for Arvest Wealth Management in Bentonville, has worked at Arvest for 30 years.

Jim Cross has had an incredible career at Arvest, and for many, it will be hard to think about Arvest Bank in Bentonville without Jim as an advisor there,” Arvest Wealth Management president and CEO Jim King said. “Jim has seen Arvest grow and change through his many years of service, and has contributed to that growth in so many ways.

“But most importantly, for more than 30 years, Jim has helped so many customers achieve their financial goals with his personal passion and diligence. Jim has meant so much to Arvest, and we wish him all the best in his retirement.”

A reception to honor Cross will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Friday, March 29, at the Bentonville Conference Center.

About Arvest Bank
Arvest Bank, named by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” for 2018, operates more than 270 bank branches in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas through a group of 14 locally managed banks, each with its own board and management team. These banks serve customers in more than 135 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.

About Arvest Wealth Management
Arvest Wealth Management offers wealth management, trust services and insurance products. Investment products and services provided by Arvest Investments, Inc., doing business as Arvest Wealth Management, member FINRA/SIPC, an SEC registered investment adviser and a subsidiary of Arvest Bank. Insurance products are made available through Arvest Insurance, Inc., which is registered as an insurance agency. Insurance products are marketed through Arvest Insurance, Inc., but are underwritten by insurance companies. Investments and Insurance Products: Not FDIC Insured, May Lose Value and Not Guaranteed by the Bank. Trust services provided by Arvest Bank.
 


 

Tags: Arvest Wealth Management, Associates, Bentonville
 

McKinney Charitable Trust Awards More than $150,000

Thursday, October 11 at 02:00 PM
Category: Arvest Community News

The Carl and Alleen McKinney Charitable Trust, which has been managed by Arvest Bank since 1997, awarded more than $150,000 to a total of 19 organizations, it was announced recently. In accordance with the terms of the trust, awards were made for the benefit of the youth, the poor and the disadvantaged in the Bentonville, Arkansas area.

Arvest Bank trust officer Lloyd Franques administers the trust, which has distributed more than $3 million to local charities in 20-plus years. This year’s board of directors – consisting of Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce Graham Cobb, local attorney Blaine Jackson and Arvest executive vice president and regional trust manager Tabi Lipscomb – awarded a total of $156,381 to these applicants for the following benefit:

  • Adult Development Center of Benton County DBA Open Avenues – update its telephone system
  • Arkansas Children’s Foundation – purchase a ventilator
  • Boys & Girls Club of Benton County – give scholarships for low-income youth to attend its after-school program
  • Children’s Advocacy Center of Benton County – purchase a visitor management software system to provide instant background checks of visitors, and a portable iRecord system for forensic interviews
  • Circle of Life Hospice – purchase a Hill-Rom bed for patient care at Legacy Village in Bentonville
  • Dress for Success – use for a career center expansion and participant materials
  • Helen Walton Children’s Enrichment Center – purchase food preparation equipment
  • Hope Cancer Resources – provide financial assistance for cancer patients
  • Lifeline of NWA – provide equipment and monitoring for personal emergency response for elderly clients
  • Mercy Health Foundation Northwest Arkansas – purchase infant scales for its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter – provide facility updates and improvements in order to provide a safe, nurturing and secure setting for teen girls who have suffered the trauma of abuse and neglect
  • Northwest Arkansas Community College Foundation-Brightwater – fund its food recovery program
  • Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter – create interactive and engaging indoor spaces for children and youth
  • NWA Food Bank – fund its senior mobile pantry program
  • Rogers Public Education Foundation – provide teachers with educational grants
  • Samaritan House Community Center – purchase snack packs for Bentonville children at risk for hunger on the weekends and school breaks
  • Second Street Pantry Mission Inc. – fund snack pack programs for challenged students at Washington and Lincoln Junior High Schools, and personal care packets for clients
  • Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County Inc. – fund general scholarshipsSunshine School and Development Center – support the transportation department so that children with disabilities may attend its therapeutic preschool center

 

 
 

Tags: Arkansas, Arvest, Arvest Benton County, Bentonville
 

Arvest Bank Adds Callahan and Faciszewski to Board of Directors

Friday, June 01 at 01:00 PM
Category: Arvest News

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce Jared Faciszewski and Amy Callahan have joined its local board of directors in Benton County.


Callahan founded the shopper marketing firm Collective Bias® in 2009, and oversees its operations. With more than 15 years of industry experience, Callahan has been recognized as a Forty Under 40 member by both Arkansas Business and the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal. Additionally, she and Collective Bias have been recognized by Forbes and Inc. magazines.

Among other civic endeavors, Callahan serves as the president of the Rogers Public Education Foundation and is a board member for Community Venture Foundation.

Faciszewski has been a partner at RZC Investments, a Northwest Arkansas-focused direct investment fund, since 2016. Prior to that, he spent two years with the Walton Family Foundation. Faciszewski is a graduate of Colorado College and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

“We are thrilled to add Amy and Jared to our board,” said Craig Rivaldo, Arvest president for Benton County. “Both have expertise and insights that will be invaluable to us here at Arvest. Additionally, they also are active and respected parts of the community here in Northwest Arkansas. There is no doubt they will be strong parts of our team.”

Callahan and Faciszewski are replacing Robert H. Lewis and Janie Darr.

 

 

Tags: Arvest, Bentonville

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