Arvest Bank Hires Grinstead in Treasury Management Division

Wednesday, October 02 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News


Arvest Bank is pleased to announce we have hired Taylor Grinstead as a sales advisor for our Treasury Management division.

Grinstead has 12 years of industry experience. In her new role at Arvest, Grinstead will be responsible for developing new business while expanding existing business relationships, when appropriate, among other duties. She will serve Arvest’s Oklahoma City and southwest Oklahoma markets, and be based in Oklahoma City.

“We are excited to add Taylor to our team,” said Julie Simmons, regional sales manager for the Treasury Management division. “She brings an impressive track record, and I am confident her experience and expertise will be a benefit not just for the bank, but more importantly, our customers.”

A veteran of the U.S. Army, Grinstead earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in administrative leadership from the University of Oklahoma, and is currently pursuing a master’s in business administration from Ohio University. She lives in Norman with her husband, Wes, and their son. 

Tags: Arvest, Treasury Management
 

Arvest Bank Announces Vagle Hiring

Tuesday, October 01 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce we have hired Dan Vagle as a product manager for our Treasury Management division.

Vagle has more than 15 years of industry experience and will oversee the business, financial and customer experience results for the Treasury Management division’s payable products, including Automated Clearing House (ACH) services, wire services, Positive Pay and account reconciliation, among others. He will serve Arvest’s entire four-state footprint, but be based out of the bank’s branch in Mission, Kan.

“We are thrilled to add Dan to our team,” said Paul Jarrett, the Treasury Management division’s director of product management. “His track record speaks for itself, and his experience and expertise will be a benefit for both the bank and our customers.”

Vagle earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Hope College and a master’s in business administration from Robert Morris University. He lives in Overland Park, Kan., with his wife, Amanda, and their three daughters.

Tags: Arvest, Kansas, Treasury Management
 

Chris Dees Joins Arvest Treasury Management Team in North Central AR

Tuesday, September 03 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank announced that Chris Dees is joining the bank’s Treasury Management team as an assistant vice president and treasury management sales advisor.


In his new role, Dees will be responsible for working with business clients through a consultative approach, focusing on leveraging technology and fraud prevention services to enhance the efficiency of the businesses’ cash flow. Dees has six years of experience in the banking industry and most recently was a financial sales representative with Arvest, prior to his role as a universal customer advocate with Bear State Bank.

“As a former business owner and experienced banker, Chris can provide valuable insight into what solutions Arvest Treasury Management can provide to better streamline a business client’s receivables and payables functions,” said Shawn Christian, senior vice president and treasury management regional sales manager for Arvest Bank. “In addition to his unique experience, Chris is also a native of the community and understands which products and services are best suited for the business clients in the market.”

Dees will be based in Yellville, but will serve the entire North Central Arkansas market, in addition to Arvest clients in Jonesboro.

He is a board member of the Ozark Arts Council and has participated in productions of the Lyric Theatre.

Dees is a native of Harrison and a graduate of Harrison High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Arkansas Tech University. He and his wife, Michelle, live in Harrison with their daughter.

He succeeds Heather Russell who is relocating within Arvest Treasury Management. 

About Arvest
Arvest Bank, named by Forbes magazine as one of the “World’s Best Banks” for 2019, operates more than 260 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. Investments and Insurance Products: Not FDIC Insured, May Lose Value and Not Guaranteed by the Bank. Trust services provided by Arvest Bank.

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Kellogg Joins Arvest Bank Treasury Management Team

Thursday, August 29 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News


Arvest Bank is pleased to announce it has hired Randy Kellogg as vice president and international senior business development advisor for its Treasury Management division.

Kellogg, who has more than 30 years of industry experience, will be based in Oklahoma City, but serve Kansas and Missouri in addition to Oklahoma. In this role, Kellogg will be responsible for sales activities within large corporate accounts, middle market and business banking.

“Randy’s experience and expertise make him a fantastic addition to our team,” said Julie Simmons, senior vice president and regional sales manager for Arvest Treasury Management. “Having him on our team will allow Arvest Treasury Management to provide support to companies throughout Oklahoma, as well as Kansas and Missouri, for all products offered under the umbrella of International Banking within Arvest. We couldn’t be more excited for him to get started.”

Kellogg holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture economics from Oklahoma State University and a master’s in business administration from the University of Central Oklahoma. He has served on the Oklahoma District Export Council and is currently a member of the Oklahoma Governor’s International Team. He and his wife, Melody, have two adult sons and live in Guthrie.

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Arvest Bank Adds Bricker to Treasury Management Team

Wednesday, June 26 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News


Arvest Bank is pleased to announce it has hired Jonathan Bricker as vice president and international business development representative for its Treasury Management division.

Bricker, who has more than 16 years of industry experience, will be based in Little Rock, but serve the entire state of Arkansas. In his new role, Bricker will be responsible for sales activities within large corporate accounts, middle market and business banking.

“We are thrilled to add Jonathan to our team,” said Shawn Christian, senior vice president and regional sales manager for Arvest Treasury Management. “His experience and expertise will be a big benefit not just to the bank, but more importantly, our clients. Having him on our team will allow Arvest Treasury Management to provide support to Arkansas-based companies for all products offered under the umbrella of International Banking within Arvest.”

Bricker is a volunteer for Arkansas Children’s Hospital, vice president of the Lambda Phi Home Association of Sigma Nu, and has served as a board member for March of Dimes, among other civic endeavors.

Tags: Arkansas, Arvest, Little Rock, Treasury Management

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