Arvest Bank Announces Richards Hiring

Friday, December 08 at 03:00 PM
Category: Arvest News

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce the hiring of Nichoel Richards. 

Richards, who has more than 15 years of commercial lending experience, will serve as senior vice president and commercial relationship manager. As such, she primarily is charged with developing business relationships with wholesalers, manufacturers, distributors and service companies across a broad range of industries.

 Richards will be based at the Arvest branch at 6300 Nall Ave. in Mission, Kan., but will serve the entire metro area. 

“We look forward to combining Nichoel’s experience and credit expertise with the corporate culture and service model we embody at Arvest,” said Brian Lee, executive vice president and commercial loan manager. “She is a leader who has continually demonstrated the ability to uncover and serve the needs of her customers during her career. We’re thrilled to add her to our team of experienced commercial bankers.” 

Richards most recently worked as an executive director, relationship executive with JPMorgan Chase, where she assisted in helping build and expand the Kansas City region and won several national awards. She also spent 12 years at Wells Fargo, where she held numerous roles in collateral exam, credit and new business. 

Richards earned a degree in finance at Concordia University and has participated as a panelist for the Turnaround Management Association. She lives in Shawnee, Kan., with her husband, Tom, and their children.

About Arvest

Arvest Bank, named by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” for 2017, operates more than 250 bank branches in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas through a group of 16 locally managed banks, each with its own board and management team. These banks serve customers in more than 120 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.

Tags: Associates, Kansas City
 

Arvest Bank Names Carroll SVP

Friday, December 08 at 02:00 PM
Category: Arvest News

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce Kristen Carroll has been named a senior vice president. 

Carroll joined Arvest in 2001 as a consumer loan officer and now serves as Arvest Private Banking Manager. In that role, she leads the private banking team, manages customer relationships and is licensed as an advisor to sell insurance and investment products. 

In addition to holding Arkansas life and health insurance licenses, Carroll also holds Series 7 and Series 66 licenses. 

Carroll currently serves as a board member and secretary for Community Services Clearinghouse, among other civic endeavors, and is a 2017 graduate of Leadership Fort Smith. 

About Arvest

Arvest Bank, named by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” for 2017, operates more than 250 bank branches in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas through a group of 16 locally managed banks, each with its own board and management team. These banks serve customers in more than 120 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.

 

Tags: Associates, Fort Smith
 

Introducing Our New App: Arvest Go

Wednesday, November 29 at 02:00 PM
Category: Arvest News
We’re excited to introduce Arvest Go, our new mobile banking experience that makes keeping track of your accounts easy, fast and fun.
 
Arvest Go is now available for free download on the Apple App Store®* and Google Play™* for customers who have an iPhone® or Android™ device.
 
This entirely new app has a modern, sleek and user-friendly design with features we’ve not offered in our current mobile banking app, Arvest Classic.
 
Loaded With Features
 
The new features include fast fingerprint login, the ability to set up Quick View for easy access to your account balances, as well as the ability to add an optional profile photo and other user customization.
 
Of course, Arvest Go lets you deposit checks with Mobile Check Deposit, make bill payments with BillPay and transfer funds—all from the convenience of your phone.
 
Getting Started
 
If you are a current Arvest Classic and online banking customer, you can download the new app and log in using the same login ID and password you have always used.
 
If you are new to mobile and online banking with Arvest, simply visit with an associate at your local branch or call us at (866) 952-9523 to get a login ID and temporary password. Once you’ve installed Arvest Go on your phone, enter your credentials and follow the prompts to create a new password and set up your challenge questions and answers.
 
Not an Update to Previous App
 
Please keep in mind this is not an update to Arvest Classic. Arvest Classic, while still available on the App Store and Google Play, will no longer be modified or enhanced with updates. Arvest Go will be updated regularly to include new features and functionality!
 
We’re excited to bring you this new mobile banking experience. It’s time to Arvest Go! Download it today! 
 
Links marked with * go to a third-party site not operated or endorsed by Arvest Bank, an FDIC-insured institution.
 
Tags: Mobile Banking
 

Arvest Trust Announces Rooker Hiring

Tuesday, November 28 at 02:00 PM
Category: Arvest News
Industry Veteran to Serve as Chief Fiduciary & Risk Officer
 
Arvest Wealth Management is pleased to announce Chris Rooker has joined Arvest Trust. 
 
Rooker will serve as Arvest Trust’s chief fiduciary & risk officer. His primary job responsibilities include providing leadership and guidance to the Arvest Trust compliance team in the areas of fiduciary law, policies and procedures, audit, and business model development.
 
Rooker joins Arvest Wealth Management after most recently working at BOK Financial (BOK), where he served as the national fiduciary executive and managing director of specialty assets for BOK.
 
“With Chris’ 10 years of prior experience, he will bring a wealth of knowledge to our team in the areas of trust, litigation, audit, and regulatory compliance,” Arvest Trust president Donny Rogers said.
 
Rooker also previously worked at Southwestern Bank & Trust Company and Bank of America. He is a graduate of Washington and Lee University and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Oklahoma, as well as a law degree from Southern Methodist University.
 
Rooker is based in Tulsa, where he lives with his three children.
 
About Arvest 
Arvest Bank, named by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” for 2017, operates more than 250 bank branches in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas through a group of 16 locally managed banks, each with its own board and management team. These banks serve customers in more than 120 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: Associates
 

Arvest Bank Announces Musslewhite Hiring

Sunday, November 19 at 01:00 PM
Category: Arvest News

Former Realtor Heavily Involved in Community

Arvest Bank is pleased to announce it has hired Clint Musslewhite as its mortgage loan manager.

Musslewhite comes to Arvest from Keller Williams Realty, where he has worked for the last five-plus years since moving to Bartlesville. In his new role, Musslewhite will provide direction to Arvest Bartlesville’s mortgage division in addition to being responsible for the generation, evaluation, approval, processing, closing and servicing of real estate loans. He will be based at the Arvest branch located at 100 SE Frank Phillips Blvd.
 
“Clint comes to us with a very strong background in management, marketing and sales,” Arvest executive vice president and loan manager David Nickel said. “He will be a great addition to our already great mortgage team.”
 
While at Keller Williams Realty, Musslewhite provided leadership for many of the company’s community service initiatives, including local service projects and Bartlesville Public School District teacher tailgate events. Additionally, he currently serves as a board member for the Bartlesville Convention & Visitors Bureau, Bartlesville Civic Ballet and Ray of Hope Advocacy Center.
 
Prior to moving to Bartlesville, Musslewhite spent 15 years in marketing and operations roles for his alma mater, Baylor University, and two Minor League Baseball franchises. He also has done announcing work for the Tulsa 66ers, Tulsa Shock, Baylor University, Georgetown University and Texas Christian University.
 
Musslewhite and his wife, Stephanie, live in Bartlesville with their three children. In addition to serving as the emcee for numerous local charity events in the Bartlesville area, Musslewhite is the stadium announcer for the Bartlesville High School football team and occasionally the Tulsa Drillers.
 
About Arvest 
Arvest Bank, named by Forbes magazine as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” for 2017, operates more than 250 bank branches in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas through a group of 16 locally managed banks, each with its own board and management team. These banks serve customers in more than 120 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.
 

 

Tags: Bartlesville

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