Arvest Bank announces the promotion of Jacob Barnes to branch manager of the bank location at the corner of East Robinson Avenue and Butterfield Coach Road in Springdale. He will report to Jenny England, branch administrator. Barnes began his career with Arvest at Siloam Springs in April of 2006. Over his career, he has worked as teller, financial services representative and assistant branch manager.
“Jacob has proven himself as a superb customer service provider and a great team member here at Arvest Bank,” England said. “He knows how Arvest Bank operates and how best to work within that structure for the benefit of our customers."
A native of Gentry, Barnes graduated from Gentry High School and completed his bachelor’s degree in political science from John Brown University in Siloam Springs. He and his wife, Kathleen Barnes, have a son, Grisham, age 2. They are involved with Children of Arkansas Loved a Lifetime (CALL) and are in the process of becoming foster parents. The family lives in Springdale.