Liberty Bank hires Moore and promotes Queary

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Jim Moore recently joined Liberty Bank’s Northwest Arkansas division as assistant vice president of lending, according to D. Scott Hancock, executive vice president-lending/chief lending officer.

With more than seven years of banking experience, Moore has served as a loan officer, loan coordinator, and an operations specialist.

“We’re very pleased to have Jim as part of the growing Liberty Bank team,” Hancock said. “His focus on customer service and energy are great assets that Jim brings and will lead to developing many successful banking relationships.”

Moore earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Arkansas and is active in several community organizations. He has served as treasurer, secretary and committee chair for Washington County Ducks Unlimited and an active member of the Fayetteville Sequoyah Kiwanis club. This year Moore is taking part in the Chamber of Commerce Leadership Fayetteville.

He works in Springdale at the 3395 West Sunset Ave. banking center.

Also this week, Liberty Bank promoted Chris Queary to branch coordinator for Liberty Bank’s Bentonville banking center, according to Joe Spivey, community bank president.
A Rogers native, with more than 10 years of banking experience, Queary most recently served as head teller and financial services representative.     
“We are pleased to acknowledge the outstanding leadership role that Chris plays at Liberty Bank,” said Spivey. “His experience and pride in his work make him a perfect fit as branch coordinator.”

Queary and his wife, Becky, have one daughter, Mikayla.

Jonesboro-based Liberty Bank of Arkansas has assets exceeding $2.8 billion, has 46 banking centers in 24 communities throughout the state.