Arvest Bank Springdale announced two employment changes as Randall Harriman joins the company as a private banking advisor and Andrea Kennedy is promoted to commercial banker.
Harriman has more than 14 years of experience in banking and lending, most recently as an assistant vice president, lender and security manager for First Security Bank. He has worked at various local banks as a branch manager, consumer lender and commercial lender.
“Randall brings to our team the experience and knowledge needed to work with our private banking clients on their complex financial needs,” said Mary Pedersen, private banking manager for Arvest Bank. “We are excited to add Randall as a valuable addition to our private banking team in Springdale.”
A native of Springdale, Harriman earned his bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Harriman serves on the board of directors of the Arts Center of the Ozarks. He and his wife, Lindsay, have 7-year-old twins, daughter Reese and son Eli.
Kennedy is a vice president with more than 12 years of experience in with Arvest, most recently as a private banking advisor.
“Andrea’s extensive experience both with Springdale and with the private banking customers here make her especially skilled for her new position,” said Richard Winesburg, commercial loan manager for Arvest Bank in Springdale. “Her professionalism and focus on customer service are a credit to Arvest and a benefit to our customers.”
Kennedy is also native of Springdale and attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She holds an Arkansas Insurance license, Series 7 Securities license and Series 66 license.
She is a member of the Springdale Rotary Club and volunteers with Partners in Education. Kennedy and her husband, Keith, have three children, Lexy, Allie and Carter.