Chris Barton has joined Centennial Bank as market president in Rogers/Bentonville according to Scott Hancock, Northwest Arkansas Division President.
“Chris’s brings a strong network and financial background that will take our Rogers/Bentonville markets to the next level,” said Hancock. “Our customer and bankers will appreciate the strong leadership that he brings to our organization.”
Barton has more than 14 years of financial experience and most recently served as a vice president of commercial lending.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Arkansas. Barton is also a graduate of the Commercial Lending School at Southern Methodist University and will complete the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University in June 2015.
Barton is a Community Leadership Council member for the Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Northwest Arkansas, a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to low-income single parents pursuing career-related education.
He and his wife, Courtney, have two children, Bishop, 6, and Whit, 4.
Barton will be located in Centennial Bank’s 4000 West Walnut Street banking center in Rogers.