Justin Harris has joined Arvest Bank as a commercial loan officer and vice president in the Bentonville market.
He recently moved to Northwest Arkansas from Dallas and has more than 15 years’ banking experience. Harris has worked in asset-based lending, complex capital restructures, bank syndications, commercial real estate and special assets. His experience also includes wholesale commercial and industrial lending; agriculture, oil and gas services; hospitality services; land development; and retail shopping real estate.
“We are so pleased to have Justin join the Arvest team in Bentonville,” said Jason England, senior vice president and Bentonville commercial team leader for Arvest Bank. “He has the experience that will serve him and Arvest well as he helps customers evaluate and obtain the financial backing they need to expand Northwest Arkansas’ economy."
Harris earned his bachelor’s degree from Utah State University and his master’s degree in business from the University of Arizona.
He has been active within his communities and has previously been involved with St. Mary’s Food Bank, The Ronald McDonald House, The Boy Scouts of America, several rest homes and was chair of the Good Works Committee in Dallas, whose sole responsibility was funding local charities within that community.