The board of directors for Arvest Bank in Benton County recently approved the promotions of nine bankers.
“Promotions are taken to the board on a periodic basis by the respective senior managers,” said Craig Rivaldo, president and CEO of Arvest Bank in Benton County. “These are commendable associates who have displayed leadership ability, passion for the job they do and for the community they live in, are leaders of their respective departments or divisions, and exemplify the Arvest core values.”
Kelly Carlson was named vice president and senior commercial banker. He has been a a junior commercial lender since joining that department in August 2012. In that role Carlson has originated $57 million in commercial loans throughout Northwest Arkansas. Carlson has been with Arvest Bank since June 2008.
Vice president promotions went to three of Arvest’s client advisors who will continue working in that area of finance:
• Amie Fielder
• Michelle Hauge
• Steve Gibbs
Five other Arvest bankers were promoted to assistant vice president roles:
• Catherine Alexander, trust advisor in Bella Vista
• Ryan Mattiza, morgage lender in Rogers
• Nicole LaRocco, mortgage lender in Bentonville and Rogers
• Adam Robinson, consumer loans in Centerton
• Beverly LaFera, consumer loans in Bentonville