by Paul Gatling -

Arvest merges mortgage division into bank operations

Fayetteville-chartered Arvest Bank, the state’s second-largest bank, has finalized the legal merger of a wholly-owned subsidiary. As of October, Arvest Central Mortgage Co. (CMC), a servicer of residential mortgages, began…

by Paul Gatling -

Oklahoman named DEI officer at Arvest Bank

Fayetteville-chartered Arvest Bank said Wednesday (Oct. 26) that Cinthya Allen of Norman, Okla., is the company’s new chief diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) officer, effective Nov. 1. Allen will join…

by Roby Brock -

Simmons First Q3 net income flat from year ago

Editor’s note: This story has been corrected for an error in comparison of third quarter financial information to year-ago figures. Simmons First National Corp. reported higher revenue and flat net…