Arvest Bank promotes 3

Photos: (from left) April Rosa, Jaren Beavers and Cody Gregory

YELLVILLE, Ark. – Arvest Bank has announced the promotion of three of its employees.

April Rosa has been named vice president in Mountain Home. Rosa serves as a private banking advisor to the Mountain Home market, providing customer service experience with a comprehensive financial approach of meeting clients’ financial needs.

“April has demonstrated outstanding performance in serving our private banking customers with top-notch, customized care,” says Layton Lee, loan manager for Arvest in North Central Arkansas. “She goes the extra mile to ensure the unique needs of each client are met with personal service and quality solutions.”

In addition, Jaren Beavers has been named vice president in Yellville. Beavers serves as marketing manager for Arvest in North Central Arkansas, providing leadership for advertising, public relations and marketing promotions efforts, among other responsibilities.

“Jaren has embraced the Arvest culture from the get-go and has demonstrated leadership and initiative not just locally, but with her peers across the Arvest footprint as well,” says David McBee, executive vice president and sales manager for Arvest in North Central Arkansas. “She brings vibrant energy and creative thinking to work every day and we look forward to her continued contributions.”

The third promotion is at Harrison where Cody Gregory has been promoted to the position of vice president, commercial banker.

Gregory started his banking career as a consumer lender in 2014 and has served as a commercial lender since 2016. In his new role, Gregory will continue to serve as a trusted advisor for businesses of all sizes, managing secured and asset-based credit loans, working capital lines of credit and treasury opportunities, among other duties.

Gregory is a graduate of both North Arkansas College and Cox College, as well as the American Bankers Association’s Consumer Lending School and Commercial Lending School. He is enrolled in the Graduate School of Banking at LSU.

“This is a well-deserved promotion,” says Scott Tennyson, community bank president for Arvest in Harrison. “Cody has been a valuable member of our team for some time and is continually striving to gain knowledge and expertise that ultimately helps our customers. His dedication to serving North Central Arkansas is remarkable.”

Gregory is an active member of Kiwanis Club of Harrison, among other civic endeavors. He and his wife, Kelsey, have one daughter and live in Harrison.

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