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ELS Spotlight: Ashley Hambelton (5/26/2022) 
Ashley Hambelton is a Branch Sales Manager at Arvest Bank in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
ELS Spotlight: Samantha Sanders (5/19/2022) 
Samantha Sanders is a USDA Credit Assistant with Stone Bank in Little Rock, Arkansas.
ELS Spotlight: Allison Williamson (5/19/2022) 
Allison Williamson is a Financial Center Manager III at Simmons Bank in Marshall, Arkansas.
In Battle to Retain Key Executives, Supplemental Retirement Benefits Can Be a Winning Strategy (5/16/2022) 
This blog is a recap of a panel discussion with ABA Endorsed vendor Trey Deupree, NFP Executive Benefits, Vince Sotelo, Protective Live, and Mel Martin, First National Bank of Oklahoma.
ELS Spotlight: Brandy Bradley (3/17/2022) 
Brandy Bradley is Assistant Vice President/Retail Manager for Citizens Bank in Cave City, Arkansas.
ELS Spotlight: Tanya Fust (3/3/2022) 
Tanya Fust is VP/Retail Operations Manager for First Security Bank in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
ELS Spotlight: Stuart Shenep (2/10/2022) 
Stuart Shenep is a Community Banker for Simmons Bank in Hot Springs, AR.
ELS Spotlight: Kelly Fatherree (1/27/2022) 
Kelly Fatherree is a Branch Manager for Bodcaw Bank in Magnolia, Arkansas.
ELS Spotlight: Sarah Hutzel (1/13/2022) 
Sarah Hutzel is a Commercial Banker 3 for Arvest Bank in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
ELS Spotlight: Marie Holland (12/2/2021) 
Marie Holland is a Business Development Officer/Community Banker for First Security Bank in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
ELS Spotlight: Justin Zimmerman (11/18/2021) 
Justin Zimmerman is Vice President of Retail Banking for First Service Bank in Clinton, Arkansas.
Small Businesses Bank on Relationships (11/10/2021) 
Written by Heather Robinette, Consulting and Market Research Manager for the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at UALR.
CAMELS Ratings: Liquidity (11/10/2021) 
Written by Julie Stackhouse, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Relief for Community Banks in the Competition for Deposits (11/10/2021) 
Written by David Still, Regional Director at Promontory Interfinancial Network, LLC
ELS Spotlight: Bill Oliva (1/21/2021) 
Bill Oliva is AVP/Loan Officer for First Community Bank in Batesville, Arkansas.