Arvest Bank is pleased to announce Maria Vaughn will join its Saline County (Ark.) team as a private banking advisor.

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Vaughn will analyze and develop wealth management strategies for private banking clients and work to help define and meet their financial goals.

“I am excited be joining the private banking team at Arvest and being able to service all of Saline County with all of their financial needs,” Vaughn said. “What I’m also excited about is not only being able to service all of my customer needs, but also be active in supporting the community’s needs.”

Vaughn joins Arvest with 11 years of experience in banking. Prior to joining Arvest, Vaughn served as a branch manager for Relyance Bank. She also held the position of senior deposit operations specialist at Heartland Bank.

“We are thrilled to welcome Maria to the team,” said Phillip Partain, community market president for Arvest Bank in Saline county. “

Vaughn is a Bryant native and serves as a board member for the Bryant Boys and Girls Club, an ambassador for the Greater Bryant Chamber of Commerce, treasurer for the Arkansas Dance Center Parent Organization and as a member of the Saline County Business Professionals. She lives in Bryant with her husband, Troy, and their three children.