Arvest Bank is pleased to announce Kaytlann Barnes has been promoted to branch manager in Fort Smith.

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Barnes, who has eight years of banking experience, most recently served as an assistant branch manager. In her new role, Barnes will manage the activities of the Arvest branch located at 11808 Highway 71 South.

“We are very excited for Kaytlann to bring her experience, knowledge, and passion to our Rye Hill team,” Arvest branch administrator Sina Oden said. “She has earned internal recognition and honors several times during her five years at Arvest. This promotion is well-deserved and I’m confident it will benefit our customers in the Fort Smith area.”

Barnes is currently working on obtaining a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership from John Brown University. Among other civic endeavors, Barnes is a worship leader at Covenant Family Worship Center in Booneville, where she lives with her husband, Ryan.