Arvest Bank is pleased to announce Karen Gray has been promoted to senior vice president in Fayetteville.

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Gray, who has served as vice president since 2007, has been marketing manager for Arvest in Fayetteville since 2005. She has more than 26 years of industry experience.

As marketing manager, Gray provides leadership for Fayetteville’s advertising, public relations and marketing efforts, among other responsibilities. Additionally, Gray has been a two-time chairperson of Arvest’s peer marketing group, among numerous other internal committees.

“Karen excels at community involvement and community development, and working with team members all across the Fayetteville region to help deepen relationships with our customers,” said Gaye Wilcox, sales manager for Arvest in Fayetteville. “It’s been said many times that Karen bleeds Arvest blue due to the passion she exhibits for helping us be successful. We are fortunate to have her and this promotion is well-deserved.”

Gray attended Grayson College and lives in Fayetteville. A past winner of the Alzheimer’s Association Director’s Award, Gray currently serves on the Credit Counseling of Arkansas marketing committee and the Habitat for Humanity Washington County marketing committee. Her previous civic endeavors include work with 7hills Homeless Center, Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, Rebuilding Together and Ozark Guidance.