Arvest Bank is pleased to announce Larry Randall has been named commercial loan manager for the bank in Fort Smith.

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Randall has 23 years of industry experience and has served in multiple roles at Arvest, most recently as a commercial lender. In his new role, Randall is responsible for the generation, evaluation, approval processing, closing and servicing of commercial loans in Fort Smith and the River Valley. He will be based out of the Arvest location at 5000 Rogers Ave.

“Larry holds a wealth of knowledge and experience, and we’re looking forward to great things from him in this new capacity,” Arvest loan manager Trace Andres said. “As much as he will be an asset to the bank, though, Larry will be even more helpful to our commercial customers.”

A Certified Lease & Finance Professional, Randall completed both the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University and the American Bankers Association Commercial Lending Program at the University of Oklahoma. Randall also earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Arkansas.

Among other civic endeavors, Randall volunteers for St. John’s Episcopal Church and Western Arkansas Ballet. He is a past board member of Mercy Health Foundation Fort Smith, the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club of Fort Smith, among numerous others.