We've added more expertise and leadership to our Ponca City and Newkirk team.
Luke Garrison, AVP, Commercial Loan Officer
Equity Bank announces the promotion of Luke Garrison to Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer based in Ponca City, Oklahoma.
Garrison began his tenure at Equity Bank in 2015 as bank manager of then-Eastman National Bank. Eastman merged with Equity Bank in 2017. Garrison has more than 10 years experience with retail banking in the northern Oklahoma area.
Garrison is a graduate of Northern Oklahoma College and served in the Oklahoma National Guard from 2001 to 2014, including deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as New Orleans to provide relief to victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Garrison serves as Leadership Ponca City Program Chair, of which he is a graduate. Garrison also has participated in the community as President of the Ponca City Art Center, and as board member for the Ponca City Chamber of Commerce. He is an active member of First Baptist Church and area theater productions such as Evan’s Children’s Academy.
Amanda Springer, AVP, Bank Manager
Amanda Springer joined us as Assistant Vice President and Bank Manager of Equity’s downtown Ponca City locations at 222 East Grand and 201 East Central.
Springer has 10 years of experience in retail leadership positions, including five years in the financial services industry. A graduate of Oklahoma State University, Springer will provide management and guidance to Equity Bank’s retail team in downtown Ponca City.
Bradley Fox, Treasury Management Officer
Bradley will help lead Equity Bank’s efforts in northern Oklahoma to provide treasury management services to consumers in the area. He will be based in Ponca City.
Originally from Ponca City, Fox arrives at Equity Bank with 11 years experience in management positions, nine in the financial services industry. He served for 14 years of service in the U.S. Military, during which he was deployed twice to Iraq and Afghanistan. Fox graduated from Rogers State University in 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, and is currently pursuing his Master’s through DeVry University.
Caitlyn Cline, Bank Manager, Ponca City Plaza
Cline enters the position with two years of experience leading retail sales efforts in the Ponca City area and four years of experience in retail banking. Cline joined Equity Bank in November of 2017, when Eastman National Bank in Ponca City and Newkirk became a part of the Wichita-based company. She began her duties as Bank Manager in June 2018.
A Ponca City native, Cline attended Northern Oklahoma College where she received academic honors through the President’s Leadership Council. Cline serves as Treasurer of the Friends of Education board in Ponca City.