Equity Bank Adds Allen Huffman to Eureka Springs Lending Team


WICHITA, Kansas (March 14, 2018) – Equity Bank announces the addition of Allen Huffman to its commercial lending team based in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Huffman began in his new role on Monday, March 12.

Huffman previously served as community bank president for Arvest Bank in Eureka Springs, a position he held since 2014, 

leading the bank’s local marketing efforts and managing numerous commercial loan and deposit relationships.

“Allen is a talented commercial lender and a great community banker. He will join Equity’s Eureka Springs seasoned lending team of Jay Ertel, Connie Featherstone and Tammy Bullock as Vice President/Commercial Loan Officer,” said Elizabeth Kelley, President of Equity Bank in Eureka Springs.

“What I love most is serving our community,” said Allen Huffman. “Customer-focused service has always been the focus of the outstanding Equity Bank team and it’s mine as well. This move is the right fit at the right time and our goal is to make sure it’s a benefit for all our existing and new customers.”

Huffman began his banking career with Arvest Bank, beginning as assistant vice president and commercial banker in 2009, and has additional customer service experience as Sales Manager for Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. Huffman is involved in the Eureka Springs community as President-Elect of the Rotary Club, and is enrolled in the Rotary’s Leadership Academy. He is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors at Mercy Heath Foundation and also has served on the Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board.

Huffman graduated from the American Bankers Association Commercial Lending School in 2013 and the Shockproof Credit College for Commercial Business. He is an alumnus of Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas.

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