Beth Presley has been named vice president, marketing director of Arvest Bank in the Fort Smith Region.
She previously served as the assistant athletic director for the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith.
Presley holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Missouri State University, a master’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Illinois, and is working on her doctorate in Workforce Development Education.
She also serves on the Sebastian County Park Board and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program Advisory Board.
“We are excited to add Beth to our team. She understands Arvest’s commitment to serving and contributing to our community,” Craig Rivaldo, president of Arvest Bank, said in a statement. “Her many years working with and for “non-profits” supports her commitment to Fort Smith.”
Arvest, with $11.99 billion in assets, operates more than 230 bank branches in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma. The bank’s majority owner is Jim Walton, son of Wal-Mart founders Helen and Sam Walton.