News & Events
RELYANCE BANK, N.A. AND JEFFERSON BANCSHARES, INC.
PINE BLUFF, AR (October 15, 2014) – Chuck Morgan, President and CEO of Relyance Bank, and John Garrison, Chairman of Jefferson Bancshares, Inc. announce the addition of three new Directors, Mr. David Ferrell, Mr. Marshall Kelley and Mr. Thomas Murchison, III. Regarding the addition, Mr. Morgan states that, "All three gentlemen are successful business leaders and respected in their communities. Their diverse business experiences will enhance the strength of our boards and we are honored to have them."
Mr. David Ferrell and his wife, Suzanne, own and operate Hunter's Refuge in White Hall, AR and he is also a real estate broker with Ferrell Realty. Mr. Ferrell is a Deacon at Bethany Missionary Baptist Church. He is a proud supporter of White Hall Schools and athletics. He is an avid sponsor of Ducks Unlimited and the National Rifle Association.
Mr. Marshall Kelley, a licensed mortician, is the operational manager of Brown Funeral Homes located in Pine Bluff, Fordyce and Dumas, AR. He is a volunteer with the Jefferson Hospital Association, Belair Middle School, Elks Lodge and Haygood Lodge.
Mr. Thomas Murchison, III, is involved in various business ventures such as North Little Rock Jet, Mid-South Farming and the Arkansas Big Buck Classic. He serves on the board of England Liquid Fertilizer and various charitable organizations.
RELYANCE BANK, N.A. ANNOUNCES
LITTLE ROCK TEAM
PINE BLUFF, AR (SEPTEMBER 17, 2014) – Chuck Morgan, President and CEO of Relyance Bank, N.A. announces the addition of their Little Rock team.
Mr. David M. Straessle joins Relyance as the Little Rock Region President, bringing 22 years of experience in the financial services and commercial lending industry. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Real Estate Finance at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and also graduated from the National Commercial Lending School. Mr. Straessle is a member of the Leadership Class XXI and was recognized as one of Arkansas Business' "40 Under 40" in 2006.
Mr. Russ W. Martin, Jr., Senior Vice President of Little Rock Commercial Lending, carries 13 years of financial services experience, with five being in credit services and eight focused on commercial lending. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture and his Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He is also a graduate of the ABA National Commercial Lending School and a Certified Commercial Investment Member. Mr. Martin currently serves as a Finance Committee Member for the Pleasant Valley Country Club.
Mr. Chris Johnson, Senior Vice President of Little Rock Commercial Lending, earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Rhodes College and also graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at LSU. He brings 11 years of financial services experience, including Private Banking and Commercial Lending. Mr. Johnson currently serves on the boards of the American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas, ACCESS Group, Inc. and the Monsignor Tribou Foundation, Inc.
Mrs. Nina Castaldi, Vice President of Little Rock Retail Operations, earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Finance Track and a Minor in Political Science at Lyon College. She has ten years of experience in the financial services industry, with nine years in a managerial role.
Mrs. Sandy Ross, Assistant Vice President of Little Rock Retail Operations, brings 28 years of retail operations experience in the financial services industry, with 17 years in Branch Management. She has completed numerous Arkansas Independent Bankers' courses.
Mrs. Nikki Pfleger, Branch Manager – Financial Centre Parkway, has eight years of experience in the banking industry with a strong focus on sales. She is currently obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. For the past five years, Mrs. Pfleger has served as a Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor.
Mrs. LaTonja Hill, Customer Service Representative, brings 23 years of banking experience. Mrs. Hill completed two years at Arkansas State University and now attending Pulaski Tech majoring in Accounting. She is also a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters.
RELYANCE BANK, N.A. OPENS
FOR BUSINESS IN PULASKI COUNTY
PINE BLUFF, AR (SEPTEMBER 15, 2014) – Chuck Morgan, President and CEO of Relyance Bank, N.A., announces the opening of their first full service branch in Little Rock, located at 11000 Financial Centre Parkway, and its new Little Rock Loan Production Office at 1 Allied Drive, Suite 2710.
Mr. Morgan states that "We have numerous ties in the Little Rock area. We look forward to forming many more relationships while strengthening and expanding the existing ones."
The addition of these locations increases Relyance's total number to 14 locations throughout five counties.
New Mobile Banking feature; Mobile Deposit
We are excited to announce our new Mobile Banking feature, Mobile Deposit! Using your Relyance Bank app, deposit checks on-the-go!
At your next mobile login, you will be presented with updated Mobile Terms and Conditions (iOS and Android app users only). After agreeing, click the Menu Icon and select Check Deposit. You will then be guided by the on-screen instructions to complete your deposit. You will receive an email confirmation once your Mobile Deposit has been successfully submitted.
Sept. 9, 2014 – Dec. 8, 2014 enjoy this feature at no cost! After Dec. 8, 2014, your account will be charged a $.50 usage fee per deposit. If you have any questions please call 855-365-RELY!