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First Service Bank expands lending staff

Two familiar faces in the 501 have joined the lending team at First Service Bank – Donny Bradley and David Heffington.

“We are excited to welcome Donny and David to the First Service family,” said Tom Grumbles, president, CEO and chairman of the board at First Service. “They both bring a wealth of banking experience and knowledge and are committed to providing outstanding customer service that First Service customers expect and deserve.”

“We are thrilled to add Donny and David to our lending team,” added Marilyn Battles, market president for Faulkner County.

A native of Conway, Bradley is a graduate of Conway High School and the University of Central Arkansas where he received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration.  He also attended the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Bradley is active in the Conway Kiwanis Club and Second Baptist Church in Conway.

With more than 15 years of experience in banking. Bradley is currently working in the First Service loan production office at 2665 Donaghey Ave., Suite 110, in Conway.

“I am thrilled to have this opportunity to work with such an outstanding financial institution as First Service,” Bradley said. “I am eager to work with customers to meet their lending needs – from personal loans to business loans.”

A native of Enola, Heffington is a graduate of Enola High School and Arkansas Tech University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in agriculture business. He is very active in the community and holds leadership positions with several organizations. He serves as vice president of the Faulkner County Farm Bureau board of directors, vice president of the Faulkner County Fair Board, and is a board member and charter member of the 4H Foundation Board. He also served as president of the Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce and vice president of the Greenbrier Lions Club. He is active in his church – Crossroads Church of Christ in Enola – where he serves as song director.

A certified appraiser, Heffington started his career with the USDA Farmers Home Administration after college. He also enjoys working on his cattle farm.

With more than 22 years of banking and appraiser experience, Heffington will be working in the Greenbrier and surrounding area for First Service. “I look forward to helping those in Greenbrier with their loan needs,” he said. Heffington is working out of the Greenbrier location at 134 South Broadview in Greenbrier.

First Service Bank has been in operation for 50 years and has locations in Greenbrier, Clinton, Shirley, Marshall, Yellville, Flippin, Mountain View and Dermott, with its corporate headquarters in Faulkner County. (For more information, visit 1stservicebank.com.)

“As we start a new year, we look forward to continuing to serve our loyal customers and attract new ones while exploring new ways to provide the best in financial products and services,” Grumbles said. “That’s the First Service way.”