First Service Bank to open Conway location

First Service Bank will soon be expanding its services to the Conway area with a new location set to open this spring.

Renovation has already begun on a 3,000-square-foot building on Washington Avenue in northern Conway, with plans to open the full service location in late March.

“While our location will be new to Conway, First Service has been a part of Faulkner County for many years,” said Tom Grumbles, president, CEO and chairman of the board at First Service. “We are excited to introduce Conway area residents and businesses to the First Service way of doing business, with outstanding products and services delivered by bankers who are committed to excellence in customer service.”

First Service recently announced expansion of its lending team to include Conway native Donny Bradley, who already is heading up a loan production office 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.

“Donny brings a wealth of banking experience and knowledge,” Grumbles said. “We are proud to have him on our team.”

A graduate of Conway High School, Bradley received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration at the University of Central Arkansas. He also attended the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He is active in the Conway Kiwanis Club and Second Baptist Church 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.”

The Conway location will include space for community groups to meet.

According to Bradley, special grand opening plans are in the works at the Conway location and will be announced soon.

First Service Bank is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and has locations in Greenbrier, Clinton, Shirley, Marshall, Yellville, Flippin, Mountain View and Dermott.

“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.”