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Union Bank of Mena – Hometown Banking at Its Best

BY RICK WRIGHT – Union Bank has been serving Mena and all of Polk County since 1934. “We rose up out of the Great Depression,” said Union Bank President and CEO Philip B. Hensley. “There were bank failures back in those times. That’s basically how we got started. This bank was actually born out of a failed bank. The depositors ...

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Bowen Joins Union Bank as New Retail Banking Officer

SUBMITTED – Union Bank of Mena is pleased to announce the addition of Kay Bowen to their team. Kay brings 29 years of banking experience in both retail and loan operations. Her career began at the Bank of Glenwood in 1987. She attended the School of General Banking in 1993 at UCA in Conway.  Kay has held various positions throughout ...

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Stevenson Named Senior Chair of Union Bank of Mena

SUBMITTED – Union Bank Shares, Inc. and it’s wholly owned subsidiary, the Union Bank of Mena, announced at its July board meeting that Ed Stevenson, who has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of both companies since 1990, has assumed the role of Senior Chairman.  David Maddox has been named Chairman of the Board of the Union Bank ...

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Robbins Hired as Loan Officer at Union Bank

Philip Hensley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank of Mena has announced the hiring of Tony Robbins as Loan Office for the bank. Tony is a 1997 graduate of Van Cove High School and attended Rich Mountain Community College.  Prior to joining Union Bank, Tony worked as a registered appraiser in Northwest Arkansas before moving back to Mena ...

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Union Bank Elects Montgomery to Board of Directors; Promotes Maddox

[MENA, Ark.] Philip B. Hensley, President and CEO of Union Bankshares, Inc. has announced the election of Jeff Montgomery to the Board of Directors of the Union Bank of Mena and the election of David Maddox as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Union Bankshares, Inc. and as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Union Bank of Mena. ...

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Union Bank Gives to OLT Guild

The Union Bank of Mena recently made a donation to the OLT Guild. This money will help in getting the Guild’s project of working with the OLT in enclosing the back area behind the stage to create dressing areas and installing restrooms backstage for the cast and crews. The OLT Guild appreciates all money donations they have received and the ...

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Union Bank Donates to Single Parent Scholarship Fund

[MENA] Union Bank President Philip Hensley (right) is thanked by Single Parent Scholarship Fund Board Chair Pete Chambers (center) and Treasurer Tim Rodgers (left) for the bank’s $1,000.00 donation. In thanking Hensley, Chambers said, “The Scholarship Fund very much appreciates the bank’s consistent and long-term support. With the help of the scholarships the bank helps fund, Polk County single parents ...

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Union Bank Donates to Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Union Bank President Philip Hensley (right) is thanked by Single Parent Scholarship Fund Board Chair Pete Chambers (center) and Treasurer Tim Rodgers (left) for the bank’s $1,000.00 donation. In thanking Hensley, Chambers said “The Scholarship Fund very much appreciates the bank’s consistent and long-term support. With the help of the scholarships the bank helps fund, Polk County single parents have ...

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Union Bank of Mena Announces Promotions

Philip Hensley, President and CEO of Union Bank of Mena and Union Bank Shares, Inc. has announced the promotions of Jason Sullivan to Vice President of Lending, Patty Young to Vice President of Lending and Secondary Market Mortgages, Brian Hensley to Vice President and Controller, Heather Grenier to Vice President of Loan Administration, and Aloma Gilbert to Vice President and ...

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Union Bank Donates to Acorn Gym Expansion Project

Union Bank of Mena recently made a generous contribution to the Acorn School gymnasium expansion project. The expansion will provide much needed room for hospitality, tournament hosting, etc. Pictured above is Philip Hensley, President and CEO of Union Bank, Pauline Morrow, Union Bank Director and long-time supporter of the Ouachita River School District, along with Superintendent, Steve Crumpler and Acorn ...

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