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Seward Promoted to Loan & Bankruptcy Officer :: News

Seward Promoted to Loan & Bankruptcy Officer

STUTTGART, AR – Farmers and Merchants Bank and The Bank of Fayetteville, a division of The Farmers and Merchants Bank, are pleased to announce the promotion of Marcus Seward to the role of Assistant Vice President, Loan & Bankruptcy Officer. In his new role Seward will maintain a diverse loan portfolio and develop commercial relationships in the Northwest Arkansas area.

"Marcus is an astute banker with a broad range of experience”, stated Vice President Commercial Loan Officer Darien Wells. “We feel fortunate to have him as part of our bank family. He is a vital part of our team’s continued strength, and we look forward to seeing all he can accomplish in his new banking role."

Since starting his career with The Bank of Fayetteville twenty years ago, Seward has served in branch management, loan operations, and special assets. Based at the Bentonville branch, Seward will continue to manage delinquent cases and oversee bankruptcy proceedings on behalf of the financial institution in addition to his new lending role. 

“I am excited to step into a role where I can have a direct, positive impact on the growth and well-being of our community,” commented Seward. “I am also looking forward to the opportunity to build personal relationships and serve customers on an individual level.”

In addition to two decades of banking experience, Seward holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Corporate Finance from Post University. He has also earned consumer and commercial lending diplomas from the Center of Financial Training in Little Rock. Seward is a longtime resident of Northwest Arkansas and lives in Bentonville with his wife and three children.  

Farmers and Merchants Bank, headquartered in Stuttgart, is a locally-owned community bank with 27 locations across the state of Arkansas, including eight operating as The Bank of Fayetteville. With assets in excess of $1.6 billion, Farmers and Merchants is the 10th largest bank chartered in Arkansas.

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