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Simkins Joins Lending Team

Branson Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Eric Simkins as Vice President of Commercial Lending. Simkins will oversee Commercial Lending, in the Branson West Lending Center. Simkins received a Bachelor of Science Degree from College of the Ozarks in 2002. His career after college started in banking, having served three years as a […]

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Secure Holiday Shopping

This holiday season, follow these easy tips online to stay secure: Do not trust emails urgently requesting confidential personal financial information, such as PINs, passwords or account numbers. Did someone call you to “help with your computer”? Don’t let them take control of it. Hang up the phone. Be cautious about clicking on links in […]

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Veteran Rise & Shine Service – Wednesday, September 22nd

In a community such as this, where values, respect, and patriotism are still held in high regard, Branson Bank is honored to recognize and celebrate six Branson Bank Veterans of the Quarter for their service to Country and Community. Each of these veterans were selected during the height of the pandemic and will now receive […]

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Abker Promoted to Mortgage Loan Officer

Branson Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Christi Abker to Mortgage Loan Officer. Abker began her career at Branson Bank as a Mortgage Loan Originator in 2019. She has over 5 years of banking experience and 1 year in real estate. Abker’s duties include consulting with customers, assisting them with filling out the […]

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A New Milestone Reached

Branson Bank, a community bank headquartered in Branson, Missouri celebrated a milestone on Friday, June 11, 2021. The twenty-one-year-old bank has seen tremendous growth over the years due to the bank’s reputation for local decision-making and creative solutions, reaching $300 million in total assets. Bill Jones, Branson Bank CEO/ President credits the growth of the organization, especially over […]

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Elevate Branson Announces Hope Village Grant Funding

On June 7th, area leaders along with Missouri Governor Mike Parsons gathered to hear an announcement from Elevate Branson regarding additional funding for their Hope Village Project. Elevate Community’s, Hope Village, is a project estimated to cost $2.1M. Elevate Community will consist of 48 individual homes, auto shop, vocational studio, and community center that will […]

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Inclement Weather Update – February 17, 2021

Your safety is our number one priority. Due to inclement weather, we have made just a few slight adjustments to our operating schedule. Please remember you can always bank from the comfort of your home with our goDough mobile banking app, from your desktop at:, our 24-hour bank-by-phone (877) 334-9696, or call our offices […]

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Ross Named Senior Vice President – January 12, 2021

Branson Bank is pleased to announce that Cory Ross has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Retail Operations Officer. Ross will continue to oversee Branson Bank’s retail products and services, managing retail personnel, including Teller and New Account associates. Additional duties have expanded to include strategic planning and implementation at the organizational level. Ross recently celebrated […]

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Lyndi Carnelison, Marketing Research Director, BB - Jon Follis, Reeds Spring Unit Director, BGCO - Patrick Stewart, Operations Director, BGCO - Bill Jones, President/ CEO, BB - Dameon Davis, Branson Program Director, BGCO - Halley Fleming, VP/ Marketing Officer, BB - Amber Kinney, Branson Program Director, BGCO

Back To School Shoe Collection Benefits Area Kids – September 10, 2020

The weeks leading up to the start of a school year can be exciting while shopping for school supplies and new clothing, which helps boost a child’s confidence while preparing them for educational success. For many families in our community, even before the pandemic, the ability to purchase required supplies, clothing or shoes, just isn’t […]

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Baker Joins Board of Directors at Branson Bank – August 14, 2020

Branson Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Baker, Senior Vice President at Branson Bank, to the Branson Bank Board of Directors. Since 2012, Baker has led Business Development efforts at Branson Bank and has spent the last 25 years locally engaged in assisting many Southwest Missouri businesses in their development and expansion, […]

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Internet service outages in TX and CO may cause interruptions to online and mobile banking services. – August 13, 2020

Freedom Online Banking and GoDough Mobile Banking Service Updates: August 13, 2020 12:51 PM All online banking issues are cleared and services should be back to normal. 12:04 PM Web services vendors are still experiencing outages at their datacenters, still affecting Freedom Online Banking and GoDough Mobile Banking. We are continuing to monitor the issue […]

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Giving Back To Local Food Banks – April 08, 2020

Local food banks are beginning to receive the weekly funds allocated for our warm chocolate chip cookies that are normally baked each day at all locations. While the cookie production has paused, our servant hearts remain strong. We are committed to each week selecting a local non-profit to receive $750 to purchase the needed items for […]

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Halley Fleming, Chief Marketing Officer at Branson Bank, working on an upcoming project soon to be released to the public with College of the Ozarks students, Dylan Ochoa and Natasha Ferkel.

Internship Program Encourages Local Career Development – March 09, 2020

With the enrollment of Spring Semester college courses, OTC and College of the Ozarks students were informed of an internship opportunity through Branson Bank. The internship, developed by the local bank, titled Test Drive, was created to educate students about the many facets of the financial industry while building relationships that encourage area college students […]

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Branson Bank selected as Gold Elite Lender by Rural Missouri Inc. (RMI) – February 26, 2020

For the fiscal year of 2019, Branson Bank was named a Gold Elite Lender by Rural Missouri Inc. (RMI) Business Finance. The award honors the bank’s work in partnering on SBA 504 business loans. Only six financial institutions in RMI’s trade area, which consists of a 4 states, including Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, and Kansas, earned […]

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A few Branson Bank Associates: Jo, Lynette, Jessica, Yvette, Kevin, Becca, Kathy, and Nate

Associates Wear Red for Veteran’s Week – November 13, 2019

On Friday, November 8th, associates at Branson Bank wore red in honor of R.E.D. Friday. The acronym stands for “Remember Everyone Deployed,” and it encourages civilians to wear an article of red clothing in honor of those that are actively deployed. While the practice takes place every Friday around the country, associate Tami McKinley recommended […]

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Bank Matches Funds To Assist Teachers In The Classroom – August 13, 2019

Branson Bank now offers a creative way to give back and support the area Educators’ Discretionary Fund. The proceeds raised through Branson Bank’s debit card program, Giving Back One Card at a Time, will assist teachers in purchasing the needed items for their classrooms throughout the year. Community members can support our educators by purchasing […]

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Now Is The Time Seminar Coming To Forsyth – June 20, 2019

Branson Bank is pleased to present a new summer event to the Forsyth community. “Now Is The Time” a dinner and complimentary seminar led by local financial leaders, provides an opportunity for the community to understand estate planning and the protection of assets. Sponsored by Branson Bank, locals Bill Dillow – Attorney at Law, Dan Guy […]

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Bill Pay System Update – June 19, 2019

Branson Bank is pleased to announce the online Bill Pay experience will become more convenient by providing enhanced upgrades to the service. If you currently have Bill Pay, beginning Friday, June 21, 2019 your current Bill Pay account will be in a ‘read only’ format beginning at Noon, due to the upgrade. Please make any changes prior […]

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Larry Hurst Joins Branson Bank Team – May 15, 2019

Branson Bank is pleased to announce the hire of Larry D. Hurst as Vice President, Business Development Officer. Hurst will serve the Stone County market for Branson Bank alongside Larry Maloney, VP / Community Lender, and Paula Parton, Loan Representative, at the Branson Bank Lending Center located in Branson West, MO. Hurst has over forty […]

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Reeds Spring School Foundation Receives Donation – April 09, 2019

Bill Jones, President, and Larry Maloney, VP / Community Bank Lender, present a check to the Reeds Spring School Foundation at a recent ribbon cutting for Branson Bank’s new Lending Center in Branson West, MO. Under the direction of Josh Garoutte, the Reeds Spring High School Band performed at the event and was able to […]

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Mullen Promoted to Security Officer – April 09, 2019

Branson Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Rebecca Mullen to Security Officer. Mullen is responsible for implementing and maintaining compliance regulations, as well as security procedures, for the bank. In 2013, Mullen joined Branson Bank as a member of the Retail team. She began her career as a Teller & New Accounts Representative, […]

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Fleming Named Chief Marketing Officer – March 11, 2019

Branson Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Halley Fleming to Chief Marketing Officer. Fleming leads all marketing and communication efforts and is responsible for defining and executing the marketing strategy set by the Board of Directors. Fleming received a Bachelor’s of Science at College of the Ozarks, double majoring in Business Administration and […]

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Mortgage Center Coming Soon to Branson Bank’s Gretna Location – March 04, 2019

Branson Bank is pleased to announce a unique way the community will be able to experience mortgage loans at its new Gretna location, beginning March 8, 2019. The full-service bank now offers a one-of-a-kind experience that allows customers to meet with their mortgage lenders, along with their operations and processing teams, in the same facility. […]

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Aquarium at the Boardwalk – February 28, 2019

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on February 27, 2019 for Aquarium at the Boardwalk, an attraction focusing on fish and fun, which is set to open in the heart of the Branson strip in Summer 2020. The 46,000-square-foot aquarium is being developed at the northwest corner of the former Grand Palace property by Kuvera Partners […]

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Acquisition Finalized: Branson Bank Purchases Hawthorn Bank’s Branson Location – February 08, 2019

Branson Bank is pleased to announce the opening of the new Gretna location on February 11, 2019. Acquired from Hawthorn Bank, this new location will provide the same excellent service that Branson Bank is known for throughout Taney and Stone Counties. Branson Bank and Hawthorn Bank finalized the purchase of Hawthorn Bank’s Branson location on […]

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A Special Note To Our Customers – February 07, 2019

As a bank family, we want to ensure you are aware of two milestones within our organization. We now have a presence in Stone County with the Branson Bank Lending Center in Branson West, as well as the acquisition of the Hawthorn Bank’s Branson location, which is scheduled to close on February 8, 2019. Last […]

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Lending Center Opens in Branson West – January 30, 2019

Branson Bank is pleased to announce the opening of the Branson Bank Lending Center, located in Branson West. Larry Maloney, Community Bank Lender, and Paula Parton, Loan Representative, will serve the Stone County market for Branson Bank. Maloney and Parton have a combined experience of over 30 years in lending and banking within Branson West […]

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