Purvis earns promotion at Cornerstone

Friday, November 9, 2018

Jason F. Tennant, president and chief lending officer at Cornerstone Bank, has announced the promotion of George Purvis to the position of VP/facilities director and special assets/appraisal coordinator for the bank.

“George has been an asset and ambassador for our bank as he has shown his commitment and is most deserving of this promotion,” Tennant said in a news release.

Purvis has been with Cornerstone Bank since 2006. He started his career with the bank’s deposit services area. He then moved to the bank’s Lending Department, where he was named assistant vice president/consumer lender. Purvis joined the bank after graduating from Arkansas State University with a bachelor of science degree in biology. He also graduated from the Graduate School of Banking in Colorado is 2014. He is a native of Eureka Springs and graduated from Watson Chapel High School. He has been very active in the area as a civic leader, with terms on the Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce Board, ECHO, and the Carroll County Community Foundation. He currently serves on the executive council for the 2018-19 Emerging Leaders Council for the Arkansas Bankers Association. He will be the incoming president of the Council. George and his wife, Danielle, live in Eureka Springs with their son, Miles.   

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