Matt Baker recently joined Centennial Bank as a Commercial Loan Officer, according to Greg Sanson, Division President. “We are very excited to have Matt join our team of lenders in the Conway Region,” stated Sanson. “Matt has been with Centennial bank for over 11 years. He has a broad range of experience in the financial industry; having worked in Retail, Corporate Training and most recently Cash Management.” Sanson added.

Matt is a life-long resident of Conway and is very active in the community. He is on the board of the Faulkner County American Cancer Society, where he plays a major role in the Lip Sync event held each year in Conway. A graduate of Conway High School and the University of Central Arkansas, Matt holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Matt attends oneChurch in Conway. 

His office will be at 620 Chestnut in Conway.

Shelly Strange has also joined Centennial Bank as an Agent for the Conway Market of Centennial Insurance Company. “We are excited to announce the addition of Shelly Strange to the Centennial Bank Family” said Greg Sanson, Division President. “Her community involvement and years of experience make her a perfect fit”, Sanson added.

Strange has over 23 years of insurance experience in service and sales. She’s worked for State Farm Insurance- Forest City, AR/Little Rock, AR/Conway, AR, InsurRisk- Little Rock, AR and American Management Corporation- Conway, AR.

Shelly is married to her husband, Doug Strange, and together, they have three children: Hannah, Ashby and Harleigh.

Strange will handle both personal and commercial lines of insurance. 

Centennial Bank has 159 banking centers throughout Arkansas, Alabama, Florida and New York.