Kelli Sowell 918.259.2735 firstname.lastname@example.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AVB Bank Announces New Vice President of Commercial Lending (Broken Arrow, OK) – AVB Bank is pleased to announce that Chris Burdan has joined the Bank as Vice President. She is responsible for commercial lending and business development. Burdan’s office is located in the heart of the Rose District at the Downtown Broken Arrow branch of AVB Bank (302 South Main Street). “Throughout Chris’ extensive banking career, she has developed a talent for assessing customer needs and assisting clients in growing their businesses. She has a strong customer service focus and exemplifies AVB’s mission to serve, connect and succeed together,” said Ted Cundiff, AVB Bank President and Chief Executive Officer. “Chris’ extensive experience and commitment to the success of our customers and community is an asset to AVB Bank.” Burdan has over 30-years banking experience, serving most recently as vice president of lending at BancFirst in Claremore (Rogers County). Burdan’s banking career began at that same bank, formerly known as 1st Bank Oklahoma. With a focus on commercial real estate lending, Burdan is a graduate of the Omega Lending School and is actively involved in the Rogers County Builders Association and Claremore Chamber of Commerce. Burdan and her husband, Monte Linihan, reside in Oologah. ##### Founded in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, in 1905, AVB Bank is a fourth-generation family-owned community bank with locations in Tulsa and Broken Arrow. The Bank offers a variety of competitive deposit and lending solutions for businesses and individuals, including checking and sweep accounts, commercial and small business loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate finance loans, credit cards, merchant services, remote deposit capture, and online services including bill payment and cash management. MEMBER FDIC. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY LENDER.