Eric Kurtz, President and CEO of Union State Bank headquartered in Arkansas City, has announced that Brad Bryant, previously Vice President of Ag/Commercial Lending, has been promoted to Arkansas City Market President. In this position, Bryant will use his in-depth financial and agricultural knowledge to provide expertise and oversight in all aspects of banking for Union State Bank’s South Central Kansas clients. Bryant will work out of USB’s Ark City Main branch on South Summit Street.
Bryant was raised in Arkansas City and is a graduate of Arkansas City High School, Cowley College and Oklahoma State University. After college, he worked in the accounting field in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Atlanta, Georgia; and in Winfield, prior to entering the field of banking. Bryant is a life-long farmer and rancher who continues to be involved with Cowley County Farm Bureau and Kansas Farm Bureau.