About Us

Banking for us is about relationships.... not just transactions.

Our History

The Peoples Bank of Portland was opened in 1908 as a community bank in south Arkansas built on a foundation of service and community. In 2001 Peoples Bank of Portland was bought by locally owned Peoples Home Holdings and underwent a name change to HomeBank of Arkansas. In doing so, spreading the same dedication to community and service to the central Arkansas area. The bank has branches from the top of the state in Marshall to the bottom of the state in Portland. HomeBank of Arkansas embraces an impeccable level of service that you will typically find in a locally owned hometown bank with the technology and service of larger banks. HomeBank has stood the test of time and adversity. It remains one of the few locally owned and operated banks. Decisions are made locally by people who understand the area and its citizens. HomeBank strives to maintain a hometown atmosphere where people feel at home when banking.greater services and products.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of forward thinking members of the local community. With backgrounds in fields such as finance, business, agriculture, and real estate, each member offers a unique perspective that contributes to the banks growth and stability. The board members are among the original founders of the bank, and strive to keep it on the same track of being a community minded bank.


HomeBank of Arkansas's staff consists of a group of well trained, experienced bankers.  It has a well educated staff of numerous college degrees, bank specific training, and years of experience.  This diversity guarantees your needs will be met.  HomeBank and its staff believe strongly in giving back to the community.  You will find HomeBank employees in all facets of the community from a chamber president to annual road clean-ups and everything in between.  HomeBank is eager to work alongside our neighbors to build a strong community.  That mindset is what you will find at any branch.  HomeBank and its staff are eager to serve you and your family.