BancFirst Corporation has purchased assets and assumed the deposits and certain other obligations from The First National Bank and Trust Company of Vinita, Oklahoma. The First National Bank is a nationally chartered bank with banking locations in Vinita and Grove, Oklahoma. These banking locations would become branches of BancFirst.
BancFirst corporation executive chairman David E. Rainbolt stated, “The Ratcliff family has owned this bank since the early 1980s. We are honored they selected us to continue taking care of Craig County. Mark Poole is a known quantity to us and a solid banker. He will continue to run the bank.”
Mark Poole, president and CLO of FNB Vinita, said, “We are excited to continue our long history of banking in the Vinita community. Our new association with BancFirst, the highest rated and strongest bank in the state of Oklahoma, will allow us to better serve our clients and employees long into the future.”