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Farmers & Merchants Bank Selects Banc Intranets to Centralize Internal Communications and Resources

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Dec. 13, 2017 – Banc Intranets, a provider of secure, web-based enterprise content management solutions for financial institutions, announced that Farmers & Merchants Bank (Stuttgart, Ark.) is leveraging its BancWorks® employee intranet to centralize communications and simplify access to bank resources for its more than 250 employees.

Farmers & Merchants Bank sought a solution designed specifically for financial institutions to streamline communications as the bank experienced significant levels of growth, after more than doubling its employees throughout its branch network across the state of Arkansas. Rob Horan, CIO at Farmers & Merchants Bank, had previously utilized BancWorks at another bank, and based on that experience, recommended the solution to the Farmers & Merchants Bank board, who approved its selection and implementation.

The bank plans to leverage BancWorks as a resource for employees to readily access company news, policies and procedures and other important documents, and to unify personnel across its 18 branches. Additionally, because BancWorks supports the deployment of security parameters controlling which types of documents can be accessed and edited by staff, the bank will benefit from enhanced security and risk mitigation.

“The fact that Banc Intranets is designed specifically for banks and credit unions made this decision a no brainer,” said Horan. “It is evident that Banc Intranets knows the industry inside and out, and they have designed and developed a solution in BancWorks that best fits our bank’s unique business needs.”

“Centralizing day-to-day communications is vital for any bank, especially one growing substantially, like Farmers & Merchants Bank,” said Mark Anderson, founder and CEO of Banc Intranets. “By making employees’ communication a priority, Farmers and Merchants Bank will continue to provide exceptional service to its customers and improve the well-being of its community.”

About Farmers & Merchants Bank

Founded in 1945, Farmers & Merchants Bank is headquartered in Stuttgart, Ark., with 18 total branches located across the state of Arkansas. Created on the premise of ensuring people could borrow money to run their farms, fund their businesses and build their families’ futures, Farmers & Merchants Bank wanted a safe place for people to deposit their money and earn a fair interest rate. Through investments in technology and continued expansion, Farmers & Merchants Bank grew exponentially, and merged with The Bank of Fayetteville in December 2015.

Farmers & Merchants Bank has a commitment to community involvement and a mission to improve the well-being and promote the success of employees and customers by treating all with dignity, respect and compassion.

About Banc Intranets

Established in 2002, Banc Intranets, LLC is a leading provider of secure, web-based enterprise content management solutions for financial institutions. Its technology provides a single point of access across multiple devices for documents and information and centralizes employee onboarding and training, streamlining day-to-day operations for bank directors and senior managers. In addition to increasing efficiency and productivity, Banc Intranets’ solutions are developed by financial industry professionals, providing comprehensive reporting that is critical to maintaining regulatory compliance. For more information, visit or follow the company on LinkedIn and Twitter.