By: Value News | Category: Financial Services | Issue: August 2021
Donna Malaguti, AVB Bank Vice President, Branch Manager and Consumer Lender
AVB Bank Board of Directors recently promoted Donna Malaguti to serve as Vice President, Branch Manager and Consumer Lender.
Malaguti joined the bank in 2015 and has served the past six years as Assistant Vice President, Tulsa Mingo (9800 E. 51st St., Tulsa) Branch Manager.
Malaguti will continue to serve at AVB’s Tulsa Mingo location and be responsible for all Branch Manager duties. Additionally, she will now manage a consumer lending portfolio. Her responsibilities will include accepting, processing, closing and funding consumer, real estate and home equity line of credit (HELOC) applications/loans and account resolution.
Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer (CLO), Topper Causby, stated, “I am thrilled to have Donna on AVB’s lending team! She has proven that she is an outstanding asset for the Bank, and I couldn’t be happier for her.”
Cady Eakin, AVB Bank Vice President and Credit Analyst III.
Malaguti added, “AVB is a strong, community-driven bank that focuses on relationships and allows us to make a significant impact on the lives of our customers, community and employees. I love building relationships and being able to connect with my peers in a fun, encouraging environment.”
Malaguti grew up in Broken Arrow and resides in Broken Arrow with her husband, James, and their three daughters, Savanna, Gina and Kyleigh. She is a graduate of the Oklahoma Bankers Association (OBA) Consumer Lending and Basic Banking Schools and serves as AVB’s Tulsa Area United Way (TAUW) Fundraising Chair and belongs to the Emerging Leaders Society and Women United organizations through the TAUW. When she’s not at the bank, you can probably find her cooking, reading, crocheting or tuned into Formula-1 racing.
AVB Bank is pleased to welcome Cady Eakin as Vice President and Credit Analyst III.
Eakin is responsible for supervising, mentoring, and providing training for Credit Analysts (Level I and Level II); coordinating ongoing credit review requests and annual credit reviews; independently spreading and analyzing complex financial statements; and working with AVB lenders, identifying credit and debit trends and providing improvement recommendations.
In 2013, Eakin interned as an AVB Credit Analyst, progressing to become a Junior Credit Analyst and Credit Analyst Officer, respectively. Upon Cady’s return to AVB, Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer (CCO), Javier Gamarra commented, “We are thrilled to welcome Cady back to our credit administration staff, and I look forward to working with her and seeing her continued career growth.”
Eakin grew up in Muskogee and is a graduate of Northeastern State University (NSU), earning her bachelor’s degree in accounting with a managerial emphasis. Eakin stated, “Coming back to AVB after five years feels like coming home!”
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