The Arlington Bank recently announced the creation of its Grandview Advisory Board.

The Arlington Bank recently announced the creation of its Grandview Advisory Board.

The board consists of a cross-section of Grandview residents and businesspersons and will be responsible for providing counsel to the bank's Grandview management team. The bank's Grandview branch, located at 1460 Grandview Ave., has been in operation since March 2007.

Inaugural members of the board include Mike Allardyce, Mike Bills, Stephanie Brett, Monsignor John Cody, Eric Colombo, Ron Cameron, Katie Cox, Dick DeRoberts (board chairman), Jim Lachey, Dow Voelker and Donna Vorce.

"We are honored to have such an esteemed group of advisors to help lead our efforts in serving the Grandview community," said Tom Westfall, president of the Arlington Bank. "We have always been supportive of the community and this board will help us expand that effort."

The Arlington Bank, based in Upper Arlington, Ohio, was established in 1999. The bank now features three locations in Upper Arlington and Grandview Heights. The Arlington Bank reported more than $228 million in assets in 2009 and the bank was named the Upper Arlington Chamber of Commerce's Business of the Year for 2009. The Arlington Mortgage Group, formed in 2007, loaned more than $170 million to customers to buy, build, or purchase their homes or to grow their business in 2009. Information can be found at www.ArlingtonBank.com.