Join us Wednesday, Feb. 26 as we hear from Natalie Bartholomew, chief administrative officer and vice president of Grand Savings Bank and founder of the Girl Banker blog and podcast.

Who Is the Girl Banker?

Natalie Bartholomew is a career banker with experience in a variety of areas of banking including lending, deposit operations, culture building and marketing. She currently serves as the chief administrative officer and vice president of Grand Savings Bank, a community bank in Northwest Arkansas and Northeast Oklahoma.

Natalie has a passion for philanthropy and sits on various boards and committees that serve the Northwest Arkansas region. She was recognized as the 2015 Young Woman of the Year by the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce for the NWA Business Women’s Conference and was a member of the 2015 Northwest Arkansas Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 class and 2018 Women In Business list, as well as the 2019 Arkansas Business Forty Under 40 Class. She received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Arkansas and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking in Boulder, Colo.

She launched the Girl Banker blog in November of 2017 in hopes of creating a voice for women in banking and working moms. In addition to advocacy for women in banking, Natalie has a passion for educating young women about the banking industry and highlighting those who started their career at a young age. The Girl Banker has been featured in American Banker, the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal, the ABA Bank Marketing Newsletter and a variety of financial industry newsletters since its launch. Since launching the blog, she has visited 12 states to speak about the Girl Banker platform and has participated in a variety of webinars and podcasts. In 2019, she launched the Girl Banker Podcast in partnership with the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal and Talk Business & Politics. Her absolute greatest accomplishments are being mom to sons, Brody and Witten, and wife to Colt. Natalie and her family are avid Arkansas Razorback and Dallas Cowboys fans.


WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

LOCATION: Arkansas World Trade Center, 3300 S. Market Street, Suite 400, Rogers.

: $15 for PRSA and PRSSA members. $25 for guests.

**Register at Eventbrite by 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24