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David and Brenda Marshall Receiving CFO Award

Union State Bank's David Marshall Honored at CFO Awards Banquet

(March 16, 2018) David Marshall, Chief Financial Officer for Union State Bank and Docking Bancshares, Inc., was recently honored at the Wichita Business Journal's 2018 CFO Award Banquet held on March 12th at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita. He was one of twenty-two honorees. Learn more
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Union State Bank Named 114th Healthiest Bank in the Nation with A+ Rating

Each year evaluates the financial health of every federally insured bank in the United States. Each institution is graded on a number of factors, including capitalization, deposit growth, and loan to reserve ratios, in order to determine a comprehensive health score.

From the list of around 6,000 FDIC Insured banks, recognizes those who have shown exceptional fiduciary responsibility in its 2017 edition of the Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America.

Union State Bank is proud to be ranked 114th in the Nation, along with an A+ Rating in bank health. USB is the only bank in Cowley County and the Wichita area to receive such recognition. In 2016, Union State Bank was ranked 129th in the Nation, therefore improving it's ranking in 2017 by 15 spots.

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Union State Bank Receives 5-Star Rating from BauerFinancial - January 2018

Union State Bank, Arkansas City, Kansas is proud to be recognized as one of the strongest banks in the nation by BAUERFINANCIAL, Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm. BAUERFINANCIAL has been analyzing and rating the nation’s financial institutions since 1983 and Union State Bank has earned its highest rating of 5-Stars. For more information, visit

Bill and Judy Docking Cowley Ambassadors

 Dockings receive Ambassador Award

Treated to an evening of dinner and music, a large crowd of Cowley College donors attended the annual Cowley College Foundation banquet held Thursday in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. Learn More

Southwestern College Business Hall of Fame - Eric Kurtz

USB President/CEO Eric Kurtz Inducted Into Southwestern College Business Hall of Fame

Winfield, Kan., May 11, 2017 — The Southwestern College Business Hall of Fame added three new names Saturday, April 22. Eric Kurtz, Brian Pettey, and Dennis Hodges have joined the ranks of other distinguished business leaders in Southwestern College history and were inducted as part of Founders Weekend activities. The Business Builder Award was presented to Kline Motors. Learn More...

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Docking to serve as Cowley College Commencement speaker

William R. (Bill) Docking, chairman of Union State Bank in Arkansas City and City Bank & Trust Company, Guymon, OK, will be the featured speaker at Cowley College’s 94th Commencement exercises held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13 inside W.S. Scott Auditorium.

Docking previously gave Cowley College’s Commencement address in 1999. Learn More

Mike Brand

Mike Brand Named to Board of Directors of Union State Bank 

ARKANSAS CITY, KAN. (Aug. 1, 2017) – Eric Kurtz, Chief Executive Officer, recently announced the election of Mike Brand, co-founder of Brand Plumbing and a successful real estate developer, to the Board of Directors at Union State Bank. “Union State Bank is fortunate to be able to bring the experience and expertise that Mike offers to our Board of Directors. Mike is a quality individual and entrepreneur who will help us navigate the banking environment very well,” said Kurtz. Learn more