Signature Bank of Arkansas
Karlea Newberry is the Harrison Market President for Signature Bank of Arkansas, where she oversees the growth of loans, deposits, and community engagement for the market. Karlea is an active member of P.E.O. Chapter H, a philanthropic education organization that celebrates the advancement of women and support education through scholarships, grants, awards, and loans. She serves as a volunteer for the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce on their Finance Committee, the Economic Development Committee, and the Governmental Affairs committee. She was recognized as one of Arkansas Money and Politics’ Power Women of 2021 as well as About You’s Intriguing Women of 2022. She is a graduate of Leadership Fayetteville and Boone County Leadership Institute.
Karlea was born and raised on her family’s farm in Boone County and is a graduate of Valley Springs High School. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas, she married her husband Brad and moved back to her hometown. She now shares a small farm with him and their two young sons.