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Commercial and Private Bankers

Our experienced commercial and private bankers are dedicated to help local Tulsa and regional Oklahoma businesses grow and prosper. We tailor our services to meet your specific commercial needs.

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Doug DeJarnette, President

Doug DeJarnette is President of Vast Bank and has deep roots in the Tulsa banking community with an emphasis on a concierge approach to relationship banking. After growing the Bank of Oklahoma's Private Bank, Doug took the reins of the F&M Bank and Trust Company's Private Bank and Mortgage Company in the Tulsa and Dallas markets. Doug focuses his philanthropic time and energy on Tulsa’s public assets and the arts, having served many organizations and most recently serving as Treasurer for the Arts Alliance as well as the University of Tulsa’s Friends of Finance. He is also a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO). Doug received his BA from the University of Oklahoma and he joined Vast Bank in 2014.

Allen Hoerman, Chief Banking Officer

Allen Hoerman is Chief Banking Officer at Vast Bank. Allen began his career with Bank of Oklahoma, graduating from the Accelerated Career Track Program. After rotating through various areas within the Bank of Oklahoma organization, Allen was selected by the Middle Market Banking group in Tulsa to work as a Credit Specialist. He was subsequently promoted to being a Commercial Lender specializing in Transportation Lending and Working Capital Lending for large companies in the Tulsa area. Prior to joining Vast Bank in 2015, Allen served as a Senior Vice President for F&M Bank and Prosperity Bank. Allen volunteers his time in with many organizations in the Owasso area and currently serves as the Treasurer for the Tulsa Historical Society and Museum. Allen received his B.A. in Finance from the University of Oklahoma.

Rex Berg, VP, Commercial Banking Officer

Rex Berg is a Commercial Banking Officer who has been with Vast Bank since 2017. Rex specializes in C&I and energy sectors. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Finance from Oral Roberts University and his Master's degree in Finance from the University of Notre Dame. 

Shelley Strickland, SVP, Commercial Banking Officer

Shelley Strickland is a Commercial Banking Officer who has been with Vast Bank for 26 years. Shelley earned a B.S. in Finance and Economics from Oklahoma State University. Shelley is actively involved in the Tulsa community, and has served on the board of the Tulsa Boy's Home and the advisor board of Waterworks Arts Center. Shelley is a graduate of Leadership Tulsa.

Kevin Pynn, VP, Private Banking Officer

Kevin Pynn is a Private Banking Officer at Vast Bank. Kevin earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Finance and a minor in Marketing from Oklahoma State University. Kevin spent three years in Credit Administration at BOK before joining the Vast Bank Private Bank division, where he has been for the past year and a half. In his free time, Kevin volunteers with the Tulsa Boys Home through the Nicholas Club and serves as a Student Mentor at Oklahoma State.

Toby Ritz, VP, Special Assets Officer

Toby Ritz is a Special Assets Officer at Vast Bank bank, with responsibility for managing the problem loan portfolio and special assets. Toby has nearly 10 years of experience in the banking industry, having worked as a credit analyst at Stride Bank. Prior to that, Toby was a banking consultant with RDK & Associates for six years. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Northeastern State University.

Andrew Romine, VP, Private Banking Officer

Andrew Romine is a Private Banking Officer at Vast Bank and life-long Tulsan. Andrew began his banking career in 2009 after graduating from the University of Oklahoma, and he has been serving the Tulsa community ever since. As his career has evolved through the retail, commercial, and wealth management sectors, his diverse experience has become a valuable asset to his clients and their families. Andrew provides a concierge approach to customized banking solutions for high-net worth individuals, business owners, and their families. 

Russ Riff, Commercial Banking Officer

Russ Riff is a seasoned commercial lender with 19 years of experience, specializing in SBA transactions for the past 15 years. Russ excels at finding solutions with SBA products when
traditional lending structures are not feasible. Throughout his career, Russ has worked with a diverse range of customers, including start-up businesses, expansion projects, acquisitions and real estate purchases. Professionally, he is most passionate about providing adequate and necessary financing to support the growth and success of businesses. 

Colton Reutlinger, Commercial Banking Officer

Colton Reutlinger is a Commercial Banking Officer who has been with Vast Bank since 2021. Colton began his banking career in 2017 and has garnered diverse experience having provided services in the Commercial, Private Bank, and Agriculture sectors. Colton received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Oklahoma State University.