Arvest Bank announced the appointment of Cinthya Allen as diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) officer.

Allen has 20 years of relevant experience and most recently served as the DEI officer and Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator for the city of Norman, Okla.

Previously, Allen led AT&T’s Hacemos Latino-focused employer resource group, among other responsibilities. She led Hacemos as it grew in membership from 900 to 11,000 members and ultimately served as its national president.

Allen also led corporate external affairs and as a state-registered lobbyist for AT&T.