Bruce W. AkardBruce W. Akard


Executive Vice-President, Loan Officer, Hugo Location

Joined the FirstBank Family in 2013

Career Experience

  • Kiamichi Production Credit Association (1975-1983)
  • Security FNB (1983-1993)
  • First National Bank Antlers (1993-1995)
  • Security FNB (1995-2013)


  • Antlers High School Graduate of 1970
  • BS, in Education, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  • Graduate of Southwest School of Banking, Southern Methodist University

Participation in Clubs or Organizations

  • St. Agnes Catholic Church - Antlers
  • Hugo Rotary Club Since 1983
  • Past Board Member Push Co. Hospital
  • Past Board Member and President of the Pushmataha Co. Farm Bureau for 16 years.
  • Pushmataha and Choctaw Co. Chamber of Commerce Member


Bruce and his wife Mary Jo have been married since 1975 and have three children: Brian Akard, Jennifer Akard-Dyer and Brittnee Akard-House.  They have two grandchildren; Blair and Dylan. Bruce's Father, Herbert Akard Jr. is now deceased. His Mother, Ila is a former employee of FNB, Antlers of 28 years.

NMLS ID# 704196