Movers & Shakers (Nov. 8, 2010)

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 12:00 am  

Business Services
Teressa Rambo is a new retirement plan consultant for DataPath Retirement Services of Little Rock, a division of DataPath Inc. Rambo has more than 11 years of experience in the retirement plans industry and has earned the designation of Professional Plan Consultant. She previously served as supervising consultant for BKD Wealth Advisors LLC of Little Rock and has a Bachelor of Science degree in organizational management from John Brown University in Siloam Springs.

Financial Services
Anna Welsh was promoted to sales director of national accounts for ABC Financial in Sherwood, a company that provides software and payment-processing services to the fitness industry nationwide. Andrea Cobbs and Jeanne Richardson were also announced as new business development managers for the company. Welsh has been a senior account executive with ABC Financial since June 2010 and will be responsible for all national sales accounts in the United States in her new role. Cobbs has been a club marketing representative for the company since 2008. Richardson has 10 years of sales experience and has been a consultant in pharmaceutical sales for ABC since 2006. Cobbs and Richardson will target startup accounts and cultivate referral business for ABC Financial.

Health Care
Darrin Henning has been named chief operating officer for the Myeloma Institute for Research & Therapy at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Henning is an attorney with extensive experience in information technology and management and will manage administrative operations for the Myeloma Institute, which treats more myeloma patients than any other facility in the country. He previously worked as associate director of development and project manager in the UAMS department of information technology and received his law degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen School of Law in 2007.

David J. Robertson has been hired as senior vice president and executive officer for the Oklahoma and Arkansas region of VHA Inc., a network of community-owned health care systems and their physicians. Robertson will assume his new role at VHA, based in Irving, Texas, on Feb. 1, 2011. He currently serves as president and chief executive officer of Monongalia Health System in Morgantown, W.Va. He has a master's degree in public health with a concentration in health administration and a master's degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing. Both degrees are from the University of Missouri in Columbia.

Douglas L. Murphy has been named dean of the College of Health Related Professions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Murphy is currently interim dean of the School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and has more than 10 years of experience as an administrator. He will begin his new role as dean on Feb. 15, 2011, and has master's and doctoral degrees from the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

Lisle Rutledge Attorneys, based in Springdale and one of 38 independent provider law firms for Pre-Paid Legal Services of Ada, Okla., received the Quality Award as one of the top small-market legal service firms in the 2010 Annual Provider Law Firm Awards program, sponsored by Pre-Paid Legal Services. The ceremony was held in Tulsa, and the awards program is based on the WOW Service from the Heart Program, a customer service and best practices program to help ensure the highest quality service to the company's members.

Real Estate
Drew Holbert has become a certified commercial investment member at Colliers International's Little Rock office. Holbert completed the necessary curriculum, developed a portfolio of qualifying experience and passed the comprehensive exam to become a CCIM, in which members must be proficient in the areas of investment analysis, market analysis, user-decision analysis and financial analysis for commercial real estate.



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