Scott Wood Elected Chairman of Arkansas Automobile Dealers Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 12:00 am  

Scott Wood


Brandon Ruhl has been hired as a full-time project manager/architecture intern at Taggart Architects in North Little Rock. Ruhl was previously an intern at the firm while attending the Fay Jones School of Architecture at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He graduated in May.


Chris Branam has been named research communications editor and writer in the Office of University Relations at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He has more than 20 years of communications experience, including having worked as an editor and reporter at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

John A. White Jr., former chancellor and an alumnus of the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas, was honored by the dedication of the university’s historic Engineering Hall renamed the John A. White Jr. Engineering Hall.

Sherry Field has received the 2012 Jean Dresden Grambs Career Research in Social Studies Award from the National Council for the Social Studies. Field is the dean of the College of Education at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.


U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin has received the Manufacturing Legislative Excellence award from the National Association of Manufacturers. Griffin supported 95 percent of the policies the association recognized as critical to the success of manufacturing in the current meeting of Congress.

Health Care

Shannon Rose was the recipient of a travel award from Seahorse Bioscience to present her autism research poster at the Neuroscience 2012 Conference. Rose is a postdoctoral fellow at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute in Little Rock.

Diana McDaniel has been named a fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives, a division of the Medical Group Management Association. McDaniel is director of physician support at Arkansas Children’s Hospital.




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