Lalit Verma Elected President of American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 12:00 am  

Lalit Verma

Dr. John A. Baldridge, an endocrinologist and associate professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, has joined the hospital’s Weight Loss & Metabolic Program as medical director. After completing his residency at UAMS, Baldridge also practiced medicine at Baptist Hospital and the Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center, which is part of the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System.


Rita Price has been hired as the human resource manager for Schulze & Burch Biscuit Co., a food production company in Searcy. Price, a native Arkansan with more than 20 years of experience in HR, was previously employed by National Wallcovering/Colour & Design, Molex and Heifer International and is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management.


Angele Forrest, a public relations coordinator for IberiaBank in Little Rock, has been named president of the Arkansas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators for 2013. Before joining IberiaBank in 2010, Forrest served as a marketing director at Transamerica Worksite Marketing and oversaw completion of the World of the Pharaohs exhibit at the Arkansas Arts Center.


Travis Roe has joined the Rogers branch of national realty chain Crye-Leike. Roe has been a licensed real estate agent in northwest Arkansas since 2005 and works to assist residents in Benton and Washington counties. In addition to his realty career, Roe was also the co-owner of Northwest Arkansas Lawns, a landscaping company in Springdale.



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