Movers & Shakers: Robert Johnson Joins Staff at Garver

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Mar. 18, 2013 12:00 am  

Robert Johnson

Melisa Laelan has been sworn in by the Arkansas Supreme Court as the state’s first Marshallese court interpreter. Laelan, who originally hails from the Pacific Islands and now lives in Springdale, has interpreted hundreds of cases in the last year. She has also petitioned the Arkansas State Police to offer a Marshallese-language driver’s test, which will benefit the 4,000 Pacific Islands immigrants living in the northwest part of the state.


Edie Arey has been elected board president of America’s Dentists Care Foundation Missions of Mercy. Arey, who has served on the board since 2008, also works as the director of professional relations at Delta Dental of Arkansas. Upon assuming her new position, she will oversee board meetings, organize fundraising efforts and take on spokesperson duties.


Tammy Kreimeyer has been hired as a software developer for Mainstream Technologies in Little Rock. Kreimeyer previously worked with Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock as an expert solutions developer, as well as with ABC Financial of Sherwood, which helps health clubs with management and billing. She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a member of the UALR Community Orchestra.



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