Stephen Tipton Named SVP at Centennial Bank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, May. 13, 2013 12:00 am  

Stephen Tipton

Richard Boone has been promoted to head operations and finance for the Southern & Western Group of Health Management Associates Inc. in Naples, Fla. Boone, who previously served as chief financial officer of Sparks Health System, has 25 years of experience in health care and also served as an associate administrator at Sparks. His new duties include overseeing 26 hospitals in seven states, including Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith and Summit Medical Center in Van Buren.

Angie Wilson has been named marketing director of Oasis Renewal Center in Little Rock. Wilson was previously employed with the Arkansas Times as an advertising account executive and has more than 10 years of experience in the industry.

John Bowen has been named new assistant vice president and administrator for Baptist Health Medical Center in Arkadelphia. He will be succeeding Greg Stubblefield, who was recently promoted to vice president for clinical services. Prior to joining Baptist Health, he served as system strategic planning manager for Christus Spohn Health System in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Melissa Masingill has been promoted to vice president of public affairs of Delta Dental of Arkansas. Masingill joined the company in 2009 as director of communications and government relations and will be responsible for overseeing the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation, which guides the company’s philanthropic activity. She previously served as the assistant vice president of communications at the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care.


James Harkins, Maggie Hogan and Bill Pendergist have been named shareholder partners with Flake & Kelley Commercial in Little Rock. Harkins, a member of the company’s transactional team, is responsible for brokerage, leasing and development; Hogan serves as senior property manager. Pendergist helped open the company’s northwest branch in Fayetteville and has previously represented the Arkansas Supreme Court, Cintas Corp. and Jason’s Deli.

(Correction, May 14, 2013: Jack F. See Jr.'s place of employment was inadvertently omitted from the original article and has been added.)



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