Laura Knox Named Faculty Member of the Year at ASU-Mountain Home (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, May. 27, 2013 12:00 am  

Laura Knox


Carolyn B. Witherspoon of Little Rock has been appointed to the Uniform Laws Commission by Gov. Mike Beebe. Witherspoon, an attorney and director at Cross Gunter Witherspoon & Galchus, practices in labor and employment law, governmental law and transportation law. She also represents public and private employers in employment and human resources-related issues.


John Lawlor has been chosen as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 Southwest Area North award. Lawlor is CEO of Vestcom, a marketing firm based in Little Rock.


W.A. McCormick, William O. Reeves, Lyle Foster, Stan Roberts, Stephen Rowell and Erin Taylor have been elected to the board of directors of Methodist Family Health in Little Rock. The nonprofit organization, established in 1899, provides psychiatric and behavioral health care services to families in Arkansas and serves more than 1,400 clients daily.


Casey Garrett has joined the staff of Crye-Leike Realty in Conway. Casey previously served as an office administrator for the company before becoming a licensed Realtor. She was also honored with the 2012 Rookie of the Year Award by the Faulkner County Board of Realtors. She specializes in residential sales, investment properties and new home construction.

Keith Montgomery has joined Brawley & Associates Real Estate in Greers Ferry as executive broker. Montgomery has been licensed since 1982 and has been a longtime instructor of real estate for the Arkansas Real Estate Commission and Arkansas Realtors Association. He has also served on several committees and boards, including the North Pulaski Board of Realtors and the Arkansas Realtors Association Board of Directors.

Ashley Willis been hired as a graphic designer for Haag Brown Commercial in Jonesboro. Willis, who is currently completing her Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design at Arkansas State University, has received multiple local awards and has completed freelance work for media, business and nonprofit organizations.


David E. Crook was named director of Conference Technologies Inc. earlier this year. Formerly a sales consultant for Curtis Stout Inc. in Little Rock, Crook is now overseeing the Arkansas office of CTI of St. Louis, which sells and installs audiovisual and custom control systems.

Dylan Quandt has joined the staff of Mainstream Technologies in Little Rock as a level one help desk analyst. Quandt previously worked for Dillard’s Inc. in the company’s information technology department and will provide support for the point-of-sale system, work stations and servers.



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