Bank of the Ozarks Find Chad Necessary To Head Systems Security (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Jun. 17, 2013 12:00 am  

Chad Necessary

Financial Services

Chad Necessary has been named senior vice president and information systems security officer at Bank of the Ozarks in Little Rock. Necessary has 17 years of experience in information technology.

Karen M. Cash and Glenda L. Dean have been promoted to vice presidents at Simmons First Trust Co. Cash has nearly 16 years of experience at the company. She currently works as a manager of retirement plan services in Pine Bluff. Dean has more than 29 years of experience at Simmons First National Bank, with nearly half that time spent at the trust. She is currently a manager of corporate trust in Pine Bluff.

Greg Dalton has been promoted to senior vice president and director general accounting for the Bank of the Ozarks in Little Rock. Dalton has seven years of financial experience.

Karen Arnold has been hired as senior vice president and treasury management officer at Summit Bank in Arkadelphia. Arnold has 25 years of experience in banking. She was formerly a treasury management and payments consultant with Merchants & Planters Bank of Arkadelphia.

Real Estate

Mollie Birch has been hired as an associate broker and real estate sales agent by the Charlotte John Co. in Little Rock. Birch has more than 15 years of experience in the real estate industry. She has previously worked at Keller Williams Realty.


David B. Burks, who retired May 31 after 26 years as president of Harding University at Searcy, was honored by the board of trustees with the renaming of a major campus building as the David B. Burks American Heritage Building.

Health Care

E. Scot Davis has been hired as the new CEO of Arkansas Urology in Little Rock. Prior to being chosen to replace retiring CEO John Hutton, Davis spent the last 13 years with the Northeast Arkansas Baptist Clinic in Jonesboro and Baptist Medical Group in Memphis. He has more than 18 years of executive experience in the health care field.




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