Mark Martin Named Sales Rep of 2013 by Poultry Federation of Arkansas (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Jul. 29, 2013 12:00 am  

Mark Martin


Mark Martin, a strategic account manager for Applied Industrial Technologies in Fayetteville, has been named the 2013 Sales Representative of the Year by The Poultry Federation of Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Martin has been in the poultry industry for more than 30 years, including 20 with Applied Industrial Technologies.


Brenda Scisson has been named executive director of development for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ College of Nursing in Little Rock. Scisson formerly served as director of the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation Fund.

John Dominick Jr. has been elected chair of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Foundation Fund’s board of directors. Sheila Castin has been elected vice chair. Mark Pollack, Wade Partridge, Jane McKinney and Don Overton have also been elected to serve on the board.

Brandon Tittle will assume the role of assistant dean of students at Harding University in Searcy on Aug. 1. Tittle previously served as the director of spring break missions, director of Harding’s Uplift summer youth camp and assistant editor for TC Magazine.


Roger Yin has been hired as a project engineer at Robbins Engineering PLLC in Little Rock. Yin has more than 20 years of engineering experience.

Financial Services

Ernie Drost has been hired as a client adviser at Arvest Bank in Hot Springs. Drost has more than 30 years of investment experience. He formerly served as a financial adviser at U.S. Bancorp Investments. Bryan Spriggs has been hired as a client adviser and investment specialist at Arvest Bank in Little Rock. Spriggs has more than eight years of experience in financial advising. He formerly served as a financial adviser at Merrill Lynch.

Health Services

Dr. Christian Hester has joined the Little Rock Eye Clinic as an ophthalmologist specializing in cornea and exterior disease surgeries. Hester recently completed a fellowship in cornea, refractive and anterior segment surgery at the Cullen Eye Institute at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.



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