New Vice Presidents Take Positions at Mid-South Community, Henderson State

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 12:00 am  

From left, Diane M. Hampton of Mid-South Community College in West Memphis and Jennifer Boyett of Henderson State University in Arkadelphia.

Dr. Danelle Richards has been appointed medical director for the emergency department of Northwest Medical Center-Bentonville. Board-certified in emergency medicine physician, Richards graduated from the University of Missouri in Kansas City and earned her medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Kansas City.

Dr. James Patterson has joined Sparks Health System of Fort Smith as a physician at its Alma Family Medical Clinic. Patterson, who previously practiced in Montana, was trained as a doctor of osteopathic medicine at the University of Health Science in Kansas City, Mo., and completed a family practice residency at Via Christi Riverside Family Practice in Wichita, Kan.


Misty Murphy has been hired to fill the Northwest Arkansas Council’s newly created position of regional trails coordinator. Her job is to expand awareness and use of the new Razorback Greenway, which stretches from Bella Vista to Fayetteville, and the region’s growing trail system.

Michael Rhodes has been hired as a career specialist at Goodwill Industries of Arkansas. Prior to joining Goodwill, Rhodes was an automotive sales consultant at Landers Chevrolet in Benton. He also has more than nine years of managerial experience at national chains, including Pizza Hut and Walgreen’s.

Nancy Weaver has been named chief executive officer of Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches of Batesville. With more than 20 years of mental health experience, Weaver most recently served as regional clinical director for Pointe Outpatient Behavioral Healthcare in Hot Springs.



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