Chris Marsh Makes Move to Boyette Strategic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Mar. 3, 2014 12:00 am  

Chris Marsh

Economic Development

Chris Marsh has joined Boyette Strategic Advisors in Little Rock as a senior consultant. Marsh most recently worked at Entergy Arkansas’ Office of Economic Development in Little Rock.


Jon T. Rymer will be recognized by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as its 2014 Distinguished Alumnus on May 16 at the Clinton Presidential Center. Rymer, who earned an MBA at UALR, serves as the inspector general for the U.S. Department of Defense.


Bauer Duke has been appointed as an extension aquaculture specialist with the Aquaculture/Fisheries Center of Excellence at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Duke first joined the fisheries department in 1997.


Walter K. Compton was promoted to executive vice president and general counsel at Murphy Oil Corp. in El Dorado. Also promoted were Kelli M. Hammock, to senior vice president, administration; John W. Dumas, to vice president, corporate insurance; and Allan J. Misner to vice president, internal audit. K. Todd Montgomery was elected vice president, corporate planning and services.

Kirkley Thomas was promoted to vice president of governmental affairs at Electric Co-operatives of Arkansas in Little Rock. Thomas previously served as a manager of the company’s economic development department.

Financial Services

Donald Cook has been named the Arkansas state president of Bank of America, in addition to his role as Little Rock market president. Cook has more than 40 years of banking experience.




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