Angie Longing To Head Nursing at St. Vincent (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Mar. 17, 2014 12:00 am  

Angie Longing

Health Care

Angie Longing will serve as the executive director of nursing at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Little Rock. Longing, a board-certified nurse executive, was previously executive director of nursing at St. Vincent North and St. Vincent Morrilton.

Chris Gibson has been promoted to corporate regional director (northeast) at ARcare, a nonprofit affiliate of Baptist Health in Augusta. Also promoted to corporate regional director were Ron Sellers (northwest) and Alex Collier (central).

Dr. Matthew Bell and Dr. Joshua Kennedy have joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock as assistant professors in the College of Medicine’s Allergy & Immunology Division. Both earned their medical degrees from UAMS. Bell went to the University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics in Madison, Wis., for his fellowship, while Kennedy completed his at the University of Virginia Health Systems in Charlottesville, Va.

Amy Funderburk has accepted the position of executive director of the Jack Stephens Heart Institute at St. Vincent Infirmary after filling the role in an interim capacity for several months. Funderburk earned a BSN at the University of South Carolina at Columbia and an MSN at Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Michael Hart has been promoted to vice president of information technology applications at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. Hart, who has a master’s degree in health care informatics from the University of Missouri School of Medicine, has been with ACH for five years and previously served as chief nursing information officer.


Steve Keen was promoted to president of controls and HVAC at Powers of Arkansas in North Little Rock. Keen previously served as vice president of the department. Rick Lewis was promoted to president of service. Lewis previously served as vice president.


C. Tad Bohannon, a partner at Wright Lindsey & Jennings LLP, is joining Central Arkansas Water in Little Rock as its chief legal counsel. Bohannon has been in private practice for 20 years and has served as general counsel for numerous municipal corporations and commissions.

Financial Services

Jason Sullivan was promoted to vice president of lending at Union Bank of Mena. Also promoted were Patty Young, vice president of lending and secondary market mortgages; Brian Hensley, vice president and controller; Heather Grenier, vice president of loan administration; Aloma Gilbert, vice president and Hatfield branch manager; Kyle Cannon, assistant vice president and Wickes branch manager; Scott Parish, assistant vice president of information technology; and Heather Risley, loan officer.



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