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Tony Houston Replaces Thomas Fitz as President of CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs

Effective Dec. 22, Tony Houston will be president of CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, the former Mercy facility that CHI St. Vincent acquired in April. He will replace Thomas Fitz, who had served as interim president since the acquisition. Houston will report to Chad Aduddell, EVP and COO of CHI St. Vincent. read more >

Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department Hits High Road with 5 Promotions (Movers & Shakers)

Lorie Tudor, Emanuel Banks, Tony Sullivan, Kevin Thornton and Joe Sartini were promoted with the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department at its central office in Little Rock. read more >

Micah Beard Made Boss of Borrowing at Citizens Bank in Batesville

Micah Beard will continue in his role as senior vice president and senior commercial loan officer, but he will assume the additional duties of supervising all of Citizens Bank's loan officers in Batesville and directing lending function at branches in Mountain View, Imboden and Pleasant Plains. read more >

Susan Grobmyer Steps Up at Centennial in Fort Smith (Movers & Shakers)

Susan Grobmyer has joined Centennial Bank in Fort Smith as senior business development officer. She has more than 30 years of banking and business development experience. read more >

Wendy Riggs Assumes Role as Vice President of Operations for Walton Arts Center

As VP of operations for the Walton Arts Center, a new position, Wendy Riggs will manage and maintain practices and policies for all facilities, according to Peter B. Lane, president and CEO of the Walton Arts Center. read more >

Centennial's J.P. Sexton Named Arkansas Mortgage Banker of the Year (Movers & Shakers)

J.P. Sexton, vice president and mortgage market sales manager at Centennial Bank of Conway, was named 2014 Arkansas Mortgage Banker of the Year by the Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas. Sexton has over 25 years of mortgage experience in origination, underwriting, sales and operation management. read more >

Sarah Day Named Senior VP at Windstream

As senior VP of small and medium-sized business sales and marketing, Sarah Day will oversee all aspects of Windstream's relationship with small and medium-sized business (SMB) customers, including sales, customer care and product marketing. read more >

Brad Phelps Named Associate General Counsel for Arkansas State University System (Movers & Shakers)

Brad Phelps, formerly chief deputy attorney general for the state of Arkansas, has been named associate general counsel of the Arkansas State University System. read more >

Shannon Boshears Accepts Dual Roles at Pulaski Tech College, Foundation

Shannon Boshears will lead fundraising efforts for the Pulaski Technical College Foundation, the fundraising and private gift-receiving agency for the college. read more >

Shackleford Road Veterinary Clinic a Good Home for New Owner (Movers & Shakers)

Brian Barron, a doctor of veterinary medicine, is the new owner of Shackleford Road Veterinary Clinic at 304 N. Shackleford Road in Little Rock. Barron has practiced at the clinic since May 2008. He earned his DVM at Louisiana State University and practiced in Bastrop, Louisiana, for a year before coming to Little Rock. read more >