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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 >

McClelland Consulting Makes In-House Moves (Movers & Shakers)

Adam Triche, a project engineer in the Little Rock office of McClelland Consulting Engineers Inc., has been promoted to partner effective Feb. 1, 2015, one of six new moves made at the firm. read more >

Dominik Mjartan New CEO at for Southern Bancorp Community Partners

SBCP is a development finance partner organization of Southern Bancorp Inc. As its CEO, Mjartan succeeds Tanya Wright, who will continue with SBCP in an executive role. He will also continue to help manage corporate strategy and other corporate functions for the holding company as executive vice president. read more >

Paul Hindman Goes Forward With First Community Bank

Paul Hindman has been named senior vice president and senior credit officer for First Community Bank of Batesville, which has assets of more than $900 million and 17 branch offices. Hindman will work in the office at 1617 S. Caraway Road in Jonesboro. read more >

Relyance Team Continues Bank's Move Into LR Market (Movers & Shakers)

Nina Castaldi, Sandy Ross, Nikki Pfleger and LaTonja Hill are members of Relyance Bank of Pine Bluff's new Little Rock team. read more >