Movers & Shakers

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Dr. Sandra Massey Takes Over as Chancellor of ASU-Newport

Dr. Sandra Massey was selected to succeed the recently retired chancellor, Larry Williams, after a three-month search that attracted 46 applicants. ASU-Newport serves 2,079 students on campuses in Newport, Marked Tree and Jonesboro. read more >

Dr. Issam Makhoul Named Director of UAMS Hematology/Oncology Division (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Issam Makhoul has been named director of the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science in Little Rock. read more >

Charles Stewart To Lead Sparks Health System, Summit Medical Center

Charles Stewart will oversee the two Health Management Associates hospitals in Arkansas, Sparks Health System and Summit Medical Center. read more >

David Robertson New AVP, Commercial Lending Officer at One Bank (Movers & Shakers)

David Robertson has been promoted to assistant vice president and commercial lending officer for One Bank & Trust of Little Rock. read more >

Dawn Prasifka Takes Over as CEO of the Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas Council of the Girl Scouts

As CEO of the Girl Scouts' Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas, Prasifka will lead an organization serving 9,000 girls through the services of 3,700 volunteers. read more >

Roz Blagg Named Vice Chancellor at ASU-Mountain Home (Movers & Shakers)

Rosalyn “Roz” Blagg has been named vice chancellor for student services at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. Blagg was hired in 1998 to create the ASU-Jonesboro Degree Center on the ASUMH campus. In 2002, she became registrar and director of admissions, and in 2008, she was named associate vice chancellor for enrollment. read more >

Mercy Health's Clark Ellison Named Regional VP of South-Central Communities

Clark Ellison, who has been vice president and chief development officer for Mercy Northwest Arkansas, has been promoted to regional vice president for Mercy's south-central communities. read more >

Jacob Rice Makes Move to Bank of Little Rock as Loan Officer (Movers & Shakers)

Jacob Rice has been hired as a loan officer by Bank of Little Rock Mortgage and will work in its Little Rock location. Rice previously worked for Central Mortgage Co. and as a loan originator for ENG Lending of England. read more >

Aimee Arzoumainan Takes On New Role at Sparks (Super Mover)

Aimee Arzoumanian has been made assistant administrator for Sparks Health System of Fort Smith. She most recently served as a member of the hospitalist group at Sparks. read more >

Banker Troy Duke to Receive Dean's Award from UALR College of Business (Movers & Shakers)

Veteran Little Rock banker Troy Duke and Lynn Hamilton, vice president of operations for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, will be honored in October by their alma mater, the College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Duke will receive the Dean's Award at the UALR College of Business Alumni Luncheon on Oct. 2, and Hamilton will be named the college's Distinguished Alumnus for 2013. read more >