Movers & Shakers

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Stone Ward Adds Four (Movers & Shakers)

Jillian Oyler, Katie Hodges, Elizabeth Machen and Angela Connell have new jobs at Stone Ward advertising agency in Little Rock. read more >

Bob Dornblaser Poised to Direct PremierCare (Super Mover)

As director of PremierCare, the managed care network of Sparks Health System, Dornblaser will report to the company's chief financial officer and supervise operations developed by an independent group of physicians and other health-care professionals. read more >

Marty Moreno Makes Move at XMC (Movers & Shakers)

Marty Moreno has been promoted to major account manager of XMC Inc. in Little Rock. Moreno formerly served as senior territory manager and worked in retail and restaurant management for 25 years before joining the company in 2007. read more >

Robby Edwards Leading Branding of UA's Bumpers College (Super Movers)

Robby Edwards will work to improve marketing and branding of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences. read more >

Lalit Verma Elected President of American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

Verma served as the head of the department of biological engineering at Louisiana State University before relocating to the University of Arkansas in 2000. read more >

Martha Miller Soon To Take Over Arkansas Department of Heritage

Martha Miller will replace former Arkansas Department of Heritage Director Cathie Matthews, who served for 15 years before retiring last year. read more >

Dixie Montgomery Joins Arkansas Hospice (Movers & Shakers)

Dixie Montgomery of Bryant has been named finance director at Arkansas Hospice. Montgomery, a certified public accountant, previously worked at Arvest Bank. read more >

Randy Dixon Launches New Projects at UA's Pryor Center (Super Mover)

The Pryor Center's mission is to document Arkansas history by collecting audio and video interviews and images from the people who have witnessed and been a part of the state's past. read more >

Former Forrest City Mayor Promoted at Arvest Bank (Movers & Shakers)

Gordon McCoy has been promoted from staff auditor to community bank lender at Arvest Bank in central Arkansas. A Forrest City native, McCoy served as the city's mayor for eight years. read more >

Darrin Williams Moves Into Southern Bancorp CEO Seat (Super Mover)

Darrin Williams will succeed Walter Smiley as CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc., which is one of America's largest community development banks. read more >