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Kris Upton Elected President of Rector Phillips Morse

The board of Rector Phillips Morse Inc. has elected Kris Upton president of the real estate company. Upton joined Rector Phillips Morse Inc. in 2003 and has served as the company's CFO and COO. read more >

Scott Pittillo Put On Board of Jefferson Bancshares (Movers & Shakers)

Scott Pittillo, executive vice president and CFO of Relyance Bank of Pine Bluff, has been appointed to the board of directors of the bank and its parent company, Jefferson Bancshares Inc. read more >

Tyler Vance Looking After Bank of the Ozarks Operations

Tyler Vance has been promoted to chief operating officer at Bank of the Ozarks Inc. read more >

Hailey Knight Steps Up to New Position for Downtown Jonesboro Association (Movers & Shakers)

Hailey Knight has been promoted to executive director of the Downtown Jonesboro Association. Knight was previously marketing and public relations manager for Focus Inc. read more >

Dr. Suzanne Klimberg To Lead Studies on Medical Invention at Ascendant

Dr. Suzanne Klimberg is a co-inventor of MelodyDX, the first product of Ascendant Diagnostics LLC, a startup company in Fayetteville read more >

Fred Wood Joins DD&F Consulting (Movers & Shakers)

Fred Wood, formerly a co-owner and founder of Cornerstone Business Advisors LLC of Little Rock, has joined DD&F Consulting Group Inc. of Little Rock as a principal and general counsel. Wood, a graduate of Vanderbilt Law School, began his legal career with Wright Lindsey & Jennings in Little Rock in 1993. He also worked for Alltel Corp. and co-founded Boomerang Carwash LLC. read more >

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 >