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Dennis Hunt To Manage Public Finance Division at Stephens Inc.

Dennis Hunt has been named executive vice president and manager of Stephens Inc.'s public finance division in Little Rock. He succeeds Mark McBryde, who is stepping down after serving 20 years in the position. read more >

Greater Little Rock Home Builders Pick Nathan Cooper as President (Movers & Shakers)

Nathan Cooper of River Valley Builders has been named 2015 president of the Home Builders Association of Greater Little Rock. Cooper has been a member of the Home Builders Association since 2009 and has served on the board of directors. Justin Keener of Billy Hartness Construction will be vice president, and Tony Dillon of The Dillon Group will be secretary/treasurer. read more >

Don Weaver of El Paso Elected To Chair National Transportation Nonprofit

Don Weaver has been elected chairman of the board of The Road Information Program (TRIP), a national transportation research nonprofit organization based in Washington. He has been a member of TRIP's board of directors since 2004 and was appointed to its executive committee in 2008. read more >

Michael Hocutt Selected To Head General Contractors Association (Movers & Shakers)

Michael Hocutt, president of Clark Power Corp. of Little Rock, has been chosen to lead the Associated General Contractors of Arkansas as 2015 president. Hocutt represents the utility division and has 37 years of industry experience. read more >

Amy Lomon Joins Beall Barclay & Co as Business Development, Marketing Director

Amy Lomon will be responsible for company marketing and advertising planning, providing support for internal team marketing efforts and finding business growth opportunities. read more >

Entergy Arkansas Elevates Three to Economic Development Team (Movers & Shakers)

Clarissa McWherter, Chris Murphy and Russell Harris have joined Entergy Arkansas in Little Rock as members of the economic development team. read more >

ClearPointe Puts Eloy De La O On as Chief Business Officer

Eloy De La O will be responsible for sales team leadership, revenue growth, product and vendor selection and operations management in his new role as chief business officer for ClearPointe, a remote manager of IT infrastructure and business applications based in Little Rock. read more >

Development Duo Joins Centennial Bank in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

Joey Speir and Brock Ferguson have joined Centennial Bank in Jonesboro as business development officers. read more >

J.D. Lowery Takes Lead for Community Development at Arkansas Electric Co-ops

J.D. Lowery of Maumelle has been named manager of community and economic development for the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas. Lowery previously served as director of the Arkansas Energy Office. read more >

Steve Massanelli Returns to His Roots in Joining Simmons First National

In joining Simmons First National Corp., Steve Massanelli is returning to his geographic roots: He is a native of Pine Bluff who began his career with Simmons First National Bank as an assistant vice president of correspondent banking. read more >