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Jim Simpson Elected President of Arkansas Bar Association (Movers & Shakers)

Jim Simpson has been elected president of the Arkansas Bar Association in Little Rock. Simpson is a partner with Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP. Marie-Bernarde Miller, Brian H. Ratcliff, F. Thomas Curry and Shaneen K. Sloan were elected to serve as ABA officers. read more >

Courtney Paul New Leader of Corps of Engineers Little Rock District

Col. Courtney W. Paul assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Little Rock district on July 2. He replaced Col. Glen Masset, who is retiring after 31 years in the Army. Paul now leads more than 700 employees and oversees the management of nearly 750,000 acres of public land and water in Arkansas and Missouri. He is also responsible for construction and real estate support to military installations, Army Reserve facilities and recruiting offices for all branches of the military. read more >

Crye-Leike Names Brenda Rhoads Managing Broker in NLR (Movers & Shakers)

Brenda Rhoads has been promoted to managing broker at Crye-Leike Realtors' North Little Rock branch office. Rhoads has eight years of experience as a real estate agent, and she is a member of the Crye-Leike Multimillion-Dollar Club. read more >

Doug Erickson Steps In as President at TME

As president of TME Inc. in Little Rock, Doug Erickson will work as an integral part of the firm's executive leadership team and report directly to CEO Rusty Mullen. read more >

Radio's Sonny Victory Makes Segue to Real Estate (Movers & Shakers)

Sonny Victory has been hired as a real estate agent at Crye-Leike Real Estate Services in Benton. Victory formerly served as operations manager for Crain Media, working with a number of the company's radio stations. read more >

Elizabeth Caldwell Takes Lead for UAMS Communications

As the director of news and communications, Elizabeth Caldwell will direct UAMS' external communications, which entails overseeing news coverage, facilitating publicity about UAMS and working with the media. She will also help with strategic planning and executive communications. read more >

Bank of the Ozarks Find Chad Necessary To Head Systems Security (Movers & Shakers)

Chad Necessary has been named senior vice president and information systems security officer at Bank of the Ozarks in Little Rock. Necessary has 17 years of experience in information technology. read more >

George Sabo Gets New Digs as New Director of State Archeological Survey

George Sabo III was chosen as the director of the Arkansas Archeological Survey by UA System President Donald R. Bobbitt following a national search. read more >

Jim Couch Rises to New Position at Delta Dental (Movers & Shakers)

Jim Couch has been named vice president and general counsel at Delta Dental of Arkansas in Sherwood. Couch has more than 20 years of experience providing legal counsel and compliance oversight to health care organizations. read more >

Dr. Tom Cummins Joins St. Vincent to Watch Over Patient Care (Super Mover)

Cummins joined St. Vincent on April 1. As vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer at the St. Vincent Health System, he will oversee the quality of patient care. He will also maintain relationships and communication between physicians and members of the organization's administration. read more >

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