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Movers & Shakers: Robert Johnson Joins Staff at Garver

Robert Johnson has joined the energy group staff of Garver LLC in North Little Rock as a senior project manager. Johnson has 30 years of experience in engineering and was employed with Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. from 1983 to 2013. read more >

Super Mover: John English Named Dean of UA College of Engineering

Terry Martin has served as interim dean of the College of Engineering since July 2012. The previous dean, Ashok Saxena, served for nine years before leaving to accept the role of senior leader at a research university in India. English's term will officially begin July 1. read more >

Tommy Maxwell Joins Hardwood Federation Board of Directors (Movers & Shakers)

Tommy Maxwell has 35 years of experience in the flooring business and is the president and CEO of Maxwell Hardwood Flooring. read more >

Buckley O'Mell Gets New Title at LR Regional Chamber of Commerce (Super Mover)

As vice president of advocacy for the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, Buckley O'Mell will continue to use his experience and skills in public service to promote community outreach and improvement. read more >

Anne Grippo Makes Climb at Arkansas State (Movers & Shakers)

Anne Grippo has been appointed associate dean of the College of Sciences & Mathematics at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. read more >

David Garner Keeps Simmons First On the Move (Super Mover)

In addition to serving as vice president, David Garner has taken on the role of controller and chief accounting officer at Simmons First National Corp. read more >

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 >