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Andrea Angel Named Associate Vice Chancellor at UALR (Movers & Shakers)

Andrea Angel has been named associate vice chancellor for alumni and development by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. read more >

Powers of Arkansas Promotes Pair (Movers & Shakers)

Scott Smith and Chase Ransom have been promoted to new positions with Powers of Arkansas, a North Little Rock HVAC contractor. read more >

Scott Lambert Steps Up to Senior Examiner at State Bank Department (Movers & Shakers)

Lambert, formerly a credit analyst at Farmers & Merchants Bank of Stuttgart, joined the bank department in 2013. read more >

David Jacobson Joins Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)

David Jacobson has been hired as vice president of Medicaid business development and strategy at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock. read more >

United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas Adds 8 to Board (Movers & Shakers)

Rev. Bruce Bennett of Texarkana and seven others have been elected to the board of directors of the United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas. read more >

J. Edward Horton Moves Into SpotRight (Movers & Shakers)

J. Edward Horton has joined the Little Rock office of SpotRight, a consumer insights and social analytics company, as senior vice president of sales and marketing. read more >

Attorney Jean Block Joins Little Rock Wastewater (Movers & Shakers)

Jean Block has been hired as chief legal officer of Little Rock Wastewater. In the new position, Block will serve as legal adviser and counsel to the wastewater utility's staff and the Little Rock Water Reclamation Commission. read more >

Michelle Smith Joins BancorpSouth Branch in Fort Smith (Movers & Shakers)

Michelle Smith has been hired by BancorpSouth Bank as an assistant vice president and manager of the Riley Farm branch in Fort Smith. Smith, who has 26 years of banking experience, was previously with Simmons Bank. read more >

John Rians Moves Forward as Head of Stepping Stone Unit at WRMC (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. John F. Rians, a fellowship-trained psychiatrist, has been appointed as the medical director and supervising physician of The Stepping Stone, the adult inpatient psychiatric unit at White River Medical Center in Batesville. read more >

Arkansas State Names Carl Cates Dean of New College (Movers & Shakers)

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro has named Carl Cates of Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia, to be the first dean of a newly structured college that combines programs in the fine arts, humanities, social sciences, media and communication. read more >