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Former Forrest City Mayor Promoted at Arvest Bank (Movers & Shakers)

Gordon McCoy has been promoted from staff auditor to community bank lender at Arvest Bank in central Arkansas. A Forrest City native, McCoy served as the city's mayor for eight years. read more >

Darrin Williams Moves Into Southern Bancorp CEO Seat (Super Mover)

Darrin Williams will succeed Walter Smiley as CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc., which is one of America's largest community development banks. read more >

Rick Brown Promoted at James Cone Construction (Movers & Shakers)

Rick Brown has been promoted from general superintendent to vice president of construction operations at James Cone Construction in Little Rock. He has been with the company for 19 years. read more >

Art Kinnaman Becomes New Vice President of Hugg & Hall Mobile Storage

In his new role as vice president of Hugg & Hall Mobile Storage, Art Kinnaman will help oversee the company's overall operations, marketing, development of new business and the formation of a new storm shelter business division. read more >

Kevin Braswell Named Vice President of Development at Hendrix (Movers & Shakers)

Kevin Braswell has been named vice president of development at Hendrix College in Conway. He starts serving in the post in January. Until the move, Braswell serves as assistant vice president of advancement at the University of Central Arkansas. read more >

Greg Philips Takes Over Main Street Arkansas Services (Super Mover)

In his new role, Greg Phillips will be responsible for overseeing the services of the Main Street Arkansas program, which helps create economic development in the state's downtown areas through design, economic restructuring, organization and promotion. read more >

Bruce Alt Slated To Lead Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (Super Mover)

as associate executive director, Alt will work with Executive Director Barbara Angel to promote the image and professional interests of the society's more than 3,500 members. After Angel's retirement, Alt will become executive director on April 1. read more >

Scott Wood Elected Chairman of Arkansas Automobile Dealers Association (Movers & Shakers)

Scott Wood of Stanley Wood Chevrolet Buick GMC and Scott Wood Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep in Batesville has been elected chairman of the board of the Arkansas Automobile Dealers Association. read more >

Stephanie Grade Appointed New GM of Little Rock's Embassy Suites (Movers & Shakers)

Stephanie Grade, Windsor Williams and Cindy Campbell have been appointed to executive staff positions at Embassy Suites in Little Rock. read more >

Joe Dunn of Eagle Bank & Trust (Super Mover)

With his promotion to market president, Joe Dunn will be responsible for overseeing Eagle's bank operations in the southern Arkansas region while continuing his duties as chief lending officer. read more >