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Lalit Verma Elected President of American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

Verma served as the head of the department of biological engineering at Louisiana State University before relocating to the University of Arkansas in 2000. read more >

Martha Miller Soon To Take Over Arkansas Department of Heritage

Martha Miller will replace former Arkansas Department of Heritage Director Cathie Matthews, who served for 15 years before retiring last year. read more >

Dixie Montgomery Joins Arkansas Hospice (Movers & Shakers)

Dixie Montgomery of Bryant has been named finance director at Arkansas Hospice. Montgomery, a certified public accountant, previously worked at Arvest Bank. read more >

Randy Dixon Launches New Projects at UA's Pryor Center (Super Mover)

The Pryor Center's mission is to document Arkansas history by collecting audio and video interviews and images from the people who have witnessed and been a part of the state's past. read more >

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 >

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