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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 >

Garry Haferbier Joins Allen Engineering Corp (Movers & Shakers)

Garry Haferbier has joined Allen Engineering Corp. of Paragould as the rental sales manager. The added responsibility for Haferbier is part of a joint marketing agreement between Allen Engineering and Equipment Synergy International, where he will continue to serve as vice president of sales. read more >

Dr. Zulma Toro-Ramos Takes UALR Leadership Position (Super Mover)

Beginning in January, Toro-Ramos will assume the position of provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UALR, leading the university's six colleges, Graduate School and William H. Bowen School of Law. read more >

Melody Trimble Named CEO of Summit Medical Center (Movers & Shakers)

Melody Trimble has been named chief executive officer of Summit Medical Center in Van Buren. read more >

Michele Wright Promoted to CEO of Regional Branch of Red Cross (Super Mover)

Michele Wright, chief executive officer of the Greater Ozarks-Arkansas Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross. read more >

Arkansas Elecric Cooperative Companies Promote Maria Smedley (Movers & Shakers)

Maria Smedley has been promoted to vice president of human resources at the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. in Little Rock. read more >

Brian H. Ratcliff, Designated President-elect of Arkansas Bar Association (Super Mover)

Brian Ratcliff was recently elected to serve a one-year term as president-elect designee of the Arkansas Bar Association beginning June 2013. He will then assume the role of president at the association's 2014 annual meeting. read more >