Movers & Shakers

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Wayne Smith Starts as New Oaklawn Assistant GM (Movers & Shakers)

Wayne Smith has been hired as assistant general manager of Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs. read more >

Quattlebaum Grooms & Tull Adds Scott Lar to Springdale Office (Movers & Shakers)

A 2011 graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law, Lar has a master of law degree in taxation from the University of Florida and concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, taxation, corporate transactions and estate planning. read more >

St. Bernards Adds Two in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Michelle Schofield has joined the medical staff at St. Bernards Healthcare in Jonesboro as a psychiatrist. Dr. Melissa Yawn has joined St. Bernards First Care Clinics and is seeing patients at the new First Care-Hilltop facility. read more >

Matt Brasel Made Area President of Bear State Bank (Movers & Shakers)

Matt Brasel of Rogers has been promoted to the newly created position of area president of Bear State Bank for northwest, central and southwest Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma. read more >

Mary Jean Bradley Named New Education Dean at A-State (Movers & Shakers)

Mary Jane Bradley has been named dean of the College of Education & Behavioral Science at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, effective July 1. A faculty member since 1987, Bradley has been serving as director of Professional Education Programs and professional licensure officer within the college. read more >

Phil Jones Joins C.R. Crawford Construction (Movers & Shakers)

Jones most recently worked as senior business development consultant for the Joshua Consulting Group LLC, and previously as director of program management services for Nabholz Construction Services and as program manager for what is now Atkins North America. read more >

Karen Konarski-Hart Shows Backbone at American Chiropractic Association (Movers & Shakers)

Karen Konarski-Hart of Little Rock has been elected vice president of the American Chiropractic Association, the first woman and first Arkansan to hold that position. read more >

Promotions Lead to Adjustments at Farm Bureau (Movers & Shakers)

Warren Carter has been promoted to executive vice president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau in Little Rock, replacing the retiring Rodney Baker and setting off a chain of other management changes. read more >

Blake Dunn Recognized by American Institute of Architects (Movers & Shakers)

Blake Dunn, president of CADM Architecture Inc. in El Dorado, has been elevated to the College of Fellows by the 2016 Jury of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. read more >

Kathryn Hicks Named New Centennial Bank VP at Mountain Home (Movers & Shakers)

Kathryn Hicks has been named vice president and market leader for Centennial Bank in Mountain Home, and Harrison Young has moved to Mountain Home as a loan officer. read more >


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