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Cardiologist Al Madani Added to Sparks Health (Movers & Shakers)

Al Madani will treat patients who are at risk of or have symptoms of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart failure or heart valve problems, in addition to patients who suffer from leg ulcers and peripheral arterial disease, which can cause reduced blood flow to limbs. read more >

Ozarka College Taps Two for Leadership Positions (Movers & Shakers)

Keith McClanahan has been hired by Ozarka College in Melbourne (Izard County) as the institution's provost and executive vice president of learning. Ozarka has also promoted Josh Wilson to associate vice president of planning and institutional research. read more >

Julie Robbins Named Mangan Holcomb Director of Client Services

As director of client services, Julie C. Robbins will continue supervising key client accounts. Robbins has been with Mangan Holcomb Partners, a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital firm, for almost 13 years. read more >

Jacob Flournoy Recognized for UA System's Internal Audit Department

Jacob Flournoy, internal audit director for the University of Arkansas System, has been selected to receive the American Institute of CPAs' Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Award for impact on state government. read more >

UAFS Promotes Elizabeth Underwood to Associate Vice Chancellor (Movers & Shakers)

Elizabeth Underwood has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for government and university relations at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. Before her promotion last month, Underwood served as UAFS' executive director for government and community relations and also spent seven years as the university's director of alumni affairs. read more >

Rockfish Adds Three to Rogers Office (Movers & Shakers)

Kayla Neja, Erika Henry and Aaron Horton have all been hired by the Rogers office of Rockfish, a marketing and advertising firm in Little Rock. read more >

Marie Gieringer Proudly Wears CFO Badge for Regional Girl Scouts

As chief financial officer of Girl Scouts - Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas, the position Marie Gieringer assumed in February, she manages the accounting, business systems, retail and troop financial accountability divisions of the organization, which is headquartered in Little Rock. With the help of about 10 staff members, Gieringer also prepares monthly financial statements and budget reports. read more >

Mark Wilson Promoted to SVP/Chief Credit Officer at First Arkansas Bank & Trust (Movers & Shakers)

Mark Wilson, who has been with First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville since 2001, has been promoted to senior vice president and chief credit officer. Since he joined the bank as a loan officer, Wilson has been involved in supervising online banking, debit cards and the Customer Service Call Center. read more >

Rob Anderson Joins Arkansas Farm Bureau as PR Director (Movers & Shakers)

Rob Anderson, formerly the director of content strategy for three years at Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods in Little Rock, has been hired as director of public relations at Arkansas Farm Bureau. read more >

Rockfish Nets Chad Bingle To Lead Digital Strategy (Movers & Shakers)

Chad Bingle has joined the Rogers office of Rockfish, a marketing and advertising firm, as director of digital strategy. Susan Roper has also joined as the office's manager of finance and accounting. read more >