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Lofton, Langford Join Board of Arkansas Mutual Insurance (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Jason Lofton was elected to the board of directors of Arkansas Mutual Insurance Co. in Little Rock. Lofton received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and practices family medicine at Lofton Family Clinic in De Queen. read more >

Philip Adams New Director of Arkansas Promise

Philip Adams started work on Jan. 6 as director of Arkansas Promise, a program designed to improve education and career opportunities for low-income Arkansas teenagers with disabilities. read more >

Big Moves Made at ASU's Small Business & Technology Development Center (Movers & Shakers)

Laura Miller was selected as the new director of the Small Business & Technology Development Center at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Miller, formerly a lead business consultant at ASBTDC, has been with the center for 13 years. Robert Bahn was promoted to lead business consultant. read more >

Stephen R. Adkinson Takes No. 2 Spot at Henderson State University

Stephen R. Adkison was named the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, effective July 1. read more >

Quattlebaum Firm Brings On Daniel Beck as New Associate (Movers & Shakers)

Daniel J. Beck has joined Quattlebaum Grooms Tull & Burrow PLLC in Little Rock as an associate. Beck received his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville. read more >

Arvest Bank in Little Rock Names Virgil Miller as New CRA Director

Virgil Miller recently joined Arvest Bank in Little Rock as the Community Reinvestment Act director. In his new position, he will be responsible for the Arvest Banking Group's CRA compliance. read more >

Network Data Services Promotes Ryan Flynn to President (Movers & Shakers)

Ryan Flynn has been named president of Network Data Services in North Little Rock. Ryan was promoted from within after a successful 15-year career with the company. read more >

Lee Anne Eddy Takes New Executive Roles at Arkansas Children's Hospital

Lee Anne Eddy became senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Arkansas Children's Hospital on Dec. 15. She previously served as vice president of Ambulatory Care Services at ACH. In her new role, Eddy is responsible for supporting and advancing Children's Hospital's quality work plan, building effective clinical teams and designing an effective and efficient patient care delivery system. read more >

Mandy Richardson Returns to Little Rock Soiree

Mandy Richardson is rejoining Little Rock Soiree, a sister publication of Arkansas Business, as its advertising director. Richardson has held sales and marketing positions with Arkansas Business Publishing Group twice before, each time growing her target publication's market share and increasing revenue. read more >

Sally Murphy Steps Up at Life & Specialty (Movers & Shakers)

Sally Murphy has been promoted to vice president, associate general counsel, chief compliance officer and assistant secretary at Life & Specialty Ventures LLC in Little Rock. Murphy has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry, including stops at Mass Mutual and AIG. read more >