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Graham Cobb Enters Little Rock Regional Chamber as New Chief Operating Officer

Graham Cobb has joined the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce as its new chief operating officer. A Little Rock native, Cobb will run the day-to-day operations of the business lobbying group. read more >

Becky Campbell Moves from Governor's Mansion to Arkansas Foodbank (Movers & Shakers)

Becky Barnes Campbell has joined the Arkansas Foodbank in Little Rock as special events coordinator. Formerly the executive assistant to Arkansas first lady Ginger Beebe, Campbell is responsible for planning and executing all special events and fundraising projects for the Foodbank. read more >

Christi Batts Will Keep Henderson State Name Visible in Hot Springs

As director of Hot Springs Academic Initiatives, Christi Batts will help Henderson State University establish and maintain a physical presence in the Hot Springs area. As part of this, she'll manage the day-to-day operations of the site's educational offerings. read more >

William Fletcher Moves to EVP, COO Office at Kinco (Movers & Shakers)

William Fletcher has been promoted to executive vice president and COO at Kinco Constructors in Little Rock. read more >

Small Business Administration Adds Jim Aardappel to Arkansas Office

Jim Aardappel has joined the Arkansas District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration as deputy district director. A Navy veteran, Aardappel will be working to enhance SBA's programs for veterans. read more >

New Neurosurgeons Fill Roles at Arkansas Neuroscience Institute (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. Stephen F. Shafizadeh has joined the Arkansas Neuroscience Institute team at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock. Shafizadeh earned a medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his neurosurgical residency at Northwestern University. Dr. Tarek Abuelem has joined ANI after earning neurosurgical residencies at Baylor College of Medicine and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and completing a fellowship at ANI. read more >

Ashlie Hilbun Named Director at UA's Fulbright College

Ashlie Hilbun has been named director of development and external relations for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. read more >

Beaver Water District Brings On Dot Neely (Movers & Shakers)

Dot Neely has joined the staff of Beaver Water District in Lowell as education coordinator. Neely previously worked as a consulting education coordinator with Springline Group Inc. in Fayetteville. read more >

Jerry Morgan Selected To Keep Focus on Jonesboro

As community bank president for Focus Bank, Jerry Morgan will oversee the Charleston, Mo., bank's three existing Jonesboro branches and provide commercial lending services. Focus expects to open its main Jonesboro branch on Stadium Boulevard by December. read more >

James Baker New President of Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association (Movers & Shakers)

Dr. James Baker was inducted as president of the Arkansas Osteopathic Medical Association. Baker is an internal medicine specialist with Northwest Medical Plaza at Sugar Creek in Bentonville. read more >