Movers & Shakers (July 19, 2010)

Business Services
Collins Andrews recently became a senior associate for strategy, operations and organization practices at Clark Bova Group LLC in Little Rock. Andrews will be responsible for support of CBG clients and will help facilitate growth and profitability in the business. Andrews previously worked at Systematics and Alltel information Services.

Jeff Ward, general manager and co-owner of Shred-it Arkansas, recently received the 2009 Global President's Award as franchise of the year. The award was presented at Shred-it's international convention in San Diego. The annual award is the top award given by the company, and winners are chosen from all national and international Shred-it franchises.

Dan Sutherland, a professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, received the Tom Watson Brown Award from the Society of Civil War Historians for his book "A Savage Conflict: The Decisive Role of Guerrillas in the American Civil War." The award comes with a $50,000 prize and is awarded annually for books that are written on causes, conduct and effects of the Civil War. Sutherland also received the Distinguished Book Prize from the Society of Military History.

Steve Nipper has been named president of the University of Arkansas Alumni Association board of directors. Nipper has been a member of the board since 2003 and is president of Bancorp South in Magnolia.

Financial Services
Bill Hannah has been named to the First Security Bank advisory board of directors in Conway. Hannah is a Conway native and is the chief executive officer of Nabholz Construction Corp.

Theresa L. Mosier is a new accountant for Beall Barclay in Rogers. Mosier will work in the audit and attestation services department at the firm and will be responsible for audit engagements for nonprofit organizations, governmental entities and financial organizations.

Korey Keith and Don Walsh have new positions at Farmers Bank & Trust in Magnolia. Keith, who has several years of experience with FB&T, has been promoted to president of the branch, while Walsh serves as the new chairman. 

Sandra McGrew has been named public affairs coordinator for the Arkansas Secretary of State's Office in Little Rock. McGrew, who previously was a reporter for KLRT, will serve as spokesperson for Secretary of State Charlie Daniels and will work with public education programs in the office.

Health Care
Carmen T. Paniagua, a nurse practitioner at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, has recently been inducted as a 2010 Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Paniagua was one of 44 people nationwide to be inducted during the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners' national conference in June in Phoenix. Paniagua, who has a doctorate in education and is a registered nurse, is a clinical associate professor and specialty coordinator for the Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program in the College of Nursing at UAMS.

Real Estate
Amanda Butler has recently become a real estate agent with Crye-Leike Realtors in Maumelle. Butler has been an elementary and middle school teacher for 11 years, mostly in the Pulaski County Special School District. She will serve the central Arkansas area and is a member of the North Pulaski Board of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Angela Best has joined Crye-Leike in Benton as a real estate agent. Best previously was a landscape designer and sales representative for River Valley Horticultural Products in Little Rock. Best is a member of the Benton/Bryant Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.