First Federal Adds Director

First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas Inc. of Harrison (Nasdaq:FFBH) on Friday announced the addition of Frank Conner, chief financial officer of FedEx Freight East, as the sixth member of its board of directors.

Conner, a CPA, meets new Nasdaq requirements for accounting expertise among corporate directors, according to a corporate statement. He will be a member of audit committee of First Federal, the holding company for First Federal Bank of Arkansas.

Conner also serves on the board of directors of P.A.M. Transportation Services Inc. of Tontitown.

As of June 30, First Federal Bancshares had total assets of $699.1 million. Its stock was trading at $37.07 at midmorning on Friday after reaching a 52-week high of $38.61 during intraday trading on Sept. 16.