Tagged: movers & shakers

Max Greenwood Moves to Media Relations for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/23/2015 12:00 am

Max Greenwood has been named director of governmental and media relations for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Little Rock. Greenwood assumes responsibility for state and federal government relations and serves as the Arkansas Blue Cross spokesperson and media contact.

Relyance Bank Promotes Eight (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/23/2015 12:00 am

Chris Cummings, Jeremy Lambert, Scott Socia, Rebecca Stone, Alicia Nixon, Heather Fry, Karen Hall and Carrie Hall have been promoted within Relyance Bank in Pine Bluff.

Dennis Hunt To Manage Public Finance Division at Stephens Inc.

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/16/2015 12:00 am

Dennis Hunt has been named executive vice president and manager of Stephens Inc.’s public finance division in Little Rock. He succeeds Mark McBryde, who is stepping down after serving 20 years in the position.

Greater Little Rock Home Builders Pick Nathan Cooper as President (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/16/2015 12:00 am

Nathan Cooper of River Valley Builders has been named 2015 president of the Home Builders Association of Greater Little Rock. Cooper has been a member of the Home Builders Association since 2009 and has served on the board of directors. Justin Keener of Billy Hartness Construction will be vice president, and Tony Dillon of The Dillon Group will be secretary/treasurer.

Don Weaver of El Paso Elected To Chair National Transportation Nonprofit

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/9/2015 12:00 am

Don Weaver has been elected chairman of the board of The Road Information Program (TRIP), a national transportation research nonprofit organization based in Washington. He has been a member of TRIP’s board of directors since 2004 and was appointed to its executive committee in 2008.

Michael Hocutt Selected To Head General Contractors Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/9/2015 12:00 am

Michael Hocutt, president of Clark Power Corp. of Little Rock, has been chosen to lead the Associated General Contractors of Arkansas as 2015 president. Hocutt represents the utility division and has 37 years of industry experience.

Amy Lomon Joins Beall Barclay & Co as Business Development, Marketing Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2015 12:00 am

Amy Lomon will be responsible for company marketing and advertising planning, providing support for internal team marketing efforts and finding business growth opportunities.

Entergy Arkansas Elevates Three to Economic Development Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2015 12:00 am

Clarissa McWherter, Chris Murphy and Russell Harris have joined Entergy Arkansas in Little Rock as members of the economic development team.

ClearPointe Puts Eloy De La O On as Chief Business Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/19/2015 12:00 am

Eloy De La O will be responsible for sales team leadership, revenue growth, product and vendor selection and operations management in his new role as chief business officer for ClearPointe, a remote manager of IT infrastructure and business applications based in Little Rock.

Development Duo Joins Centennial Bank in Jonesboro (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/19/2015 12:00 am

Joey Speir and Brock Ferguson have joined Centennial Bank in Jonesboro as business development officers.

J.D. Lowery Takes Lead for Community Development at Arkansas Electric Co-ops

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/12/2015 12:00 am

J.D. Lowery of Maumelle has been named manager of community and economic development for the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas. Lowery previously served as director of the Arkansas Energy Office.

Steve Massanelli Returns to His Roots in Joining Simmons First National

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 12:00 am

In joining Simmons First National Corp., Steve Massanelli is returning to his geographic roots: He is a native of Pine Bluff who began his career with Simmons First National Bank as an assistant vice president of correspondent banking.

Angela Wilcoxon, Janet Moore Join Citizens Bank of Batesville (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/22/2014 12:00 am

Angela Wilcoxon has been promoted to senior vice president of enterprise risk management for Citizens Bank in Batesville. Janet Moore has joined Citizens Bank in Batesville as senior vice president of operations. She will lead account services and information technology.

Tony Houston Replaces Thomas Fitz as President of CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2014 12:00 am

Effective Dec. 22, Tony Houston will be president of CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs, the former Mercy facility that CHI St. Vincent acquired in April. He will replace Thomas Fitz, who had served as interim president since the acquisition. Houston will report to Chad Aduddell, EVP and COO of CHI St. Vincent.

Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department Hits High Road with 5 Promotions (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2014 12:00 am

Lorie Tudor, Emanuel Banks, Tony Sullivan, Kevin Thornton and Joe Sartini were promoted with the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department at its central office in Little Rock.

Micah Beard Made Boss of Borrowing at Citizens Bank in Batesville

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2014 12:00 am

Micah Beard will continue in his role as senior vice president and senior commercial loan officer, but he will assume the additional duties of supervising all of Citizens Bank’s loan officers in Batesville and directing lending function at branches in Mountain View, Imboden and Pleasant Plains.

Susan Grobmyer Steps Up at Centennial in Fort Smith (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2014 12:00 am

Susan Grobmyer has joined Centennial Bank in Fort Smith as senior business development officer. She has more than 30 years of banking and business development experience.

Wendy Riggs Assumes Role as Vice President of Operations for Walton Arts Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/24/2014 12:00 am

As VP of operations for the Walton Arts Center, a new position, Wendy Riggs will manage and maintain practices and policies for all facilities, according to Peter B. Lane, president and CEO of the Walton Arts Center.

Centennial's J.P. Sexton Named Arkansas Mortgage Banker of the Year (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/24/2014 12:00 am

J.P. Sexton, vice president and mortgage market sales manager at Centennial Bank of Conway, was named 2014 Arkansas Mortgage Banker of the Year by the Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas. Sexton has over 25 years of mortgage experience in origination, underwriting, sales and operation management.

Sarah Day Named Senior VP at Windstream

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/10/2014 12:00 am

As senior VP of small and medium-sized business sales and marketing, Sarah Day will oversee all aspects of Windstream’s relationship with small and medium-sized business (SMB) customers, including sales, customer care and product marketing.