Tagged: movers & shakers

Ozarka College Taps Two for Leadership Positions (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2015 12:00 am

Keith McClanahan has been hired by Ozarka College in Melbourne (Izard County) as the institution’s provost and executive vice president of learning. Ozarka has also promoted Josh Wilson to associate vice president of planning and institutional research.

Julie Robbins Named Mangan Holcomb Director of Client Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/24/2015 12:00 am

As director of client services, Julie C. Robbins will continue supervising key client accounts. Robbins has been with Mangan Holcomb Partners, a full-service marketing, advertising, public relations and digital firm, for almost 13 years.

Jacob Flournoy Recognized for UA System's Internal Audit Department

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/17/2015 12:00 am

Jacob Flournoy, internal audit director for the University of Arkansas System, has been selected to receive the American Institute of CPAs’ Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Award for impact on state government.

UAFS Promotes Elizabeth Underwood to Associate Vice Chancellor (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/17/2015 12:00 am

Elizabeth Underwood has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for government and university relations at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. Before her promotion last month, Underwood served as UAFS’ executive director for government and community relations and also spent seven years as the university’s director of alumni affairs.

Rockfish Adds Three to Rogers Office (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2015 12:00 am

Kayla Neja, Erika Henry and Aaron Horton have all been hired by the Rogers office of Rockfish, a marketing and advertising firm in Little Rock.

Marie Gieringer Proudly Wears CFO Badge for Regional Girl Scouts

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/3/2015 12:00 am

As chief financial officer of Girl Scouts - Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas, the position Marie Gieringer assumed in February, she manages the accounting, business systems, retail and troop financial accountability divisions of the organization, which is headquartered in Little Rock. With the help of about 10 staff members, Gieringer also prepares monthly financial statements and budget reports.

Mark Wilson Promoted to SVP/Chief Credit Officer at First Arkansas Bank & Trust (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/3/2015 12:00 am

Mark Wilson, who has been with First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville since 2001, has been promoted to senior vice president and chief credit officer. Since he joined the bank as a loan officer, Wilson has been involved in supervising online banking, debit cards and the Customer Service Call Center.

Rob Anderson Joins Arkansas Farm Bureau as PR Director (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2015 12:00 am

Rob Anderson, formerly the director of content strategy for three years at Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods in Little Rock, has been hired as director of public relations at Arkansas Farm Bureau.

Rockfish Nets Chad Bingle To Lead Digital Strategy (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2015 12:00 am

Chad Bingle has joined the Rogers office of Rockfish, a marketing and advertising firm, as director of digital strategy. Susan Roper has also joined as the office’s manager of finance and accounting.

Scott Rowland of Magnolia Named New President of Forest Landowners Association

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Scott Rowland recently became president of the Forest Landowners Association, based in Atlanta and comprising more than 5,000 members. The association advocates for the rights of private landowners in regard to open markets for forest products and supports them regardless of size, corporate structure, location, certification or tax classification. Rowland will serve as the FLA’s president until his term expires in June 2017.

Former FBI Specialist Cyrus Smith Takes Over Public Safety at University of the Ozarks (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Cyrus Smith has been named the University of the Ozarks’ new director of public safety, replacing Jeannette Willis, who retired this month. Smith’s duties began July 1. A 2006 graduate of the university, Smith had worked as an investigative specialist with the FBI in San Antonio, Texas, since 2010.

Jessica Middleton-Kurylo Named Development Director at Oleen Pinnacle

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2015 12:00 am

As director of corporate development and a general counsel member at Oleen Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting in Little Rock, Middleton-Kurylo will aid in both corporate development and emerging state health care laws. Operational since 1988, OPHC provides business and information technology services to the health care industry, including core claims and administration systems, IT staffing and management software

Two Recognized at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Dr. Andrew Coble, who came to North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison as a general surgeon in 2012, has been recognized by the American Board of Surgery as a board-certified surgeon. Coble also recently passed his oral exam in New Orleans to become a board-certified fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Barbara Graves Joins Strategic Technologies as Marketing VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/22/2015 12:00 am

As vice president of marketing and development, Barbara Graves will focus on developing new accounts for Strategic Technologies Corp., which helps clients improve risk management and service levels by offering an array of tech services, software and platforms aimed at multiple industries.

McClelland Consulting Engineers Adds Three to Fayetteville Office (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/22/2015 12:00 am

Adam Lesso, William Fellows and Nick Batker have been hired by McClelland Consulting Engineers Inc. and will work from its Fayetteville office.

Children's Hospital Names Tamara Perry Director of Telemedicine (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2015 12:00 am

Dr. Tamara Perry has been promoted to medical director of telemedicine at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. Perry, who specializes in allergies and asthma, has been with the hospital since 2004. Shawn Harwell was also promoted by ACH to administrative director of telemedicine after five years of managing the hospital’s media services.

Andy Wilson Moves In as President of Rausch Coleman Homes

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2015 12:00 am

Wilson’s experience in operations and human resources will help Rausch Coleman Homes as it begins exploring possible divisions in Texas, among other states. Rausch Coleman Homes is the 43rd-largest homebuilder in the United States.

Roller Funeral Homes Moves Three to Manager Roles (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/8/2015 12:00 am

Angelia Cunningham, Jim Anding and Mike Frazier have been promoted to manager positions at three Roller Funeral Homes locations.

Former ABC Director Michael Langley Joins Barber Law Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Michael Langley has joined the Barber Law Firm as an attorney. He most recently served as director of the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division from 2007 to 2015.

UAMS Gains Two Assistant Professors in Department of Orthopaedics (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Dr. Robert Martin, a foot and ankle surgeon, and Dr. Paul Edwards, hip and knee replacement surgeon, have joined the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and will serve as assistant professors in the Department of Orthopaedics in the UAMS College of Medicine.