Tagged: movers & shakers

Henderson State Appoints John Hardee To Dean's Post (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2014 12:00 am

John Hardee has been appointed dean of the Ellis College of Arts & Sciences at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. Hardee, who received his doctorate in physical chemistry from Rice University, has served as associate dean since 2005.

Mack McLarty Receives Rector Award, Designates Donation for Centers for Youth & Families

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Mack McLarty was presented the Rector Award at a Little Rock luncheon Jan. 17 held by Fifty for the Future, a civic organization of business leaders in central Arkansas. Named in memory of the late William Rector, the award comes with a charitable donation of $1,000, which McLarty designated for the Centers for Youth & Families.

Angie Longing To Head Nursing at St. Vincent (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Angie Longing will serve as the executive director of nursing at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Little Rock. Longing, a board-certified nurse executive, was previously executive director of nursing at St. Vincent North and St. Vincent Morrilton.

Mike Bieker Appointed Director of University of Arkansas Press

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/10/2014 12:00 am

Mike Bieker was recently appointed director of the University of Arkansas Press in Fayetteville. He is taking over for Larry Malley, who retired in December.

Stephanie Purifoy Takes Over Development for Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/10/2014 12:00 am

Stephanie Purifoy has been promoted to development director at the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance in Little Rock. Purifoy started with the organization as field manager for the alliance's program Cooking Matters at the Store. Leslie Bass will succeed Purifoy as field manager. Bass previously worked in central Arkansas to identify and recruit groups to participate in the alliance's Arkansas No Kid Hungry programs.

Matt Hicks New Market President at Rogers and Bentonville Centennial Bank

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Matt Hicks was recently promoted to market president of Centennial Bank in Rogers and Bentonville. “Matt is very involved in the community and his leadership skills will help further build upon our reputation for strength and service,” said Scott Hancock, Centennial Bank Division president.

Chris Marsh Makes Move to Boyette Strategic (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Chris Marsh has joined Boyette Strategic Advisors in Little Rock as a senior consultant. Marsh most recently worked at Entergy Arkansas' Office of Economic Development in Little Rock.

Beebe Taps Gene Eagle To Head Arkansas Development Finance Authority

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Gene Eagle was recently appointed president of the Arkansas Development Finance Authority by Gov. Mike Beebe, succeeding Mac Dodson, who retired on Jan. 31. The ADFA specializes in low-cost financing for low- to moderate-income housing development, small industries and agricultural businesses.

Simmons First Promotes Kish Ivey as Senior Vice President (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Kish Ivey was recently promoted to senior vice president at Simmons First National Corp. in Pine Bluff. Ivey has more than six years of experience with Simmons and previously held the position of compliance manager for Simmons First National Bank.

David Cook Picked To Lead Fayetteville's Arkansas Leadership Academy

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/17/2014 12:00 am

David Cook was recently appointed the director of the Arkansas Leadership Academy in Fayetteville. The academy, a unit of the College of Education & Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, was created by the Arkansas General Assembly in 1991.

Scott Copas Moves Into New Role as Bob Shell Assumes Chairman's Seat at Baldwin & Shell (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/17/2014 12:00 am

Bob Shell is assuming the role of chairman of the board at Baldwin & Shell Construction Co. in Little Rock. Also promoted were Scott Copas, to president and CEO.

Philip Adams New Director of Arkansas Promise

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/3/2014 12:00 am

Philip Adams started work on Jan. 6 as director of Arkansas Promise, a program designed to improve education and career opportunities for low-income Arkansas teenagers with disabilities.

Lofton, Langford Join Board of Arkansas Mutual Insurance (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/3/2014 12:00 am

Dr. Jason Lofton was elected to the board of directors of Arkansas Mutual Insurance Co. in Little Rock. Lofton received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock and practices family medicine at Lofton Family Clinic in De Queen.

Stephen R. Adkinson Takes No. 2 Spot at Henderson State University

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/27/2014 12:00 am

Stephen R. Adkison was named the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, effective July 1.

Big Moves Made at ASU's Small Business & Technology Development Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/27/2014 12:00 am

Laura Miller was selected as the new director of the Small Business & Technology Development Center at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Miller, formerly a lead business consultant at ASBTDC, has been with the center for 13 years. Robert Bahn was promoted to lead business consultant.

Arvest Bank in Little Rock Names Virgil Miller as New CRA Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2014 12:00 am

Virgil Miller recently joined Arvest Bank in Little Rock as the Community Reinvestment Act director. In his new position, he will be responsible for the Arvest Banking Group's CRA compliance.

Quattlebaum Firm Brings On Daniel Beck as New Associate (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/13/2014 12:00 am

Daniel J. Beck has joined Quattlebaum Grooms Tull & Burrow PLLC in Little Rock as an associate. Beck received his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville.

Network Data Services Promotes Ryan Flynn to President (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/23/2013 12:00 am

Ryan Flynn has been named president of Network Data Services in North Little Rock. Ryan was promoted from within after a successful 15-year career with the company.

Lee Anne Eddy Takes New Executive Roles at Arkansas Children's Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/23/2013 12:00 am

Lee Anne Eddy became senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Arkansas Children's Hospital on Dec. 15. She previously served as vice president of Ambulatory Care Services at ACH. In her new role, Eddy is responsible for supporting and advancing Children's Hospital's quality work plan, building effective clinical teams and designing an effective and efficient patient care delivery system.

Mandy Richardson Returns to Little Rock Soiree

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/16/2013 12:00 am

Mandy Richardson is rejoining Little Rock Soiree, a sister publication of Arkansas Business, as its advertising director. Richardson has held sales and marketing positions with Arkansas Business Publishing Group twice before, each time growing her target publication's market share and increasing revenue.