Clint Whitley has been hired as director of sustainability and business development at Empirical Energy Solutions in Little Rock.
He was previously an architect and sustainability coordinator at Cromwell Architects Engineers in Little Rock.
Brad Payne, Kelly Haley, Tim Oelke, Brock Ferguson, Gerald Gregory, Daniel Hunt and Chris Collins have all been honored with Excellence in Construction Awards from the Associated Builders & Contractors of Arkansas.
Recipients honored as Outstanding Council Member of the Year for their respective regions of the state include Payne, of United Rentals, Central Region; Haley, of Acme Brick & Tile, Western Region; Oelke, of Oelke Construction Co. Inc., Northwest Region; and Ferguson, of Centennial Bank, Northeast Region.
Gregory, of Garrett Excavating Inc., was honored as Young Professional of the Year for the Central Region, and Hunt, of CDI Contractors LLC, was honored as Young Professional of the Year for the Northwest Region.
Collins, of Hunt-Rogers Materials, received the Phillip Joiner Award.
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