AAEA Hires New Communications Manager (Movers & Shakers)

Cate Wilson
Cate Wilson (Arkansas Advanced Energy Association)

Cate Wilson is the new communications and operations manager of the Arkansas Advanced Energy Association and its educational affiliate, the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation. Wilson is a 10-year veteran in marketing and advertising who previously worked in media strategy at Heifer International.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed Mitch Rouse as the new secretary of the Department of Transformation & Shared Services. Rouse was previously serving dual roles as the director of the Office of State Procurement and chief legal counsel of the Department of Transformation & Shared Services. He graduated from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law.

Sheila Colclasure
Sheila Colclasure (Kinesso)

Sheila Colclasure of Kinesso in Little Rock has received the 2022 Top Women in Media & Ad Tech Award. Colclasure serves as the global chief digital responsibility and public policy officer of Kinesso.

Rayna Kingston
Rayna Kingston (KASU)

Rayna Kingston will be the new listener engagement specialist for KASU, the public media service of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

See more of this week's Movers & Shakers, and submit your own announcement at ArkansasBusiness.com/Movers.