Leah Jones is the new president and CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkoma, based in Springdale. Jones has been with the nonprofit for 10 years, most recently as COO for five years. She replaces Stephanie Medford, who is stepping down after nearly 13 years as president and CEO.
Immerse Arkansas has hired seven staff members, five of whom are occupying new positions at the nonprofit. Mojadesinuola Adejokun will be Immerse’s first communications and development specialist. Alicen Bennett will be a new LifeBASE supervisor. Robert Butler will be the organization’s third overcomer central coach. Debbie Chambers will be the first employment coach for Immerse. Jana Coleman will be the first grants manager. Chelsea Taylor has been hired as the nonprofit’s first trauma therapist. Letha Todd is Immerse’s new director of finance, overseeing all financial and HR operations.
Mark Bingman of RPM Group of Little Rock has earned the SIOR industrial designation awarded by the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors. To earn this designation, Bingman completed at least five years of work in industrial real estate, met education requirements and demonstrated professional skills and integrity.
Bobby Brown has been elected chair of the Little Rock Port Authority board of directors. Brown, whose term will run July 2022 through June 2023, was first appointed to the Little Rock Port Authority board in 2016 and has served as treasurer and vice chair.
Erin Brown has been promoted from power supply manager to power supply assistant director at Conway Corp. Brown began his career at Conway Corp. in 2019 as a power supply analyst 1.
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