1 Promoted at HCJ CPAs & Advisors (Movers & Shakers)

1 Promoted at HCJ CPAs & Advisors (Movers & Shakers)
Nicole Hobbs (HCJ CPAs & Advisors PLLC)

Nicole Hobbs has been promoted to principal at HCJ CPAs & Advisors PLLC of Little Rock. Hobbs, who specializes in nonprofit tax, joined the firm in 2017 as a manager in its tax department.

Dennis “DJ” Curtis Jr., senior vice president/investments and branch manager for Stifel Nicolaus & Co. in Little Rock, was named to Forbes’ 2022 Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors list, which recognizes top financial advisers under the age of 40.

Lindsay Johnson has joined Crews & Associates of Little Rock as a sales assistant in institutional sales. She previously spent five years working in the insurance industry.

Fred Holzhauer has been promoted to senior vice president, branch manager/lending at First Community Bank of Batesville’s Cherokee Village location. Holzhauer has served as vice president, branch manager/ lending since joining the bank in 2007.

Amber Murphy has been promoted to vice president of marketing at First Financial Bank of El Dorado. She has been with First Financial for nine years, serving in various roles in the marketing department.

Zac Price has been promoted to retail market president in Harrisburg at First Financial Bank of El Dorado. Price has been a vice president of commercial lending in Harrisburg since 2020.

Latanyua Robinson has joined community loan fund Forge Inc. of Huntsville as its east Arkansas regional director.

Chris Schaechtel has been named president of the Arkansas market for BOK Financial of Tulsa. Schaechtel has worked in the financial industry for more than 15 years, most recently as a corporate relationship manager at BOK Financial.

Stephanie Hopkins Martin of Little Rock has joined office equipment provider Canon Solutions America Inc. in Little Rock as account executive. She previously worked at Magna IV of Little Rock.

Lesley Nalley has joined Empire Financial Architects of Little Rock as vice president and a registered financial services professional. Nalley is a former CEO of Hot Springs Village.

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