Alzheimer’s Arkansas has announced appointments to its board of directors. They are Richard “Rick” Jones, president and owner of Visiting Angels of Conway; Victoria “Tori” Leigh, a partner and certified mediator with Lion Legal of North Little Rock; and Michael Squires, a vice president of acquisitions at BSR Real Estate Investment Trust of Little Rock.
Jessica Amis has been hired as marketing and communications manager at Be Pro Be Proud Inc. of Little Rock. She previously was director of marketing at THV11, the Little Rock CBS affiliate. Additionally, Arron DeGracia has been hired as draft day coordinator. He has experience in education and workforce development.
Goodwill Industries of America has appointed two to its board of directors: Matuschka Briggs, senior vice president and regional executive of the Little Rock Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and Gary Stark, the education program director at the Walton Personal Philanthropy Group.
Mary Claire Dowden has been promoted to community impact and grants manager at the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas of Little Rock. She will be responsible for managing the foundation’s grant processes, delivering funds, overseeing grant reporting and tracking outcomes. She previously was grants management and contributions administrator.
JTS of Little Rock has announced additions to its marketing department. Emily Cole has been promoted to senior marketing and events specialist. She previously served as marketing coordinator at the agency. Amber Keomany has been hired as a communications and marketing specialist. Shelbie Thomas, who served six years at the Arkansas Department of the Military, has been hired as a multimedia marketing specialist. And Hannah Wolf has been promoted to implementation and sales coordinator. She previously worked in the agency’s commercial accounts department.
Chris Bahn has been hired as public relations manager at The Peacock Group of Little Rock. He previously was publisher of business special publications and custom publishing at Arkansas Business Publishing Group of Little Rock.
Hall Estill has announced additions to its northwest Arkansas office. Matthew Benson will serve as special counsel, Tyler Benson will serve in an of-counsel position, and Marshall Hubbard will serve as special counsel. Brian Hogue and David Hogue will be shareholders.
The Rose Law Firm of Little Rock has announced three new attorneys. J.P. Boyter will be an associate in the firm’s business section in Rogers, and Hayley Harris and Tyler Mlakar will be associates in the firm’s litigation section in Little Rock.
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