Susan Dumas of Morrilton has been hired by Crews & Associates, the bond brokerage in Little Rock, to work in business development. She will be focusing on Arkansas municipalities and counties.
Dumas has a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from Ouachita Baptist University of Arkadelphia, a master’s in public administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma.
Ann Madea has been hired by Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff to take the role of executive vice president and chief information officer.
Madea has more than 25 years of technology experience, including the last 17 years at HSBC, the international banking corporation.
After several months of transition, Madea will succeed Paul Kanneman, who will take on a new role in strategic research into emerging technologies and work on future mergers and acquisitions. Kanneman began working with Simmons in 2014 as an adviser while at Grant Thornton LLP, and he joined the bank as EVP and CIO in 2017 after retiring from Grant Thornton.
Ashley Moore has been promoted from business development officer to associate vice president and business banking relationship manager at First Horizon Bank in Jonesboro.
Whit Kilgroe has succeeded Ron Clark as general counsel of The Stephens Group LLC of Little Rock, the private investment firm backed by the Witt Stephens and Elizabeth Campbell families.
Kilgroe was most recently associate general counsel at Walton Enterprises, the private family office of the Walton family. Before that, he was chief counsel for mergers and acquisitions at Koch Industries.
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