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First Community Bank Names Craig Boone Senior VP for Fayetteville Market (Movers & Shakers)

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Craig Boone has been appointed senior vice president, regional trust manager in the Fayetteville market for First Community Bank of Batesville. He previously worked in Jonesboro as chief wealth management officer for Farmers & Merchants Bank of Stuttgart. In his new role, Boone will serve First Community’s northwest Arkansas, Harrison, Mountain Home and Jonesboro markets. 

Alli Mazzanti (Farmers & Merchants Bank)

Alli Mazzanti has been hired as trust officer for the Fayetteville region at Farmers & Merchants Bank of Stuttgart, which does business in northwest Arkansas as the Bank of Fayetteville. She previously served as a senior private wealth specialist for Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff. She will manage and maintain IRAs, agency and trust accounts. 

Dennis Curtis Jr. & Kelley Curtis Dunlap (Stifel Nicolaus & Co. Inc.)

Dennis “DJ” Curtis and Kelley Curtis Dunlap have been named to the Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors list for the third straight year. They work in Little Rock for the private client group of Stifel Nicolaus & Co. Inc. of St. Louis.

Stephen White has been named to the Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors list. White works in North Little Rock at G. Stephen White & Associates, part of the Ameriprise Financial Services network. He has 37 years of experience.

Travis Keene (ACE Glass Construction)

Travis Keene has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the Hot Springs location at ACE Glass Construction of Little Rock. He previously served as project manager for the company. He will lead all operations in south Arkansas for ACE.

Khalid Jones (Commonwealth of Virginia)

Khalid Jones, an Arkansas native and graduate of Little Rock Central High School, has been appointed lottery director for the Commonwealth of Virginia. He recently provided legal and strategic advice to state and national lottery organizations. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Stanford Law School near Palo Alto, California.

Will Spicer has been hired as an enterprise account executive by Mainstream Technologies of Little Rock. Spicer, who lives in northwest Arkansas, has 17 years of software experience, primarily in state, local and educational markets. Fifteen of those years were spent with CivicPlus of Manhattan, Kansas.

Jonathan Askins, who was the state of Arkansas’ chief technology officer and director of the Division of Information Systems at the state Department of Transformation & Shared Services, has joined C Spire of Ridgeland, Mississippi, as national account director. Prior to his work in the public sector, Askins served as a senior client management director for Acxiom Corp.

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

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