Natasha Swift has been promoted to vice president of supply chain and logistics at Allen Engineering Corp. of Paragould. Swift, who joined Allen Engineering in 2011, will serve as an officer of the company and will be responsible for the departments of production planning, purchasing and logistics.
Hamoudi James has joined Cromwell Architects Engineers of Little Rock as an assistant project engineer in the energy services department. James will take an active role in the firm’s sustainability offerings, support commissioning projects and improve production efficiency. Bridgett Whitman has joined Cromwell as an administrative and marketing assistant at the firm’s Springdale office. Whitman will work on marketing, business development, programming, human resources and graphic design for the company.
Allen Woody is now the host of “A New American Town,” Visit Bentonville’s podcast. Woody has 17 years of experience on the air, with experience hosting the afternoon show on iHeartMedia’s KIX 104 country music station in Fayetteville. He also works as a real estate agent with Limbird Real Estate Group of Rogers.
Andrea Gilstrap has been promoted to compliance analyst at Sowell Management of North Little Rock, and Maggie Junior has been promoted to training and solutions consultant. Evan Sowell has been promoted to director of business development after working as a business development specialist. Ryan Title has been promoted to compliance analyst from compliance associate.
Keith McGeorge has been hired as a registered adviser/partner at Retirement Advisors of Arkansas of Little Rock.
Joey Small has been ranked No. 1 in Arkansas for Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors. Small is a private wealth adviser at Small & Associates Financial of Little Rock and has ranked in Barron’s every year since 2009, including No. 1 in 2022 as well.
Carrie Beth Allender has been promoted to loan processor lead at First Service Bank of Greenbrier. Allender will focus on commercial loans, projects and audits.
Crandall Streett has been promoted to chief administrative officer at Signature Bank of Arkansas Inc. of Fayetteville. Streett joined Signature in 2007, most recently serving as an executive vice president and loan manager for the Fayetteville market, where she grew the Fayetteville loan portfolio by 150%. Brant Ward has been promoted to president of Signature Bank. Ward joined the bank in 2005 as a banker trainee and was serving as chief operating officer before his promotion.
Courtney Pullen has been hired as deposit manager/business development officer at Diamond Bank of Glenwood. Pullen was previously a loan officer at MilWay Federal Credit Union.
Tronda Watkins has been hired as senior commercial lending specialist at FNBC Bank of Ash Flat. Watkins has more than 20 years of banking experience and will support all aspects of the commercial lending process in her new role.
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