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Simmons Bank of LR Announces New Leadership (Movers & Shakers)

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Simmons Bank of Little Rock has announced leadership changes. Josh Herron will serve as interim chief credit officer over Simmons’ credit function. Chad Rawls will serve as chief commercial banking officer. Steve Wade will serve as deputy chief credit officer. Chris White will serve as chief community banking officer.

Eric Lunnen
Eric Lunnen (Anstaff Bank)

Eric Lunnen has been promoted to market president of Baxter and Marion counties for Anstaff Bank of Green Forest. He has more than 17 years of banking experience.

Janet Rodgers
Janet Rodgers (First Service Bank)

Janet Rodgers has been named branch manager of First Service Bank’s Mountain View location. She has 10 years of experience in the banking industry.

Rich Krutsh has been hired as senior vice president within the employee benefits division of Stephens Insurance LLC of Little Rock. He recently served as vice president of people services at ArcBest of Fort Smith. He has more than 25 years of experience in human resources and employee benefits functions.

Braden Jones
Braden Jones (The Communications Group)

The Communications Group of Little Rock has announced the agency’s CGXperience Residency Program, an extension of the agency’s CGXperience internship program. Braden Jones has been hired as the agency’s inaugural resident.

David Coyle has been promoted to director of date engineering at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock. Coyle will be responsible for the enterprise data warehouse (EDW), EDW extracts and the cloud data platform. He has more than 22 years of data and technology experience.

Rizwana Kahn has been hired as software developer at Mainstream Technologies of Little Rock. Her duties include the design, development and deployment of full-stack software solutions. She has almost 20 years of experience in software. Joseph Martin has been hired as cybersecurity analyst at Mainstream Technologies. His responsibilities will include assessing security risk levels for clients and assisting them in achieving greater maturity in their security profiles.

Aidan Casey of Conway Corp. has completed training and passed the exam necessary to earn his class IV water treatment designation from the Arkansas Department of Health. He has been with Conway Corp. since 2020.

Bob Gunderman
Bob Gunderman (Summit Utilities)

Bob Gunderman has been hired as chief financial officer at Summit Utilities Inc. of Little Rock. He is the former CFO of Windstream Holdings and has more than 30 years of experience in financial management.

Mike Ahern
Mike Ahern (Today’s Power Inc.)

Mike Ahern has been promoted to chief financial officer of Today’s Power Inc. of North Little Rock.

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

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