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University of the Ozarks Names 4 to Board of Trustees (Movers & Shakers)

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Michael Dickerson, Naneida Lazarte-Alcala, David Porter and Shane Werling have been named to the board of trustees of the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville. Dickerson is the owner of Whitson Morgan Motor Co. of Clarksville; Lazarte-Alcala, of Edmond, Oklahoma, is a monitoring and evaluation specialist for Compassion International; Porter is CEO and principal at Polk Stanley Wilcox of Little Rock; and Werling, of Van Buren, is vice president of sales at D6 Inc.

Wade Ceola (Washington Regional)

Dr. Wade Ceola has been hired at Washington Regional Brain & Spine Surgery Clinic of Fayetteville. He previously worked at the Spine Center at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

Dr. Ian T. Gaillard has joined the medical staff of Jefferson Regional Medical Center and is seeing patients at Jefferson Regional G.I. Associates in Pine Bluff. Gaillard, who is board-certified in gastroenterology and hepatology, received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He then completed an internal medicine residency at Penn State University and fellowships at the University of Tennessee and Howard University Hospital.

Heather Cherry and Julie Mehlin have been named community leaders by Ronald McDonald House of Charities of Arkansas & North Louisiana. Cherry is the senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Arkansas Children’s Hospital of Little Rock, Mehlin is a legal secretary at the Moody Law Firm of Little Rock.

Rachel M. Miller has submitted her resignation after seven years as executive director of the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff. Her resignation is effective Feb. 28, after which she will become executive director of Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History in Monterey Bay, California. Lindsey Collins, ASC’s theater programs manager, has been named interim director.

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

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