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Lydia Smith Named Director of Mortgage Production at Southern Bancorp Inc. (Movers & Shakers)

Lydia Smith has been hired as director of mortgage production at Southern Bancorp Inc. of Little Rock. She previously was vice president of diversity lending at InQlusion Mortgage Capital. David Roberts has […] read more >
Jennifer May-Brust
Legal / Nonprofits

Jennifer May-Brust Joins Hall Booth Smith in Rogers (Movers & Shakers)

May-Brust spent a decade in the oil pipeline transportation industry, then was with Walmart Inc. for nearly 18 years. read more >
Ali Honarmand
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Ali Honarmand Joins Cromwell Architects Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

Honarmand is an electrical engineer. read more >
Caleb Hollinger of Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP in Little Rock

Friday Eldredge & Clark Adds Hollinger (Movers & Shakers)

Caleb Hollinger has joined Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP in Little Rock as an associate. read more >
Clockwise from top left: Aaron Schwabach, Rebecca Feldmann, Carolyn Ryburn and Desireé Slaybaugh of the Bowen School of Law at UA Little Rock.
Education / Government & Politics / Legal

Davenport Moves to Gill Ragon Owen (Movers & Shakers)

Kenya Gordon Davenport has joined Gill Ragon Owen PA in Little Rock as counsel. read more >
Julie DeWoody Greathouse of PPGMR Law in Little Rock.
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

Greathouse Gets Golden Gavel (Movers & Shakers)

Julie DeWoody Greathouse, a managing partner at PPGMR Law in Little Rock, has received a 2020 Golden Gavel Award from the Arkansas Bar Association. read more >
Amanda Orcutt of Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC in Little Rock.

Orcutt Moves to Mitchell Williams; Fontenot Added at PPGMR (Movers & Shakers)

Amanda Orcutt has joined Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard PLLC in Little Rock. Jessica Fontenot, an attorney, has joined PPGMR Law in Little Rock. read more >
Dr. Erick Schuermann of St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Health Care / Legal / Nonprofits

Boch Brings Disability Experience to PPGMR Law (Movers & Shakers)

Caroline R. Boch has joined the team at PPGMR Law in Little Rock. Ashlie Hilbun has been promoted to senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Arkansas Children’s Inc. read more >
M. Christine Dillard and Hunter Mullins of PPGMR Law in Little Rock.

PPGMR Law Adds Two (Movers & Shakers)

M. Christine Dillard and Hunter Mullins have joined the Little Rock office of PPGMR Law. read more >
William Tapley | University of Central Arkansas

UCA Names Tapley New Deputy Police Chief (Movers & Shakers)

William Tapley is the new deputy police chief at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. read more >
Jim Andrews Jr.
Manufacturing / Public Companies / Small Business

PPGMR Law Hires Former Deltic Timber VP

PPGMR Law announced Friday that it has hired former Deltic Timber Corp. Executive Jim Andrews Jr. He will work from the firm’s El Dorado office. read more >
John James’ software at Engine handles everything from content management to processing e-commerce orders and payments.
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Energy / Media & Marketing / Retail

John James Starts Engine, Raises $4M for E-Commerce Software FirmLock Icon

Fayetteville entrepreneur John James has raised nearly $4 million for his latest startup, Engine, which sells business management software to e-commerce retailers. read more >
Kelly Vanlandingham  Crist Engineers Inc. in Little Rock
Construction / Energy / Legal

Kelly Vanlandingham Joins Crist Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

Kelly Vanlandingham has been hired as senior project engineer at Crist Engineers Inc. in Little Rock. read more >
Amanda Wilson Denton
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

Privacy Rules Put Arkansas In EU’s Web

Arkansas companies that are gathering any online information on European Union residents, regardless of whether they have an EU office or EU customers, must comply with the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation or risk massive fines. read more >
Jeff Standridge of Conway formed Cadron Capital Partners, a venture capital company, with Jeff Amerine and his son, Brett Amerine. Their goal is to raise at least $20 million for Arkansas companies seeking investment.
Business Services / Retail / Small Business

Raising Arkansas Money For Arkansas CompaniesLock Icon

A new venture capital firm in Conway seeks to raise $20 million to focus on startups in Arkansas. read more >
Scott Morgan
Agriculture & Poultry

PPGMR to Open Stuttgart Office

PPGMR Law has announced the opening of a new office in Stuttgart’s Arkansas County Bank Building. read more >
Scott Davis, founder and CEO of MobX, shows off a Trezor digital wallet containing around $64,000 in bitcoin currency. Digital wallets can hold an unlimited amount of currency.
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Government & Politics / Investments

Bit by Bit, Digital Financing Coming to Little RockLock Icon

Two Little Rock technology companies, MobX and Freedom Coin Inc., say Arkansas is on the cusp of seeing its first “initial coin offering,” a new way for startups and individuals to raise capital for businesses and projects. read more >
Chad Wood of PPGMR Law
Energy / Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

Chad Wood Back at PPGMR Law (Movers & Shakers)

Chad Wood has returned to PPGMR Law of Little Rock as counsel. He will focus on environmental law and regulated utilities. read more >
Scott Morgan

Attorney Scott Morgan Honored for Pro Bono Work (Movers & Shakers)

Scott Morgan, attorney at PPGMR Law PLLC, was recently selected as Pulaski County Vocals 2016 Attorney of the Year. read more >
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Preparing for the Drone Revolution (Micah Goodwin Expert Advice)

Drone law is still in flux, so it’s important to understand both the current legal framework and where the law is headed. read more >