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Building Resilience: ARWA’s Mission to Strengthen Arkansas’ Water InfrastructureLock Icon

When it comes to the day-to-day challenges of an aging infrastructure, the Arkansas Rural Water Association serves on the frontlines alongside towns and small communities across the state. read more >
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2 Promoted at Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (Movers & Shakers)

Megan McClain has been with the cooperatives in 2020, and Justin Simpson has been with the cooperatives since 2011. read more >
Banking & Finance / Manufacturing / Retail

3 Hired at Sowell Management of Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

Kendraya Dewberry, Jason Lester and Campbell Woods will join Sowell Management read more >
Banking & Finance / Energy

Arkansas Capital Corp. Board of Directors Elect Chair, Vice Chair (Movers & Shakers)

Carroll Penick and Bryan Scoggins have been elected. read more >

Cromwell Architects Engineers Promotes Tammy Siler to Director of Energy Services (Movers & Shakers)

She has been with Cromwell for 15 years. read more >

Cities Receive $702M to Fund Water ProjectsLock Icon

Communities will use the money — most of which comes in the form of low-interest loans — for projects such as replacing meters and distribution lines for drinking water systems or water tanks. read more >

Of Internet … and Water (Editorial)

Faster internet is great, but safe drinking water is more important. Arkansas can do both. read more >

Lessons Learned: Get Feedback (Jean Block)Lock Icon

Jean Block wanted to be accessible when she joined the Little Rock Water Reclamation Authority as its chief legal officer in 2016. read more >
(From left) Dennis Curtis and Kelley Curtis Dunlap
Banking & Finance / Construction / Energy

Stifel Announces 2 Named to Forbes’ Best-in-State Wealth Advisors List (Movers & Shakers)

Dennis Curtis and Kelley Curtis Dunlap have been named to the list for the second year in a row. read more >
Eric Varner
Banking & Finance / Construction / Energy / Real Estate

Eric Varner Promoted to VP at Kelley Commercial Partners (Movers & Shakers)

Varner joined Kelley in 2013. read more >
(From left) Cruz Eslick and Jeff Overton
Energy / Media & Marketing

Cromwell Architects Engineers Hires Cruz Eslick, Promotes Jeff Overton (Movers & Shakers)

Eslick will focus on HVAC design in the mechanical engineering department at the firm’s Little Rock office. Overton has been promoted to director of business development at Cromwell. read more >
Ali Honarmand
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Ali Honarmand Joins Cromwell Architects Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

Honarmand is an electrical engineer. read more >
Stephanie Duffield
Education / Energy / Government & Politics

Stephanie Duffield Sworn in to ATU Board of Trustees (Movers & Shakers)

Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders appointed Duffield to her second five-year term on the ATU board. read more >
(From left) Todd Kuhn and Rob Seay
Banking & Finance / Energy

2 Promoted to Executive VPs at Cromwell Architects Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

Todd Kuhn and Rob Seay have both been with Cromwell around 30 years. In addition, Cromwell has added eight stockholders of the firm. read more >
Edward Haddock
Banking & Finance / Education / Energy / Legal

Edward Haddock to Lead Small Business at FNBC Bank of Ash Flat (Movers & Shakers)

He has more than a decade of experience, most recently as the district director of the Arkansas District of the U.S. Small Business Administration. read more >
Daron Frederick, chief information officer at Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas

Electric Cooperatives Name Daron Frederick as CIO

Frederick succeeds retiring CIO Robert McClanahan, who spent 42 years with Arkansas’ electric cooperatives. read more >
Business Services / Construction

Deep Freeze Breaks Pipes, Creates Water Crisis Across South

The problems were happening Monday in large, troubled water systems like Jackson, Mississippi, where residents were required over Christmas to boil water months after most lost service because of a cascade of problems from years of poor maintenance. read more >
Nick Duplantis

Nick DuPlantis Joins Cromwell Architects Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

DuPlantis will focus on developing structural models and producing construction drawings in coordination with the structural engineers and architects. read more >
(Clockwise from top left) Wesley Manion, Matthew Stephens, Jim Simpson, Scott Ussery, Gordon Valentine and Landon Green
Business Services / Energy / Nonprofits

6 Promoted at Conway Corp. (Movers & Shakers)

Conway Corp. has announced six promotions: two in the cable department, three in the electric department and one in the wastewater department. read more >
Ralph Brown
Banking & Finance / Energy / Nonprofits / Public Companies

1 Promoted at Southern Bancorp Community Partners (Movers & Shakers)

Ralph Brown is the new chief lending officer at Southern Bancorp Community Partners, the nonprofit arm of Southern Bancorp of Arkadelphia. read more >