MARSH JOINS BOYETTE GROUP
Boyette Strategic Advisors has hired Chris Marsh as a Senior Consultant based in Little Rock. Marsh will assist both corporate clients and economic development organizations in achieving strategic objectives.
Boyette Strategic Advisors offers services in all aspects of economic development, including economic development analysis, strategic planning and site selection assistance.
“Chris’ high energy and forward-thinking approach to economic development, coupled with his educational background, will add substantial value to our clients,” said Del Boyette, BSA President and CEO.
Marsh brings a career spanning 12 years working with various economic development organizations, including local communities, regional organizations, state and federal agencies, and electric utilities.
Most recently while at Entergy Arkansas’ Office of Economic Development, he was engaged in recruiting companies in various industry sectors including data centers, steel, advanced manufacturing and aerospace, along with assisting communities as they build local economic development capacity.
Marsh also spearheaded the development of the Little Rock Regional Chamber’s initiative to keep, attract and grow creative talent known as Create Little Rock. A graduate of Arkansas State University, Marsh is a candidate for a Master’s degree in Organizational Communication from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
FUNDERBURK, LONGING TAKE NEW ROLES AT ST. VINCENT
Amy Funderburk, MSN, RN, NE-BC has accepted the new leadership position of executive director for the Jack Stephens Heart Institute (JSHI) at St. Vincent.
Funderburk has been working in an interim capacity for the past several months. She most recently held the position of administrative director of Quality and Infection Prevention and executive director for women’s, medical and behavioral health.
Funderburk earned a BSN at the University of South Carolina at Columbia and an MSN at Drexel University Philadelphia, PA.
Angie Longing, BSN, MHSM, RN, NE-BC, has accepted the role of executive director of nursing at St. Vincent Infirmary. Longing was most recently executive director of nursing at St. Vincent North and St. Vincent Morrilton.
Longing earned a Master of Arts degree in health services management at Webster University and a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Central Arkansas at Conway.
FIRST SECURITY WINS AWARD
Six Bridges Capital Corporation, in partnership with The Arkansas Capital Corporation Group, said First Security Bank has been named its REAL (Real Estate Advantage Loan) 504 loan banking partner of the year for 2013. Six Bridges Capital, Arkansas’s leading provider of REAL 504 loans, will present the award Friday, February 14, at 10 a.m.
Six Bridges and First Security partnered to lend more than $13 million to Arkansas businesses in 2013 and assisted in the creation of 60 new jobs.