Connections

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NEW HIRES

Architecture & Engineering

Brandon Wall

Rogers

Employer: Nabholz Corp.

Title: project engineer

Previous employer: Burke Construction Group (Las Vegas, Nevada)

Previous Title: assistant project manager, special projects division

 

Legal

Eric Jackson

Fayetteville

Employer: Smith Hurst

Title: attorney

Previous employer: Jones Day

Previous Title: attorney

 

Health Care

Keith DeMars

Fayetteville

Employer: Washington Regional Medical Center

Title: director of nutrition services

Previous employer: Greenville (S.C.) Health System

Previous Title: director of nutrition and dining service

 

Real Estate

Tina Waggener

Bentonville

Employer: Weichert, Realtors —

The Griffin Co.

Title: Realtor

Previous employer:

Kendal King Group

Previous Title: account executive

 

Susan Gleghorn

Rogers

Employer: Capstone Commercial and Residential Advisors

Title: commercial/residential advisor; marketing director

Previous Employer: Lindsey and Associates

Previous Title: Realtor

 

PROMOTIONS

Nonprofit

Brian Crowne

Fayetteville

Employer: Walton Arts Center

Title: vice president, Walmart AMP

Previous title: general manager, Walmart AMP

Architecture & Engineering

Jeff Cumpston

Rogers

Employer: Nabholz Corp.

Title: quality management director

Previous title: superintendent

 

Hospitality

Mahdisen Keck

Rogers

Employer: Hyatt Place Hotel

Title: sales coordinator

Previous Title: director of sales

 

APPOINTMENTS

Legal

Matthew L. Fryar

Springdale

Employer: Cypert, Crouch, Clark & Harwell PLLC

Title: partner

Organization: American Bar Association

Appointment: representative, House of Delegates

 

Health Services

Steve Jones

Fayetteville

Employer: Garver

Title: director of water services

Organization: Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, UAMS

Appointment: advisory board

 

Marketing

Bentonville Marketing Agency Wins National Awards

Team members at Acorn: An Influence Co., a marketing agency in Bentonville, were recently named finalists for two separate national award programs.

Stephanie McCratic, founder and CEO of Acorn, was a finalist for the prestigious Digital Communications Leader of the Year award, presented by PR News. She was also a bronze winner of the Female Entrepreneur of the Year award through the Stevie Awards for Women in Business. 

At the Stevie Awards, the Acorn team was also named a bronze finalist in the Start-up of the Year category, and honored as a finalist for the Consumer Advertising Campaign of the Year for their work on Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s “Fight Hunger” campaign last year.  w

— NWABJ Editors

 

February

• 5 — First Friday Coffee

Sponsor: Siloam Springs Chamber of Commerce

Time: 7:30-8 a.m.

Location: Siloam Springs Adult Development Center

Contact: 479-524-6466

 

• 6 — Starting a Business in Arkansas

Sponsor: Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

Time: 9 a.m.

Location: Leflar Law Center, University of Arkansas

Contact: 479-575-5148

• 9 — Coffee Connection

Sponsor: Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce

Time: 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Location: Chick-fil-A, Rogers (Walnut St.)

Contact: 479-619-3190

 

• 11 — Morning Business Blast

Sponsor: Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce

Time: 8-9 a.m.

Location: Abnormal Fitness, Bentonville

Contact: 479-273-2180

 

• 11 — Good Morning Fayetteville

Sponsor: Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce

Time: 8-9:30 a.m.

Location: Young DeSigns, Fayetteville

Contact: 479-521-1710

 

• 18 — Business After Hours

Sponsor: Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce

Time: 5-6:30 p.m.

Location: Benchmark Group, Rogers

Contact: 479-619-3190

 

• 25 — Business After Hours

Sponsor: Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce

Time: 5-6:30 p.m.

Location: Pure the Salon, Bentonville

Contact: 479-273-2180

 

• 25 — Annual Chamber Banquet

Sponsor: Siloam Springs Chamber of Commerce

Time: 6 p.m.

Location: Simmons Great Hall, John Brown University

Contact: 479-524-6466

 

• 27 — 94th Annual Chamber Banquet

Sponsor: Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce

Time: 5-8 p.m.

Location: John Q. Hammons Convention Center, Rogers

Contact: 479-636-1240

 

March

• 4 — First Friday Coffee

Sponsor: Siloam Springs Chamber of Commerce

Time: 7:30-8 a.m.

Location: McKee Foods, Siloam Springs

Contact: 479-524-6466  

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