UAMS Rockefeller Cancer Institute names new advisory board members

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The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) announced the election of new members to its Advisory Board on Monday (Nov. 4).

Kenan Keyes of Little Rock serves as board chair.

The new advisory board members are:

Drew Chandler of Texarkana
Chandler serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Farmers Bank & Trust in Magnolia. He is a graduate of the Arkansas Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Arkansas program and was named in 2013 to the Arkansas Business 40 Under 40.

Rachel Parker Harding of Little Rock
Harding is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and maintains involvement in her family’s business, Parker Automotive Group. She is involved in nonprofit organizations in the community.

Robert S. Moore Jr. of Arkansas City
Former Speaker of the House, Moore served in the Arkansas Legislature for three years representing the 12th District. In 2013, Moore was appointed by then-Gov. Mike Beebe to a 10-year term on the Arkansas State Highway Commission. He has owned a private law practice and served in multiple capacities with the state government, including as chairman of the Arkansas Transportation Commission and director the Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, where he remained for two decades. He is an active member of civic organizations statewide and served in the Army in Vietnam.

Cindy Murphy of Little Rock
An active civic leader and volunteer, Murphy is partners with her husband, Chip, in The Murphy Group, a public relations company that works exclusively with nonprofit organizations. She formerly served as director of communication and marketing for Ballet Arkansas and director of community relations for KATV.

Win Rockefeller Jr.
Rockefeller is a former board member and past chair of the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Advisory Board and has been involved for 11 years. He also sits on the board of directors for Arvest Bank in central Arkansas and is involved in numerous nonprofit organizations across the state. He and his wife, Natalie, are serving as chairs for the Cancer Institute’s 2020 Gala for Life.

Joe Clay Young IV of Jonesboro
Young is vice president-financial advisor for Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and the owner of Young Investment, which is active in revitalizing downtown Jonesboro. He is a member of the City of Jonesboro Comprehensive Planning Advisory Commission – Jonesboro Vision 2030 Team.

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