Connections: Nail-Malone earns leadership honor

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Business owner and executive coach Alison Nail-Malone of Rogers has been recognized in Acquisition International’s 2021 Most Influential Businesswoman Awards program.

Nail-Malone, founder and principal coach of Malone Consultants Group, was awarded Most Empowering Women’s Leadership Coach. AI, a monthly corporate finance publication with a global readership, selects recipients based on their personal talents, high level of excellence within their professional fields and dedication to innovation, commitment and business development.

Nail-Malone founded Malone Consultants Group in 2016, building a team of coaches to deliver leadership training to women in executive positions. She has been in the human resources industry for over 20 years, with certifications from International Coaches Federation, Transform Coaching Academy, Birkman, DISC and Strengthfinder. She holds a master’s degree in sports psychology, an ICF-ACC credential, and is preparing to receive certification in clinical therapy to further support her clients.

Banking & Finance
Keane Stewart
Employer: Arvest Bank
Title: vice president, commercial banker
Previous employer: Williams Tractor
Previous title: retail finance

Rob Woods
Employer: Citizens Bank
Title: city president, Rogers/Bentonville
Previous employer: Arvest Bank
Previous title: vice president, commercial lender

John Erck
Employer: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Title: vice chancellor for institutional advancement
Previous employer: University of Arkansas
Previous title: senior director of development and external relations, Sam M. Walton College of Business

Medical Device
Bill Miller
Employer: Lapovations
Title: outside sales representative
Previous employer: Stryker
Previous title: orthopaedic sales representative

Ben Kirksey
Employer: Workmatters
Title: chief operating officer
Previous title: vice president and general manager

Becca Clifton
Employer: University of Arkansas
Title: Walton Conference Hub and Facilities director; Sam M. Walton College of Business
Award: Walton College Employee of the Year