Steve Badger, MBA, FACHE, was named CEO for Northwest Medical Center -- Bentonville. He has more than 20 years of health care experience, most recently as senior operations officer for Utah Valley Hospital in Provo. Badger earned bachelor's degrees in nursing and international relations from Brigham Young University. He also holds an master of business administration with a health care emphasis from University of Phoenix.
Reese Roberts from Bordino's Restaurant recently received a Star of the Industry Award in the hospitality manager category in the Arkansas Hospitality Association's Stars of the Industry Awards. Three employees from the Chancellor Hotel in Fayetteville were also nominated: Tony Blackburn, front of the house; Lester Bunch, heart of house; and Joanna Spencer, hospitality manager.
Dr. Shawn Brummett joined Mercy Clinic Primary Care -- I Street in Bentonville. He earned a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and a doctor of medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Brummett completed a residency in family medicine at UAMS Northeast in Jonesboro.
Taylor Kelamis, a family medicine nurse practitioner, joined Mercy Clinic Family Medicine -- West Robinson in Springdale. She earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and a master of science in nursing from Georgetown University in Washington. Kelamis has five years of experience as a registered nurse.
Kayla McKane, a pediatric nurse practitioner, joined Mercy Pediatrics -- Arkansas 102 in Bentonville. She holds a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and a master of science in nursing from Duke University in Durham, N.C. She worked for five years at Children's Hospital at Oklahoma University Medical Center in Oklahoma City. McKane is board certified in pediatric nursing.
Alisa Myers, a nurse practitioner, joined Mercy Clinic Cardiology -- Physicians Plaza in Rogers. Myers has 14 years of nursing experience in intensive care and telemetry at Mercy Hospital. She earned an associate's degree in nursing from Northwest Arkansas Community College, a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and a master of science in nursing from Maryville University in St. Louis.
Dr. Tammy Stallings joined Mercy Clinic Primary Care -- Moberly Lane in Bentonville. She earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and a doctor of medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Stallings completed a residency in pediatric internal medicine at UAMS/Arkansas Children's Hospital and most recently was pediatric chief resident at Arkansas Children's Hospital.
Darryl Fendley, P.E., joined Beaver Water District as plant engineer. Fendley has a bachelor's degree in physics from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia and a master's degree in environmental engineering from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. He spent the past six years as director of engineering and product manager for BlueInGreen in Fayetteville. He has also been a design engineer for Garver Engineers.
Cody Hudson, P.E., joined Beaver Water District as environmental engineer. He earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville and a master's degree in environmental engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a registered professional engineer in Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma. He was a water resources engineer for FTN Associates in Fayetteville. Hudson has also been a water resources engineer at Intera Inc. in Austin and a construction engineer with the Arkansas Department of Transportation.
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