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Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - BUSINESS & FARM -

Katy Nel­son-Gin­der was named as­so­ciate vice chan­cel­lor for univer­sity de­vel­op­ment at the Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville. She was as­sis­tant vice chan­cel­lor for univer­sity de­vel­op­ment, spent more than six years with the Sam M. Wal­ton Col­lege of Busi­ness as di­rec­tor of de­vel­op­ment and ex­ter­nal re­la­tions be­fore be­ing named a se­nior di­rec­tor of de­vel­op­ment, and worked for nine years in cor­po­rate de­vel­op­ment and re­la­tion­ship man­age­ment with the McCombs School of Busi­ness at the Univer­sity of Texas at Austin. Nel­son-Gin­der holds bach­e­lor’s and master’s de­grees in com­mu­ni­ca­tions from the J. Wil­liam Ful­bright Col­lege of Arts and Sci­ences.

Kel­lie Knight was pro­moted to as­sis­tant vice chan­cel­lor for univer­sity de­vel­op­ment at the Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville. Knight was ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of univer­sity ini­tia­tives in univer­sity de­vel­op­ment and served as se­nior di­rec­tor of de­vel­op­ment for cam­paign pri­or­i­ties for the univer­sity. She has been with the univer­sity since 2000 and holds a bach­e­lor’s de­gree in agri­cul­tural com­mu­ni­ca­tions from the Univer­sity of Illi­nois in Cham­paign, Ill.

Di­ana McDaniel, FACMPE, was named vice pres­i­dent of oper­a­tions for Arkansas Chil­dren’s North­west. She started at Arkansas Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal in 2007 as a vol­un­teer in Child Life. She spent five years work­ing with the Univer­sity of Arkansas for Med­i­cal Sci­ences Depart­ment of Pe­di­atrics be­fore join­ing Arkansas Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal Med­i­cal Ad­min­is­tra­tion in 2011 as a se­nior project di­rec­tor and later be­com­ing ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor. McDaniel com­pleted her un­der­grad­u­ate de­gree in in­ter­na­tional re­la­tions at the Univer­sity of Arkansas, Fayet­teville and her master’s of pub­lic ad­min­is­tra­tion at the Univer­sity of Arkansas at Lit­tle Rock. She is a fel­low of the Amer­i­can Col­lege of Med­i­cal Prac­tice Ex­ec­u­tives, Med­i­cal Group Man­age­ment As­so­ci­a­tion.

Jim Daly joined Wash­ing­ton Re­gional Med­i­cal Cen­ter as di­rec­tor of in­for­ma­tion ser­vices. He worked for 12 years at Health Care Ser­vice Corp., the par­ent com­pany of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illi­nois, Texas, Ok­la­homa, New Mex­ico and Mon­tana. Daly earned a bach­e­lor’s de­gree in fi­nance and eco­nomics from the Univer­sity of Arkansas at Lit­tle Rock and com­pleted post-grad­u­ate stud­ies in en­vi­ron­men­tal science at the Univer­sity of Arkansas for Med­i­cal Sci­ences. He has earned des­ig­na­tion as a pro­fes­sional in the Academy of Health Care Man­age­ment.

Kather­ine Rankin joined MANA at The Breast Cen­ter in Fayet­teville. She is board­cer­ti­fied in di­ag­nos­tic ra­di­ol­ogy by the Amer­i­can Os­teo­pathic Board of Ra­di­ol­ogy and spe­cial­izes in breast imag­ing. Rankin grad­u­ated with a bach­e­lor’s de­gree in nu­tri­tional sci­ences from the Univer­sity of Mis­souri — Columbia and earned her doc­tor of os­teo­pathic medicine de­gree from Kansas City Univer­sity of Medicine and Bio­sciences, Col­lege of Os­teo­pathic Medicine. She com­pleted her di­ag­nos­tic ra­di­ol­ogy res­i­dency at Ok­la­homa State Univer­sity Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Tulsa and breast imag­ing fel­low­ship at Univer­sity of Iowa Hos­pi­tals and Clin­ics.

Rena Ross joined the Ben­tonville/Bella Vista of­fice of Cold­well Banker Har­ris McHaney & Faucette. She has owned her own busi­ness, in­vested in real prop­erty, over­seen non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tions and worked as a mid­dle, ju­nior high and high school teacher.

Alex Blass, Sage Part­ners’ vice pres­i­dent of oper­a­tions, was cho­sen by the In­sti­tute of Real Es­tate Man­age­ment to be a mem­ber of its 2017 Class of 30 Un­der 30. Blass ob­tained the com­pany’s ac­cred­ited man­age­ment or­ga­ni­za­tion cer­ti­fi­ca­tion and holds the po­si­tion of ex­ec­u­tive CPM. He is also a CPM, ACoM, ARM, SIOR, CCIM and RPA can­di­date. An ex­ec­u­tive bro­ker with Sage Part­ners, Blass is a li­censed bro­ker in Arkansas, Florida and Mis­sis­sippi. Briefs are for peo­ple in North­west Arkansas who are new hires, were pro­moted, re­ceived an award from out­side their or­ga­ni­za­tion or re­ceived a cer­ti­fi­ca­tion. Email: cswan­son@nwadg.com or send your item to: Christie Swan­son, P.O. Box 7, Spring­dale, Ark. 72765. In­for­ma­tion must be re­ceived by noon Wed­nes­day prior to the Sun­day the item is to be pub­lished.

Daly

Knight

McDaniel

Nel­son-Gin­der

Rankin

Ross

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