Author archives: Amanda Nettles

Intriguing Women: Amber Brewer

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Amber Brewer Yellow Rocket Concepts mber Brewer is the creative mind behind Yellow Rocket Concepts. She attended college at Savannah College of Art and Design. Brewer currently serves on the board of the Arkansas Cinema Society. This year, she will be working with the Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase. She has been an art director for about 15 years.[...]

Intriguing Women: Rose Schweikhart

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Rose Schweikhart Superior Bathhouse Brewery ose Schweikhart made her way to Hot Springs, Arkansas in 2011. Schweikhart has always been a music lover. She received degrees in classical tuba from Connecticut College in New London, Connecticut, and the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England. While traveling and exploring overseas, she fe[...]

Intriguing Women: Maria Markham

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Maria Markham Arkansas Department of Higher Education aria Markham has worked in various areas of higher education. She started working for the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) as its director in August 2016. Markham attended Henderson State University, where she received a BBA degree in marketing and an MBA. She also received her doctorat[...]

Intriguing Women: Janis Kearney

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Janis Kearney Writer anis Kearney is an inspiration to many for her consistent success in writing and publishing, but she is also a presidential historian. Civil rights activist and journalist Daisy Bates hired Kearney as a managing editor at the Arkansas State Press newspaper. In 1988, Bates sold the newspaper to Kearney, who took on the role of publis[...]

Intriguing Women: Margaret A. Ellibee

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Margaret A. Ellibee Pulaski Technical College argaret Ellibee started out thinking she was meant to go into the business field, but after her first week of student teaching she knew in her heart that she wanted to be an educator. Ellibee is the president of Pulaski Technical College in Little Rock. She is originally from Madison, Wisconsin and she ch[...]

Intriguing Women: Martha Hendrix

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Martha Hendrix NARMC artha Hendrix has had an outstanding career in marketing and communications. She was born and raised in Harrison. She graduated from the University of Arkansas and received a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She continued her education and completed a master’s degree in marketing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. [...]

Intriguing Women: Phyllis Rogers

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Phyllis Rogers Delta Dental hyllis Rogers earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Rogers has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. She started working at Delta Dental in 2000. Her first position was vice president of finance. She was promoted in 2004 to senior vice preside[...]

Intriguing Women: Sharon Bale

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Sharon Bale Children's Hospital haron Bale, an Arkansas native, grew up in North Little Rock and attended Ouachita Baptist University, where she received a political science degree. Bale has a heart to help others. She is involved in various organizations that have continued to impact her life: Arkansas Children’s Hospital, CARTI, Muscular Dystrop[...]

Intriguing Women: Mindy West

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Mindy West Murphy Oil - CFO indy West received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia. She also received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. West is a pro at finance and accounting. She is a certified public accountant and a certified treasury professional. She wo[...]

Intriguing Women: Sharon Heflin

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Sharon Heflin Philanthropist haron Heflin, a philanthropist and mother, is extremely involved throughout the community. She has always been passionate about philanthropic work. She attended Ouachita Baptist University, where she roomed with another passionate philanthropist, Sharon Bale. Heflin is presently serving as an Arkansas Hospice board [...]