Posted: April 9, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Paula Moore, executive director of Morningside Assisted Living in Fayetteville, recently attained the Certified Director of Assisted Living credential. Moore has been a nurse for 32 years and has been working with seniors since 2006. She left a 17-year career with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to enter the field of assisted living when her grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2006.

Kyle Pattillo was hired as vice president and commercial loan officer for The Bank of Fayetteville. He was senior vice president and executive broker with Lindsey and Associates Inc. for the previous 15 years. Pattillo is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

Robin George was promoted by The Bank of Fayetteville to assistant vice president in loan operations. George has worked for the bank more than 15 years. She attended Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Conn., and the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville with a focus in accounting.

David Ganoung was promoted to vice president of marketing for Harps Food Stores Inc. Ganoung joined the grocery business after graduating from Arkansas Tech University in 1988 with a degree in business administration, majoring in marketing and economics/ finance. He joined Harps in 1995 and has served as a store manager, marketing specialist and director of marketing.

Mike Oglesby, a social worker and case manager at Washington Regional Medical Center, recently received the 2017 Martha Sue Curren Award for Excellence in Social Work presented by the Northwest Arkansas Medical Social Workers Association. Oglesby, who has worked at Washington Regional for 10 years, earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. A licensed social worker, he also achieved certification by the Case Management Society of America.

Susan Foley recently joined the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks as the fundraising and events planner. Foley has worked in development, communication, marketing and media relations for a number of companies and nonprofits in Northwest Arkansas. She received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville in 1982.

Jason Miller was promoted by Crossland Construction Co. Inc. to preconstruction director for Northwest Arkansas. Preliminary cost estimates and schedules, analysis of alternative building materials, project objective systems and methods, subcontractor prequalification and contract guidance are among the services Miller provides.

Donna Hodge was hired as vice president/branch manager for Cornerstone Bank’s Berryville location. She has 23 years of experience, most recently working at Wichita, Kan.-based Equity Bank, in the Eureka Springs branch.

Mandy Terry was recently nationally recognized with a Daisy Foundation Award. Terry is a registered nurse in the intermediate intensive care unit at Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith. She joined Sparks in January 2016. The Daisy Foundation was formed in November 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes who died at age 33 of complications of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. “Daisy” is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System.

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, AR. 72765. Information must be received by noon Wednesday prior to the Sunday the item is to be published.