Nhiem Cao has been promoted to chief operating officer for Lapovations LLC, a medical device company focused on laparoscopy (minimally invasive abdominal surgery). Cao received a chemical engineering degree and master’s degree in business administration from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Christopher J. Hooks recently joined Robertson, Beasley, Shipley & Robinson law firm at the Fort Smith and Springdale offices. His practice includes commercial litigation, business formation, employment law, business transactions, land disputes, personal injury, insurance defense and products liability cases. He received undergraduate degrees in business administration and marketing from Arkansas State University at Jonesboro. Hooks received his law degree from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
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