Tim Montgomery, CPA, CISA, is an investigator with the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy. He graduated from the University of Houston – Downtown with a BBA in Accounting in 1992 and passed the CPA exam in 1993. Throughout his career, Tim has been the Internal Auditor for USAble Life in Little Rock, Accounting Manager for Airborne Nacelle Services in Hot Springs and Comptroller for a supply company in Pencil Bluff. He has also spent time as an Internal Audit and SOX Compliance Consultant. Before moving back to Arkansas in 2013, Tim was the Internal Audit Director for Dyersburg State Community College in Dyersburg, Tennessee. He lives in Cabot, AR with his wife Charlotte and they have four children, ages 24, 22, 18, and 8.
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Edward Haddock is the District Director for the Arkansas District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration. As District Director, he is responsible for the delivery of all SBA programs and services as well as coordination between the SBA, the district’s Small Business Development Centers, SCORE chapters, and the Women’s Business Center throughout the state. Programs and services delivered by the SBA include the loan guaranty program, which is delivered through more than 50 eligible lenders, assistance in government contracting, export development and entrepreneurship training. He brings with him a diverse business background in both non- and for-profit businesses with a concentration in finance.
Edward started his SBA career in 2011 as an Economic Development Specialist in SBA’s Newark, New Jersey Office where he led the delivery of Veteran Business Development programs throughout New Jersey. While there he created the export outreach team and instituted a multifaceted program called Grow NJ Strong, a targeted recovery effort for small businesses impact during Hurricane Sandy. Edward has led projects in roles as the Women’s Business Center grant technical representative and International Trade Representative.
In 2013, he was promoted to serve as the Senior Area Manager in Fayetteville Arkansas where his efforts led SBA development with partners across the northwest Arkansas community and was appoint to serve as a regional representative to the White House Initiative Asian and Pacific Islanders. In May of 2015, Edward was appointed as the SBA’s Arkansas deputy district director. In that position he directed the agency’s operations of its programs and services through the state where he oversaw program development and rollout of programs like Boots to Business and SBA Emerging Leaders.
Prior to the SBA, Edward served on active duty with the U.S. Air Force. In his last assignment, Edward was instrumental in the development and implementation of several international aircraft maintenance training programs. Edward’s 12 years of active duty service included several deployments spanning the globe supporting both humanitarian and combat operations.
Mr. Haddock holds a MBA from Rutgers University and Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management from John Brown University. He is married and lives in the Little Rock area.
Deana joined Landmark in 1996. As a member, she is actively involved in the firm’s accounting and auditing division. Deana focuses her attention on keeping up to date on the latest auditing rules and regulations and best practices for efficient accounting processes. Her client base spans numerous industries including financial institutions, contractors and nonprofit organizations. Deana is actively involved in the local community and her church. She serves on the Arkansas Tech University Foundation Board and College of Business Advisory Board, was a member of the Leadership Fort Smith Class of 2007 and brings her knowledge and expertise to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy. Deana resides in Fort Smith with her husband, Lance, and two children. While away from the office, she enjoys activities with her family and church.
Roby Brock is the executive producer and host of Talk Business & Politics, an Arkansas television program dedicated to business, politics and public affairs. Entering its 15th season in 2014, over 2,000 business and political leaders have appeared on Talk Business & Politics and been interviewed by Brock. The TV program airs on KATV Ch. 7 in Little Rock on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. In addition to his television program and web site, TalkBusiness.net, Brock provides reports and analysis for The City Wire and KATV Ch.7. He can also be heard providing commentary and opinion on KARN News Radio and NPR’s Arkansas affiliates. He is Editor-in-chief of Talk Business & Politics, a magazine publication that is distributed to more than 16,000 business and political leaders throughout the state. Brock has an extensive background in private enterprise and the public arena, having started and managed several small businesses. He has also served on the staff of the Governor of Arkansas, headed a state agency, and worked behind the scenes in scores of political and public affairs campaigns. Today, he is the founder and President of River Rock Communications, which produces Talk Business & Politics and was the 2000 winner of a coveted Society of Professional Journalists award for his World War II documentary, “Survivors.” In 2009, he received the “Small Business Journalist of the Year” award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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