Connections: Bold Strategies hires ex-Walmart exec for COO job

Fayetteville’s Matt Parry is the new COO of Bold Strategies, a Rogers-based e-commerce marketing agency.

Parry most recently served as the leader of Walmart’s Customer Experience (CX) team. Previously, he held several senior positions at UK-based OxfordSM and Procter & Gamble.

Bold Strategies helps clients with their online marketplace and direct-to-consumer (DTC) e-commerce efforts. Allan and Lisa Peretz launched Bold in 2017. The company has approximately 30 full-time employees in the United States and has recorded a revenue growth rate of 1,781% from 2017 to 2020.

NEW EMPLOYEES
Architecture & Urbanism
kody hart
Springdale
Employer: Cromwell Architects Engineers
Title: commissioning designer, energy services
Previous employer: HVAC Matrix (La.)
previous title: mechanical engineer

Bank and finance
Scott Luffman
Springdale
Employer: United Bank
Title: assistant vice-president, loan officer
Previous employer: Arvest Bank
previous title: Assistant Vice President, Cash Management Advisor

Catherine Quinn
roger
Employer: United Bank
Title: originator of the mortgage loan
Previous employer: Farmers and Traders Bank
previous title: mortgage loan officer

Health care
Chris Blair
Springs of Siloam
Employer: North West Health
Title: administrative director; Siloam Springs Regional Hospital
Previous employer: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center (Texas)
previous title: Business Development Director

Non-profit
Pat Orndorff
Fayetteville
Employer: Walton Center for the Arts
Title: Walmart AMP Production Manager
Previous employer: Florida Repertory Theater
previous title: production director

Retail
Marc Quinn
roger
Employer: Firm mattress
Title: vice president of merchandising
Previous employer: Spink & Co. USA
previous title: co-founder

PROMOTIONS
Public works
Nate Bachelor
Bentonville
Employer: CEI Engineering Associates
Title: head of the local development department
previous title: Project Manager

To research
Christy Kill
Fayetteville
Employer: The Sustainable Development Consortium
Title: CEO
previous title: interim CEO; vice president, science and impact

Transportation
jerel ellis
Gravettes
Employer: Purkeys
Title: vice-president and general manager
previous title: commercial director

Michael J. Chiaramonte