Pension Funds

Arkansas Teachers appoints executive director

Clint Rhoden was named executive director of the $17.3 billion Arkansas Teacher Retirement System, Little Rock, according to an announcement from Jeff Stubblefield, board chairman.

He replaces George Hopkins, who plans to retire at year-end.

Mr. Rhoden "was the unanimous choice for executive director after the interviews were concluded," said Mr. Stubblefield in the announcement. There were 26 applicants and six finalists.

Mr. Rhoden is associate director of operations at ATRS. Executives don't yet know when his current position will be advertised, said Vicky Fowler, human resources manager.