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Larry Shackelford

J. Larry Shackelford was named Washington Regional President and CEO in 2017 after serving as Senior Vice President – Strategy and Outreach Services since 2010. Previously he was CEO at Medical Associates of Northwest Arkansas, a multispecialty physician group practice, since its inception in 1998. After graduating from the University of Arkansas in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Shackelford worked for the accounting firm Baird, Kurtz and Dobson for six years before entering healthcare administration at Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic. He is a Certified Public Accountant and fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives. Shackelford currently serves as a state delegate to the Regional Policy Board of the American Hospital Association, board member of Healthy Active Arkansas, board member of the Arkansas Hospital Association and Dean’s Executive Advisory Board member at the Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas. He has previously served as treasurer and president of Arkansas Medical Group Management Association, treasurer for Susan G. Komen-Ozark Affiliate, board member for Arkansas Community Foundation and on the United Way Audit Committee.