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Kandice Bell, Tracy Cude, Heather Loftis Named to Arkansas Community Foundation Board of Directors

3 headshots of Tracy Cude, Kandice Bell and Heather Loftis

Arkansas Community Foundation has named Kandice Bell, Tracy Cude and Heather Knight Loftis as the three newest members of its statewide board of directors.

Bell, of White Hall, is an attorney who serves as senior counselor and Southeast Arkansas district representative in the office of Governor Asa Hutchinson. An alumnus of the University of Arkansas, Bell received a Juris Doctorate degree in 1997 at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville.

Cude, of Bentonville, is chief financial officer of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. An alumnus of the University of Arkansas, Cude earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and is a certified public accountant. She has previously been named Nonprofit CFO of the Year by the Arkansas Business Journal and Accountant of the Year by the University of Arkansas.

Loftis, of Mountain Home, is corporate sales manager at KTLO 97.9 FM and co-owner of Bookworms Café a the Library. An alumnus of the University of Central Arkansas where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing, Loftis previous worked in healthcare philanthropy at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock and Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation in Mountain Home.