As First Orion’s Chief Technology Officer, Mark Himelfarb is responsible for ensuring that the company stays on the cutting edge of the industry by bringing to life software and solutions powering the company’s product line, through innovation in both methodology and technology. Backed by his 20+ years of experience in leading software engineering and systems design teams in a variety of industries, such as financial technology, benefits industry and education, Himelfarb takes his passion for language learning, both computer and human, and pours it into pioneering novel approaches for tackling problems that First Orion’s customers face. Prior to joining First Orion, he designed and developed advanced transaction authorization, real-time processing and fraud-detection solutions for credit and debit card industry, as well as pioneered the use of VOIP technology for building self-service scalable Interactive Voice Response and fax image processing systems.
The C-Suite: That place where most of us strive to be when we launch a career. Referring to the cluster of top-level executive positions within most companies — chief executive officer (CEO), chief operating officer (COO), chief financial officer (CFO) and chief information officer (CIO) — the C-Suite entails hard work, high stress and long hours. But the rewards can be substantial.
AMP asked readers to tell us who their favorite C-Suite executives were. Their titles may not precisely reflect “CEO” or any of the others, but their roles do. This isn’t a “best of” or a “top executives” list; but it’s a way to recognize many of those business executives in Arkansas whose hard work makes The Natural State a great place to live and work.
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