Jana Helton, Director of Financial Operations


Jana Helton joined our team in December, 2014 and serves as the Director of Financial Operations of GastroArkansas. She is responsible for all financial aspects of GastroArkansas and its affiliates. She holds a Masters in Health Administration and is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Jana’s finance career began in Tacoma, Washington for a Wealth Management Consulting Firm that was Seattle’s multi-year recipient of the prestigious Five Star Wealth Manager award. Jana served as the firm’s administrator for their Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan client base and carried a Series 6 and 67 Securities Registration. Jana returned to Arkansas in 2007 and joined Regions Trust to serve as Vice President and Trustee of Employer-Sponsored Retirement plans in Arkansas and Texas. She is a member of the American Banking Association and is a Certified Retirement Services Professional by the Institute of Certified Banking.

In Jana’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and four children on their farm. As a military family, she is a patriotic supporter of her husband’s prior service and his participation in the Farmer Veteran Coalition.

Michelle Pugh