Business Services Archive

Business World Names Stephen Carlisle CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 11:35 am

Business World of Little Rock, an office equipment and digital solutions consultancy, on Wednesday named Stephen Carlisle its new CEO.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

AEDC's Program for Minority Firms Extends Its Mission

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission's online directory of minority-owned firms now lists some 275 certified companies, and Pat Brown's team is busy certifying women-owned businesses.

Modica Credits AEDC for El Dorado Success

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Gregory Modica doesn't know where he'd be if not for Arkansas' program promoting minority-owned businesses, but he's certain he wouldn't be leading a multimillion-dollar company.

Never Too Late to Listen or to Learn (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

We can learn from our mistakes, certainly, but we can also learn from our merely mediocre work.

Design Group Works to Combine Good Business With Goodwill

by Kyle Massey 9/4/2017 12:00 am

When Myron Jackson saw images of white supremacists marching last month in Charlottesville, Virginia, he noticed more than swastikas, Dixie flags and hatred. As much as he dislikes putting it so bluntly, he also spotted opportunity.

At Harbor Environmental Inc., Fixers Help Clients Sleep Better

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Trena Adair founded consulting firm Harbor Environmental Inc. of Little Rock in November 2007. Her college classmate and former co-worker, Leslie Davis, joined the business eight months later because, both women said, they wanted to be in charge of their own destinies.

Winters Law Firm Finds Success Catering to Startups

by Marty Cook 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Don't let appearances fool you. The Winters Law Firm in Fayetteville is considered a can't-miss resource for the area's startup community.

Summit House Receives $10.7M Owner Change (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/4/2017 12:00 am

An affiliate of DavisRE in Dallas bought the 165-unit high-rise apartment project in midtown Little Rock.

Women's Foundation Director Anna Beth Gorman Says Interest in Equity Pays Off

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Anna Beth Gorman was named executive director of the Women's Foundation of Arkansas in April 2016.

FinTech Grad Bond.ai Moving to Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/1/2017 03:24 pm

The Venture Center of Little Rock announced Friday that Bond.ai, a graduate of the center's 2017 VC FinTech Accelerator, will relocate its headquarters to Little Rock from New York City.

Employment Law: Firing Employees Who Participated in Hate Group Rallies

by Mark Friedman 8/28/2017 02:53 pm

The issues surrounding terminating an employee who participates in rallies involving hate groups could be puzzling. Arkansas Business asked H. Wayne Young, a partner with the law firm Friday Eldredge & Clark in Little Rock, for his thoughts.

Pinnacle Hotel Group Picks Up Property in Downtown LR

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Land for a $17 million hotel development highlights a six-pack of multimillion-dollar transactions.

Petsmart Property Draws $2.7 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Specialty Partners LLC, led by Dr. James Tucker, bought the Petsmart-Concentra project at 3470-80 Landers Road from the Horwitz-Bradley Revocable Living Trust of Los Angeles.

Aaron Sutterfield Moves to Stone Bank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Sutterfield has joined Stone Bank in Mountain View as a lending officer.

New Firm, Campbell Ward, Emerges From Noble Strategies

by Kyle Massey 8/23/2017 02:35 pm

Lauren Waldrip Ward and Becky Barnes Campbell form a new public affairs and public relations firm, Campbell Ward LLC.

As Hill Becomes CEO at Few, Ho Will Fill His Digital Shoes at CJRW

by Kyle Massey 8/22/2017 10:19 am

CJRW's director of digital services is departing to become CEO of the Few design and development agency, and GWL Advertising's digital account manager is shifting downtown to take his place.

NLR's Wilmington Apartments Gets 3rd Owner in 3 Years

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

A Canadian concern made its third apartment buy in Pulaski County this summer to lead off five multimillion-dollar real estate transactions.

LittleRock.com Redesign Still Waiting to Refresh

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Four months after the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau predicted that a “complete redesign” of its website would be ready in June, LittleRock.com, still appears much the same.

The Influencers: George Makris of Simmons First National Corp.

by Gwen Moritz 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Simmons First National Corp. CEO George Makris still doesn't consider himself much of a banker, but he's a fast learner.

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