Business Services Archive

FedEx Development Delivers $31.7M Deal (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Wilark LLC, an affiliate of Realtech Construction Co. of Los Angeles, bought the 311,684-SF FedEx Ground facility in southwest Little Rock.

Damon Meyer Joins Crews & Associates as VP (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Damon Meyer has joined Crews & Associates of Little Rock as vice president for fixed-income compliance.

Karen Hutchins Elected President of State Executives Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Karen Hutchins, executive director of the Arkansas Bar Association, was recently elected president of the Arkansas Society of Association Executives.

David Casey On Board with Central Flying's Sales Team (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

David Casey has joined the sales team at Central Flying Service Inc. of Little Rock as regional sales manager of the company's Jet Group departments.

J.B. Hunt's Shelley Simpson on Keeping Lanes Open for Diversity

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/8/2016 12:00 am

In addition to serving as CMO and EVP of J.B. Hunt Transport Services of Lowell, Shelley Simpson, 44, is president of the company's Truckload and Integrated Capacity Solutions divisions.

US Adds A Robust 255K Jobs; Unemployment Stays 4.9 Percent

by Associated Press 8/5/2016 08:02 am

Employers added a healthy 255,000 jobs last month, a sign of confidence amid sluggish growth that points to a resilient U.S. economy.

Acxiom Reports 1Q Earnings, Agrees to Sell Impact Email for $22M

by Sarah Campbell 8/4/2016 04:30 pm

Acxiom Corp. of Little Rock on Thursday swung back from a $3 million loss last year to report a first-quarter profit of $8 million, and announced that it has agreed to sell its Impact email business to Zeta Interactive of New York City for $22 million.

Bear State Bank Partners with Fintech Startups, One to Stay in Little Rock

by Sarah Campbell 8/4/2016 10:47 am

Bear State Financial Inc. of Little Rock has partnered with two startups — LumoXchange of Atlanta and Monotto of Charleston, South Carolina — that participated in the first FinTech Accelerator program.

Insight Enterprises Takes on HPE Employees in Conway

by Sarah Campbell and Lance Turner 8/2/2016 11:48 am

Insight Enterprises Inc. of Tempe, Arizona, says it has hired 175 Hewlett Packard Enterprise employees and set up shop with HPE in the Meadows Office and Technology Park in Conway.

Sage Partners, Capital Properties Ready To Merge

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Sage Partners of Fayetteville, the real estate arm of Hunt Ventures LLC, and Capital Properties in Little Rock are getting ready to merge this week.

Jay Amargos Leaves Startup Junkie To Start Small Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Jay Amargos has left Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville to run her own meditation studio.

NLR Bowling Project Rolls Out $2.3M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Millennium Bowl of Little Rock LLC, led by Anil Nayar, Aziz Pabani, Akbar Pabani and Kairunnisa Khan, bought its namesake project at 7200 Counts Massie Road. The seller is Millennium Bowl Inc., led by James Moore.

Vistage Expands With New Northwest Arkansas Group

by Cimber Winfrey 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Vistage, a worldwide facilitator of private advisory groups for CEOs, senior executives and business owners, has announced the first chief executive group in northwest Arkansas, led by Terry Bowen, Vistage chair and co-founder and CEO of Sew in Heaven LLC of Fayetteville.

Former Wal-Mart CFO Charles Holley Takes Appointment at Deloitte (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Charles Holley, retired chief financial officer of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has been appointed as an independent senior adviser for the U.S. CFO Program at Deloitte LLP. Holley will serve as an independent adviser to staff, clients and senior leadership at the company.

Five Promoted at Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Patty Opitz and Morgan Holmes were recently promoted to senior associate and registered interior designer at Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects, alongside colleagues Amanda Sturgell and Heather Davis, who were promoted to associate positions, and Laura Lyon, promoted to registered interior designer.

Two Promoted at Baldwin & Shell (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Mike Meadors and William Smith were recently promoted to director of preconstruction and general superintendent at Baldwin & Shell Construction Co. of Little Rock.

Play Your Own Game (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/1/2016 12:00 am

You need to play your own game. Don't let the decisions others are making be more than data points in the mix when making your own decisions, because they aren't working with the exact same factors.

Horton Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 10:54 am

Karen and Darren Horton of northwest Arkansas, grandparents of a former Arkansas Children's patient, are giving $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest.

Not Big Enough For Both (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/25/2016 12:00 am

Because building two convention centers in Jonesboro, a city of fewer than 75,000, doesn't seem prudent, we feel the need to be ready for a sad news event.

Stacey Hogue Promoted at Pulaski Tech (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 12:00 am

Stacey Hogue was recently named chief financial officer and vice president of finance at Pulaski Technical College, replacing Pat Palmer, who retired after 35 years of service.