Nonprofits Archive

UCA Promotes Kale Gober to VP Slot (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2016 12:00 am

Kale Gober has been hired as vice president of institutional advancement at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. He was formerly assistant athletic director for development at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Ronald McDonald House Gets $1.2M From Mabee Foundation

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2016 10:24 am

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas said Monday that it received $1.2 million from The J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation.

US Employment, Earnings Gains Rose in March

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

The U.S. economy continued to rebound in March, as private-sector employment and average hourly earnings rose.

Gateway Town Center Tracts Top $10.4M (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Undeveloped commercial land in Little Rock's Gateway Town Center project generated two seven-digit transactions.

Katie Hall To Manage Marketing at Arkansas Lighthouse for the Blind (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Katie Hall joined Arkansas Lighthouse for the Blind in February as manager of marketing and development. Hall previously handled corporate communications for Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, which acquired ALB in 2014.

JBU Gets $3M From Windgate Foundation for Renovation to Dorms

by Alexis Hosticka 4/28/2016 10:30 am

John Brown University announced Thursday a $3 million lead challenge grant from the Windgate Foundation to fund the $6 million renovation of Mayfield Residence Hall.

Jackson, Jones, Moncrief Get Junior Achievement Awards

by Alexis Hosticka 4/26/2016 02:15 pm

Junior Achievement of Arkansas honored athletes-turned-businessmen Keith Jackson, Stephen Jones and Sidney Moncrief with the Legacy Award at its annual Legacy Award Business Luncheon on Tuesday.

MedExpress Double-Dose Buy Tops $4.4 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/25/2016 12:00 am

National Retail Properties Ltd. of Orlando, Florida, purchased the Markham St. project in midtown Little Rock and the North Little Rock location.

Gary Greene Retires from Rockefeller Institute (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Gary Greene retired earlier this month as chief financial officer, treasurer and director of finance and administration for the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain near Morrilton.

ASU Uses Unique Partnership to Expand into Mexico

by George Jared 4/22/2016 11:37 am

Red Wolves are not indigenous to central Mexico, but Arkansas State University plans to create new ones when it opens a new college campus in Queretaro, Mexico, in 2017.

Goodwill Stores Asks for Electronic Donations

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 10:13 am

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is making a push for electronic donations in recognition of Earth Day on Friday, April 22.

Executive Recruiter Cameron Smith on Assessing Assistants

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Cameron Smith founded the executive recruitment firm Cameron Smith & Associates in 1992. The firm has gone on to become the top provider of executive talent to the almost 1,400 vendors doing business with Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Amanda Wilson Denton Brings Copyright Expertise to PPGMR (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Amanda Wilson Denton has joined the Little Rock office of PPGMR Law.

Williamsons Give $1.5M to UA Engineering College

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2016 08:00 am

The University of Arkansas College of Engineering on Wednesday announced a $1.5 million donation from the estate of the late Herman and Barbara Williamson of Shreveport, La.

Museum of Discovery, Wal-Mart Partner to Promote Mentors for Women in STEM

by Alexis Hosticka 4/13/2016 10:05 am

The Museum of Discovery and the Arkansas STEM Coalition are partnering with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville to introduce "Million Women Mentors" in central Arkansas.

Susan Harriman Named Executive Director of ForwARd Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/12/2016 01:43 pm

Susan Harriman has been named executive director of ForwARd Arkansas, a group that aims to improve public education in Arkansas.

Tandem Apartment Sales Add Up to $11.2 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Shorter College Gardens Apartments in North Little Rock sold for $7.05 million while Willow Bend Apartments in Jacksonville sold for $4.25 million.

Developing Your Bench (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 4/11/2016 12:00 am

A succession plan means not only knowing who could move into an open slot, but what development gaps the candidate has for readiness and what the plans are for filling those gaps.

Caroline Morgan Ford Named New Executive Director of Wolfe Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

The Wolfe Street Foundation board of directors has named Caroline Morgan Ford the new executive director of the foundation after a regional search conducted upon the resignation of Markey Ford, longtime executive director (and no relation to Caroline Ford).

El Dorado Nonprofit Parodies Macklemore to Get Visitors 'Downtown'

by Sarah Campbell 4/8/2016 11:43 am

El Dorado Festivals and Events aims to bring attention to the town's going-ons ahead of its under-construction $85 million arts and entertainment district.