Nonprofits Archive

Plugged-In Nation (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/12/2018 12:00 am

If Richard Nixon had recorded his conversations as a podcast host instead of as a president, the world may have never known about Martha Mitchell.

Invest in Your Culture; It's Reflected in the Bottom Line (Karen Armstrong Expert Advice)

by Karen Armstrong 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Today's workforce, especially among millennials, rates companies that are desirable to work for based on their culture. From a recruitment and retention standpoint, culture is critical, but how do the characteristics of that environment translate to profitability?

Youth Services Bankruptcy Unveils Theft Case, FBI Probe

by Mark Friedman 2/12/2018 12:00 am

The FBI and Arkansas' attorney general are investigating the defunct South Arkansas Youth Services Inc. of Magnolia, according to the nonprofit's recent bankruptcy filing.

Doug Ross Named SVP, Chief Medical Officer at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Doug Ross has been promoted to senior vice president and chief medical officer for CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs.

Erin Brogdon Pleased With Intersection of Legal Work, City Connections

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2018 12:00 am

The chief of City Connections tells how leading the nonprofit fits in with her legal work at Wright Lindsey & Jennings.

Executive Director of The Hub Quits

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/5/2018 11:34 am

Joel Gordon's last day at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub was Feb. 2.

Trust, But Verify (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/5/2018 12:00 am

UAMS, ostensibly accountable to the public, is selling its doctors' services, and the taxpayers who employ those doctors aren't allowed to know how much the buyer is paying.

Sales Lessons From a Girl Scout (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

by Jim Karrh 2/5/2018 12:00 am

While you ponder Thin Mints or Tagalongs, also consider the marketing and sales strategies used by the all-time record-setting Girl Scout cookie seller.

Little Rock Tech Park Making Its Mark On Main

by George Waldon 2/5/2018 12:00 am

A month shy of its first birthday, the Little Rock Technology Park has exceeded expectations for attracting startup-minded entrepreneurs and tech-related ventures.

Blick to Chair National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Patricia Blick is the executive director of the Quapaw Quarter Association and was previously assistant director of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

Arkansas District Export Council Adds 15 Members

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2018 02:17 pm

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross recently appointed 15 new members to the Arkansas District Export Council.

Venture Center, FinTech Sandbox Announce Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2018 01:43 pm

The Venture Center of Little Rock and Boston-based FinTech Sandbox announced Wednesday a partnership to increase access to financial data that financial technology startups need to jump start their businesses.

Three Recent Real Estate Deals Total $1.92M

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2018 11:57 am

Recent transactions include the selling of land and a shift in ownership of the Treasure Hill Center.

Your Virtual Staff Is Clocking In (Stephen Carlisle Expert Advice)

by Stephen Carlisle 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Businesses across the country have become increasingly flexible with regard to remote workers — those people who work from an off-site location on a project basis and aren't part of the company's full-time staff. It's an attractive model for employers and workers alike, and presents unique opportunities and challenges to both parties.

Central Arkansas Stores Move Outward

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Retailing has followed the shift of central Arkansas' population from urban centers to suburban areas and outlying counties, notes Metroplan, the regional planning agency.

Winrock Announces Health Tech Accelerator

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

Winrock International, Arkansas Heart Hospital, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and BioVentures at UAMS recently announced that they are teaming to support a new accelerator for health care technology startups called Health InnovatAR.

Brown Engineers Gets Grant for STEM Education

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a one-year, $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant to Brown Engineers LLC of Little Rock to develop a water engineering computer simulation.

Little Rock Warehouse Draws $4.5M Transaction (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 1/29/2018 12:00 am

An affiliate of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. of San Diego, sold the Port Distribution Center at 6001 Lindsey Road to three buyers.

Committee Raises Questions of Collusion Between UAMS, Baptist

by Mark Friedman 1/25/2018 06:06 pm

The Arkansas General Assembly's Joint Performance Review Committee will continuing looking into a contract under which the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences provides physician services to Baptist Health Medical Center-Conway.

UCA Receives $102K For Scholarships

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2018 04:33 pm

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway has receives a pledge of $102,000 from the Baxley Foundation to support student scholarships.