Rush F. Harding


Crews & Associates

Little Rock

Age: 60

Rush F. Harding

Rush Harding was part of a small cadre who in 1979 founded a municipal bond house that grew into an investment banking firm. He has led Crews & Associates since 1996, a tenure that has continued through the 2000 acquisition by Searcy’s First Security Bancorp. Harding serves on the Arkansas Arts Center Board of Trustees and the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors. In partnership with his son, Payne, Harding bankrolled downtown Little Rock’s new upscale restaurant Cache, which opened for fine dining last year.