Gary George

President and CEO

George's Inc.

Age: 61

Gary George

George's Inc. ranked No. 10 on Arkansas Business' most recent list of the state's largest private companies, and the man at the top of the poultry processor is Gary George. A 1972 graduate of the University of Arkansas, George has been CEO of the family-owned business since 1994, but in 2009 he also assumed the title of president, a job he had from 1980-94. His business interests have not been limited to chicken: He is chairman of the board of Legacy National Bank of Springdale and has been a director of J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. since 1996. He is a former chairman of the UA Board of Trustees.