Meet the Finalists of the 26th Annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

Since 1988, Arkansas Business has honored the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards. Readers make nominations and an independent panel of judges selects the winners.

The winners will be announced at a special banquet to be held Feb. 25 at the Statehouse Convention Center inside the Wally Allen Ballroom. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling 501-372-1443, ext. 336; clicking here for the online form or by contacting

Here are profiles of each of this year's finalists. And you can read the digital edition of our special Arkansas Business of the Year supplement right here.