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Gwen Crownover Moritz was born in Conway, reared in North Little Rock and graduated from Harding University at Searcy. She worked at the Pine Bluff Commercial, the Arkansas Gazette and the Nashville (Tenn.) Business Journal, with stints at the Tennessee Health Care Association and the Nashville Bar Association thrown in.

Moritz has been editor of Arkansas Business since 1999. She and her husband, Rob Moritz, have two sons. They live in North Little Rock.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Priced as Marked (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Nonprofits compete for the same private-sector labor as for-profit companies, but even those of us who seek out salary data have to be impressed with just how much medical professionals are being paid. read more >

Million-Dollar Salaries Proliferate on Highest-Paid Nonprofit Employees List

Of the 24 nonprofit employees whose total compensation — salary plus reported benefits — exceeded $1 million, 22 are employed in the health care field. read more >

Know Thy News Sources (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Education and the Facebook equivalent of spam filters would go a long way in preventing unscrupulous entrepreneurs who have figured out that “news” is a lot more profitable if you don't have to invest in any actual reporters. read more >

Simmons First to Pay $72M for Third Bank in Tennessee

Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff has struck a deal to acquire another Tennessee bank: First South Bank of Jackson. read more >

A Bolt From the Blue (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The big shock in last week's election was the complete failure of pollsters to predict Trump's electoral victory, a failure of the polling models and the statistical analysis that have in the past done a credible job of predicting the outcome. read more >

Presumed Innocence II (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

When the U.S. Attorney's Office in Little Rock is involved, the presumption of a defendant's innocence must be more than theoretic, and confidence that the power of the government is being used fairly and wisely must be tempered.” read more >

Michael Heald, Bradley Paul Acquitted in Bank Fraud Case

Two former One Bank & Trust executives were found not guilty Monday after a three-week jury trial in federal court in Little Rock. read more >

A Glimpse of the Future (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I suspect I witnessed the leading edge of future Democratic campaign strategy: Tie Trump around the neck of every Republican, just as the GOP has saddled every Democrat with some connection to Barack Obama. read more >

Signs of the Times (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Most of us who have been in the workplace for a while have encountered the most frustrating kind of co-worker: the one whose hard skills are good, or good enough, but whose soft skills create tension. read more >

Jesus and Trump (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

In 2016, the Republican nominee for president is Donald Trump, and many social and political scientists will make careers out of figuring out whether that happened because of or in spite of the GOP's alignment with conservative Christianity. read more >