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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

Steve Parks Sentenced to 27 Months for Tax Credit Fraud

Stephen K. Parks of Little Rock was sentenced Wednesday to 27 months in prison and ordered to pay $845,000 in restitution to the IRS. read more >

FDIC: Arkansas Bank Deposits Reach $56.5B

Bank deposits in Arkansas grew by 5 percent in the 12 months that ended June 30, a pace somewhat slower than the 5.4 percent growth in bank deposits nationally. read more >

Canadian Company Buying Anthony Forest Products for $93.5M

Anthony Forest Products Co. of El Dorado, one of the largest private companies in Arkansas, is being sold to publicly traded Canfor Corp. of Vancouver, the two companies announced late Monday afternoon. read more >

Update: Funeral for Don Holbert, CEO of Central Flying Service, Scheduled for Thursday

Don Holbert, chairman and CEO of Central Flying Service at Little Rock and a member of the Arkansas Aviation Hall of Fame, died early Sunday morning at age 75, his brother Dick Holbert confirmed. read more >

Financial Industry Opposes Obama's Attempt to Expand Fiduciary Rule

The financial industry is pushing back — hard, and with political support — against a second attempt by the Obama administration to impose a standardized fiduciary rule on all givers of retirement advice, particularly those now held to a lower standard of merely not recommending investments that are clearly unsuitable. read more >

Arbitration Attorneys: Retirement Adviser Commercials Can Mislead Clients

Ethel Sprouse, a real estate appraiser and former mayor of Cedar Bluff, Alabama, has become the poster child — or, rather, the poster senior citizen — for the type of investor who proves the need for the expanded fiduciary rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor. read more >

Are You My Fiduciary?

Andy Terry is a professor of finance in the School of Business at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He's also a chartered financial analyst and a registered investment adviser, and a friend's infuriating experience has prompted him to expand that part of his professional life. read more >

Arkansas Business Presents 2015's 'New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s'

This is the seventh year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called The New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s. read more >

Everything Old Is New Again (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The news that a former Fort Smith pastor had ripped off church members with an investment scam reminded me of a column I wrote 10 years ago in which I suggested a separation of church and business. read more >

Phillip Partain Joins Arvest as Saline County Market President

Arvest Bank announced Friday that it has hired Phillip Partain, formerly of Simmons First National Bank, as president of its Saline County market. read more >