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Gwen Moritz

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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

Senator A's Best Case (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Is it possible that Rusty Cranford believed he was bribing Jeremy Hutchinson for legislative actions, but Hutchinson thought he was being paid only for legal work? read more >

Easy Listening (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

In the months since I last used this space to recommend a few, a coworker introduced me to what may be the most educational one in all of cyberspace: “What Trump Can Teach Us About Con Law.” read more >

Mayflower RV Case Awards Defy Precedent, Appeal Says

A $1 million judgment awarded to the widow of a man who died cleaning up debris following the 2014 Mayflower tornado could be the subject of an Arkansas Supreme Court review of decades of legal precedent. read more >

Your First Amendment (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The First Amendment only protects us from government action, not from personal consequences. read more >

Arkansas Business Presents the 40 Under 40 Class of 2018

Arkansas Business presents the 25th class of 40 Under 40 honorees, young professionals from throughout the state in a variety of industries who bear watching. read more >

Dozens of Arkansas Companies Rank on List of Largest ESOPs

This week Arkansas Business debuts a new list of ESOPs — employee stock ownership plans — ranked by net assets at the end of the most recent fiscal year for which data is publicly available. read more >

Grown-Up Money (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Nothing I've learned from nearly 19 years as editor of Arkansas Business resonates more than this: Wealth and the appearance of wealth are two different things. And yet we fall for appearances over and over again. read more >

75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas Combine for $38.9B

Revenue at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield topped $2.5 billion last year, a milestone achieved by only one other company in the 30 years that Arkansas Business has been ranking private companies by revenue. read more >

A Sigh of Relief (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Like many of Candidate Trump's promises — from a big, beautiful wall that Mexico will pay for to better health insurance for everyone at a fraction of the cost — his promise to control prescription costs was long on curb appeal and short on structure. A Potemkin drugstore, as it were. read more >

Anatomy of a Leak (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Trump voter of my acquaintance referred to Michael Avenatti as “that idiot attorney for Stormy Daniels.” May all of us be represented by such idiots. read more >