Arkansas Business City of Distinction 2011

The Sam M. Walton College of Business established the first Arkansas Business Hall of Fame in 1999 recognizing Arkansans - by birth or by choice - who have been successful business leaders. The Hall of Fame is designed to honor, preserve and perpetuate the names and outstanding accomplishments of business leaders who have brought lasting fame to Arkansas. For more information or to nominate someone for the honor, please visit the official website.

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Arkansas Business Hall of Fame 2018: Jim Bottin

For some, a business plan to turn a loan of $1,200 into a multi-million dollar company is as basic as ABC. read more >

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame 2018: John Correnti

John Correnti was a people person, a positive thinker and loved "pushing production." read more >

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame 2018: Herbert McAdams

Herbert McAdams' business acumen extended to several corporate, educational and nonprofit boards, and he also supported several charities. read more >

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame 2018: Kirk Thompson

At just 26 years old, Kirk Thompson found himself working as the chief financial officer for J.B. Hunt Transport Services, which was experiencing explosive growth with $20 million in revenue. read more >