Tagged: cameron smith

NWA's 'Vendorville' Lets Down Guard as Millennials Blend In

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/24/2014 12:00 am

Cameron Smith, whose efforts to place women on corporate boards of directors was the subject of a front-page story last week, says it’s not always easy persuading denizens of New York and Silicon Valley to move to Vendorville, the Bentonville-Rogers-Springdale-Fayetteville metroplex that’s home to 1,390 suppliers to Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Cameron Smith & Associates' Mission To Put More Women in Public Company Boardrooms

by Jan Cottingham 11/17/2014 12:00 am

Diversity on corporate boards has been an issue for years. Most companies recognize that having directors from varied backgrounds isn’t simply a theoretical matter of equity; it’s a matter of performance. Cameron Smith wants to use the contacts built up over 20 years of helping to put women on corporate boards. And women — particularly in Arkansas — could use his help.

The Mind of an Entrepreneur (Mitch Bettis Publisher's Note)

by Mitch Bettis 10/13/2014 12:00 am

On Oct. 24, Arkansas Business, in partnership with the College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is hosting another Power Breakfast executive panel.

Superior Closure Sparks Northwest Arkansas Efforts To Find Jobs for Workers

by Marty Cook 8/25/2014 12:00 am

Melissa Turner says it was a somber day said when the news came that Superior Industries was closing its Rogers plant. But then the community stepped in, and not just Rogers either.

America’s Car-Mart Adds Kenny Gunderman to Board

by Marty Cook 7/30/2014 2:42 pm

America’s Car-Mart Inc. of Bentonville adds Kenny Gunderman to its board of directors at the company’s shareholders meeting Wednesday.

Wal-Mart to Expand Online Savings Tool Nationwide

by Associated Press 6/4/2014 10:46 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is expanding its online tool that compares prices on thousands of products with those of some of its competitors to cities nationwide in the next few months.

Employment Contracts Protect the Promises

by Kate Knable 10/15/2012 12:00 am

The employment contracts of top executives across Arkansas specify performance-dependent bonuses, salaries and other benefits. Such legally binding contracts protect both employer and employee.