Tagged: chris wewers

Market Disruption Opens New Doors for Bear State Financial

by George Waldon 8/4/2014 12:00 am

The June acquisition of First National Security Co. propelled Bear State Financial Inc. of Harrison into the top tier of Arkansas bank holding companies.

First Western: First for Dennis Smiley Cash?

by George Waldon 4/21/2014 12:00 am

Of all the Arkansas banks ensnared in the alleged serial loan fraud by Dennis Smiley Jr., First Western Bank of Booneville could be in the best position to recover money from him.

Eight 40 Under 40 Honorees Who Became CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas Business is proud to have featured a number of 40 Under 40 honorees who have gone on to the corner offices of publicly traded companies. Let’s count them.