Tagged: economics arkansas

Heartland Foundation Donates $97k to Nonprofits in 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2014 2:02 pm

Throughout 2014, the Heartland Foundation of Little Rock, the charitable outlet of Heartland Bank, has donated nearly $100,000 to nine nonprofits.

Bank of America's Donnie Cook on the Value of Classroom Economics

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/4/2014 12:00 am

Donnie Cook has more than 40 years of experience in banking. He’s the Arkansas state president and Little Rock market president for Bank of America as well as its senior client manager in its Commercial Bank Specialized Industries Division, overseeing the development of nonprofit, religious and health care clients.

Sam Alley, Brian Itzkowitz Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2013 12:17 am

Sam Alley, CEO of VCC in Little Rock, and Brian Itzkowitz, CEO of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, won executive of the year awards at Tuesday's 25th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, presented by Centennial Bank.

Start Race to Top at the Bottom (Chip Taulbee Associate Publisher's Note)

by Chip Taulbee 11/19/2012 12:00 am

The marketplace of ideas for U.S. education reform is as crowded and unruly as a 40-student classroom. With marks that regularly put the nation on par with developing nations, the multiple choice answers suggested for remediation are endless.