Tagged: jim rankin

Simmons Drops Banquet; Home BancShares Adds Board Members

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Simmons First National Corp.’s annual banquet at the Pine Bluff Convention Center, catered by the Pine Bluff Country Club and often featuring background music by the Pine Bluff High School symphony, is no more.

UA Earns Record $101.7M in Research Funding

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2016 10:08 am

The University of Arkansas says it received $101.7 million in research — the highest level in the university's history and 27 percent more than it got in 2015 — for the fiscal year that ended June 30.

Battelle Study: Arkansas Poised to Grow Knowledge-Based Economy

by Mark Carter 11/27/2012 1:20 pm

A study commissioned by the Arkansas Research Alliance finds the state well positioned to create more high-paying jobs. The report aims to gauge progress of a 2009 plan to develop "knowledge-based" jobs.

To the Limit: Jim Rankin of Perkins & Trotter

by Alex Graham 9/7/2012 12:00 am

Jim Rankin was introduced to duck hunting through forays with his childhood friend and father. Today, he's happy to bring the sport to his children and their friends as well.

To The Limit: 8 Arkansas Execs Share Passion For Ducks

by Alex Graham 9/7/2012 12:00 am

We asked the following eight business executives to weigh in on a variety of subjects near and dear to hunters’ hearts and to share their best moments from their favorite sport.