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Little Rock Chamber Names James Reddish EVP

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/16/2018 12:50 pm

The Little Rock Regional Chamber announced Friday the selection of James Reddish as its new executive vice president, effective March 1.

SEC Commisssioner to Speak at Little Rock Chamber's Annual Meeting

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/22/2017 11:21 am

The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its 152nd Annual Meeting from 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dec. 14 in the Statehouse Convention Center’s Wally Allen Ballroom.

Hill, McHenry: CHOICE Act Will Help Community Banks, Fintech Startups

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/7/2017 4:53 pm

The priorities of two congressmen supporting the Financial CHOICE Act are to offer community banks on “off ramp” from Dodd-Frank regulations, better define systemically important banks and bring accountability as well as transparency to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Dr. Marta Loyd to Keynote Annual Women’s Business Luncheon

by Jess Ardrey 10/7/2016 12:42 pm

We can’t help but excited when we hear that a fierce female leader will take the stage to impart some of her wisdom, and that’s why we’re pumped for this yearly event on Oct. 12.

4 Ways To Make New Friends Fast in Metro Little Rock

by Metro Little Rock Staff 9/29/2016 12:10 am

Often it’s not the packing and unpacking that’s the most daunting part of a move, it’s building a new group of friends, a new support network. But don’t worry. We’re here to help!

Jay Chesshir Named Chair of National Association Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/17/2016 9:51 am

Jay Chesshir, president and CEO of the Little Rock Regional Chamber, was elected 2016-17 chairman of the board of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

Taste of The Rock Showcases Some of the City's Best Eats

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 5/11/2016 3:59 pm

Food and drinks from more than 30 restaurants in one place? Don't mind if we do.

150th Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

by Arvest Bank 3/1/2016 12:00 am

The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce held its 150th annual meeting at the Statehouse Convention Center. The program included Van Tilbury, of East-Harding Construction, presenting the Chamber’s year in review. The featured speaker was Gary Norcross, president and CEO of FIS Global.

Vote for Public Transit (Jimmy Moses Commentary)

by Jimmy Moses 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Recently, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, the Maumelle Chamber of Commerce and several community leaders have endorsed the quarter-cent sales tax to fund public transit on the March 1 Pulaski County ballot.

StudioMAIN Developing LR Financial Quarter

by Mark Carter 2/1/2016 12:00 am

Aiming to help downtown revitalization reach its true potential, a nonprofit group called StudioMAIN has unveiled plans to market an area of downtown it’s calling the Financial Quarter.

Little Rock Chamber Appoints Paul Latture as VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/20/2016 3:25 pm

The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that Paul Latture will begin work immediately as vice president of economic development as well as executive director of the Metro Little Rock Alliance.

Women’s Business Luncheon

by Staff 12/25/2015 12:00 am

The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Women’s Business Luncheon, presented by PDC Construction, at Noah’s Event Venue. Jennifer Glasgow, chief privacy officer at Acxiom, served as keynote speaker.

FIS CEO Gary Norcross to Speak at Little Rock Chamber Meeting

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/18/2015 9:47 am

The Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its 150th annual meeting on Thursday, Dec. 17, featuring Gary Norcross, president and CEO of FIS, a Fortune 500 global banking and payments technology company.

Joey Dean Brings Economic Experience to Flake & Kelley (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

Joey Dean has joined the brokerage team of Flake & Kelley Commercial’s governmental consulting division, which is led by former Little Rock Mayor Jim Dailey.

IberiaBank's Pete Yuan on Regulation's Fine Line Between Helping and Hindering

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/26/2015 12:00 am

Pete Yuan, in his role as president of IberiaBank’s Arkansas region, also is responsible for the bank’s title business, operated under Lender’s Title, United Title and American Abstract.

Little Rock Recognized for Low Startup Costs

by Mark Carter 9/28/2015 4:07 pm

A recent survey by SmartAsset.com of the nation's largest 81 cities confirms the efforts of Little Rock leaders to encourage startup growth. Its ranking of U.S. cities with the lowest startup costs includes Little Rock at No. 7.

President of LR Chamber Named Chairman of National Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2015 3:23 pm

Jay Chesshir, president and CEO of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, was elected to serve as Chairman Elect of the Board of Directors of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives at the association’s 101st Annual Convention.

Little Rock Chamber Receives Chamber of Valor Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/19/2015 10:13 am

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced on Tuesday that the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce has been honored by Hiring Our Heroes with the three-star Chamber of Valor award.

Be a Part of Leadership Greater Little Rock

by Judy Love 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Leaders are not born; they are developed. Unfortunately, many people do not realize this fact. We take for granted the future of our area by simply assuming that the appropriate leadership talent will emerge to guide us whenever we need it.

Van Tilbury: Congratulations To Emerging Leaders As Program’s Mission Continues

by Van Tilbury 6/29/2015 12:00 am

In LGLR’s 30 years of connecting talented, community-oriented leaders and immersing them in a nine-month course of full-day sessions — including history, community, education, government and politics, criminal justice and public safety, healthcare, military, and economic development — the program has produced measurable positive results through its more than 1,400 graduates to date.