Tagged: scott ford

More Details Of First Federal Bancshares' Acquisition of First National Security

by Gwen Moritz 7/3/2013 10:28 am

First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas Inc. of Harrison on Wednesday released additional details about the $129 million acquisition of First National Security Corp., announced on Monday.

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.

Westrock Coffee Chases ‘Social Impact' in Rwanda

by Kate Knable 2/4/2013 12:00 am

When Scott Ford, former CEO of Little Rock's Alltel Corp., founded Rwanda Trading Co. in 2009, he was still a telecom guy. Now he oversees a growing African coffee business. Ford created Westrock Coffee Holdings, owner of his current African coffee companies, after negotiating the $27 billion sale of telecommunications company Alltel Corp. to Verizon.