Tagged: scott ford

Trade Association To Induct Alltel's Joe Ford into Hall of Fame

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/1/2016 9:34 am

The Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association's announced Wednesday that former Alltel Corp. CEO Joe Ford will join its Telephone Hall of Fame next year.

Fords Set Up New Hedge Fund Under Westrock Umbrella

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/27/2016 12:00 am

Joe Ford and Scott Ford, the father-and-son team that built Alltel Corp., have a new asset management firm that recently launched a hedge fund.

8 of Arkansas' Most Enduring Families

by Todd Traub and Mark Carter 10/11/2015 8:00 am

For generations these Arkansas families have made vital contributions to the state’s economic landscape, while also maintaining a commitment to giving back through numerous philanthropic endeavors.

Scott Ford, CEO of Westrock, to Speak at UA

by Alexis Crowe 9/10/2015 9:34 am

Scott Ford, CEO of Westrock Group LLC, will speak to the Logistics of Capitalism class at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas on Sept. 15.

Leadership in Free Enterprise Award

by Staff 6/30/2015 12:00 am

Economics Arkansas held a luncheon at the Little Rock Marriott to honor the Ford Family legacy and their economic impact in the state. Joe Ford and Scott Ford accepted the Leadership in Free Enterprise Award. Warren Stephens delivered the keynote address.

Bear State Financial Discloses Raises for Executives, Sets Meeting Date

by George Waldon 4/29/2015 4:46 pm

Bear State Financial Inc. released its annual proxy statement and announced its annual shareholders meeting to be held May 29 at the company's Harrison headquarters.

Arkansas Baptist College Opens Scott Ford Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2015 2:29 pm

Arkansas Baptist College of Little Rock on Wednesday marked the opening and dedication of the Scott Ford Center for Entrepreneurship & Community Development.

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.