Tagged: tommy may

Stanley Nelson Recognized at Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Stanley Nelson, the documentarian behind “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges & Universities,” received the Career Achievement Award in Documentary Film during the 26th annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival earlier this month.

Ryan Watley Named CEO of Go Forward Pine Bluff

by Lance Turner 5/1/2017 11:05 am

Ryan Watley is named CEO-elect of Go Forward Pine Bluff, a volunteer group backed by Simmons First National Corp. that aims to stop the city's population decline and bolster its tax base.

Zombies Beware: Pine Bluff Is Rising

by Kyle Massey 3/27/2017 12:00 am

A growing army of developers and investors are on a mission of revitalization for the city of Pine Bluff.

Go Forward Pine Bluff Moves Toward Tax Votes

by Todd Traub 2/23/2017 4:16 pm

A plan to make major improvements to the downtown Pine Bluff area and enhance education is looking toward a sales tax to help fund its numerous recommendations.

Simmons First Execs See Compensation Boosts

by George Waldon 3/18/2014 10:59 am

Three of the five top executives at Simmons First National Corp. enjoyed double-digit gains in their compensation packages during 2013.

Classy Is as Classy Does (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/16/2013 12:00 am

We’ll miss having Tommy May at the helm of Simmons First National Corp., but our state is richer for having seen the example of a true class act.

Simmons First National, CEO Stay Put in Pine Bluff

by Gwen Moritz 5/6/2013 12:00 am

George Makris Jr. is a product of Pine Bluff, leaving his hometown only for college (a bachelor’s in business administration from Rhodes College at Memphis in 1978 and an MBA from the University of Arkansas in 1980) and for a four-year stint in Little Rock so that the youngest of his three sons could play tennis for Little Rock Central High.

Incoming CEO George Makris Jr. Plans to Tap Simmons First's Big, New Markets

by Gwen Moritz 5/6/2013 12:00 am

George Makris Jr., who has spent his career in his family’s Anheuser-Busch beer distributorship, is now CEO-elect of Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff.

Simmons First Announces New Foundation Led by Tommy May

by Gwen Moritz 4/17/2013 9:57 am

Simmons First National Corp. shareholders speeded through routine business at the annual meeting Tuesday night to concentrate on the upcoming changing of the guard.

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Fetes Four

by Staff 4/1/2010 12:00 am

The Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas presented the 12th annual Arkansas Business Hall of Fame at the Statehouse Convention Center. The honorees were: Bill Clark, posthumously; Jerry Jones; Jim Lindsey; and Tommy May.