Tagged: warren stephens

Stephens Media Rolls With Ed Moss as New CEO

by Luke Jones 12/2/2013 12:00 am

Stephens Media LLC of Las Vegas recently announced it had named Ed Moss as CEO, replacing Michael Ferguson, who stepped down effective immediately.

Review-Journal to Sun Publisher: Drop Warren Stephens, Other Exec From Lawsuit

by Associated Press 10/2/2013 2:29 pm

The corporate owners of the Las Vegas Review-Journal want a federal judge to drop two top executives from a lawsuit by the editor-publisher of the rival Las Vegas Sun that aims to block buyout attempts.

Forbes 400 List of Richest People Includes 10 with Arkansas Ties

by Mark Carter 9/17/2013 9:38 am

The 2013 Forbes 400 list of the country's richest people includes 10 with close Arkansas ties. Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton leads the list of Arkansans and those with close ties to the state.

Four Central Arkansas Fitness Centers Sold to Group Led by Stephens Execs for $18.8M

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/29/2013 12:00 am

The transaction includes three Little Rock properties: the Little Rock Athletic Club at 4610 Sam Peck Road, Little Rock Racquet Club at 1 Huntington Road and Downtown Athletic Club at 111 Center St. The fourth piece of the deal is North Little Rock Athletic Club at 3804 McCain Park Drive.

Riley Sells Athletic Clubs to Stephens Inc. Interests

by Jan Cottingham 4/1/2013 2:51 pm

Pat Riley Jr., owner of four central Arkansas athletic clubs, says he has sold the clubs to an ownership group of Stephens Inc. executives.

Here's How You Can Get Into Warren Stephens' Exclusive Alotian Club

by Lance Turner 4/1/2013 11:12 am

The Alotian Club, Warren Stephens' ultra-exclusive golfer's paradise off Highway 10 west of Little Rock, will open its doors to the public for the first time this summer as host of the 111th Western Amateur championship. Here's how you can get in.

John Tyson: The Blessings of Golf

by Jim Harris 4/1/2013 12:00 am

John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods Inc., wanted his golfing friends in the area to have a dynamic challenge but with gorgeous views and the meandering Clear Creek — literally in his backyard — in play. In 2004 he unveiled Blessings, which has been ranked among the best courses in the state.

Dillard's Executives Stay Active With Stocks Before Dividend Payments

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 12:00 am

The Dillard family and some Dillard’s Inc. directors have been buying and selling shares of Dillard’s stock since it was announced on Nov. 26 that shareholders would receive a special one-time cash dividend of $5 per share before the end of the year.

Marty Rhodes, President and CEO of Stephens Insurance, on Risk Management (Exec Q&A)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2012 12:00 am

Marty Rhodes sold his insurance agency in 2002 and became president and CEO of Stephens Insurance LLC three years later.

Warren Stephens on His Uncle Witt, 'A Great Salesman'

by Lance Turner 7/5/2012 1:50 pm

Warren Stephens of Stephens Inc. of Little Rock talks to the Wall Street Journal about his uncle Witt, who started the legendary Arkansas investment firm.

Warren Stephens: Inside the Wal-Mart Culture

by Gwen Moritz 7/2/2012 12:00 am

Wal-Mart's corporate culture has kept alive Sam Walton's style of frugality.

Course Guides, Signature Holes, and New Products -- All in Executive Golfer

by Karen Martin 4/17/2012 8:13 am

The latest edition of ArkansasSports360.com's Executive Golfer, a jam-packed golf guide featuring tips on players, courses and your game, is available now on InArkansas.com.

On the Tee: Warren Stephens and The Alotian Club

by Warren Stephens 4/16/2012 12:00 am

Stephens Inc. CEO Warren Stephens has not only played some of the country’s best courses, he built one. Stephens shares his memories of a life in golf and the creation of the Alotian Club.

George W. Bush Honors Warren, Harriet Stephens at The First Tee

by Mark Carter 5/27/2011 5:10 pm

Calling golf a game that demands honesty with yourself and personal responsibility, former President George W. Bush helped The First Tee of Central Arkansas mark its 10th anniversary and dedicate a garden in honor of program benefactors Harriet and Warren Stephens Friday afternoon in Little Rock.

Arkansas Business: Former President Bush To Appear At 10th Anniversary First Tee Event

by 5/12/2011 9:30 am

The Alotian, an exclusive, west Pulaski County course is welcoming a dignitary of a different kind. Former President George W. Bush will appear in Little Rock May 27 to hep celebrate the 10th anniversary of the First Tee of Little Rock. Here’s more from Arkansas Business on Bush’s appearance:

Jim Harris' Notebook: Alotian Club Gets Its National Notice, and Then Some

by Jim Harris 5/5/2011 2:40 pm

Golf Digest's prestigious rankings of the best courses in the United States in its May 2011 issue placed Warren Stephens' The Alotian Club at No. 14. The 13 courses than rank ahead of it, some more than a century old, are without question among the best that will ever be constructed, and most new courses will be fortunate to copy some of their wondrous aesthetics. Alotian is the only Arkansas course to grace these rankings. In the state breakdown, Alotian and Pleasant Valley Country Club ranked 1-2.

Readers' Choice 2011: ‘Diamond’ in the Rough Surprises

by Jim Harris 3/28/2011 12:00 am

Big Creek stays atop the public-access vote, ahead of Red Apple.

Jim's Notebook: First Tee Plans Another 'Day at Masters' for April

by Jim Harris 3/1/2011 2:58 pm

If you can't be in Augusta, Ga., for the actual Masters festivities going on Thursday, April 7, the First Tee of Central Arkansas offers a great alternative: golf in the day and a Master-themed silent and live auction party that night. Oh, and the Masters telecast will be on the TVs, rest assured.

Video: Jack Nicklaus at The Alotian Club

by Lance Turner 3/8/2010 12:00 am

Six-time Masters winner Jack Nicklaus appears May 5, 2008, at The Alotian Club for Warren Stephens' third Jackson T. Stephens Charitable Golf Tournament. Includes comments from Nicklaus, golf pro Glen Day and Stephens.

Tales of the Golf Trip: Possums, Scoring Algorithms and Q-Tips

by Jeff Hankins 3/8/2010 12:00 am

The tradition of a golf trip includes brotherhood, camaraderie, everlasting memories and the occasional dead possum.