Since 1988, Arkansas Business has honored the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.
Readers make nominations and an independent panel of judges selects the winners.
The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony March 9 at 7 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in Little Rock.
Profiles of each of this year's finalists are listed below.
You may also go directly to the special section and find past finalists and winners.