Arkansas Business is thrilled to recognize over 30 top businesses, nonprofit organizations and executives from around the state at the annual Business of the Year Awards. Finalists in each category were selected by an outside panel of judges and will be celebrated at an awards ceremony, presented by The Hatcher Agency and UnitedHealthcare, on March 8, 2023, 7-9:00 p.m., at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.
Legacy of Leadership Award Recipient
Chairman of The McLarty Companies
The finalists in each category are:
Category I (1-30 Employees)
Gentry Professional Services
Portable Kitchens (PK Grills)
Category II (31-55 Employees)
Envirotech Vehicles, Inc.
Evo Business Environments
Category III (56-150 Employees)
Keith Smith Company, Inc.
TOLM Group (Formerly Crow Group)
Category IV (151-499 Employees)
Benchmark Group, Inc.
First Orion Corp.
Pafford Medical Services
Category V (500+ Employees)
Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Rock Dental Brands
Travel Nurse Across America (TNAA)
Nonprofit Organization of the Year
Sponsored By AT&T
Arkansas Support Network
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Jonesboro
Business Executive of the Year
Bradley Gentry, Gentry Professional Services
Dr. Bruce Murphy, Arkansas Heart Hospital
Jamie Pafford-Gresham, Pafford Medical Services
Jordan Franklin, Stratice
Levi Bauer, OrthoArkansas
*NEW CATEGORY* Innovation Pacesetter
Sponsored By MHP/Team SI
Ozark Integrated Circuits, Inc.
The winners of each category will be revealed at the awards ceremony and published in a special supplement of Arkansas Business to be distributed on Feb. 27, 2023.
For more information on the Arkansas Business of the Year Awards program, or for quesitons regarding sponsorships or tickets and tables please contact Lindsey Castrellon LCastrellon@abpg.com or Tiffany Mattzela TMattzela@abpg.com.