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John Allison, Marcy Doderer Headline Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/5/2019 10:26 am

Emerging leaders from business, nonprofit and policy sectors can again learn from some of the most successful and recognizable names in Arkansas as part of the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy.

St. Bernards Medical Tower Set for December Opening

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2019 12:00 am

St. Bernards will hold a ribbon-cutting for its surgical and intensive care tower on Dec. 10, and patients will move into the 245,000-SF building on Dec. 13.

Millennial Incomes: Median Hits $69,000 in 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2019 12:00 am

Median incomes of U.S. households are rising again, and “those headed by a Millennial (someone age 22 to 37) now earn more than young adult households did at nearly any time in the past 50 years,” according to the Pew Research Center.

Businessman Fears Arkansan Is Posing as a Doctor – Again

by Mark Friedman 6/3/2019 12:00 am

An Arkansas man who wore M.D. on his name tag and hung an unearned medical diploma in his office for years may be at it again five years after pleading guilty to practicing medicine without a license.

Fake It Till You Break It (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/3/2019 12:00 am

Overestimating one's own competence is not really the news here. What's new is the consistency with which other people — complete strangers, even — interpret confidence as competence.

And Now: Good News (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/3/2019 12:00 am

We have suggested to Michael Pakko, the state economic forecaster, that the volume of Movers & Shakers landing in our queue be considered an economic indicator. By that indication, Arkansas' economy is humming.

Walmart Shift on Greeters Leads to Lawsuit

by Mark Friedman 6/3/2019 12:00 am

Walmart's initiative to change its “people greeter” jobs to ones that require more physical labor brought complaints and a lawsuit against the Bentonville retailer over allegations that it violated the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Sheila Williams Picks Up PACE Program at Baptist Health (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2019 12:00 am

Sheila Williams, who most recently served as vice president and administrator at Baptist Health Medical Center-Hot Spring County, has been named executive director of Baptist Health's PACE program in North Little Rock.

Sara Tariq Promoted to Associate Dean at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2019 12:00 am

Dr. Sara Tariq has been named to the new position of associate dean for student affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Young, Changose Named to Asian Business Board (NEA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2019 12:00 am

Mark Young and William “Goose” Changose have joined the board of directors of the Arkansas Association of Asian Businesses.

Ember Strange to Lead UCA Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2019 12:00 am

Ember Strange has been named executive director of the University of Central Arkansas Foundation in Conway.

Presenting the 40 Under 40 Class of 2019: An Annual List of Rising Stars

by Gwen Moritz 6/3/2019 12:00 am

Meet 40 impressive young business and community leaders of Arkansas who will give you confidence that our state will be in good hands for decades to some.

Conway Regional to Manage Dardanelle Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/31/2019 01:05 pm

Conway Regional Health System will assume management of Dardanelle Hospital, formerly known as River Valley Medical Center, on June 1.

Update: State Cannabis Sales Hit 107 Pounds ($700K); New Grow Site, Dispensaries in Play

by Kyle Massey 5/31/2019 10:25 am

The state's new medical marijuana industry is rolling ahead with a second grow center and a third dispensary — the first outside Hot Springs — poised to join the lineup.

Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation Opens Application Process for Community Grants Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2019 01:31 pm

The Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation will open the application process Monday, June 3, 2019, for its 2020 Community Grants program.

AP Survey: The Highest-Paid CEOs by State

by Associated Press 5/30/2019 01:26 pm

Here are the top paid CEOs by state for 2018, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.

Recovering Addicts in Northeast Arkansas Combat Opioid Epidemic

by Associated Press 5/30/2019 01:18 pm

Recovering addicts counseling those with addictions will soon be a common practice. Peer recovery specialists will soon be located throughout the state of Arkansas to help combat the opioid crisis.

Arkansas Ranks High on List of Unvaccinated Kindergartners

by Associated Press 5/30/2019 01:15 pm

Of the 27 states that reported data on that group for the 2017-2018 school year, Arkansas had the highest percentage of kindergarten students enrolled without complete vaccinations and without invoking a medical, religious or philosophical exemption

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 5/27/2019 12:00 am

The departures of five companies that were acquired in the past year made room at the bottom of the list for companies that had not made the cutoff last year — or ever. The price of entry to the list? $100 million

Reynolds Metals Mining Land Sold for $10.3M

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/27/2019 12:00 am

Mining land near Bauxite, an office building in west Little Rock and undeveloped residential land in Saline County form this week's trifecta of big real estate transactions.