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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.

AETN Foundation Lawyers Up

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

Lawyers are talking and meetings are set in the power struggle between the Arkansas Educational Telecommunications Network and its nonprofit fundraising arm, the AETN Foundation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Samantha Pettis Promoted at BSR (Movers & Shakers)

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

Samantha Pettis has accepted a new role as senior accountant at BSR real estate investment trust in Little Rock.

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.

Two Properties Donated to Salvation Army

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2019 12:06 pm

SMRTDM LLC, led by Julia Taylor, recently donated two properties in Little Rock to the Salvation Army.

Karama Neal Tabulates Successes of Southern Bancorp Community Partners

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

Karama Neal, president of Southern Bancorp Community Partners, gives credit to "critical mix" that have kept her company at the forefront of public policy.

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.

Bill Conine Looking at 2nd Retirement from Electric Cooperative

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

Retiring the first time as CEO of Petit Jean Electric, Bill Conine was pulled back in February to be interim president and CEO of Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp. and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc. after Duane Highley departed for a job in Colorado.

Briarwood, Spring Valley Apartments Draw $21.5M Combo Deal (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/27/2019 12:00 am

Affiliates of Vesta Capital of Leawood, Kansas, purchased the 280-unit Briarwood Apartments for $13.58 million and the 245-unit Spring Valley Apartments for $8 million.

Phyllis Rogers Moves to AFMC (Movers & Shakers)

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

Phyllis Rogers joined AFMC of Little Rock last month as its new chief financial officer.

Dionne Jackson to Lead AR Kids Read (Movers & Shakers)

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

Dionne B. Jackson has been hired as executive director of AR Kids Read in Little Rock, succeeding Charlie Conklin.

Artist Gerry Snyder to Lead UA's School of Art

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/20/2019 10:31 am

Gerry Snyder, dean of the School of Art at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, has been named executive director of the University of Arkansas' School of Art, effective July 1.

Arkansas Arts Center 'A Gem Within Our City'

by Jan Cottingham 5/20/2019 12:00 am

Museums need to supply “social space,” says famed architect Jeanne Gang. If they are to survive, they need to be places where people want to be. And that is what her design seeks to do for the expanded, renovated Arkansas Arts Center, a $98.8 million project: provide a “cultural living room.”