2018 Arkansas Business of the Year Winners

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. Here are profiles and videos of the best and brightest of the state's business community.

Danny Ford Business Executive of the Year Paragould
Todd Herman Nonprofit Executive of the Year Little Rock
EAST Initiative Nonprofit Organization of the Year Little Rock
Swift Travel Deals Category I (1-30 Employees) Benton
Chenal Family Therapy PLC Category II (31-55 Employees) Little Rock
CapSpire Inc Category III (56-100 Employees) Fayetteville
Tacos 4 Life Category IV (101-499 Employees) Conway

2018 Arkansas Community Foundation
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation Awards

Since 2001, Arkansas Business has partnered with the Arkansas Community Foundation to present the organization's Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation Awards, which honors businesses that are committed to good citizenship and worthy philanthropic endeavors.

The 2018 Finalists

Category I
(1-30 employees)

Category II
(31-55 employees)

Category III
(56-100 employees)

Category IV
(101-499 Employees)

Nonprofit Organization
of the Year

Nonprofit Executive
of the Year

Executive
of the Year

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