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Gwen Crownover Moritz was born in Conway, reared in North Little Rock and graduated from Harding University at Searcy. She worked at the Pine Bluff Commercial, the Arkansas Gazette and the Nashville (Tenn.) Business Journal, with stints at the Tennessee Health Care Association and the Nashville Bar Association thrown in.

Moritz has been editor of Arkansas Business since 1999. She and her husband, Rob Moritz, have two sons. They live in North Little Rock.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

Stars Upon Thars (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

“The Sneetches” — those birdlike creatures with either plain yellow bellies or “stars upon thars” — are old enough for Medicare, and yet Dr. Seuss' children's classic on the dangers of tribalism seems as fresh as today's Twitter feed. read more >

20 From White County Indicted in Unemployment Insurance Scheme

Mark King, 53, of Judsonia is described as the ringleader in a scheme that allegedly defrauded the unemployment benefits programs in Arkansas and 15 other states of more than $500,000. read more >

The New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s Seem to Get Younger Every Year

These “20 in Their 20s” have risen to our attention through nominations, generally by employers who are mighty proud to have been able to attract such promising talent. When you read about them, you are going to understand why. read more >

Pay No Attention to 'Dr. Death' (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch botched 33 of the 37 spinal surgeries he performed in Dallas in just a year and a half. Texas tort reform may have prevented the public learning more about his butchery. read more >

Reckless Disregard For the Truth (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I certainly don't have a Harvard Law diploma like Ed Whelan, but I know defamation when I see it. You don't suggest in a public forum that a living person even might have committed a crime without darn good sourcing read more >

Chocolate and Peanut Butter (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I have a couple of favorite topics: white-collar crime and personal finance. A story that combines the two is as irresistible as chocolate and peanut butter. read more >

The Struggle Is Real (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Customer experiences in retail and dining confirm that the struggle to find employees with critical thinking skills is real. read more >

Say Hooray For Our Side (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I never want anyone to be a crook, you know, but nothing pleases me more than seeing crooks get caught and punished. If there was a radio call-in show for federal court spectators, I'd be on a first-name basis with the screener. read more >

Former State Sen. Jon Woods to Be Sentenced Wednesday

Jon Woods, the former state senator from Springdale, is scheduled for sentencing Wednesday in Fayetteville, and his co-defendant in a notorious public corruption case will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Timothy Brooks on Thursday. read more >

Federal Regulators Look to Update CRA

With changes in banking, including a dramatic consolidation of the industry, federal bank regulators have put out the word that the way the Community Reinvestment Act is enforced is likely to change as well. read more >