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Gwen Moritz

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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

Can't Buy Me Love (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Since it's hard to measure universal goals like being a better parent, humans tend to fixate on things that we can measure — weight, height, the size of our houses and, of course, net worth. read more >

The Nature of The Beast (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

The pain to the individuals affected is real, but General Motors is merely behaving in the way corporations behave to be sustainably profitable over time. read more >

Is Enough Ever Enough? (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

For those of us who have never been rich or even seriously entertained the prospect, the idea that millions of dollars, even after taxes, year after year would not be adequate is mind-boggling. read more >

Nancy, Mark and Blanche (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

In addition to a left tilt to most partisan elections nationally, liberal policies and Obamacare specifically triumphed in several statewide initiatives in the conservative heartland. read more >

Shorter Public Companies List Reveals Top, Median Pay

Much about this year's rankings of public companies and their highest-paid executives by total compensation is typical. But there is something new: data on the median employee compensation of most of the state's publicly traded companies. read more >

Woosley, Fink Honored for Lifetime Achievement at CFO of the Year

Chief financial officers were also recognized in five categories at the luncheon, held Wednesday at the Embassy Suites in west Little Rock. read more >

Peaceful Queasy Feeling (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I am a longtime proponent of divided government, and never more so than after seeing what happens with one-party government headed by a man who uses intimidation to keep Congress from exercising the checks that our Founders anticipated. read more >

My Favorite Word Is Context (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I learned a new word last week: fibbery. It is exactly what you think it is, and I learned it in exactly the context you might expect: opinion commentary complaining about politicians deliberately lying to voters for personal gain. read more >

Naming the Baby (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Finding the perfect name, one that makes just the right impression for a small bank intending to be larger, may be harder to come by than naming your own kid. read more >

Small Banks Find Niche in Arkansas While Facing Unique Challenges

Bank consolidation nationally is continuing on a similar pace to recent years, but it has been a slower year in Arkansas, especially for the smallest banks. read more >