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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.

Latest Articles

Arkansas Soap Opera (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Arkansas Soap Opera (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

LegalOpinionEditor's Note

I've accepted another invitation to speak to the Arkansas chapter of the Certified Fraud Examiners. I thought I'd have to scramble for material, but the hearing into former state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson's motion to suppress evidence in his federal criminal case feels like manna from heaven. read more >

A Little Side Hustle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Little Side Hustle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Health CareLegalOpinionEditor's Note

If it's absolutely legal and ethical and in the state's best interest for the Crime Lab to contract with a company owned by its assistant director, and if no bidding is necessary on the specific item being purchased, why pay extra for a middleman? read more >

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

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

Banking & FinanceHealth CareTechnology & TelecomOpinionEditor's Note

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. read more >

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

Acquisitions Alter List of 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas

Banking & FinanceHealth CareLegalRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomTransportationBusiness ListCover Story

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 read more >

Citizens Bank's Batesville HQ Sets Model for New Branches

Citizens Bank's Batesville HQ Sets Model for New Branches

Banking & Finance

The directors of Citizens Bank at Batesville were already contemplating a new headquarters building when they hired Phil Baldwin as CEO in 2013. The 37,000-SF $13.8 million building finally opened last month, and it is decidedly different. read more >