Icon (Close Menu)


Andrew Meadors

Media & Marketing

The Ad Bowl (There Was Also a Football Game)

Brands brought big stars, special effects and laughs. But local ad pros say the products were lost in the mix. read more >
Shemeka Washington, an EKG tech at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. The pandemic is exacerbating health worker shortages.
Agriculture & Poultry / Banking & Finance / Business Services / Construction / Education / Energy / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal / Manufacturing / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits / Public Companies / Real Estate / Restaurants & Food / Retail / Tourism / Transportation

‘Running Through Cash Like Crazy’: Best Quotes of 2022

They said it, we only quoted them. Here are some of the best things said in 2022. read more >
Andrew Meadors is CEO of Sunstar Insurance of Arkansas, which has 12 agency sites.
Health Care / Insurance

Arkansas Employers Switching to High-Deductible Health PlansLock Icon

Arkansas workers and employers are going for health savings account plans more rapidly than any other state since 2015. read more >
Andrew Meadors | Sunstar Insurance Group

Business is Booming for InsurersLock Icon

Arkansas insurers report growth in recent years. read more >
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Education / Media & Marketing / Restaurants & Food / Retail / Small Business / Tourism

The Name of the Game (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

For the first time, student-athletes can cash in in a big way on their athletic abilities. read more >
Andrew Meadors

Sunstar Insurance Acquires Campbell & Co.

Sunstar Insurance Group LLC of Memphis continues adding to its Arkansas presence, acquiring Campbell & Co. Insurance of Camden. read more >
David Todd, EVP with Sunstar Insurance, said selling to a larger agency “made very good business sense.”
Business Services / Insurance / Investments / Small Business

Independent Insurance Agents Discover Life Under Corporate BannerLock Icon

For many independent insurance agents, consolidation through merger or acquisition is a popular option. read more >
Andrew Meadors | Sunstar Insurance Group
Business Services / Insurance

Sunstar Insurance Acquires Farris Insurance Agency of Springdale

Sunstar Insurance Group LLC of Memphis acquires the Farris Insurance Agency of Springdale, a move that adds 25 employees and doubles the agency's size in Arkansas. read more >
The Triangle Town Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, sits empty as shoppers stay home because of the COVID-19 virus.
Business Services / Construction / Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Manufacturing / Restaurants & Food / Retail / Small Business / Tourism

Business Interruption Insurance and COVID-19 (Andrew Meadors Commentary)

If you are counting on business interruption insurance to help you through this catastrophe, I potentially have some bad news. read more >
Andrew Meadors | Sunstar Insurance Group
Business Services

Sunstar Merges with Todd Agency of Little Rock

Sunstar Insurance Group LLC of Little Rock has continued its expansion trend, announcing a merger with the Todd Agency of Little Rock. read more >
Ashley Edwards and Lauren Grinder | Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard
Health Care / Insurance

Mitchell Williams Adds Edwards, Grinder (Movers & Shakers)

Ashley Edwards will work as counsel in the business practice group. Lauren Grinder is a litigation associate. read more >
Andrew Meadors, CEO of Sunstar Insurance Group’s Arkansas operations; Tracy French, CEO and president of Home BancShares’ Centennial Bank and Phil Tappan, executive vice president of financial services for Simmons Bank
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Government & Politics / Investments / Legal / Public Companies / Real Estate

Property & Casualty Holds No Luster for Most LendersLock Icon

After a path was cleared for banks to get into the insurance business, few Arkansas lenders jumped in. read more >
Andrew Meadors

Sunstar, in Growth Mode, Acquires WLR’s Matson Agency

Keeping up an aggressive pace of growth, Sunstar Insurance Group LLC of Memphis has absorbed the business of the Matson Agency of west Little Rock, its second acquisition just this year. read more >
Andrew Meadors

Sunstar Insurance Buys Town & Country of Jonesboro

Sunstar Insurance Group LLC of Memphis announces the acquisition of the former Town & Country Insurance Agency in Jonesboro from Stephens Insurance Inc. read more >
Andrew Meadors
Banking & Finance / Insurance

Andrew Meadors to Head Sunstar Insurance in Arkansas

Andrew "A.B." Meadors, a former owner of the Meadors Adams & Lee insurance agency in Little Rock, has been chosen to head the Arkansas operations of Sunstar Insurance Group of Memphis. read more >
Roberts Lee is now the sole owner of Meadors Adams & Lee Inc. of Little Rock.
Business Services / Insurance

Roberts Lee Becomes Sole Owner at Meadors Adams & Lee

Meadors Adams & Lee of Little Rock announced Friday that partner Roberts Lee is now sole owner of the insurance agency. read more >
Legal / Nonprofits / Tourism

Former Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Employee Charged with Theft

Jennifer W. Smith was arrested briefly Tuesday and charged with theft for her alleged embezzlement from the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame, the North Little Rock Police Department confirmed. read more >
Andrew MeadorsPartner, Meadors Adams & Lee
Energy / Insurance

Sandy Had It All (Andrew Meadors Commentary)

We were warned. Scientists and insurance actuaries have been writing about the risk of a hurricane hitting New England for several years now. Population times property values equals the big one. They droned away. And now, it has happened. read more >