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2 Promoted at FNBC (Movers & Shakers)

Allan Baldridge and Garrett Kissinger have both been promoted. read more >
Kim Williams
Construction / Education

Kim Williams Rejoins Cromwell Architects Engineers (Movers & Shakers)

Williams will join the architecture department and focus on health care, industrial and office design projects. read more >
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Arkansas Industries Attempt to Divine The Post-Pandemic FutureLock Icon

Some, like the hospitality industry, are bracing for a long, slow return to pre-COVID vitality. Others, like the energy sector, see a quicker recovery after the early swoon. Some trends seem baked into expectations, like reliance on home-based employees and the technology they use. read more >
Seal Solutions CEO Josh Davenport, winner of the Advanced Energy Rising Star Award at the Empowering Arkansas conference that was held in Little Rock Tuesday. His company won the Advanced Energy Business Innovation Award.
Construction / Energy

AAEA Honors Chris Ladner of Entegrity, Josh Davenport of Seal

The Arkansas Advanced Energy Association toasted the state’s sustainable power and energy efficiency leaders Tuesday at the trade group’s Empowering Arkansas conference. read more >
Mike Sebren
Construction / Energy

Mike Sebren Joins Intertek-PSI (Movers & Shakers)

Mike Sebren has been hired as senior project manager for Intertek-PSI in Little Rock. read more >
Construction / Legal

Contractors Hope, Kullander Won’t Be Retried, Charges Dismissed

Little Rock area contractors Alan Hope and Mikel Kullander will not be retried on charges that they defrauded the federal government on contracts intended for companies owned by disabled veterans. read more >
Courtney Little
Agriculture & Poultry / Construction / Energy / Manufacturing / Transportation

Solar Projects Shining Examples in ArkansasLock Icon

Tom Jacobs wondered if the sunshine pouring onto his 1,200 acres might feasibly power some of his farm operations in DeWitt, so he volunteered to become a guinea pig. read more >
Legal / Media & Marketing

I Shouldn’t Have to Say This (Gwen Moritz Editor’s Note)

I spend exactly zero minutes worrying about who advertises in Arkansas Business. That’s someone else’s job. read more >
Construction / Government & Politics / Legal

Jury Deadlocked, Mistrial Declared in Contractor Fraud Case

U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes declared a mistrial Thursday in the criminal trial of R. Alan Hope and Mikel C. Kullander, Little Rock area contractors accused of defrauding the government. read more >
Federal agents serve a search warrant in North Little Rock.
Construction / Government & Politics / Legal

Wheels of Justice in Motion for Disabled Vet Fraud CaseLock Icon

With a pretrial hearing scheduled for Thursday and trial set to start Sept. 5, the filings are flying in the federal criminal case of R. Alan Hope and Mikel C. Kullander. read more >
Katie Laning Niebaum

Advanced Energy Has Its Day at Capitol

It was Arkansas Advanced Energy Day at the state Capitol, and Sen. Garry Stubblefield was speaking to the state’s top energy efficiency and renewable power companies, but he had to hold to his priorities. read more >
Federal agents serve a search warrant in North Little Rock.
Construction / Government & Politics / Legal

Alan Hope, Mikel Kullander Indicted in Federal Contract Scheme

Two officers of a North Little Rock company were indicted on 31 felony counts related to an alleged scheme to get millions in federal contracts by falsely claiming their company was headed by a disabled veteran. read more >
Oakwood Apartments at 1310 Smithwick Drive in Jacksonville.
Construction / Health Care / Insurance / Investments / Manufacturing / Real Estate

Oakwood Apartments Sale Tops $6.5 Million (Real Deals)

An affiliate of Los Angeles real estate investment firm AndMark bought the Oakwood Apartments project at 1310 Smithwick Drive in Jacksonville. read more >
Scott Smith and Chase Ransom of Powers of Arkansas in North Little Rock.

Powers of Arkansas Promotes Pair (Movers & Shakers)

Scott Smith and Chase Ransom have been promoted to new positions with Powers of Arkansas, a North Little Rock HVAC contractor. read more >
Steve Keen
Construction / Energy

Powers Promotes Keen to President (Movers & Shakers)

Steve Keen has been promoted to president of Powers of Arkansas, a North Little Rock HVAC company. Keen, who has worked for Powers of Arkansas for 10 years, was formerly president of HVAC and controls. read more >
Alan Hope
Construction / Legal / Small Business

Update II: DAV Construction Searched by Federal Agents

The subject of a federal law enforcement search at a North Little Rock office on Wednesday was DAV Construction Co., according to a statement issued Thursday afternoon by Powers of Arkansas. read more >
Steve Patterson
Executive Director, Arkansas Advanced Energy Association
Business Services / Energy

Advanced Energy Jobs Number 25,000 (Steve Patterson Commentary)

The development of innovative technologies to help meet America’s energy demands has allowed the emergence of an advanced energy sector that now accounts for the employment of more than 25,000 Arkansans, according to a new study released by the Arkansas Advanced Energy Foundation. read more >
Powers of Arkansas CEO Alan Hope speaks at the 2010 Arkansas Business of the Year awards presentation. (Photo by Michael Pirnique)
Energy / Small Business

Powers of Arkansas Delivers Punch to Prince with Sales Staff Exodus

Powers of Arkansas hires away 10 salespeople from competitor John Prince Co. read more >