Tagged: Darrin Williams

Second Round of PPP Loans Prioritizes the Underserved

Second Round of PPP Loans Prioritizes the Underserved

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The second round of the federally funded Paycheck Protection Program is prioritizing “underserved” businesses — minority-, women- and veteran-owned and rural businesses — by setting aside money for them and through targeted outreach efforts. read more >

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

Beyond COVID-19: Industries and Leaders Look to Future

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Arkansas Business asked industry leaders to share their expectations for 2021, both before and after the coronavirus vaccine is widely available. Here’s what they said. read more >

Arkansas Bankers Seize a National Moment

Arkansas Bankers Seize a National Moment

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George Floyd’s death in May in Minneapolis set off protests against police brutality and racism nationwide, but it had an unforeseen effect on Arkansas banking. read more >

Executive Academy Offers Next Step on Path to Leadership

Executive Academy Offers Next Step on Path to Leadership

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Applications are being accepted for the 2020 Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy, which includes sessions with Curtis Barnett, Ed Choate, Amy Fecher, Terry Mohajir and Darrin Williams. read more >

Promises Are Kept, Paving A Broader Path To College

Promises Are Kept, Paving A Broader Path To College

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Southern Bancorp Inc., the Ross Foundation and Murphy Oil Corp. are spending millions on Promise scholarships that sponsors and an administrator say have increased the college-going rate of high school graduates in Arkadelphia and El Dorado. read more >