Crystal Kemp, chief marketing officer at Conway Corp, is the 2020 Diamond Achievement Award recipient. The 2020 Outstanding Women in Business are Vickie Crutchfield of Arkansas Property Brokers, Julie Goodnight of Julie’s Sweet Shoppe, Cate McConnell of Smith Ford, and Denise Perry of Sandstone Real Estate Group. Dr. Shaneil Ealy of the University of Central Arkansas is the 2020 Outstanding Woman in Nonprofit.
Pipeline, the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce's business referral network, connects professionals with each other and community leaders.
On March 21, the Conway Convention and Visitors Bureau launched the #ConwayToGo group on Facebook to quickly communicate local restaurants’ “new” way of doing business during a pandemic. In three weeks, membership had grown to more than 7,000 individuals throughout the region.
Baptist Health Rehabilitation Institute-Conway is now offering specialized treatment to help patients regain their independence and restore them to the highest level of function. It is just one of the ways that Baptist Health is continuing to address the evolving health concerns of residents in Faulkner County and surrounding areas.
A real estate company that got its start during the 2008 housing market crash is now the largest minority-owned real estate firm in the state of Arkansas. Sandstone Real Estate Group reached $23 million in residential sales volume in 2019 and has 15 agents in Conway, Little Rock, and Pine Bluff. Of the nearly 40 real estate firms in Faulkner County, the company consistently ranks among the top 10. The North Metro Business Journal talked to owner and principal broker Korry Garrett about why Sandstone is "The Smart Choice for Real Estate."
2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Sissy's Log Cabin, and the story of this generational family business is far from over. When choosing a site for the iconic jeweler's fifth and newest store, Bill Jones, son of founder Sissy Jones and CEO of the business, had been watching the Conway area for a while. Conway "just made sense," he said.
For two decades, Central Baptist College has helped hundreds of busy adults earn a college degree through PACE, its nontraditional degree program. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the PACE program, CBC is offering a 20% discount in 2020 to new PACE students or students re-admitting to the program after at least a semester off.
Velda Lueders, Donna Seal, Jamisa Nuness-Hogan, Rebekah Fincher, Cinda Montgomery, Rita Birch, and Melissa Allen were recognized at the 2019 event.
Conway-based manufacturer SFI Arkansas today announced plans to expand its facility and hire up to 75 new employees over the next 18 months.
This past April, Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law the Transformation and Efficiencies Act of 2019, bringing about a historic transformation and reorganization of state government agencies, boards, and commissions – the first reorganization of state government in nearly 50 years. A cornerstone of this effort was the reduction in cabinet-level agencies from 42 to 15, resulting in a more modern and efficient way to operate state government without cutting any services. Fifteen cabinet secretaries were appointed to lead each agency, and seven of these 15 positions are held by women.