Author - Chris Price

July 2019 Magazine

Female Entrepreneur: Simon Says

by Chris Price | Photo by Jamison Mosley Charlene Simon is the embodiment of the Mark Twain quote, “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Simon is a serial entrepreneur whose success has proved a formal education is just a formality. A wife at 15 and a...

June 2019 Magazine

From Our Editor: Arkansas Traveler

I’ve learned a popular saying since I moved to Little Rock from New Orleans nearly two years ago, “Thank God for Mississippi!” The phrase isn’t intended to praise. Instead, much like “Bless your heart,” it’s another way of saying, “There but for the grace of God, go I.” As in, if...

June 2019 Magazine

Aviation Arkansas

by Chris Price Airports are the Natural State’s gateways to the world In today’s business environment, transactions happen at the speed of light. Although automation has made it easier to converse and conduct commerce online, sometimes face-to-face interaction is what’s needed to seal the...

Magazine May 2019

Arkansas Associations

by Chris Price Each month, Arkansas Money & Politics will profile three professional associations to explore the business, industry, governmental and not-for-profit agencies impacting law, commerce and goodwill across the state. The magazine will tell their stories to give readers a better...

AMP News Business

XNA hires CFO, business development officer

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport continued to fill its executive leadership team with the hiring of Tim O’Donnell as chief financial officer and Andrew Branch as business development officer, responsible for retaining and increasing carriers and passengers. The pair join CEO Aaron Burkes...

Magazine March 2019

Now Hiring!

by Chris Price Arkansas’ community colleges and technical schools providing a shorter path to jobs, prosperity Maybe you’ve seen one of the trending internet memes mockingly comparing so-called “professional” jobs with skilled labor. The general theme shows a depressed-looking yuppie with...

Magazine March 2019

Economics Arkansas

Economics Arkansas will honor Warren Stephens at the Leadership in Free Enterprise (LIFE) Award Luncheon for his contributions to free enterprise in his role as longtime CEO, chairman and president of Stephens Inc., and as the visionary architect of This is Capitalism, a multimedia campaign about...

January 2019 Magazine

Healthcare Innovations

By Chris Price Innovator Health Telemedicine technology During a 15-month deployment in Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Division in 2007, physician Darren J. Sommer developed an idea that could change the way health care is delivered in remote locations. “I was fresh out of residency and...