Our latest edition of Talk Business Quarterly has hit the streets.
In this issue, you'll find profiles on several leading northwest Arkansas female business leaders, including an interview with Rosalind Brewer, CEO of Sam's Club, who graces our cover. Brewer and others share the best advice they've ever given or received in their business careers.
Also, we talk with 7 newcomers to the business scene in Arkansas. From Acxiom's Scott Howe to the Electric Cooperatives Duane Highley to Heifer International's Cindy Jones-Nyland, how did these C-suite executives adapt to their new corporate environments?
Will Rockefeller, son of former Lt. Gov. Win Rockefeller and grandson of former Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller, opens up on the legacy of his family and how it is shaping his adult life. Does he have a career in politics? We'll see.
Democratic Party chairman Will Bond and Republican Party chairman Doyle Webb square off in a debate as to why their party's nominees deserve your vote.
ol of Public Service Dean Skip Rutherford offers a passionate explanation of how the Arkansas Delta deserves more respect. All regions of the state have a vested interest in seeing each other succeed, he explains.
Little Rock filmmaker Jeff Nichols sits down for an exclusive one-on-one with Talk Business executive editor Roby Brock. Nichols discusses his latest film, Mud, which was made in Arkansas. He says he's been surprised by the response it has received. What's next for this filmmaker on the rise?
Karen Flake, newly named President and CEO of Mount St. Mary Academy, shares insight on how she balances her entrepreneurial interests with her other goals in life. DWS director Artee Williams sheds light on how his agency is coping with the recession and struggling recovery.
Plus, we look at the financial reach of the Dodd-Frank measure on Arkansas banks, health care in the Natural State, and how new rules are changing retirees' 401(k) plans.
Check out all of these stories and more online at www.tbqmag.com.