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Forty Under 40: Karen Williams

As owner of a State Farm insurance agency, Karen Williams works with folks from every industry. The 37-year-old said her outgoing personality helps her communicate with customers from different backgrounds….

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Forty Under 40: Tina Waggener

As executive director of The Cancer Challenge in Northwest Arkansas, Tina Waggener said she sees the best side of people. “There couldn’t be more satisfaction than working with people who…

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Forty Under 40: Steve Voyak

In 1996, after three years of talk-news radio and nine years of newspaper reporting, Steve Voyak switched journalistic gears. Rather than report news to the public, Voyak became the director…

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Forty Under 40: Kay Palmer

Realizing the impact her department has in day-to-day operations on both her employer and her customers makes every day an exciting one for Kay Palmer. Palmer, 38, is the chief…

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Forty Under 40: Corey Osborne

Corey Osborne, 30, moved the headquarters of Shakey’s Frozen Custard from Joplin, Mo., to Fayetteville in March. This fall, he plans to begin an expansion that will eventually take the…

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Forty Under 40: Gregg Ogden

Gregg Ogden returned to Fayetteville to run the family business in 1996, following stints in Dallas and Atlanta as a hole-in-one insurance salesman. But his greatest ace was yet to…

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Forty Under 40: David Mix

David Mix, 39, has approached the real estate business like a golf tournament. He’s in it to win. And though he’s been very successful on the links of Northwest Arkansas,…