Author: Paul Gatling

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Longtime banker retires after 46 years

There’s a regional leadership change coming to publicly traded Regions Bank. After 46 years, Rogers bank executive Jerry Vest will retire on Aug. 31 as the Alabama bank’s top Northwest…

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Arvest Bank announces chief technology officer

Fayetteville-chartered Arvest Bank announced Tuesday (Aug. 2) that Ninish Ukkan has joined the company as chief technology officer to lead the development of its next-generation banking platform in the cloud….

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Rock climbing startup launches DTC website

A rock climbing startup from the inaugural cohort of the University of Arkansas’ Greenhouse Outdoor Recreation Program (GORP) has launched its first product line. Lacaida Ropes is a veteran and Latino-owned direct-to-consumer business…

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Longtime Tyson Foods spokesman retires

Gary Mickelson (pronounced Michaelson) retired in early July as senior director of public relations at Springdale-based Tyson Foods, ending a 35-year career on the communications side of the meatpacking industry….

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Onyx Coffee Lab turns 10 this year

Ten years ago, Jon and Andrea Allen dreamed of having the world’s best coffee. They started Onyx Coffee Lab in May 2012, and you can make an argument that they’ve…