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Ep. 64 – Mitch Bettis – President of the Arkansas Business Publishing Group

Mitch Bettis / Arkansas Business Publishing Group

Mitch Bettis is the owner and president of Arkansas Business Publishing Group — the awardwinning media and marketing company founded in 1995. He has more than 30 years of experience in management and publishing.

Dr. Michael Hargis & Dr. Jeff Standridge / University of Central Arkansas

Dr. Hargis teaches courses in Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Organizational Development and Change. His research focuses on the context- and person-based factors that influence functional (e.g., innovation, task persistence, goal setting) and dysfunctional (e.g., unethical decision-making) behavior in organizations. read more…

Daniel & Gretchen Jackson / Beyond Sound & Security

After 10 years of service in the security systems industry, Daniel saw a need for a one stop shop option for low voltage services. He and Gretchen opened Beyond Sound & Security in 2009 to fill the void. Big technology with a shop local feel that their customers praise. read more…

Dr. Jeff Standridge / Cadron Capital Partners

Dr. Jeff Standridge is directly involved in the creation of a sustainable venture ecosystem across the state of Arkansas and beyond. He recently retired from Acxiom Corporation after nearly two decades of executive leadership with the company. During his tenure, Jeff was directly involved in over two-dozen M&A transactions across North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South America. In addition, he personally led the new startup of companies in Poland read more…

David Shindler / Iberia Bank

With more than 38 years of experience in sales, marketing, and commercial banking, David H. Shindler has spent his career growing the local economy as a commercial banker in central Arkansas. Devoting his energies to the development and support of small to medium-sized, privately-held businesses read more…

Robbi Davis / Robbi Davis Agency

Robbi DeWeese Davis grew up in Pine Bluff and graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1981. After graduating from the University of Central Arkansas in 1985 with a BBA in Marketing Communications, she joined American HMO, Arkansas’ First Health Maintenance Organization in June 1985. In February 1987, Robbi was recruited by Health Advantage, which is now a subsidiary of Arkansas BCBS read more…

Ryan McClafferty / INSURICA

Ryan began his career as an insurance broker in 2003 when he started a firm focusing on estate and succession planning. During that time he learned how proper planning can improve the life of a business and its ownership. He earned his reputation by working toward each client’s objectives read more…

Glenn Crockett / Dave Creek Media

Glenn spent 25 years with Acxiom Corporation in a variety of leadership roles, before starting his digital marketing agency Dave Creek Media. He also provides business and sales coaching, is the Director of the 10X Growth Accelerator, is an investor in several startups, and a member of Cadron Creek Capital. read more…

Dr. Jeff Standridge / Cadron Capital Partners

Dr. Jeff Standridge is directly involved in the creation of a sustainable venture ecosystem across the state of Arkansas and beyond. He recently retired from Acxiom Corporation after nearly two decades of executive leadership with the company. During his tenure, Jeff was directly involved in over two-dozen M&A transactions across North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South America.

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Dr. Jeff Standridge / Arkansas Conductor

Dr. Jeff Standridge is directly involved in the creation of a sustainable venture ecosystem across the state of Arkansas and beyond. He recently retired from Acxiom Corporation after nearly two decades of executive leadership with the company. During his tenure, Jeff was directly involved in over two-dozen M&A transactions across North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South America. read more…

Jeff Stinson / Health InnovatAR

Mr. Stinson founded and leads Health InnovatAR, a healthcare accelerator and early stage investment fund that immerses world class, early stage healthcare companies from around the country into Arkansas’ leading hospital systems and physician practices. read more…

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