Where Street Smarts
And Book Smarts Collide.

Did you ever want to take an MBA course in entrepreneurship? Well, we've got the crash course.
On The Shrimp Tank, we interview some of the brightest and best CEO's around the country to
get the executive course on becoming a successful entrepreneur.

Dr. Michael Butler / Restoration Health Chiropractic

Dr. Michael Butler feels that his purpose in life is to be a vessel for God to use to help people reach the height of their God-given potential through specific chiropractic care and an overall healthy lifestyle. Continue reading

Alese Stroud / Vortylon

Alese is the founder and CEO of Corporate Insight Strategy and a founding partner of Vortylon. Her consulting client list reads like a who’s who of the largest banks in the US. She is nationally recognized for her expertise in financial software project management, customer account analysis, and profitability analysis. She coaches client organizations to prepare for large multiple growth and leadership transitions Continue reading

Alese Stroud / Vortylon

Alese is the founder and CEO of Corporate Insight Strategy and a founding partner of Vortylon. Her consulting client list reads like a who’s who of the largest banks in the US. She is nationally recognized for her expertise in financial software project management, customer account analysis, and profitability analysis. She coaches client organizations to prepare for large multiple growth and leadership transitions Continue reading

Drew Baker / Expressway Airport Parking

Drew Baker is the owner of Expressway Airport Parking which has served Little Rock for over 30 years. It was a part of a partnership that purchased the business in 1999 and Drew has been the sole owner since 2008. Continue reading

Amy Moorehead / Nexus Coffee & Creative

After working for two years as the Development & Special Events Director for Arkansas Hospitality Association, Amy began dreaming to create a hub where people of all walks of life and background could connect. Nexus Coffee & Creative opened its doors in July of 2017 and is now home to the creative minds of the community. Continue reading

Mike Russell / PuroClean of Arkansas

Mike Russell, loves being able to help those in need through his service with PuroClean. As a longtime volunteer with youth sports, youth counseling at North Little Rock High School, and The VAN warming shelters in winter, he cares deeply about his community. Continue reading

Eric Buckner / 10 Fitness

Born and raised in Jonesboro, Eric Buckner has been interested in health and wellness his entire adult life. After graduating from the University of Florida in 2001 with a degree in Business Administration, he decided to pursue a career in fitness, eventually opening his first 10 Fitness location in North Little Rock in In the decade since, 10 Fitness has expanded to 11 locations serving more than 50,000 members. Continue reading

Paul Kroger / Granite Transformations of Central Arkansas

Paul is a professional Leader with broad experience in communications, technology, customer service, and construction. Emphasis on cultivating a cohesive, competitive, forward-thinking culture that fosters simultaneous competition and teamwork. He is energetic, highly motivated, and success-oriented in all that he does. Continue reading

Alese Stroud / Corporate Insight Strategy

Mrs. Stroud currently provides executive leadership for Corporate Insight Strategy. Her company coaches client organizations to prepare for large multiple growth and leadership transitions using a fact-based model to assess the status of organization, operations and culture. Corporate Insight Strategy draws on her decades of experience managing program level projects and merger integrations for many of the largest banks in the US. Continue reading

Tommy Keet / JTJ Restaurants

In 2007, Tommy Keet decided that practicing law was not for him, and began looking for other opportunities. His dream had always been to own and operate restaurants with his Father, Jim Keet, and brother, Jake Keet.Jim, Tommy and Jake (collectively referred to as “the Keet Boys) formed a company, JTJ Restaurants, LLC Continue reading