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We’ve been proud to feature many of the state’s most prominent businesses in Arkansas Money & Politics. These businesses represent the entire spectrum of industry in Arkansas, from local restaurants to trucking companies. AMP asked its readers to nominate those businesses they considered “the best” in their fields. We think all Arkansas businesses are the best in their fields, but the top three votegetters in each category are recognized and listed alphabetically in the pages that follow as the 2021 Best of AMP.

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ACCOUNTING FIRM/CPA

BEST PLACE TO WORK

CASINO

• BKD • GARLAND & GREENWOOD CPAS AND ADVISORS • TODD AND ASSOCIATES CPAS

•E CCI (ENGINEERING, COMPLIANCE & CONSTRUCTION) • INUVO • SMILEY TECHNOLOGIES

•C HOCTAW •O AKLAWN RACING AND CASINO RESORT • SARACEN CASINO RESORT

ADVERTISING AGENCY

BOAT DEALER/ MANUFACTURER

CEO

• I NUVO •S IXTYONE CELSIUS • STONE WARD

•B RADFORD MARINE • GREGG ORR MARINE • XPRESS BOATS

AIR CHARTER SERVICE • AIRRESOURCE GROUP • CENTRAL FLYING SERVICE • OMNI AIR CHARTER ARCHITECT •C ROMWELL ARCHITECTS ENGINEERS • SOWELL ARCHITECTS • TAGGART ARCHITECTS AUCTION COMPANY

BUSINESS CATERER FOR EVENTS •R X CATERING • TWO SISTERS CATERING • VIBRANT OCCASIONS CATERING BUSINESS CONSULTING FIRM •J CD CONSULTING • LEGACY CAPITAL GROUP • THE SOLUTIONS GROUP

• I NUVO, RICHARD HOWE • NETWORK SERVICES GROUP, DANIEL ALFORD • SMILEY TECHNOLOGIES, ELIZABETH GLASBRENNER CFO •C ARTI, JENNIFER STYRON • CONWAY REGIONAL, TROY BROOKS • INUVO, WALLACE RUIZ CHAUFFEUR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES •A RGENTA LIMO • TSC CONCIERGE SERVICE • VILLAGE CHAUFFEUR

BUSINESS INSURANCE AGENCY •B LACKMON AUCTIONS • TRUE GRIT AUCTION SERVICES • WILSON AUCTIONEERS AUTO SERVICE •H ONDA WORLD OF CONWAY • MCLARTY DANIEL AUTOMOTIVE • MERCEDES OF LITTLE ROCK BANK

CHIROPRACTOR •B ROWN AND BROWN INSURANCE • SMITH & COMPANY INSURANCE (STUTTGART) • SUNSTAR INSURANCE CAR DEALERSHIP •F LETCHER AUTO GROUP • MERCEDES OF LITTLE ROCK • RUSSELL CHEVROLET

•D R. CHRIS BLACKMON • DR. BEV FOSTER • ROSE LIVINGSTON COMMERCIAL CARPET/CARPETING •C &P CARPETS • MILLER COMMERCIAL FLOORING • TOM JANUARY FLOORS

•B ANK OZK • CHAMBERS BANK • SIMMONS BANK

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COMMERCIAL CLEANING

CONSTRUCTION

DISASTER RESTORATION

•B USTED KNUCKLES CLEANING • JAN-PRO OF ARKANSAS • STEAMATIC OF ARKANSAS

•B ALDWIN & SHELL • C.R. CRAWFORD CONSTRUCTION, LLC • NABHOLZ

•A LL CLEAN USA • METRO DISASTER SPECIALISTS • SERVICE RESTORATION

COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPER

DIVERSE WORKPLACE COO

•C HRIS H. OLSEN • CONWAY SPRINKLER & LANDSCAPE • SOUTHERN LAWN SERVICE COMMERCIAL PRINTING •D EMOCRAT PRINTING AND LITHOGRAPHING • MAGNA IV COLOR IMAGING • TCPRINT SOLUTIONS (TWIN CITY PRINTING) COMMERCIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT •C OLLIERS INTERNATIONAL • NEWMARK MOSES TUCKER PARTNERS • RPM GROUP COMMERICAL REAL ESTATE COMPANY

•A RKANSAS BLUE CROSS, GRAY DILLARD • ARKANSAS UROLOGY, JONATHAN RUSHING • OUACHITA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS, SUSAN SMITH COUNTRY CLUB •C OUNTRY CLUB OF LITTLE ROCK • HOT SPRINGS COUNTRY CLUB • PLEASANT VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB COURIER SERVICE •A RKANSAS BEST COURIERS • GOHOGUE • PARRISH DELIVERY SERVICES CREDIT UNION

•A LLISON REAL ESTATE • COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL • RPM GROUP COMPUTER SERVICES COMPANY •C OMPLETE COMPUTER SOLUTIONS • COMPUTER HUT • EDAFIO TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

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•C ONWAY REGIONAL • INUVO • UAMS HEALTH DRY CLEANING SERVICE •O AK FOREST CLEANERS • SCHICKEL’S CLEANERS (MAUMELLE) • SHINN CLEANERS ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR •B ERNHARD •G ARY HOUSTON • ROSS FAMILY ELECTRIC ENERGY COMPANY •B LACK HILLS ENERGY • ENTERGY • FIRST ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ENGINEERING FIRM

•A RKANSAS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION • TELCOE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION • UNITED FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

• CROMWELL ARCHITECTS ENGINEERS • ECCI (ENGINEERING, COMPLIANCE & CONSTRUCTION) • GARVER ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING

DERMATOLOGY CLINIC •A RKANSAS DERMATOLOGY • DERMATOLOGY GROUP OF ARKANSAS • PINNACLE DERMATOLOGY

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EXCAVATION COMPANY

HEALTH CARE PROVIDER

HOTEL FOR LEISURE TRAVEL

•G RANT GARRETT EXCAVATING • KOEHN EXCAVATING AND HAULING • MILLWRIGHT CONSTRUCTION

•C ONWAY REGIONAL • ELDER INDEPENDENCE HOME CARE • WASHINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

• 21C • CAPITAL HOTEL • OAKLAWN HOTEL (OAKLAWN RACING CASINO RESORT)

EXERCISE FACILITY/ FITNESS CENTER

HEALTH INSURANCE PROVIDER

•L ITTLE ROCK ATHLETIC CLUBS • CONWAY REGIONAL • ST. BERNARDS HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER

•A RKANSAS BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD • DELTA DENTAL • USABLE LIFE

FINANCIAL/PERSONAL INVESTMENT SERVICES

HOME HEALTH PROVIDER

•B ARRY M. CORKERN & CO., CFP • LEGACY CAPITAL GROUP • SMALL AND ASSOCIATES FINANCIAL FLORIST •A LL ABOUT FLOWERS • THE PETAL SHOPPE • TIPTON HURST FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE

HVAC CONTRACTOR

•S T. BERNARDS HOME HEALTH • ELDER INDEPENDENCE HOME CARE • ELITE SENIOR CARE HOSPICE •A RKANSAS HOSPICE • HOSPICE HOME CARE • KINDRED HOSPICE

INDUSTRIAL ROOFING •M ETAL ROOF PROS • MID-ARK ROOFING • ROBERTS - MCNUTT INSURANCE AGENCY •M ARK WILLIAMSON INSURANCE • SMITH & COMPANY INSURANCE • STEPHENS INC. INTERIOR PLANT SERVICE

HOSPITAL

• UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS • UA LITTLE ROCK • UCA

•C ONWAY REGIONAL • UAMS MEDICAL CENTER • WASHINGTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

GLASS COMPANY

HOTEL FOR BUSINESS TRAVEL

•C APITOL GLASS COMPANY • DISCOUNT AUTO GLASS • LITTLE ROCK GLASS

•C APITAL HOTEL • LITTLE ROCK MARRIOTT • OAKLAWN HOTEL (OAKLAWN RACING CASINO RESORT)

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•D ASH HEATING & COOLING • LONOKE SERVICE CO. • MIDDLETON HEAT & AIR

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•F OUR SEASONS PLANTS AND PRODUCE • KELLEY THOMAS LANDSCAPE NURSERY • LEAFSCAPE INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER •C ONWAY CORPORATION • RITTER COMMUNICATIONS • WINDSTREAM

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INVESTMENT ADVISORS

LAW FIRM

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

•B OW TIE WEALTH MANAGEMENT • IPSEN ADVISOR GROUP • LEGACY CAPITAL GROUP

•F RIDAY, ELDREDGE & CLARK, LLP • LASER LAW FIRM • MITCHELL WILLIAMS LAW FIRM • WRIGHT LINDSEY JENNINGS

•A RKANSAS GAME AND FISH FOUNDATION • LITTLE ROCK ZOO • RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF ARKANSAS

IT COMPANY

NURSING HOME •E DAFIO TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS • INUVO • NETWORK SERVICES GROUP JANITORIAL SERVICE •A BSOLUTE POWER CLEANING SERVICES • DOW BUILDING SERVICES • JK JANITORIAL SERVICES JEWELER •C ECIL’S FINE JEWELRY • LAURAY’S, THE DIAMOND CENTER • SISSY’S LOG CABIN LAND REAL ESTATE BROKER •L ILE REAL ESTATE • MID-ARK PROPERTIES • MOSSY OAK PROPERTIES DELTA LAND MANAGEMENT LANDSCAPER •C HRIS H. OLSEN • GOOD EARTH GARDEN CENTER • MAPLE LEAF LAWNS

MANUFACTURING COMPANY •G RANDEUR FASTENERS • TRIANGLE ENGINEERING • XPRESS BOATS

•B RIARWOOD NURSING & REHABILITATION CENTER • PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE • SUPERIOR HEALTH & REHAB

MEMORY CARE FACILITY

OFFICE DESIGNER

•A VENIR MEMORY CARE • LITTLE ROCK DIAGNOSTIC CLINIC, NEUROLOGY (CHI ST. VINCENT) • MEMORY CARE OF LITTLE ROCK AT GOOD SHEPHERD

•C ROMWELL ARCHITECTS ENGINEERS • DEBI DAVIS INTERIOR DESIGN • INNERPLAN

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDER

•A MERICAN PAPER & TWINE • PETTUS OFFICE PRODUCTS • SCHOOL & OFFICE PRODUCTS OF ARKANSAS

•O UACHITA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & WELLNESS • PINNACLE POINTE BEHAVIORAL HOSPITAL • THE BRIDGEWAY HOSPITAL

PAYROLL SERVICE

MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESS

•C OMPLETE PAYROLL SERVICES • PAYCHEX • PAYLOCITY

•D ESIGN GROUP • MONTERREY LAW FIRM • PLATINUM DRYWALL

PEST COMPANY

MORTGAGE LENDER •F IRST SECURITY MORTGAGE • SIMMONS BANK • STONE BANK HOME LOANS

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PET HOSPITAL

PLUMBING CONTRACTOR

•H ILLCREST ANIMAL HOSPITAL • LAKE HAMILTON ANIMAL HOSPITAL • PLEASANT VALLEY VETERINARY CLINIC

•A TLAS PLUMBING AND SERVICE • DON HOUFF PLUMBING COMPANY • SANDERS PLUMBING

PLACE FOR A COFFEE MEETING

PRESIDENT OR CEO OF A HOSPITAL/HEALTH SYSTEM

•K OLLECTIVE COFFEE AND TEA • NEXUS COFFEE & CREATIVE • T.H.I.N.K. COFFEE

•U AMS HEALTH, CAM PATTERSON • ARKANSAS CHILDREN’S, MARCI DODERER • CONWAY REGIONAL, MATT TROUP

PLACE FOR A LUNCH MEETING •D OE’S EAT PLACE • SAMANTHA’S TAP ROOM & WOOD GRILL • THREE FOLD NOODLES PLACE FOR A SPECIAL EVENT •C ACHE RESTAURANT • CAPITAL HOTEL • RUSTY TRACTOR PLACE FOR TEAM BUILDING OR COMPANY RETREAT •C AMP ALDERSGATE • MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM • PETIT JEAN/ROCKEFELLER PLACE TO MEET AFTER WORK •F OX TRAIL DISTILLERY • PETIT & KEET • SAMANTHA’S TAP ROOM & WOOD GRILL

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PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION •A RKANSAS NURSE FOUNDATION • ARKANSAS NURSE PRACTITIONER ASSOCIATION • LITTLE ROCK EXECUTIVES ASSOCIATION (LREA) PROMOTIONAL APPAREL •B -UNLIMITED • COOL CAPS • INK

RESTAURANT FOR BUSINESS DINNERS •A RTHUR’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE • RED OAK STEAKHOUSE • SONNY WILLIAMS’ STEAK ROOM RETIREMENT COMMUNITY •C HENAL VILLAGE • HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE • ST. BERNARDS VILLAGE SECURITY COMPANY •A DVANCED ALARMS OF ARKANSAS • COMPLETE SECURITY SOLUTIONS • TRIPLE-S ALARM SIGN COMPANY •A CE SIGNS • FASTSIGNS • PINNACLE SIGNS & GRAPHICS SOLAR COMPANY

PUBLIC RELATIONS • KANGA STUDIO • RESPLENDENT HOSPITALITY • SIXTYONE CELSIUS RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE COMPANY

•D ELTA SOLAR • SEAL SOLAR • TODAY’S POWER SPORTING GOODS •F ORT THOMPSON • GEARHEAD CYCLE HOUSE • TIMBER TRADITIONS SPORTING GOODS

•C APITAL SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY • JON UNDERHILL REAL ESTATE • THE JANET JONES COMPANY

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STAFFING AGENCY/ RECRUITMENT •B ELFLEX STAFFING NETWORK (PREMIER STAFFING) • STAFFMARK • TRAVEL NURSE ACROSS AMERICA TAX SERVICES •G ARLAND & GREENWOOD CPAS AND ADVISORS • RENE J. DUCHAC, CPA • TAX LADIES

TWO-YEAR COLLEGE

WEB DESIGN FIRM

•N ATIONAL PARK COLLEGE • NORTHWEST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE • UA PULASKI TECH

•C RAFT SEO • KANGA STUDIO • TURNBOW WOMAN-OWNED BUSINESS

VIDEO PRODUCTION •C RAFT SEO • SIXTYONE CELSIUS • WAYMACK & CREW

•D EBI DAVIS INTERIOR DESIGN • NEXUS COFFEE & CREATIVE • SISSY’S LOG CABIN

TECH COMPANY • I NUVO • NETWORK SERVICES GROUP • SMILEY TECHNOLOGIES TECHNICAL SCHOOL •S AU TECH • UA PULASKI TECH • UACC MORRILTON TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING FIRM •C OMPUTER HUT • EDAFIO TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS • SMILEY TECHNOLOGIES TRUCKING COMPANY

hat great folks! Great service! — customer since 2013 Our customers say it best. For over 45 years, we’ve specialized in knowing the right kinds of protection you, and your business, need. We’ll be there with you through the good times, and the bad. Give us a chance to see what we can do for you.

We’re honored to be named a “Best Insurance Agency.” •C ALS •C .C. JONES PRODUCE TRUCKING • J.B. HUNT Insurance since 1974

mvwilliamson.com • 501-664-7728

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