Get up close and personal with the most successful and influential business leaders in Arkansas.
The Venture Center’s Fireside Chats feature Arkansas’ brightest stars and biggest economic drivers, candidly sharing their experiences, successes and even failures to foster and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit in Arkansas. If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to succeed in the fast-paced business world, this program is right for you.
Past Fireside Chats have featured Stone Ward’s Millie Ward, Westrock Coffee’s Scott Ford, TCBY’s Herren Hickingbotham, SOMA’s Anita Davis, and Simmons Bank’s George Makris.
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Chat with entrepreneurial giants.
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