AMP’s Best of 2022

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 reader 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 vote-getters in each category are recognized and listed alphabetically in the pages that follow as the 2022 Best of AMP.

Accounting Firm/CPA

• Brown Rogers & Co., LLC

• FORVIS, LLP

• Frost, PLLCC

Advertising Agency

• Rock City Digital

• SixtyOne Celsius

• Stone Ward

Air Charter Service

• Central Flying Service

• Jett Aircraft

• Omni Air Charter

Appraiser

• Ferstl Valuations Services

• Pinnacle Appraisal Co., LLC

• PTC, Inc.

Architect

• Cromwell Architects Engineers, INC.

• Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects

• Taggart Architects

Architecture Firms

• Cromwell Architects Engineers, Inc.

• Sowell Architects

• WER Architects

Auction Company

• Blackmon Auctions

• True Grit Auction Services

• Wilson Real Estate Auctioneers, INC.

Auto Service

• BMW of Little Rock

• Parker Lexus

• Russell Chevrolet

Awnings

• Hot Springs Awning

• Little Rock Tent & Awning Co.

• Maple Leaf Awning & Canvas

Bank

• Encore Bank

• Simmons Bank

• Stone Bank

Best of Arkansas Made

• Aromatique

• Hytrol

• Mountain Valley Spring Water

Best Place to Work

• Smiley Technologies

• Superior Senior Care

• The Janet Jones Company

Boat Dealer/Manufacturer

• Bradford Marine & ATV

• Lacey’s Narrows Marina

• Xpress Boats

Business Caterer for Events

• Down Home Catering

• RX Catering

• Two Sisters Catering

Business Consulting Firm

• Garland & Greenwood CPA’s and Advisors, PLLC

• JCD Consulting

• Legacy Capital Group

Business Insurance Agency

• Berryhill Insurance

• Brown & Brown Insurance, Inc.

• Smith & Company Insurance (Stuttgart)

Car Dealerships

• BMW of Little Rock

McLarty Daniel Automotive

• Russell Chevrolet

Casino

• Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort

• Saracen Casino Resort

• Southland Casino Hotel

CEO

• Inuvo, INC., Richard Howe

• Smiley Technologies, Elizabeth Glasbrenner

• The Janet Jones Company, Janet Jones

CFO

• Arkansas Federal Credit Union, Eric Mangham

• Inuvo, Inc., Wallace Ruiz

• Smiley Technologies, Inc., Kellie Sinh

Chamber

• Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce

• Little Rock Chamber of Commerce

• North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce

Charity Events

• Arkansas Game & Fish Foundation, Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet

• Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas (CACAR), Woman of Inspiration

• Ronald McDonald House, Chocolate Fantasy Ball

Chiropractor

• Blackmon Chiropractic Clinic, Chris Blackmon, D.O.

• Bledsoe Chiropractic, Amanda Bledsoe

• Chiropractic Health & Rehabilitation, Beverly Foster, D.O.

Commercial Carpet/Carpeting

• Bob Robison Commercial Flooring

• C&P Carpets & Enterprises, Inc.

• Miller Commercial Flooring, Inc.

Commercial Cleaning

• Busted Knuckles Cleaning, LLC

• Jan-Pro of Arkansas

• Steamatic Restoration & Cleaning of Arkansas, Inc.

Commercial Landscaper

• Chris H. Olsen

• It’s HIS turf

Southern Lawn Service, LLC

Commercial Printing

• Democrat Printing and Lithographing

Magna IV Color Imaging, INC.

• TCPrint Solutions (Twin City Printing)

Commercial Property Management

• Colliers International

• Kelley Commercial Partners

• Moses Tucker Partners

Commerical Real Estate Company

• Colliers International

• Kelley Commercial Partners

• Moses Tucker Partners

Computer Services Company

• Edafio Technology Partners

• Network Services Group, Inc.

• The Computer Hut

Construction Company

• Baldwin & Shell Construction Co.

• Kinco Constructors

• Nabholz Construction Corp.

Convention & Visitors Bureau

• El Dorado Welcome Center

• Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau

• Visit Bentonville

COO

• Arkansas BlueCross Blue Shield, Gray Dillard

• Arkansas Urology, Jonathan Rushing

• Superior Senior Care, Quincy Hurst

Country Club

• Hot Springs Country Club

• Pleasant Valley Country Club

• The Country Club of Little Rock

Courier Service

• Arkansas Best Couriers

• NWA Courier

• Parrish Delivery Services

Credit Union

• Arkansas Federal Credit Union

• Diamond Lakes Federal Credit Union

• Telcoe Federal Credit Union

Dermatology Clinic

• Arkansas Dermatology

• Dermatology Group of Arkansas

• Pinnacle Dermatology

Disaster Restoration

• All-Clean USA Restoration Services

• Langenwalter Carpet Care & Water Restoration

• Metro Disaster Specialists

Diverse Workplace

• Conway Regional Health System

• Thaden School

• University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Drug Testing

• CourtHouse Concepts, Inc.

• First Choice Drug Testing

• Xpert Diagnostics, Inc.

Dry Cleaning Service

• Oak Forest Cleaners

• Schickel’s Cleaners

• Tide Cleaners

Electrical Contractor

Arnold & Blevins Electric Co.

• Chamberlain Electric, LLC

• Gary Houston Electric Company, Inc.

Energy Company

• Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp.

• Black Hills Energy

• Entergy Arkansas

Engineering Firm

• Crafton Tull

• Cromwell Architects Engineers

• Garver

Environmental Consulting

• ECCI (Engineering, Compliance, Construction, Inc.)

• Garver

• Snyder Environmental

Excavation Company

• Fureigh Heavy Construction

• Grant Garrett Excavating

• Kerry Young Excavating

Exercise Facility/Fitness Center

• Conway Regional Health & Fitness Center

• St. Bernard’s Health & Wellness

• The Athletic Clubs (Little Rock, North Little Rock and Downtown)

Eye Glasses

• Burrow’s & Mr, Frank’s Optical

• McFarland Eye Care

• Uptown Eyes

Financial/Personal Investment Services

• Gadberry Financial Group

• Legacy Capital Group

• Meridian Investments

Florist

• Cabbage Rose Florist

• Tanarah Luxe Floral

• Tipton & Hurst Florist

Four-Year College

• University of Arkansas

• UA Little Rock

• UCA

Glass Company

• ACE Glass

• Capitol Glass Company

• Discount Auto Glass

Health Care Provider

• Baptist Health

• Conway Regional Health System

• University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Health Insurance Provider

• Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

• Delta Dental of Arkansas

• United Healthcare Services, Inc.

Home Health Provider

• Elder Independence Home Care

• Superior Senior Care

• Washington Regional Home Health

Hospice

• Arkansas Hospice

• Hospice Home Care

• Kindred Hospice

Hospital

• Baptist Health

• Conway Regional Health System

• University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Hotel for Business Travel

• Aloft Rogers-Bentonville

• Capital Hotel

• Oaklawn Hotel (Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort)

Hotel for Leisure Travel

• 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville

• Oaklawn Hotel (Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort)

• The Waters Hotel Hot Springs

HVAC Contractor

• Dash Heating & Cooling

• Middleton Heat & Air

• Powers of Arkansas, Inc.

Industrial Roofing

• Grobmyer Roofing & Restoration, Inc.

• Arkansas Industrial Roofing, Inc.

• Riley Hays Roofing & Construction, LLC

Insurance Agency

• Berryhill Insurance Agency

• Smith & Company Insurance, Inc.

• Williamson Insurance Agency

Internet Service Provider

• AT&T

• Ritter Communications

• Windstream Intellectual Property Services, LLC

Investment Advisors

• Bow Tie Wealth Management

• Legacy Capital Group

• Meridian Investments

IT Company

• Edafio Technology Partners

• Inuvo

• Network Services Group

Jeweler

• Lauray’s, The Diamond Center

• Sissy’s Log Cabin

• Wilkerson Jewelers

Land Real Estate Broker

• Lile Real Estate

• Mossy Oak Properties, Inc. (Delta Land for Sale)

• Wellons Land Real Estate

Landscaper

• Better Lawns and Gardens, Inc.

• Maple Leaf Lawn Care, LLC

• The Good Earth Garden Center

Law Firm

• Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP

• Rainwater, Holt & Sexton

• Wright Lindsey Jennings

Manufacturing Company

• Lexicon, Inc.

• National Custom Hollow Metal Doors & Frames

• Xpress Boats

Memory Care Facility

• Memory Care of Little Rock at Good Shepherd

• Robinson Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, LLC

• Salem Place Nursing & Rehabilitaiton, Inc.

Mental Health Service Provider

• Ouachita Behavioral Health & Wellness

• Pinnacle Pointe Behavioral Hospital

• The BridgeWay Hospital

Minority-Owned Business

• Doyne Construction Co.

• Renaissance Healthcare

• The Design Group

Mortgage Lender

• Arkansas Federal Credit Union

• Encore Bank

• Simmons Bank

Nonprofit Organization

• Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation

• Little Rock Zoo

• Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas

Office Supplies

• American Paper & Twine

• Arkansas Office Products

• Pettus Office Products

Payroll Service

Complete Payroll Services

• paychex

• Paylocity

Pest Company

• Adams Pest Control

• Legacy Termite & Pest Control, Inc.

• The Bug Man

Pet Hospital

• Hillcrest Animal Hospital

• Lake Hamilton Animal Hospital

• Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic

Philanthropist

• Alice Walton

• Johnelle Hunt

• Warren and Harriet Stephens

Physician

• Bowen Hefley Orthopedics, Dr. William Hefley, Jr.

• Conway Regional Surgical Associates, Dr. Anthony Manning, F.A.C.S.

• The Women’s Clinic, P.A., Dr. Jill K. Jennings

Place for a Coffee Meeting

• Leiva’s Coffee

• Mugs Cafe

• Nexus Coffee & Creative

• Onyx Coffee Lab

Place for a Lunch Meeting

• Doe’s Eat Place

• Samantha’s Tap Room & Wood Grill

• Three Fold Noodles + Dumpling Co.

Place for a Special Event

• Crystal Ridge Distillery

• Cypress Social

• Rusty Tractor Vineyards

Place for Team Building or Company Retreat

• DeGray Lake Resort State Park

• Mid-America Science Museum

• Winthrop Rockefeller Institute

Place to Meet After Work

• Capital Hotel Bar

• Petit & Keet

• The Oyster Bar

Plumbing Contractor

• Atlas Plumbing and Service

• Bert Black Service Companies

• Don M. Houff Plumbing Co.

President or CEO of a Hospital/Health System

• Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Marci Doderer, F.A.C.H.E.

• CARTI, Adam Head

• Conway Regional, Matt Troup

Professional Association

• Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Association

• Arkansas Trucking Association

• Little Rock Executives Association (LREA)

Promotional Apparel

• Arkansas Graphics, Inc.

• Ink Custom Tees

• Trivia Marketing

Public Relations

• GWL Advertising, Inc.

• SixtyOne Celsius

• The Peacock Group

Recycling Company

• Alman Recycling Co.

• Natural State Recycling

• WM (formerly Waste Management)

Residential Real Estate Company

• Coldwell Banker RPM Group

• iRealty Arkansas

• The Janet Jones Company

Restaurant for Business Dinners

• Arthur’s Prime Steakhouse

• Red Oak Steakhouse

• Sonny Williams’ Steak Room

retirement community

• Chenal Pines Retirement Resort

• Country Club VIllage, Hot Springs

• St. Bernards Village

Security Company

• Advanced Alarms of Arkansas, Inc.

• Old Arkansas Alarm Co.

• Triple-S Alarm Co.

Senior Care Facilities

• Briarwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

• Presbyterian Village

• Sherwood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Inc.

Sign Company

• Ace Signs: A Division of Ace Company

• Arkansas Graphics, Inc.

• D & D Sun Control, Inc.

Solar Company

• Delta Solar

• Seal Solar

• Today’s Power, Inc.

Sporting Goods

• Fort Thompson Sporting Goods, Inc.

• Macks Prairie Wings

• Sportstop, Inc.

Staffing Agency/Recruitment

• ASAP Personnel Services

• Staffmark Group

• Travel Nurse Across America, LLC

Tax Services

• Brown Rogers & Co., LLC

• Garland & Greenwood CPAs and Advisors, PLLC

• Hogan Taylor, LLP

Tech Company

• Edafio Technology Partners

• Inuvo, Inc.

• Smiley Technologies

Technology Consulting Firm

• Edafio Technology Partners

• Mainstream Technologies

• Smiley Technologies

Technical School

• Northwest Technical Institute

• University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton

• University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College

Travel Agent

• Poe Travel

• Small World Big Fun

• Sue Smith Vacations

Trucking Company

• ArcBest

• CalArk International

• J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

Two-Year College

• National Park College

• NorthWest Arkansas Community College

• University of Arkansas Pulaski Technical College

Video Production

• Content Titan

• Dave Creek Media

• SixtyOne Celsius

Web Design Firm

• Dave Creek Media

• Few, LLC

• Jackpot Interactive, LLC

Woman-Owned Business

• KellCo Custom Homes, Inc.

• Ramsey & Co. Weddings & Events

• Superior Senior Care

 

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