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Wallace Resoucre Systems



Earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes and other disasters leave cleanup challenges that can overwhelm local capabilities.  Dave Wallace, owner of Wallace Resource Systems of Leachville, provides the emergency staffing that effectively and efficiently returns communities to normal life.

Dave started his business in 2009, building upon 20 years of experience in the staffing industry and 21 years of active duty in the army, where he was honored seven times for heroism.  This combination has given him an unsurpassed understanding of the staffing industry and disaster recovery.

“I saw a niche,” he said, “which was not being adequately serviced by existing staffing companies.   Our product is simple. It is people, their skills, and their availability in mass numbers.”    Dave’s success is based on three critical components:  1) long-term relationships within the staffing community that allow labor to be recruited... Read More



Dr. Mary Ann Campbell, CFP, owner of Money Magic, Inc., is a committed money educator, consumer advocate, and community leader.  An experienced on-air television and radio personality, she has won two national awards for her Money Magic ETV series on Arkansas public television.  She uniquely combines magic skills with keen business knowledge to create a dynamic and powerful learning experience.


Growing up in Mabelvale, Arkansas, Mary Ann was active in Girl Scouts, 4-H, and Future Homemakers of America. “My participation in these activities taught me skills in organization and leadership,” she noted.


Mary Ann started her business when she was asked to teach a consumer problems class at the local university that turned out to be a course in personal finance, a course she had never taken.  “The college needed someone immediately,” she said, “and I wanted to learn.”  Teaching the class was a learning experience for Mary Ann... Read More

Capital Business Machines, Inc. is the 2014 Arkansas Family-Owned Business of the Year.  Michael Fasulo, Vice President of Arkansas Capital Corporation, submitted the nomination.

Capital Business Machines, Inc. began its existence in 1939 as Capital Typewriter Company on Main Street in downtown Little Rock.  Over the years the company made many changes from the early typewriter days by adding new products and services. 

In the fall of 2000, the Rogers family acquired Capital Business Machines with the mission of continuing to provide Arkansas with the quality products and excellent customer service for which the company had been well known.  William Rogers, a veteran, along with his sons, Brett, Byron, and Bryce, manage the business and work with their staff of 16 employees on a daily basis to provide excellent customer service.   Under their leadership Capital Business Machines continues to offer the latest business technology to customers throughout the state of... Read More

Paul Reesnes and Michael Gueringer, co-owners of Custom Aircraft Cabinets, are the 2014 Arkansas Small Business Persons of the Year.  Itzel Meador, Vice President of Arkansas Capital Corporation, submitted the nomination.

Like many American success stories, Custom Aircraft Cabinets, Inc. (CAC) originated from humble beginnings.  In 1989, co-owners Paul Reesnes and Michael Gueringer discovered a niche market and began custom-building aircraft cabinets in the garage at Gueringer’s family home in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Their philosophy back then as well as today is three fold: Treat each customer and employee honestly and with integrity, deliver exceptional quality products priced fairly, and exceed all expectations in customer service.

The company grew as it became known for quality work and excellent service.   Arkansas Capital Corporation assisted this growth with an SBA guaranteed loan for $272,000 in 1999.   The company continued to flourish and had several... Read More