Annual Awards Winners 2022
Having opened in the fall of 2019, Achor Family Pharmacy barely had time for the new (city inspector approved) paint to dry before being thrusted to the forefront of the pandemic. While the world worked to find order in the chaos, their staff relentlessly embodied their mission to ensure no one under our care felt alone in this fight. As a small business owner Brandon cannot fully express how humbled and honored he am by the work of their whole staff, who blindly and enthusiastically gave so much of themselves without hesitation for our patients. Whether it was staying open later, compounding free hand sanitizer, making deliveries in a snow apocalypse, or bringing the first vaccines into the city, Achor Family Pharmacy never tired in serving the needs of their community. To put it simply, their staff is the living oath and soul of independent pharmacy. Brandon is proud to have worked alongside them and so many other selfless businesses and city workers these past 2 years and grateful for the opportunity to care for such an amazing community. Congratulations for Achor Family Pharmacy for winning Small Business of the Year for 2021!
Don’t forget to contact them for your pharmaceutical needs at (501) 274-1130 or email them at email@example.com.
Simmons Bank was founded in 1903 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, with the first day’s deposits of $3,338.22. Today, Simmons has approximately $25.1 billion in total assets with more than 2,800 associates across six states. But still, they take pride in being a community bank that just happens to have the strength of one of the premier banks in the region. By investing in their friends and neighbors, Simmons Bank empowers local leadership to make decisions at the local level. Haskell Is the Marketing Retail Manager for the Little Rock Metro Area, this includes Little Rock, Maumelle, and North Little Rock. He has been with Simmons bank since 2021 after being in the banking industry for 31 years. He will help you with your banking needs! Congratulations to Simmons Bank for winning Large Business of the Year for 2021!
To contact Haskell Anderson at Simmons Bank, call (501) 664-8036 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michelle Hill is a dynamic catering and marketing entrepreneur. With over 25 years of corporate leadership experience in sales, advertising, marketing and fundraising, she founded Southern Inspirations, LLC in June, 2019. In January, 2021, she decided to pursue her lifelong love of cooking professionally and opened Good Eatin’ Arkansas – a licensed catering company specializing in delightful charcuterie creations and delectable Southern dishes. Originally from Richland, MS, Michelle holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Management degrees from Belhaven University in Jackson, MS. Michelle is a Chamber advocate and ambassador and enjoys volunteering for various charitable organizations. When she isn’t creating charcuterie or cooking, she can be found Jeepin’ in the Ozarks with her husband or floating in the pool on hot Summer days. She received the Person of the Year award for 2021! Congratulations
To contact her you can call her at (501) 515-9752 or email her at email@example.com.
Deeadra works at Heath Care Express as the Community Educator. She is “as southern as they come right down to my accent.” She always believes in connecting with people. When it comes down to her colleagues, she feels like everyone is an equal part of the team and teamwork really does make the dream work. She never backs down from a challenge and always has good ideas flowing. Her people skills and hardworking attitude make her a great leader. She approaches leadership opportunities with a coaching mindset. When leading, she listens to what the team has to say and believes that clear communication will always lead to success. She is a Maumelle Chamber ambassador and received the Ambassador of the Year award for 2021!
To contact her, call (501) 771-9355 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Canelli Production Services Inc.
Al is the owner of his own publishing company called Canelli Productions Services, Inc. They publish specialty magazines and other promotional materials for several chambers of commerce and other businesses throughout Arkansas. Al has been producing the Maumelle Chamber directory for 20 years. His knowledge of “all things chamber” was invaluable throughout the pandemic and the rebuilding of the Maumelle Chamber of Commerce. He was the Maumelle Chamber board president in 2004-2005, 2013-2014, and is currently the Vice President. He won Board Member of the Year for 2021!
If you want to contact him, call (501) 851-1182 or email him at email@example.com.
Tony Wilson has been Vice President/Owner of Mulhearn-Wilson Company (MWC) since 2007. Formerly he was the Director of Facilities and Construction for Cypress Properties for two years and the General Operations Leader for Acxiom for three years. As the 2021 Maumelle Chamber of Commerce board President, he was instrumental in bringing the Chamber back to life after its struggles throughout the pandemic. Tony was a Chamber board president in 2020-2021. Tony received the Board Member of the Year for 2021!
To contact him, call him at (501) 771-1300 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maumelle Chamber Board of Directors
Manpower is the global leader in contingent and permanent recruitment workforce solutions. They provide the agility businesses need with a continuum of staffing solutions. They effectively assess and develop skills, keeping our associates ahead of the curve, so associates can get the jobs done each time, every time. No matter what form those solutions take — short-term assignments, long-term contracts, permanent placement or workforce management — Manpower provides customers with better access to talent, a better approach to matching the right individual to the job, with better business results faster. For more than 60 years, they have been helping our clients win by connecting the potential of people to the ambition of business. Their talent expertise makes us the worldwide leader in delivering Innovative Workforce Solutions. Tracie Flynn is the Market Delivery Lead – responsible for all aspects of the Manpower client experience, ensuring profitable growth of existing accounts and quality and continuous improvement of delivery processes. Tracie is also the Maumelle Chamber of Commerce’s current Board of Directors president until 2024.
To contact Tracie, call her at (501) 263-3902 or email her at email@example.com.
Janet Clements, Maumelle’s veteran Farmers Insurance Agent, is here to help. She covers all of your insurance needs – business, home, auto and most importantly life insurance. We always insure our cars, homes and toys, but forget to take care of our most important assets – our loved ones. Janet is a Central Arkansas native. She attended high school in North Little Rock, attended UALR and the University of Farmers. She stays active in the community she loves and has made her home. She is the treasurer on the Maumelle Chamber Board of Directors.
To contact her, call her at (501) 803-0395 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The RPM Group is a full service Arkansas based real estate firm that provides expertise in Commercial and Investment Real Estate; Property Management; Residential Rentals; and Residential Sales. Founded in 1955 by Arkansas Business Hall of Fame Inductee Billy F. Rector and partners Byron Morse and Fe Phillips, Rector Phillips Morse, Inc. recently celebrated its 60th year in business by updating the name of the firm to recognize substantial growth and a much larger operating footprint. Currently, the company has over 300 employees and real estate professionals and operates out of nine sales offices. Rich in the history of Arkansas’ economic development, RPM Group has closed more real estate transactions and real estate sales volume than any competitor in the state since its inception. The firm continues to be locally owned and operated. Mark Bingman is a commercial sales broker with RPM Group. Mark’s expertise lies in the sales and leasing of commercial retail centers representing national clients such as Zaxby’s, National Home Center, Verizon and Staples. Mark is currently a director on the Maumelle Chamber board of directors.
To contact Mark, call him at (501) 916-8253 or email him at email@example.com.
Holloway Engineering, Surveying & Civil Design has more than 45 years of client satisfaction within the Central Arkansas area. They are an imaginative consulting engineering firm specializing in civil engineering, water resources engineering, transportation design, surveying, land planning, economic analysis and real estate assessment services throughout Arkansas and some neighboring states. Their history within the Maumelle area dates back to the initial “New Town” vision of Jess Odom. From then until now whether public or private, we have aided development in realizing Mr. Odom’s vision to today’s thriving community. From the shores of Lake Willastein, the system of natural trails, parks and playgrounds, to the employment centers of the Industrial Park, their designs have greatly advanced central Arkansas’s premiere city to live, work and play. Eric Holloway is the owner/principal engineer and surveyor of Holloway Engineering. He also serves on the Maumelle Chamber Board of Directors.
To contact someone at Holloway Engineering, call (501) 851-3366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crye-Leike is a full service real estate company founded in Memphis in 1977. Today it is ranked #3 in the nation and the largest real estate company serving markets in Tennessee, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi. Crye-Leike has a network of more than 3,200+ licensed sales associates, 600+ staff members and over 130+ branch and franchise offices located throughout a eight state region of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. Crye-Leike also has a franchise location in Puerto Rico. Crye-Leike in Maumelle loves to give back to the community, we have numerous events during the year, like cereal drive, school supply drive, coat drive, Fall Fest, Pics with Santa, we really love to say thank you to our amazing community. Liliana is a realtor with Crye-Leike Realtors Maumelle since 2007. Liliana is on the Maumelle Chamber Board of Directors.
To contact Liliana, call her at (501) 837-7247 or email her at email@example.com.
Get real value for your hard-earned money at the pet-friendly Quality Suites® Maumelle – Little Rock NW hotel near the Camp Joseph T. Robinson Army National Guard training facility. Conveniently located off Interstate 40, just six miles from downtown Little Rock and halfway between the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Central Arkansas, this Maumelle hotel gives you easy access to Verizon Arena, Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, Arkansas Arts Center and Little Rock Zoo. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, alone or with family, our friendly service and modern amenities meet the needs of all kinds of travelers. Business travelers appreciate access to copy and fax services and a computer with Internet. As their valued guest, you can enjoy free WiFi throughout the property and a swim in our seasonal outdoor pool. Start your day on the right foot with our free continental breakfast. Quality Suites knows you value a good night’s sleep, and their spacious suites deliver. Enjoy premium bedding, a plush blanket and a generous supply of fluffy pillows. Select suites include a separate living room and whirlpool. Vitesh has been a Maumelle Chamber Board of Directors member.
To contact someone at Quality Suites, call (501) 851-8444 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brandon Moving and Storage is very involved in the community. For instance they have partnered with Girl Scouts, Hope Ministry, Custom Fundraising solutions, Junior League of Little Rock and UALR. They have helped local businesses such as the Hannah School, David’s Burgers and Chicken Wangs III with moving projects. They were Move for Hunger Agent of the Year in 2017 and 2020. They were also nominated for Arkansas Times – Best Moving Company in 2020 and in 2021 and were voted Best of the Best by Little Rock Soiree Magazine in 2021. Brandon Moving & Storage has been serving residential and commercial movers in Central Arkansas since 1965. In that time, their team has earned a reputation for excellence. How? By providing high-quality local service that fits your move, your schedule and your budget. Stephanie is a part of our Maumelle Chamber Board of Directors.
To call Stephanie, call her at (501) 228-5757 or email her at email@example.com.
Millennium Payroll Solutions knows it is the job of a payroll service provider to make the payroll process as convenient as possible for the client. They also know that different clients will have different needs. For these reasons they provide a great deal of flexibility to their clients. Millennium Payroll Solutions offer several methods of payroll input, payroll pick-up, and reporting. Their pricing is more than competitive with the national providers and local firms. Their pricing structure is not designed to deceive you with hidden fees or increase after an introductory period. They will provide you a customized written quote detailing the services they will provide and the pricing for those services. Karin has been a big part of helping the Maumelle Chamber. She stepped up in 2021 on the Chamber’s social media page and posted. She also helps us livestream events and take pictures at events. Karin is a part of the Maumelle Chamber’s Ambassador program.
To contact Karin, call her at (501) 312-1312 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.