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Intriguing Men: Scott McGehee

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Culinary Arts Scott McGehee Executive Chef/Partner Yellow Rocket Concepts cott Thomas McGehee was born in Fayetteville and raised in Little Rock. As a boy, he was inspired to be a cook by both his great-grandmother Ruby Thomas (of the Red Apple Inn) and his father, Frank McGehee (Blue Mesa Grill, Juanita's). After attending the University of Arkansas, [...]

Intriguing Men: The Class of 2017

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Our list of "Intriguing Men" in Arkansas features modern Renaissance men, who march to the beat of their own drum and are successful in everything they do. They also possess a cool factor we can’t quite place. While they serve our state in high-profile positions, oftentimes their service and philanthropic work is performed quietly and without ceremony. W[...]

Intriguing Men: Bruce Trimble

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Advocacy Bruce Trimble Director of Business Development for The BridgeWay Hospital, Inc. ruce Trimble is an avid mental-health advocate and award-winning public relations strategist and writer with extensive professional management experience in the public and private sectors, specializing in health care. As the director of business development of The [...]

Intriguing Men: Charles Blake

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Civil Servant Charles Blake Arkansas State Representative Minority Whip/State Representative  Dist. 36/President of CenArk Transportation/Business Consultant harles says he is “Little Rock born and raised.” He attended Central High School as a teenager, then went to Grinnell College in Iowa, a private liberal arts school. After graduation, he returned to [...]

Intriguing Men: Phil Herring

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Family Man Phil Herring Owner, Herring Furniture/Radio Host hil Herring lived most of his life in Strong, Arkansas, a town of about 600 people. He was born in January 1954, ten years after his father Earl opened Herring Furniture. Herring and his sister started working in their father’s store as children; they would go on to stay with the store until i[...]

Intriguing Men: Lorenzo Lewis

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Outreach Lorenzo Lewis Founder/CEO L&J Empowerment Inc. orenzo Lewis is the founder and executive director of a community-based nonprofit organization located in central Arkansas that focuses on empowerment and mental health awareness for young men of color. During his time working in youth care for Arkansas Juvenile Assessment Treatment Center, th[...]

Intriguing Men: Bret Bielema

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Athletics Bret Bielema Head Football Coach, University of Arkansas he University of Arkansas captivated the college football world by naming Bret Bielema the 32nd head coach in Razorback history on December 2012. Since arriving in Fayetteville, Bielema has in turn captivated the passionate Razorback fan base with the culture he is creating and the standar[...]

Intriguing Men: Rick Fleetwood

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Philanthropy Rick Fleetwood CEO, Snell Prosthetic and Orthotic Laboratory nown for his big heart and generosity, Rick Fleetwood has dedicated his life to helping others. Fleetwood, the CEO of Snell Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory in Little Rock, devotes all of himself to his causes, professionally and personally. He serves on more than 17 non-profit [...]

Intriguing Men: Ted Herget

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Iron Man Entrepreneur Ted Herget Owner and Founder, Gearhead Outfitters, Inc. ed Herget graduated from Arkansas State University with a degree in accounting. He has since grown his small business from a friend’s living room to a retail chain now in three states. Herget lives the lifestyle he created his business around. He has competed in multiple even[...]

Intriguing Men: Andrew Parker

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Statesman Andrew Parker Director of Governmental Affairs, Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/Associated Industries of Arkansas ince 2012, Andrew Parker has focused his efforts on promoting and advocating for a constructive business climate for the state organizations’ roughly 1,400 business and manufacturing members located across Arkansas. In addition to[...]