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Accounting Firms

Ranked by number of CPAs on staff in Arkansas

   Firm
   Address                     CPAs/      Professional Staff/
   Phone, Fax                  Other           Managing
   Other Locations         Professionals      Partner(s)

1  BKD LLP                      55                129
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,         74           Steven Warren
   Suite 2500,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 372-1040,
   (501) 372-1250
   Pine Bluff, Fort Smith
   and 26 offices in
   Colorado, Illinois,
   Indiana, Kansas,
   Kentucky, Missouri,
   Nebraska, Ohio,
   Oklahoma and Texas

2  Moore Stephens Frost         38                81
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,         43           Greg Flesher
   Suite 3300,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 376-9241,
   (501) 374-5520



3  Ernst & Young LLP            32                42
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,         10          Charles Harvell
   Suite 3600,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 370-3000,
   (501) 370-3044
   Fort Smith


4  Beall Barclay & Co.          29                48
   3101 S. 70th St.,            19           Randy Philpot
   Fort Smith 72903
   (479) 484-5740,
   (479) 484-0670
   Rogers, Russellville,
   Clarksville


5  Hudson Cisne Thessing        22                34
   & Co. LLP                    12        Johnny Hudson, Dick
   11412 Huron Lane,                          Cisne, John
   Little Rock 72211                      Thessing, Lisa Love
   (501) 221-1000,
   (501) 221-9236

6  Deloitte & Touche            19                35
   111 Center St.,              16            Mike Haigh
   Suite 1800,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 370-3610,
   (501) 375-7817
   More than 100
   locations in the
   United States

6  Thomas & Thomas CPAs         19                29
   201 E. Markham St.,          10             Don Smith
   Suite 500,                                Mason Andres
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 375-2025,
   (501) 375-8704
   Texarkana

8  Engstrom Grayson Green       14                17
   & Patterson CPAs              3          Bruce Engstrom
   611 Main St.,
   North Little
   Rock 72114
   (501) 374-2910,
   (501) 374-8425

8  Thomas Speight & Noble       14                19
   P.O. Box 205,                 5           Kenny Thomas
   Blytheville 72316
   (870) 762-5831

10 Jones & Company Ltd.         13                19
   501 Southwest Drive,          6          Phil Jones, Hal
   Jonesboro 72401                           White, Sherry
   (870) 935-2871,                          Stringer, Bill
   (870) 935-6374                            Foster, Brent
                                                Stidman

11 Jeffrey Phillips             12                24
   Mosley & Scott PA            12           Jim Phillips
   2200 N. Rodney Parham
   Road, Suite 205,
   Little Rock 72212
   (501) 227-5800,
   (501) 227-5851

11 Jordan Woosley Crone &       12                19
   Keaton                        7         Joseph L. Woosley
   126 Hobson Ave.,
   Hot Springs 71901
   (501) 624-5788,
   (501) 623-1511

11 Erwin & Co. PA +             12                WND
   6311 Ranch Drive,            WND               WND
   Little Rock 72223
   (501) 868-7486,
   (501) 868-7750

14 Erwin & Co. PA               10                17
   4257 Gable Drive,             7            John Ervin
   Fayetteville 72703
   (479) 442-8546,
   (479) 521-1298



15 Hughes Welch &                9                20
   Milligan Ltd.                11           Tom Milligan
   410 Barnett Drive,
   Batesville 72501
   (870) 793-5231,
   (870) 793-7788

15 L. Colton Thomas & Co.        9                12
   620 W. Third St.              3          Mike Schaufele,
   Suite 400,                               Lindsay Thomas
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 375-9187,
   (501) 375-6825

15 Mallory & Associates          9                10
   CPAs                          1          George Mallory
   7 Shackleford Plaza,
   Little Rock 72211
   (501) 224-3037,
   (501) 224-3039

18 Howland & Norris              8                15
   401 W. Capitol Ave.,          7            Bill Norris
   Suite 501,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 372-3112,
   (501) 375-7838

18 Little Shaneyfelt             8                11
   Marshall Romine & Co.         3        Marion Little, Jeff
   1501 N. University                         Shaneyfelt
   Ave., Suite 600,
   Little Rock 72207
   (501) 666-2879,
   (501) 666-5260

20 Spann & Associates            7                15
   Ltd.                          8            Creed Spann
   521 S. Walnut St.,
   Pine Bluff 71601
   (870) 535-2727,
   (870) 535-4401
   Hot Springs

20 Brown Rogers & Co.            7                13
   #1 Executive Center           6               John
   Court, Suite 100,                            Bumpers
   Little Rock 72211
   (501) 226-3641,
   (501) 225-3699

20 Engelkes Conner &             7                13
   Davis Ltd.                    6               Jack
   1225 Front St.,                             Engelkes
   Conway 72032
   (501) 329-5613,
   (501) 327-5781

20 Duncan Messersmith            7                11
   & Associates Ltd. **          4                Dan
   1700 Malvern Ave.,                         Messersmith
   Hot Springs 71901
   (501) 624-7400,
   (501) 623-6451

20 Sandlin & Parham Ltd.         7                 8
   1852 E. Joyce Blvd.,          1                Jim
   Fayetteville 72703                           Sandlin
   (479) 521-5611,
   (479) 521-6902

20 Shoptaw Labhan                7                WND
   & Co. PA +                   WND               WND
   P.O. Box 1065,
   Russellville 72811
   (479) 967-3600,
   (479) 967-2131

26 Bell & Co.                    6                21
   4508 Borrow Drive,           15           Richard Bell,
   North Little                                  Nell
   Rock 72116                                  Sterling,
   (501) 753-9700,                           Joe Chancey,
   (501) 753-3764                            Pancho Espejo

26 Burris Miller                 6                11
   & Co. PLC                     5              Michael
   333 Executive Court                          Miller
   Drive, Suite 300,
   Little Rock 72205
   (501) 221-3343,
   (501) 221-7206




28 McElory Keen                  5                WND
   & Co. PA +                   WND               WND
   222 Cottondale Lane,
   Suite 200,
   Little Rock 72202
   (501) 280-0222,
   (501) 200-9499

   Firm
   Address
   Phone, Fax              Sample Services/
   Other Locations         Businesses Served

1  BKD LLP                 Audit, tax, management consulting,
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,    business owner succession, wealth
   Suite 2500,             management, estate planning,
   Little Rock 72201       business valuation/health care,
   (501) 372-1040,         financial institutions, nonprofit,
   (501) 372-1250          government, agriculture, utilities,
   Pine Bluff, Fort Smith  auto dealers, construction
   and 26 offices in       contractors, family-owned
   Colorado, Illinois,     businesses and entrepreneurs
   Indiana, Kansas,
   Kentucky, Missouri,
   Nebraska, Ohio,
   Oklahoma and Texas

2  Moore Stephens Frost    Financial services, business
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,    valutions, litigation support,
   Suite 3300,             mergers & acquisitions, benefit
   Little Rock 72201       plan administration, audit
   (501) 376-9241,         and tax/animal agriculture,
   (501) 374-5520          banking, manufacturing,
                           construction, transportation,
                           family-owned businesses

3  Ernst & Young LLP       Audit, tax, restructuring, mergers
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,    & acquisitions, IT security, real
   Suite 3600,             estate advisory, internal audit/
   Little Rock 72201       transportation, health care,
   (501) 370-3000,         technology, financial services,
   (501) 370-3044          manufacturing, retail &
   Fort Smith              distribution


4  Beall Barclay & Co.     Audits, taxes, consulting,
   3101 S. 70th St.,       compilations, business valuations,
   Fort Smith 72903        fraud services, reviews, IT
   (479) 484-5740,         consulting/government, financial
   (479) 484-0670          institutions, oil & gas,
   Rogers, Russellville,   manufacturing, real estate,
   Clarksville             transportation, entrepreneurial
                           services, construction

5  Hudson Cisne Thessing   Audit, tax, accounting & consulting
   & Co. LLP               services/construction, medical,
   11412 Huron Lane,       farming, cooperatives, banking,
   Little Rock 72211       transportation, pensions, trusts,
   (501) 221-1000,         estate planning, telephone and
   (501) 221-9236          utilities

6  Deloitte & Touche       Audit, taxes, mergers,
   111 Center St.,         acquisitions/health care,
   Suite 1800,             technology, financial services,
   Little Rock 72201       manufacturing
   (501) 370-3610,
   (501) 375-7817
   More than 100
   locations in the
   United States

6  Thomas & Thomas CPAs    Audit, tax, accounting, consulting
   201 E. Markham St.,     services
   Suite 500,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 375-2025,
   (501) 375-8704
   Texarkana

8  Engstrom Grayson Green  Tax, audit, consulting, litigation,
   & Patterson CPAs        write-up/transportation,
   611 Main St.,           manufacturing, restaurants,
   North Little            investors, communications,
   Rock 72114              attorneys, doctors
   (501) 374-2910,
   (501) 374-8425

8  Thomas Speight & Noble  audit, tax, accounting, consulting
   P.O. Box 205,
   Blytheville 72316
   (870) 762-5831

10 Jones & Company Ltd.    Accounting, auditing, tax,
   501 Southwest Drive,    consulting/family-owned
   Jonesboro 72401         businesses, banking, manufacturing,
   (870) 935-2871,         development, retail
   (870) 935-6374


11 Jeffrey Phillips        Tax, audit, consulting, business
   Mosley & Scott PA       valuation, litigation support/
   2200 N. Rodney Parham   nonprofits, health care,
   Road, Suite 205,        construction, real estate,
   Little Rock 72212       political
   (501) 227-5800,
   (501) 227-5851

11 Jordan Woosley Crone &  Audit, accounting, tax, consulting,
   Keaton                  estate, valuations, mergers &
   126 Hobson Ave.,        acquisitions/local government,
   Hot Springs 71901       contractors
   (501) 624-5788,
   (501) 623-1511

11 Erwin & Co. PA +        WND
   6311 Ranch Drive,
   Little Rock 72223
   (501) 868-7486,
   (501) 868-7750

14 Erwin & Co. PA          Tax planning and compliance, audit,
   4257 Gable Drive,       consulting, construction,
   Fayetteville 72703      governmental, forensic and fraud
   (479) 442-8546,         accounting, litigation support,
   (479) 521-1298          business valuation, computer,
                           Web-based accounting, instructional
                           seminars

15 Hughes Welch &          Audit, taxation, health care
   Milligan Ltd.           consultation, government auditing,
   410 Barnett Drive,      personal/corporate income tax
   Batesville 72501        preparation
   (870) 793-5231,
   (870) 793-7788

15 L. Colton Thomas & Co.  Audit, tax, mergers & acquisitions,
   620 W. Third St.        governmental, nonprofit and other
   Suite 400,              consulting/construction, trusts,
   Little Rock 72201       insurance, transportation
   (501) 375-9187,
   (501) 375-6825

15 Mallory & Associates    Tax, auditing, management advisory
   CPAs                    service, bookkeeping/nonprofit,
   7 Shackleford Plaza,    government, privately held
   Little Rock 72211       businesses
   (501) 224-3037,
   (501) 224-3039

18 Howland & Norris        Audit, corporate, tax/universities,
   401 W. Capitol Ave.,    banks, agriculture, physicians
   Suite 501,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 372-3112,
   (501) 375-7838

18 Little Shaneyfelt       Audit, tax, consulting
   Marshall Romine & Co.
   1501 N. University
   Ave., Suite 600,
   Little Rock 72207
   (501) 666-2879,
   (501) 666-5260

20 Spann & Associates      Estate tax planning, tax return
   Ltd.                    and bookkeeping, auditing,
   521 S. Walnut St.,      mergers & acquisitions
   Pine Bluff 71601
   (870) 535-2727,
   (870) 535-4401
   Hot Springs

20 Brown Rogers & Co.      Audit, tax, estates,
   #1 Executive Center     consulting, write-up
   Court, Suite 100,       services, business
   Little Rock 72211       planning, employee
   (501) 226-3641,         retirement plans
   (501) 225-3699

20 Engelkes Conner &       Audit, individual,
   Davis Ltd.              corporate, estate
   1225 Front St.,         and trust taxation,
   Conway 72032            consulting/agriculture,
   (501) 329-5613,         retail
   (501) 327-5781

20 Duncan Messersmith      Tax, audit consulting/
   & Associates Ltd. **    medical, auto
   1700 Malvern Ave.,      dealerships, health
   Hot Springs 71901       care, construction,
   (501) 624-7400,         engineering, estate
   (501) 623-6451          and trust, nonprofit

20 Sandlin & Parham Ltd.   Tax, audit, banking,
   1852 E. Joyce Blvd.,    estate planning
   Fayetteville 72703
   (479) 521-5611,
   (479) 521-6902

20 Shoptaw Labhan          WND
   & Co. PA +
   P.O. Box 1065,
   Russellville 72811
   (479) 967-3600,
   (479) 967-2131

26 Bell & Co.              Tax, audit, financial
   4508 Borrow Drive,      statements, management
   North Little            consulting/
   Rock 72116              transportation, closely
   (501) 753-9700,         held businesses
   (501) 753-3764

26 Burris Miller           Retirement, fringe
   & Co. PLC               benefits, mergers
   333 Executive Court     & acquisitions,
   Drive, Suite 300,       tax services, estate
   Little Rock 72205       planning, evalution
   (501) 221-3343,         work, business
   (501) 221-7206          consulting, technology
                           consulting/medical
                           clinics, manufacturing,
                           construction, nonprofit

28 McElory Keen            WND
   & Co. PA +
   222 Cottondale Lane,
   Suite 200,
   Little Rock 72202
   (501) 280-0222,
   (501) 200-9499

   Firm
   Address
   Phone, Fax                               Hourly Fees/
   Other Locations         Sample Clients   Year Founded

1  BKD LLP                 * Simmons First  WND
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,    National Corp.   1923
   Suite 2500,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 372-1040,
   (501) 372-1250
   Pine Bluff, Fort Smith
   and 26 offices in
   Colorado, Illinois,
   Indiana, Kansas,
   Kentucky, Missouri,
   Nebraska, Ohio,
   Oklahoma and Texas

2  Moore Stephens Frost    WND              WND
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,                     1974
   Suite 3300,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 376-9241,
   (501) 374-5520



3  Ernst & Young LLP       * American       WND
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,    Best, Baldor     1924
   Suite 3600,             Electric, Bank
   Little Rock 72201       of the Ozarks,
   (501) 370-3000,         Beverly
   (501) 370-3044          Enterprises,
   Fort Smith              Tyson Foods,
                           Wal-Mart Stores

4  Beall Barclay & Co.     WND              $50-$150
   3101 S. 70th St.,                        1963
   Fort Smith 72903
   (479) 484-5740,
   (479) 484-0670
   Rogers, Russellville,
   Clarksville


5  Hudson Cisne Thessing   Affiliated       $30-$175
   & Co. LLP               Foods            1987
   11412 Huron Lane,
   Little Rock 72211
   (501) 221-1000,
   (501) 221-9236

6  Deloitte & Touche       * Dillard's,     WND
   111 Center St.,         First Federal    1897
   Suite 1800,             Bancshares of
   Little Rock 72201       Arkansas,
   (501) 370-3610,         P.A.M.
   (501) 375-7817          Transportation,
   More than 100           Pocahontas
   locations in the        Bancorp
   United States

6  Thomas & Thomas CPAs    WND              $40-$200
   201 E. Markham St.,                      1953
   Suite 500,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 375-2025,
   (501) 375-8704
   Texarkana

8  Engstrom Grayson Green  WND              $60-$225
   & Patterson CPAs                         1980
   611 Main St.,
   North Little
   Rock 72114
   (501) 374-2910,
   (501) 374-8425

8  Thomas Speight & Noble  WND              $50-$200
   P.O. Box 205,                            1978
   Blytheville 72316
   (870) 762-5831

10 Jones & Company Ltd.    WND              $37-$120
   501 Southwest Drive,                     1975
   Jonesboro 72401
   (870) 935-2871,
   (870) 935-6374


11 Jeffrey Phillips        WND              $30-$180
   Mosley & Scott PA                        1987
   2200 N. Rodney Parham
   Road, Suite 205,
   Little Rock 72212
   (501) 227-5800,
   (501) 227-5851

11 Jordan Woosley Crone &  WND              $50-$160
   Keaton                                   1962
   126 Hobson Ave.,
   Hot Springs 71901
   (501) 624-5788,
   (501) 623-1511

11 Erwin & Co. PA +        WND              WND
   6311 Ranch Drive,                        WND
   Little Rock 72223
   (501) 868-7486,
   (501) 868-7750

14 Erwin & Co. PA          Area Agency on   $70-$210
   4257 Gable Drive,       Aging,           1978
   Fayetteville 72703      Washington
   (479) 442-8546,         County,
   (479) 521-1298          National Home
                           Center


15 Hughes Welch &          WND              $40-$175
   Milligan Ltd.                            1969
   410 Barnett Drive,
   Batesville 72501
   (870) 793-5231,
   (870) 793-7788

15 L. Colton Thomas & Co.  WND              $50-$200
   620 W. Third St.                         1970
   Suite 400,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 375-9187,
   (501) 375-6825

15 Mallory & Associates    WND              $45-$160
   CPAs                                     1971
   7 Shackleford Plaza,
   Little Rock 72211
   (501) 224-3037,
   (501) 224-3039

18 Howland & Norris        WND              $40-$145
   401 W. Capitol Ave.,                     1913
   Suite 501,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 372-3112,
   (501) 375-7838

18 Little Shaneyfelt       WND              $50-$150
   Marshall Romine & Co.                    1982
   1501 N. University
   Ave., Suite 600,
   Little Rock 72207
   (501) 666-2879,
   (501) 666-5260

20 Spann & Associates      WND              $60-$260
   Ltd.                                     1985
   521 S. Walnut St.,
   Pine Bluff 71601
   (870) 535-2727,
   (870) 535-4401
   Hot Springs

20 Brown Rogers & Co.      WND              $45-$175
   #1 Executive Center                      1950
   Court, Suite 100,
   Little Rock 72211
   (501) 226-3641,
   (501) 225-3699

20 Engelkes Conner &       WND              $60-$110
   Davis Ltd.                               1949
   1225 Front St.,
   Conway 72032
   (501) 329-5613,
   (501) 327-5781

20 Duncan Messersmith      WND              WND
   & Associates Ltd. **                     WND
   1700 Malvern Ave.,
   Hot Springs 71901
   (501) 624-7400,
   (501) 623-6451

20 Sandlin & Parham Ltd.   WND              $50-$150
   1852 E. Joyce Blvd.,                     1986
   Fayetteville 72703
   (479) 521-5611,
   (479) 521-6902

20 Shoptaw Labhan          WND              WND
   & Co. PA +                               WND
   P.O. Box 1065,
   Russellville 72811
   (479) 967-3600,
   (479) 967-2131

26 Bell & Co.              WND              $30-$185
   4508 Borrow Drive,                       1982
   North Little
   Rock 72116
   (501) 753-9700,
   (501) 753-3764

26 Burris Miller           WND              $50-$200
   & Co. PLC                                1982
   333 Executive Court
   Drive, Suite 300,
   Little Rock 72205
   (501) 221-3343,
   (501) 221-7206




28 McElory Keen            WND              WND
   & Co. PA +                               WND
   222 Cottondale Lane,
   Suite 200,
   Little Rock 72202
   (501) 280-0222,
   (501) 200-9499

Originally published Sept. 2, 2002.

Sources: The firms, Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Notes: Firms solicited for information either made last year's list or
were suggested as possible list-makers by the Arkansans Society of CPAs.
Total professional staff includes accountants and paraprofessionals but
not secretarial or clerical employees.

WND: Would not disclose.

* Firm would not disclose sample clients, but Securities & Exchange
Commission documents revealed these publicly traded clients.

** Did not update information from the 2001 list.

+ Firm did not respond. Information represents the firm's staff who are
members of the Arkansas Society of CPAs.

Research by Martha Leonard

Advertising Agencies

Ranked by capitalized billings in 2001

                                          Capitalized
                                            Billings
   Agency                                 (millions)/
   Address, Phone, Fax                     Total No.
   Web Site                               of Employees

1  Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods           $68.1
   303 W. Capitol Ave.,                       104
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 975-7251, (501) 975-4241
   Blackwood Martin/CJRW
   3 E. Colt Square Drive,
   Fayetteville 72702
   (479) 442-9803, (479) 442-3092
   www.cjrw.com

2  Stone & Ward Inc.                         $37.0
   225 E. Markham St., Suite 450,              51
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 375-3003, (501) 375-8314
   www.stoneward.com


3  Heathcott Associates Inc.                 $28.5
   17300 Chenal Parkway, Suite 300,            35
   Little Rock 72223
   (501) 821-9900, (501) 821-9901
   www.heathcott.com


4  Combs & Co.                               $28.0
   3426 Old Cantrell Road,                     34
   Little Rock 72202
   (501) 664-3000, (501) 664-4016
   www.combsco.com


5  Williams/Crawford & Associates            $17.2
   415 N. Fifth St., Fort Smith 72901          22
   (479) 782-5230, (479) 782-6970 DND




6  Forza Marketing Group                     $15.0
   500 President Clinton Ave.,                 25
   Suite 401, Little Rock 72201
   (501) 374-1120, (501) 374-8155
   www.forzamarketing.com


7  The McIntosh Group Inc.                   $10.5
   809 Garrison Ave., Suite B,                 18
   Fort Smith 72901
   (479) 785-1201, (479) 785-1858
   www.mc-group.com

8  Sells/Clark                               $10.0
   1400 W. Markham St., Suite 204,             18
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 666-8926, (501) 663-0329
   1 E. Center, Suite 202,
   Fayetteville 72701
   (479) 695-1760, (501) 663, 0329
   www.sellsclark.com

9  The Communications Group Inc.              $7.4
   400 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 1391,            18
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 376-8722, (501) 376-9405
   www.comgroup.com


10 Communications Development Inc.            $5.3
   103 Park Drive, Maumelle 72113              13
   (501) 851-0790, (501) 851-0109
   www.comm-dev.com



11 Albright Ideas Inc.                        $3.1
   #5 Shackleford Plaza, Suite 150,            7
   Little Rock 72211
   (501) 227-4332, (501) 227-4595


11 Chester Storthz Advertising Inc.           $3.1
   2224 Cottondale Lane, Suite 201,            7
   Little Rock 72202
   (501) 661-0126, (501) 661-1240


13 Maloney Associates Inc.                    $2.5
   448 W. Wallis Road,                         8
   Cave Springs 72718
   (479) 248-1722, (479) 248-662
   www.maloneyassociates.net



14 Group Five West Inc.                       $1.5
   810 W. Second St.,                          6
   Little Rock 72207
   (501) 372-7151, (501) 372-3089



NR ThompsonMurray                             DND
   605 Lakeview Drive, Springdale 72764       103
   (479) 575-0200, (479) 725-1139
   www.thompsonmurray.com

NR Mangan Holcomb Rainwater Culpepper         DND
   2300 Cottondale Lane,                       30
   Suite 300, Little Rock 72202
   (501) 376-0321, (501) 376-6127



NR McNabb Kelley & Barre                      DND
   301 W. Washington Ave.,                     17
   Jonesboro 72401
   (870) 935-9544, (870) 935-4329
   mkbmarketing.com




NR The Mullikin Advertising Agency            DND
   6200 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale 72762       13
   (479) 750-0871, (479) 750-2685
   www.mullikinad.com






   Agency
   Address, Phone, Fax                    Contact/
   Web Site                               E-mail

1  Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods        Frank H. Cox,
   303 W. Capitol Ave.,                   president CEO
   Little Rock 72201                      frankcox@cjrw.com
   (501) 975-7251, (501) 975-4241         Mark Blackwood,
   Blackwood Martin/CJRW                  executive
   3 E. Colt Square Drive,                vice president,
   Fayetteville 72702                     Fayetteville
   (479) 442-9803, (479) 442-3092
   www.cjrw.com

2  Stone & Ward Inc.                      Millie Ward,
   225 E. Markham St., Suite 450,         president
   Little Rock 72201                      sw@stoneward.com
   (501) 375-3003, (501) 375-8314
   www.stoneward.com


3  Heathcott Associates Inc.              Gary Heathcott,
   17300 Chenal Parkway, Suite 300,       president
   Little Rock 72223                      gary@heathcott.com
   (501) 821-9900, (501) 821-9901
   www.heathcolt.com


4  Combs & Co.                            Ben Combs,
   3426 Old Cantrell Road,                president
   Little Rock 72202                      bencombs@combsco.com
   (501) 664-3000, (501) 664-4016
   www.combsco.com


5  Williams/Crawford & Associates         Fred O. Williams,
   415 N. Fifth St. Fort Smith 72901      president, CEO
   (479) 782-5230, (479) 782-6970 DND     willcraw@earthlink.net




6  Forza Marketing Group                  Cheryl Martin,
   500 President Clinton Ave.,            principal
   Suite 401, Little Rock 72201           Cmartin@forzamarketing.com
   (501) 374-1120, (501) 374-8155
   www.forzamarketing.com


7  The Mcintosh Group Inc.                Brent Kerr,
   809 Garrison Ave., Suite B,            vice president, finance
   Fort Smith 72901                       bkerr@mc-group.com
   (479) 785-1201, (479) 785-1858
   www.mc-group.com

8  Sells/Clark                            Mike Sells,
   1400 W. Markham St., Suite 204,        CEO and creative director
   Little Rock 72201                      mike@sellsclark.com
   (501) 666-8926, (501) 663-0329         Brian Clark,
   1 E. Center, Suite 202,                president,
   Fayetteville 72701                     media director
   (479) 695-1760, (501) 663, 0329        brian@sellsclark.com
   www.sellsclark.com

9  The Communications Group Inc.          Dan Cowling,
   400 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 1391,       president
   Little Rock 72201                      groupers@comgroup.com
   (501) 376-8722, (501) 376-9405
   www.comgroup.com


10 Communications Development Inc.        Trish Groves,
   103 Park Drive, Maumelle 72113         president
   (501) 851-0790, (501) 851-0109         tgroves@comm-dev.com
   www.comm-dev.com



11 Albright Ideas Inc.                    Clint Albright,
   #5 Shackleford Plaza, Suite 150,       owner
   Little Rock 72211                      alblideas@aol.com
   (501) 227-4332, (501) 227-4595


11 Chester Storthz Advertising Inc.       Chester J. Storthz,
   2224 Cottondale Lane, Suite 201,       president
   Little Rock 72202                      storthz@swbell.net
   (501) 661-0126, (501) 661-1240


13 Maloney Associates Inc.                Mike Maloney,
   448 W. Wallis Road,                    president
   Cave Springs 72718                     mike@maloney.net
   (479) 248-1722, (479) 248-662
   www.maloneyassociates.net



14 Group Five West Inc.                   Richard Hinkle,
   810 W. Second St.,                     president
   Little Rock 72207                      www.group5west.com
   (501) 372-7151, (501) 372-3089



NR Thompson Murray                        Andy Murray,
   605 Lakeview Drive, Springdale 72764   chairman, CEO
   (479) 575-0200, (479) 725-1139         info@thompsonmurray.com
   www.thompsonmurray.com

NR Mangan Holcomb Rainwater Culpepper     Steve Holcomb,
   2300 Cottondale Lane,                  president
   Suite 300, Little Rock 72202           steveh@people-energy-ideas.com
   (501) 376-0321, (501) 376-6127



NR McNabb Kelley & Barre                  Dana Kelley,
   301 W. Washington Ave.,                managing partner
   Jonesboro 72401                        dkelley@mkbmarketing.com
   (870) 935-9544, (870) 935-4329
   mkbmarketing.com




NR The Mullikin Advertising Agency        Randy Mullikin,
   6200 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale 72762  president
   (479) 750-0871, (479) 750-2685         Julie Magnuson,
   www.mullikinad.com                     vice president






   Agency                                 Five
   Address, Phone, Fax                    Largest
   Web Site                               Clients

1  Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods        Arkansas Dept. of
   303 W. Capitol Ave.,                   Parks & Tourism,
   Little Rock 72201                      Tyson Foods, Medtronic
   (501) 975-7251, (501) 975-4241         Sofamor Danek,
   Blackwood Martin/CJRW                  Oaklawn Jockey Club,
   3 E. Colt Square Drive,                Metropolitan
   Fayetteville 72702                     National Bank
   (479) 442-9803, (479) 442-3092
   www.cjrw.com

2  Stone & Ward Inc.                      Terminix International,
   225 E. Markham St., Suite 450,         TCBY Systems Inc.,
   Little Rock 72201                      Sisters of Mercy
   (501) 375-3003, (501) 375-8314         Hospitals,
   www.stoneward.com                      Baptist Health, ADED


3  Heathcott Associates Inc.              Electric Cooperatives
   17300 Chenal Parkway, Suite 300,       of Arkansas, KFC,
   Little Rock 72223                      Gwatney Chevrolet,
   (501) 821-9900, (501) 821-9901         Gwatney Chevrolet-
   www.heathcolt.com                      Tennessee, Trane


4  Combs & Co.                            Dillard's Inc.,
   3426 Old Cantrell Road,                Tunica Tourism, Arkansas
   Little Rock 72202                      Higher Education,
   (501) 664-3000, (501) 664-4016         Intellimark Inc., Tunica
   www.combsco.com                        County Economic
                                          Development

5  Williams/Crawford & Associates         Taco Bell Kansas City:
   415 N. Fifth St. Fort Smith 72901      Taco Bell Little Rock;
   (479) 782-5230, (479) 782-6970 DND     Taco Bell Oklahoma City:
                                          KFC Springfield, MO;
                                          First National
                                          Bank Fort Smith

6  Forza Marketing Group                  Arkansas Blue Cross
   500 President Clinton Ave.,            and Blue Shield,
   Suite 401, Little Rock 72201           Arkansas Foundation
   (501) 374-1120, (501) 374-8155         for Medical Care,
   www.forzamarketing.com                 J.M. Products, Plateau
                                          Telecommunications

7  The Mcintosh Group Inc.                Rheem Manufacturing,
   809 Garrison Ave., Suite B,            Superior Federal Bank
   Fort Smith 72901                       The Eye Group. Institute
   (479) 785-1201, (479) 785-1858         for Urologic Excellence
   www.mc-group.com                       CERES Strategies

8  Sells/Clark                            Acxiom Corp.,
   1400 W. Markham St., Suite 204,        Wal-Mart Realty,
   Little Rock 72201                      Conway Regional
   (501) 666-8926, (501) 663-0329         Medical Center,
   1 E. Center, Suite 202,                Trumann Arnold Cos.,
   Fayetteville 72701                     Arvest Bank Group
   (479) 695-1760, (501) 663, 0329
   www.sellsclark.com

9  The Communications Group Inc.          Baldor Electric Co.,
   400 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 1391,       Windsor Door,
   Little Rock 72201                      Department of Arkansas
   (501) 376-8722, (501) 376-9405         Heritage, BreastCare,
   www.comgroup.com                       The Campaign for
                                          Healthier Babies

10 Communications Development Inc.        Covenant Transport,
   103 Park Drive, Maumelle 72113         Paschall Truck Lines,
   (501) 851-0790, (501) 851-0109         Transport America
   www.comm-dev.com                       Corporation, Central
                                          Transportation Inc.


11 Albright Ideas Inc.                    Russell Chevrolet,
   #5 Shackleford Plaza, Suite 150,       Huckabee Campaign,
   Little Rock 72211                      Coleman Dairy, Gary
   (501) 227-4332, (501) 227-4595         Eubanks and Associates,
                                          Car Wars

11 Chester Storthz Advertising Inc.       Splash SuperPools,
   2224 Cottondale Lane, Suite 201,       Community Bank,
   Little Rock 72202                      BondCote Corporation,
   (501) 661-0126, (501) 661-1240         The Capital Bank,
                                          DeckRite

13 Maloney Associates Inc.                Ron Blackwell Ford/Jeep,
   448 W. Wallis Road,                    George Nunnally
   Cave Springs 72718                     Chevrolet, Lure Eyes,
   (479) 248-1722, (479) 248-662          Dennis Home
   www.maloneyassociates.net              Furnishings, Overstreet's
                                          Jewelry, Professional
                                          Business Systems,

14 Group Five West Inc.                   Lurgi PSI, Montgomery
   810 W. Second St.,                     Martin Contractors,
   Little Rock 72207                      North American Marine
   (501) 372-7151, (501) 372-3089         Jet Inc., Orbit Valve,
                                          Street and Performance
                                          Electronics

NR Thompson Murray                        Proctor & Gamble,
   605 Lakeview Drive, Springdale 72764   Energizer,
   (479) 575-0200, (479) 725-1139         Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart,
   www.thompsonmurray.com                 Sunbeam

NR Mangan Holcomb Rainwater Culpepper     Sparks Health
   2300 Cottondale Lane,                  System, Wal-Mart,
   Suite 300, Little Rock 72202           Delta and Pine Land
   (501) 376-0321, (501) 376-6127         Co., J.B. Hunt
                                          Transport Inc., Cricket
                                          Communications

NR McNabb Kelley & Barre                  DND
   301 W. Washington Ave.,
   Jonesboro 72401
   (870) 935-9544, (870) 935-4329
   mkbmarketing.com




NR The Mullikin Advertising Agency        Harps/Price Cutter,
   6200 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale 72762  University of Arkansas,
   (479) 750-0871, (479) 750-2685         John Brown University,
   www.mullikinad.com                     Shakes Frozen Custard,
                                          Holiday Inn of NWA,
                                          First Baptist Church
                                          of Springdale



   Agency
   Address, Phone, Fax
   Web Site                               Specialties

1  Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods        Tourism, P.R.,
   303 W. Capitol Ave.,                   public policy,
   Little Rock 72201                      brand building,
   (501) 975-7251, (501) 975-4241         promotional programs,
   Blackwood Martin/CJRW                  sports and Internet
   3 E. Colt Square Drive,                marketing
   Fayetteville 72702
   (479) 442-9803, (479) 442-3092
   www.cjrw.com

2  Stone & Ward Inc.                      Strategic planning,
   225 E. Markham St., Suite 450,         advertising agency
   Little Rock 72201                      services, corporate
   (501) 375-3003, (501) 375-8314         branding, design, interactive,
   www.stoneward.com                      public relations,
                                          internal communications

3  Heathcott Associates Inc.              Corporate branding,
   17300 Chenal Parkway, Suite 300,       investor relations,
   Little Rock 72223                      retail advertising,
   (501) 821-9900, (501) 821-9901         business-to-business
   www.heathcolt.com                      marketing and
                                          political campaigns

4  Combs & Co.                            Strategic marketing
   3426 Old Cantrell Road,                planning and branding,
   Little Rock 72202                      public relations, advertising,
   (501) 664-3000, (501) 664-4016         business-to-
   www.combsco.com                        business marketing


5  Williams/Crawford & Associates         Fast food, tourism,
   415 N. Fifth St. Fort Smith 72901      health care
   (479) 782-5230, (479) 782-6970 DND




6  Forza Marketing Group                  Full-service
   500 President Clinton Ave.,            marketing firm
   Suite 401, Little Rock 72201
   (501) 374-1120, (501) 374-8155
   www.forzamarketing.com


7  The Mcintosh Group Inc.                Full-service agency
   809 Garrison Ave., Suite B,
   Fort Smith 72901
   (479) 785-1201, (479) 785-1858
   www.mc-group.com

8  Sells/Clark                            Automobile, aviation,
   1400 W. Markham St., Suite 204,        financial, information
   Little Rock 72201                      technology, health
   (501) 666-8926, (501) 663-0329         care, hospitality,
   1 E. Center, Suite 202,                insurance, real
   Fayetteville 72701                     estate, tourism
   (479) 695-1760, (501) 663, 0329
   www.sellsclark.com

9  The Communications Group Inc.          Marketing consultancy,
   400 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 1391,       business-to-business,
   Little Rock 72201                      outreach and education,
   (501) 376-8722, (501) 376-9405         amusement industry,
   www.comgroup.com                       health care, branding


10 Communications Development Inc.        Full-service marketing
   103 Park Drive, Maumelle 72113         and advertising for
   (501) 851-0790, (501) 851-0109         transportation
   www.comm-dev.com                       industry: employee
                                          recruitment, marketing,
                                          public relations

11 Albright Ideas Inc.                    Automotive advertising
   #5 Shackleford Plaza, Suite 150,
   Little Rock 72211
   (501) 227-4332, (501) 227-4595


11 Chester Storthz Advertising Inc.       Consumer products
   2224 Cottondale Lane, Suite 201,       and services,
   Little Rock 72202                      business to business
   (501) 661-0126, (501) 661-1240


13 Maloney Associates Inc.                Full-service
   448 W. Wallis Road,                    creative production,
   Cave Springs 72718                     including audio
   (479) 248-1722, (479) 248-662          and TV/video,
   www.maloneyassociates.net              Web site design



14 Group Five West Inc.                   Business-to-
   810 W. Second St.,                     business, dental,
   Little Rock 72207                      consulting
   (501) 372-7151, (501) 372-3089



NR Thompson Murray                        Full-service
   605 Lakeview Drive, Springdale 72764   advertising
   (479) 575-0200, (479) 725-1139
   www.thompsonmurray.com

NR Mangan Holcomb Rainwater Culpepper     Integrated marketing,
   2300 Cottondale Lane,                  agribusiness,
   Suite 300, Little Rock 72202           communications for
   (501) 376-0321, (501) 376-6127         financial institutions,
                                          manufactured products,
                                          transportation, health care

NR McNabb Kelley & Barre                  Marketing planning,
   301 W. Washington Ave.,                research, in-house Web/
   Jonesboro 72401                        interactive development,
   (870) 935-9544, (870) 935-4329         public relations,
   mkbmarketing.com                       health care industry,
                                          specific marketing
                                          services, manufacturing,
                                          financial services

NR The Mullikin Advertising Agency        Advertising,
   6200 W. Sunset Ave., Springdale 72762  marketing, promotions
   (479) 750-0871, (479) 750-2685
   www.mullikinad.com




Originally published June 24, 2002.

Sources: The agencies.

Notes: DND means the agency did not disclose that particular
information. Agencies that have previously appeared on Arkansas
Business' Largest Advertising Agencies list but that did not disclose
capitalized billings were not ranked (NR) but were listed at the bottom
in order of their number of employees.

Research by Brent Jennings

Architectural Firms

Ranked by registered architects

   Firm
   Primary Office Address,                               Total
   Phone, Fax Other         Registered      Other        Staff/
   Locations                Architects  Professionals  Engineers

1  Cromwell Architects          30           34         109/22
   Engineers
   101 S. Spring St,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 372-2900,
   (501) 372-0482
   7 N. Block Ave.,
   Fayetteville 72701,
   (479) 582-2900,
   (479) 582-2929

2  Wittenberg Delony            17           12            37
   & Davidson Inc.
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 1800,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 376-6681,
   (50) 376-0231
   100 W. Center, Suite
   102,
   Fayetteville 72701,
   (479) 443-6666,
   (479) 443-9515

3  Gaskin Hill Norcross         11           21          36/6
   Architects-Engineers
   303 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 376-6671,
   (501) 376-8027
   Springfield, MO


4  Perry L. Butcher &           10           10         170/2
   Associates Architects
   301 W. Chestnut,
   Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-3545,
   (479) 636-1209
   Arlington, TX;
   Irvine, CA;
   Windsor, CT;
   Beijing, China

4  Polk Stanley                 10           12            25
   Yeary Architects Ltd.
   700 S. Schiller,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 378-0878,
   (501) 372-7629
   21 W, Mountain St.,
   Fayetteville 72071,
   (479) 444-0473,
   (479) 251-7216

6  Witsell Evans &               9            9            20
   Rasco PA
   901 W. Third St.,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 374-5300,
   (501) 374-5247


7  Steelman Connell              8            4            14
   Moseley Architects
   PA
   10411 W. Markham St.,
   Suite 220,
   Little Rock 72205,
   (501) 224-3055,
   (501) 224-6934

7  The Wilcox Group              8            7            17
   Architects
   2222 Cottondale Lane,
   Suite 100,
   Little Rock 72202,
   (501) 666-4546,
   (501) 666-6736


9  Crafton Tull &                7            0        131/19
   Associates Inc.
   901 N. 47th St.,
   Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-4838,
   (479) 631-6224
   65 Bradley Cove
   Road,
   Russellville 72802,
   (479) 443-4535,
   (479) 442-6966
   Tulsa; Grove, OK

10 Taggart Foster                6            4            17
   Currence Gray
   Architects Inc.
   4500 Burrow Drive,
   North Little Rock
   72116,
   (501) 758-7443,
   (501) 753-7309


10 Stuck Associates              6           10            22
   Architects
   1308 S. Main,
   Little Rock 72202,
   (501) 378-0059,
   (501) 378-0415
   328 S. Church,
   Jonesboro 72401,
   (870) 932-4271,
   (870) 932-0374

12 Architecture Plus             5            1            10
   Inc.
   907 S. 21st, Fort
   Smith 72901,
   (479) 783-8395,
   (479) 783-0935

12 Benchmark Group               5           86         142/8
   121 W. Walnut St.,
   Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-5004,
   (479) 636-9687


12 Hight-Jackson &               5           10            18
   Associates
   5201 Village
   Parkway,
   Suite 300,
   Rogers 72758,
   (479) 464-4965,
   (479) 464-8324

15 Amirmoez Foster               4            2             6
   Halley Johnson
   Architects &
   Planners
   100 W. Center St.,
   Suite 302,
   Fayetteville 72071,
   (479) 442-5565,
   (479) 442-8849



15 MAHG Architecture Inc.        4            2            12
   302 N. Sixth St.,
   Fort Smith 72901,
   (479) 782-1051,
   (479) 782-6019





15 Williams & Dean               4            6            12
   Associated
   Architects Inc.
   18 Corporate Hill
   Drive,
   Suite 210,
   Little Rock 72205,
   (501) 224-1900,
   (501) 224-0873

   Firm
   Primary Office Address,
   Phone, Fax Other
   Locations                Principals

1  Cromwell Architects      J. Brent Thompson,
   Engineers                Charles R. Penix, George
   101 S. Spring St,        R. Toombs, Thad Kelly
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 372-2900,
   (501) 372-0482
   7 N. Block Ave.,
   Fayetteville 72701,
   (479) 582-2900,
   (479) 582-2929

2  Wittenberg Delony        Tom Adams, Jack See,
   & Davidson Inc.          Ed Peek, John Sloan, Roy
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,     St. Clair, Richard Alderman,
   Suite 1800,              Wallie Sprick, Chad Young
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 376-6681,
   (50) 376-0231
   100 W. Center, Suite
   102,
   Fayetteville 72701,
   (479) 443-6666,
   (479) 443-9515

3  Gaskin Hill Norcross     William Gaskin,
   Architects-Engineers     Charles Hill,
   303 W. Capitol Ave.,     Joe Norcross
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 376-6671,
   (501) 376-8027
   Springfield, MO


4  Perry L. Butcher &       Perry Butcher, John Mack,
   Associates Architects    Steve Butcher, Doug Hurley
   301 W. Chestnut,
   Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-3545,
   (479) 636-1209
   Arlington, TX;
   Irvine, CA;
   Windsor, CT;
   Beijing, China

4  Polk Stanley             Tommy Polk, Joe Stanley,
   Yeary Architects Ltd.    Jim Yeary, David Porter,
   700 S. Schiller,         Craig Curson, Reese Rowland
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 378-0878,
   (501) 372-7629
   21 W, Mountain St.,
   Fayetteville 72071,
   (479) 444-0473,
   (479) 251-7216

6  Witsell Evans &          Charles Witsell, Don Evans,
   Rasco PA                 Terry Rasco, Eldon Bock,
   901 W. Third St.,        Jay Brizzolara, David Sargent,
   Little Rock 72201,       John Greer
   (501) 374-5300,
   (501) 374-5247


7  Steelman Connell         Mike Steelman, John
   Moseley Architects       Connell, Fred Moseley
   PA
   10411 W. Markham St.,
   Suite 220,
   Little Rock 72205,
   (501) 224-3055,
   (501) 224-6934

7  The Wilcox Group         Steve Kinzler, W. Ross McCain,
   Architects               Eugene Terry, Conley Fikes, Paul
   2222 Cottondale Lane,    Gregory, Wesley Walls, Jason
   Suite 100,               Landrum, Donna Csunyo
   Little Rock 72202,
   (501) 666-4546,
   (501) 666-6736


9  Crafton Tull &           Dan Brown, Jim Tull,
   Associates Inc.          Matt Crafton, Tom Hopper
   901 N. 47th St.,
   Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-4838,
   (479) 631-6224
   65 Bradley Cove
   Road,
   Russellville 72802,
   (479) 443-4535,
   (479) 442-6966
   Tulsa; Grove, OK

10 Taggart Foster           Charles Foster,
   Currence Gray            Jerry Currence,
   Architects Inc.          Bill Gray
   4500 Burrow Drive,
   North Little Rock
   72116,
   (501) 758-7443,
   (501) 753-7309


10 Stuck Associates         Gene Castin, Paul Hoelscher,
   Architects               Kim Morgan, J. Rodgers Critz,
   1308 S. Main,            Mark Enos
   Little Rock 72202,
   (501) 378-0059,
   (501) 378-0415
   328 S. Church,
   Jonesboro 72401,
   (870) 932-4271,
   (870) 932-0374

12 Architecture Plus        Michael Johnson, Anthony
   Inc.                     Leraris, Craig Boone
   907 S. 21st, Fort
   Smith 72901,
   (479) 783-8395,
   (479) 783-0935

12 Benchmark Group          Paul Parks, Jim Parks
   121 W. Walnut St.,
   Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-5004,
   (479) 636-9687


12 Hight-Jackson &          Gary Jackson, Ronald
   Associates               Shelby, Gary Ryel
   5201 Village
   Parkway,
   Suite 300,
   Rogers 72758,
   (479) 464-4965,
   (479) 464-8324

15 Amirmoez Foster          Laleh Amirmoez, James
   Halley Johnson           Foster, Zed Johnson
   Architects &
   Planners
   100 W. Center St.,
   Suite 302,
   Fayetteville 72071,
   (479) 442-5565,
   (479) 442-8849



15 MAHG Architecture Inc.   Larry McGowan, Travis
   302 N. Sixth St.,        Bartlett, Galen Hunter,
   Fort Smith 72901,        Michael LeJong, Sam Voss,
   (479) 782-1051,          Robert Dodd Jr.
   (479) 782-6019





15 Williams & Dean          James A. Williams,
   Associated               Gary Dean
   Architects Inc.
   18 Corporate Hill
   Drive,
   Suite 210,
   Little Rock 72205,
   (501) 224-1900,
   (501) 224-0873

   Firm
   Primary Office Address,
   Phone, Fax Other
   Locations                Disciplines or Specialties

1  Cromwell Architects      Architecture; civil, structural,
   Engineers                mechanical, electrical engineering;
   101 S. Spring St,        interior design; construction
   Little Rock 72201,       administration
   (501) 372-2900,
   (501) 372-0482
   7 N. Block Ave.,
   Fayetteville 72701,
   (479) 582-2900,
   (479) 582-2929

2  Wittenberg Delony        Health care, civic, educational,
   & Davidson Inc.          correctional, commercial
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 1800,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 376-6681,
   (50) 376-0231
   100 W. Center, Suite
   102,
   Fayetteville 72701,
   (479) 443-6666,
   (479) 443-9515

3  Gaskin Hill Norcross     Architecture, mechanical,
   Architects-Engineers     electrical, structural, planning,
   303 W. Capitol Ave.,     educational, financial, commercial,
   Little Rock 72201,       interior design, health care
   (501) 376-6671,
   (501) 376-8027
   Springfield, MO


4  Perry L. Butcher &       Commercial, institutional,
   Associates Architects    religious, educational
   301 W. Chestnut,
   Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-3545,
   (479) 636-1209
   Arlington, TX;
   Irvine, CA;
   Windsor, CT;
   Beijing, China

4  Polk Stanley             Corporate, educational, library,
   Yeary Architects Ltd.    financial, interior design, medical
   700 S. Schiller,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 378-0878,
   (501) 372-7629
   21 W, Mountain St.,
   Fayetteville 72071,
   (479) 444-0473,
   (479) 251-7216

6  Witsell Evans &          Government/judicial,
   Rasco PA                 health care/aging, collegiate/
   901 W. Third St.,        education, office/corporate,
   Little Rock 72201,       preservation/interiors
   (501) 374-5300,
   (501) 374-5247


7  Steelman Connell         Higher education, transportation,
   Moseley Architects       retail, historical restoration,
   PA                       auto dealerships, religious
   10411 W. Markham St.,
   Suite 220,
   Little Rock 72205,
   (501) 224-3055,
   (501) 224-6934

7  The Wilcox Group         Health care, higher education,
   Architects               recreation, master planning,
   2222 Cottondale Lane,    office building, airports
   Suite 100,
   Little Rock 72202,
   (501) 666-4546,
   (501) 666-6736


9  Crafton Tull &           Educational, municipal
   Associates Inc.
   901 N. 47th St.,
   Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-4838,
   (479) 631-6224
   65 Bradley Cove
   Road,
   Russellville 72802,
   (479) 443-4535,
   (479) 442-6966
   Tulsa; Grove, OK

10 Taggart Foster           Health care, educational, detention,
   Currence Gray            industrial, civic, religious,
   Architects Inc.          government, commercial
   4500 Burrow Drive,
   North Little Rock
   72116,
   (501) 758-7443,
   (501) 753-7309


10 Stuck Associates         Health care, financial institutions,
   Architects               churches, commercial buildings,
   1308 S. Main,            country clubs
   Little Rock 72202,
   (501) 378-0059,
   (501) 378-0415
   328 S. Church,
   Jonesboro 72401,
   (870) 932-4271,
   (870) 932-0374

12 Architecture Plus        Health care, government, education,
   Inc.                     commercial, residential
   907 S. 21st, Fort
   Smith 72901,
   (479) 783-8395,
   (479) 783-0935

12 Benchmark Group          Architecture; electrical, mechanical
   121 W. Walnut St.,       engineering
   Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-5004,
   (479) 636-9687


12 Hight-Jackson &          Educational, religious, health care,
   Associates               municipal, corporate
   5201 Village
   Parkway,
   Suite 300,
   Rogers 72758,
   (479) 464-4965,
   (479) 464-8324

15 Amirmoez Foster          Educational, municipal,
   Halley Johnson           governmental, religious,
   Architects &             commercial, community centers
   Planners
   100 W. Center St.,
   Suite 302,
   Fayetteville 72071,
   (479) 442-5565,
   (479) 442-8849



15 MAHG Architecture Inc.   Educational, health care,
   302 N. Sixth St.,        newspaper plants, historic
   Fort Smith 72901,        preservation
   (479) 782-1051,
   (479) 782-6019





15 Williams & Dean          Office-retail, financial, residential,
   Associated               multifamily housing, medical
   Architects Inc.
   18 Corporate Hill
   Drive,
   Suite 210,
   Little Rock 72205,
   (501) 224-1900,
   (501) 224-0873

   Firm
   Primary Office Address,
   Phone, Fax Other
   Locations                Sample Projects

1  Cromwell Architects      Arkansas Children's Hospital,
   Engineers                Immanuel Baptist Church,
   101 S. Spring St,        UAMS Jackson T. Stephens Spine &
   Little Rock 72201,       Neurosciences Center,
   (501) 372-2900,          University of Arkansas
   (501) 372-0482           Innovation Center
   7 N. Block Ave.,
   Fayetteville 72701,
   (479) 582-2900,
   (479) 582-2929

2  Wittenberg Delony        UA Intermodal Transit Facility &
   & Davidson Inc.          Parking Deck, Acme Brick, Arkansas
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,     Children's Hospital, Hot Springs
   Suite 1800,              Convention Center, Statehouse
   Little Rock 72201,       Conventional Center, Tucker
   (501) 376-6681,          Maximum Security Prison, Northwest
   (50) 376-0231            Arkansas Community College
   100 W. Center, Suite     Shewmaker Center for
   102,                     Workforce Technologies, UA Razorback
   Fayetteville 72701,      Stadium expansion, Pour
   (479) 443-6666,          House Bar & Grill
   (479) 443-9515

3  Gaskin Hill Norcross     River Cities Travel Center,
   Architects-Engineers     Arkansas Governor's Mansion
   303 W. Capitol Ave.,     restoration, Village at Rahling Road,
   Little Rock 72201,       Donald W. Reynolds
   (501) 376-6671,          Center for Business & Economic
   (501) 376-8027           Development, Jordan Valley
   Springfield, MO          Ice Facility, Arkansas Sports
                            Hall of Fame Museum

4  Perry L. Butcher &       University of the Ozarks
   Associates Architects    dormitories, Beaver Lake State
   301 W. Chestnut,         Park Information Center, Shelter
   Rogers 72756,            Insurance Regional Office
   (479) 636-3545,
   (479) 636-1209
   Arlington, TX;
   Irvine, CA;
   Windsor, CT;
   Beijing, China

4  Polk Stanley             Clinton Presidential Library,
   Yeary Architects Ltd.    Heifer International headquarters,
   700 S. Schiller,         Acxiom Tower, Historic Arkansas
   Little Rock 72201,       Museum, Alltel Corp., LR
   (501) 378-0878,          Chamber of Commerce, First Tee
   (501) 372-7629           of Little Rock, UAMS
   21 W, Mountain St.,      Center on Aging
   Fayetteville 72071,
   (479) 444-0473,
   (479) 251-7216

6  Witsell Evans &          U.S. District Courthouse,
   Rasco PA                 Presbyterian Village, Little Rock
   901 W. Third St.,        Cardiology Clinic, State Capitol,
   Little Rock 72201,       SAU Community Center,
   (501) 374-5300,          Cantrell West office building,
   (501) 374-5247           Cathedral School, Clinton
                            Presidential Library

7  Steelman Connell         Renovation of Two Capitol Mall;
   Moseley Architects       ASU student family housing;
   PA                       Philips Community College of the
   10411 W. Markham St.,    UA, Stuttgart campus;
   Suite 220,               Searcy Hall, Shores Hall,
   Little Rock 72205,       Pryor Hall, Reynolds Center at
   (501) 224-3055,          Harding; Searcy Medical Center
   (501) 224-6934

7  The Wilcox Group         UAMS College of Public Health,
   Architects               North Arkansas Regional
   2222 Cottondale Lane,    Medical Center, Baptist
   Suite 100,               Health, Van Buren County Hospital,
   Little Rock 72202,       St. Joseph Regional Medical
   (501) 666-4546,          Center, Camp Aldersgate,
   (501) 666-6736           Arkansas State University,
                            Pulaski County Schools

9  Crafton Tull &           Rogers High School,
   Associates Inc.          Barrington Centre
   901 N. 47th St.,
   Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-4838,
   (479) 631-6224
   65 Bradley Cove
   Road,
   Russellville 72802,
   (479) 443-4535,
   (479) 442-6966
   Tulsa; Grove, OK

10 Taggart Foster           Alltel Arena; White County
   Currence Gray            Medical Center; Faulkner County
   Architects Inc.          Detention; Laman Library
   4500 Burrow Drive,       Additions; Pulaski Technical
   North Little Rock        College; Izard County
   72116,                   Detention, Sherwood
   (501) 758-7443,          Recreation Center, NLR Senior
   (501) 753-7309           Citizens Center, Saline County
                            Detention

10 Stuck Associates         St. Bernards Medical Center,
   Architects               Baxter Regional Medical
   1308 S. Main,            Center, Kennett Country Club,
   Little Rock 72202,       First United Methodist
   (501) 378-0059,          Church--Mountain Home;
   (501) 378-0415           Union Bank of Benton,
   328 S. Church,           Cardiology Associates
   Jonesboro 72401,
   (870) 932-4271,
   (870) 932-0374

12 Architecture Plus        Postal facilities at several
   Inc.                     cities in state, Donald W.
   907 S. 21st, Fort        Reynolds Cancer Support House
   Smith 72901,             at Fort Smith
   (479) 783-8395,
   (479) 783-0935

12 Benchmark Group          Newell Rubbermaid Office
   121 W. Walnut St.,       Building, Bentonville; part of
   Rogers 72756,            electrical design on Northwest
   (479) 636-5004,          Arkansas Regional Airport;
   (479) 636-9687           ITW Paslode plant, Augusta;
                            Perkins' Family Restaurants

12 Hight-Jackson &          Arend Arts Center, Bentonville
   Associates               High School; First Baptist
   5201 Village             Church, Bentonville; Carroll
   Parkway,                 Electric Cooperative, Bentonville;
   Suite 300,               Rogers Youth Center,
   Rogers 72758,            Tyson Laboratory Services,
   (479) 464-4965,          Springdale; St. Joseph's
   (479) 464-8324           Catholic Church, Fayetteville

15 Amirmoez Foster          North Arkansas College
   Halley Johnson           Community Outreach Center,
   Architects &             Harrison; UA-Fort Smith
   Planners                 Fullerton Administration
   100 W. Center St.,       Building; First United
   Suite 302,               Methodist Church at
   Fayetteville 72071,      Springdale; UA Science
   (479) 442-5565,          Engineering Building
   (479) 442-8849           Renovation; St. Paul's
                            Episcopal Church at
                            Fayetteville

15 MAHG Architecture Inc.   Fort Smith Regional Airport
   302 N. Sixth St.,        Terminal, Sparks Regional
   Fort Smith 72901,        Hospital additions, Bell
   (479) 782-1051,          Science Building, John Brown
   (479) 782-6019           University, Walton Art Center
                            interiors, Smith and
                            Pendergraft Campus Center
                            and Baldor Technology Center
                            at UAFS

15 Williams & Dean          Nuvell Plaza, First Federal
   Associated               Bank of Harrison, Centre at
   Architects Inc.          Chenal, First National Bank of
   18 Corporate Hill        Stuttgart, Delta Dental
   Drive,                   headquarters
   Suite 210,
   Little Rock 72205,
   (501) 224-1900,
   (501) 224-0873

Originally published Sept. 23, 2002.

Sources: the firms. When more than one location is shown, total staff is
for all locations.

Research by John Henry

Largest Engineering Firms

Ranked by registered engineers

   Firm
   Address, Phone, Fax                    Registered      Other
   Other Locations                        Engineers   Professionals

1  Garver Engineers                           41           24
   1010 Battery St., Little Rock 72202,
   (501) 376-3633, (501) 372-8042
   3810 Front St., Fayetteville 72703,
   (479) 527-9100, (479) 527-9101
   Tulsa; Brentwood, TN; Madison, MS;
   Huntsville, AL; Topeka, KS

2  CEI Engineering Associates Inc.            27           N/A
   3317 S.W. 1 St., Bentonville 72712,
   (479) 273-9472, (479) 273-0844
   Fresno, CA; St. Augustine, FL;
   Dallas; Atlanta; Wills Point, TX;
   Nashville, TN.; Scranton, PA;
   Jasonville, IN

3  Cromwell Architects Engineers              22           34
   101 S. Spring St., Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 372-2900, (501) 372-0482
   7 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville 72701,
   (479) 582-2900, (479) 582-2929



4  Crafton Tull & Associates                  19            0
   901 N. 47th St., Suite 200, Rogers
   72756, (479) 636-4838, (479) 631-6224
   Tulsa; Grove, OK


5  Mid-South Engineering Co.                  17            6
   1618 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs 71091,
   (501) 321-2276, (501) 624-4214



6  FTN Associates Ltd.                        16           21
   3 Innwood Circle, Suite 220, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 225-7779, (501)
   225-6738
   2949 Point Circle, Suite 1,
   Fayetteville 72704, (479) 571-3334,
   (479) 571-3338
   Baton Rouge, LA

7  Carter & Burgess                           13            4
   10809 Executive Center, Suite, 204,
   Little Rock 72211, (501) 223-0515,
   (501) 223-2470
   29 offices in 19 states





8  ICE Inc. Consulting Engineers              12           20
   1501 N. University Ave., Suite 900,
   Little Rock 72207, (501) 664-3245,
   (501) 664-6704



9  Grubbs Hoskyn Barton & Wyatt Inc.          11            4
   1 Trigon Place, Little Rock 72209,
   (501) 455-2536, (501) 455-4137
   4500 S. 16th St., Fort Smith 72901,
   (479) 646-8003, (479) 646-8127
   341 W. County Line Road, Springdale
   72764, (479) 756-5999, (479) 756-1749



9  McGoodwin Williams & Yates Inc.            11            3
   909 Rolling Hills Drive, Fayetteville
   72703, (479) 443-3404, (479) 443-4340


9  TME Consulting Engineers                   11            5
   5800 Evergreen Drive, Suite A, Little
   Rock 72205-1757, (501) 666-6776,
   (501) 663-8888







12 B & F Engineering Inc.                     9             3
   928 Airport Road, Hot Springs 71913,
   (501) 767-2366, (501) 767-6859


12 McClelland Consulting Engineers            9            19
   900 W. Markham St., Little Rock
   72201, (501) 371-0272, (501) 371-9932
   1810 N. College Ave., Fayetteville
   72701, (479) 443-2377, (479) 443-9241




14 The Batson Firm                            8             8
   1300 Brockwood Drive, Suite B, Little
   Rock 72202, (501) 664-3311, (501)
   664-3344




14 Benchmark Group                            8            86
   121 W. Walnut St., Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-5004, (479) 636-9687





14 The Mehlburger Firm                        8             4
   201 S. Izard St., Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 375-5331, (501) 375-7452
   110 N. 11th St., Heber Springs 72543,
   (501) 362-3118, (501) 362-4099

17 Engineering, Compliance and                6            12
   Construction Inc.
   415 N. McKinley, Suite 1180, Little
   Rock 72205, (501) 663-8247, (501)
   664-5005


17 Gaskin Hill Norcross                       6            21
   Architects-Engineers
   303 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock
   72201, (501) 376-6671, (501) 376-8027
   Springfield, MO





   Firm
   Address, Phone, Fax                    Total Staff/
   Other Locations                         Architects

1  Garver Engineers                           106
   1010 Battery St., Little Rock 72202,
   (501) 376-3633, (501) 372-8042
   3810 Front St., Fayetteville 72703,
   (479) 527-9100, (479) 527-9101
   Tulsa; Brentwood, TN; Madison, MS;
   Huntsville, AL; Topeka, KS

2  CEI Engineering Associates Inc.            177
   3317 S.W. 1 St., Bentonville 72712,
   (479) 273-9472, (479) 273-0844
   Fresno, CA; St. Augustine, FL;
   Dallas; Atlanta; Wills Point, TX;
   Nashville, TN.; Scranton, PA;
   Jasonville, IN

3  Cromwell Architects Engineers              109/
   101 S. Spring St., Little Rock 72201,       30
   (501) 372-2900, (501) 372-0482
   7 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville 72701,
   (479) 582-2900, (479) 582-2929



4  Crafton Tull & Associates                  131/
   901 N. 47th St., Suite 200, Rogers          7
   72756, (479) 636-4838, (479) 631-6224
   Tulsa; Grove, OK


5  Mid-South Engineering Co.                   41
   1618 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs 71091,
   (501) 321-2276, (501) 624-4214



6  FTN Associates Ltd.                         50
   3 Innwood Circle, Suite 220, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 225-7779, (501)
   225-6738
   2949 Point Circle, Suite 1,
   Fayetteville 72704, (479) 571-3334,
   (479) 571-3338
   Baton Rouge, LA

7  Carter & Burgess                           52/
   10809 Executive Center, Suite, 204,         2
   Little Rock 72211, (501) 223-0515,
   (501) 223-2470
   29 offices in 19 states





8  ICE Inc. Consulting Engineers               32
   1501 N. University Ave., Suite 900,
   Little Rock 72207, (501) 664-3245,
   (501) 664-6704



9  Grubbs Hoskyn Barton & Wyatt Inc.           71
   1 Trigon Place, Little Rock 72209,
   (501) 455-2536, (501) 455-4137
   4500 S. 16th St., Fort Smith 72901,
   (479) 646-8003, (479) 646-8127
   341 W. County Line Road, Springdale
   72764, (479) 756-5999, (479) 756-1749



9  McGoodwin Williams & Yates Inc.            36/
   909 Rolling Hills Drive, Fayetteville       2
   72703, (479) 443-3404, (479) 443-4340


9  TME Consulting Engineers                    60
   5800 Evergreen Drive, Suite A, Little
   Rock 72205-1757, (501) 666-6776,
   (501) 663-8888







12 B & F Engineering Inc.                      42
   928 Airport Road, Hot Springs 71913,
   (501) 767-2366, (501) 767-6859


12 McClelland Consulting Engineers             81
   900 W. Markham St., Little Rock
   72201, (501) 371-0272, (501) 371-9932
   1810 N. College Ave., Fayetteville
   72701, (479) 443-2377, (479) 443-9241




14 The Batson Firm                             18
   1300 Brockwood Drive, Suite B, Little
   Rock 72202, (501) 664-3311, (501)
   664-3344




14 Benchmark Group                            142/
   121 W. Walnut St., Rogers 72756,            5
   (479) 636-5004, (479) 636-9687





14 The Mehlburger Firm                         31
   201 S. Izard St., Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 375-5331, (501) 375-7452
   110 N. 11th St., Heber Springs 72543,
   (501) 362-3118, (501) 362-4099

17 Engineering, Compliance and                 20
   Construction Inc.
   415 N. McKinley, Suite 1180, Little
   Rock 72205, (501) 663-8247, (501)
   664-5005


17 Gaskin Hill Norcross                       36/
   Architects-Engineers                        11
   303 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock
   72201, (501) 376-6671, (501) 376-8027
   Springfield, MO





   Firm
   Address, Phone, Fax
   Other Locations                        Principals

1  Garver Engineers                       Ron Pierce, Brock
   1010 Battery St., Little Rock 72202,   Johnson, Willard
   (501) 376-3633, (501) 372-8042         Reese, Ed Walker,
   3810 Front St., Fayetteville 72703,    Brode Morgan,
   (479) 527-9100, (479) 527-9101         Bert Parker, Dan Williams
   Tulsa; Brentwood, TN; Madison, MS;
   Huntsville, AL; Topeka, KS

2  CEI Engineering Associates Inc.        Jeffrey D. Geurian,
   3317 S.W. 1 St., Bentonville 72712,    C. Michael Shupe,
   (479) 273-9472, (479) 273-0844         John Nourzad
   Fresno, CA; St. Augustine, FL;
   Dallas; Atlanta; Wills Point, TX;
   Nashville, TN.; Scranton, PA;
   Jasonville, IN

3  Cromwell Architects Engineers          J. Brent Thompson,
   101 S. Spring St., Little Rock 72201,  Charles Penix, George R.
   (501) 372-2900, (501) 372-0482         Toombs, Thad Kelly
   7 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville 72701,
   (479) 582-2900, (479) 582-2929



4  Crafton Tull & Associates              Dan Brown, Jim Tull,
   901 N. 47th St., Suite 200, Rogers     Tom Hopper, Matt
   72756, (479) 636-4838, (479) 631-6224  Crafton
   Tulsa; Grove, OK


5  Mid-South Engineering Co.              Roy Murphy,
   1618 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs 71091,  Larry Stephens,
   (501) 321-2276, (501) 624-4214         Jack Copeman



6  FTN Associates Ltd.                    Dennis Ford,
   3 Innwood Circle, Suite 220, Little    Kent Thornton
   Rock 72211, (501) 225-7779, (501)
   225-6738
   2949 Point Circle, Suite 1,
   Fayetteville 72704, (479) 571-3334,
   (479) 571-3338
   Baton Rouge, LA

7  Carter & Burgess                       James Arbuckle
   10809 Executive Center, Suite, 204,
   Little Rock 72211, (501) 223-0515,
   (501) 223-2470
   29 offices in 19 states





8  ICE Inc. Consulting Engineers          Ken Jones, Dick Kelley,
   1501 N. University Ave., Suite 900,    Todd Robbins, Jim Beatty,
   Little Rock 72207, (501) 664-3245,     Jackie Jernigan
   (501) 664-6704



9  Grubbs Hoskyn Barton & Wyatt Inc.      Edward Grubbs,
   1 Trigon Place, Little Rock 72209,     John Hoskyn,
   (501) 455-2536, (501) 455-4137         Mark Barton, Mark
   4500 S. 16th St., Fort Smith 72901,    Wyatt, Steve Koehler
   (479) 646-8003, (479) 646-8127
   341 W. County Line Road, Springdale
   72764, (479) 756-5999, (479) 756-1749



9  McGoodwin Williams & Yates Inc.        L. Carl Yates,
   909 Rolling Hills Drive, Fayetteville  James Ulmer
   72703, (479) 443-3404, (479) 443-4340


9  TME Consulting Engineers               William Tinsley,
   5800 Evergreen Drive, Suite A, Little  Benjamin Muellen
   Rock 72205-1757, (501) 666-6776,
   (501) 663-8888







12 B & F Engineering Inc.                 W.F. Fletcher, Gary Ryles,
   928 Airport Road, Hot Springs 71913,   James Montgomery,
   (501) 767-2366, (501) 767-6859         Keith Matthews


12 McClelland Consulting Engineers        James McClelland Jr.,
   900 W. Markham St., Little Rock        John Quinn, Robert White,
   72201, (501) 371-0272, (501) 371-9932  Wayne Jones, Joe Tarvin,
   1810 N. College Ave., Fayetteville     Byron Hicks, Mitch Rose
   72701, (479) 443-2377, (479) 443-9241




14 The Batson Firm                        Charles Batson,
   1300 Brockwood Drive, Suite B, Little  Rick Geraci
   Rock 72202, (501) 664-3311, (501)
   664-3344




14 Benchmark Group                        Paul Parks, Jim Parks
   121 W. Walnut St., Rogers 72756,
   (479) 636-5004, (479) 636-9687





14 The Mehlburger Firm                    Wes Lowder, Scott
   201 S. Izard St., Little Rock 72201,   Lindberg, Frank Riggins,
   (501) 375-5331, (501) 375-7452         Michael Watson, Jim Little
   110 N. 11th St., Heber Springs 72543,
   (501) 362-3118, (501) 362-4099

17 Engineering, Compliance and            R. Stan Jorgensen,
   Construction Inc.                      Rodney K. Breuer,
   415 N. McKinley, Suite 1180, Little    Robert S. Harrison
   Rock 72205, (501) 663-8247, (501)
   664-5005


17 Gaskin Hill Norcross                   William Gaskin,
   Architects-Engineers                   Charles Hill,
   303 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock       Joe Norcross
   72201, (501) 376-6671, (501) 376-8027
   Springfield, MO





   Firm
   Address, Phone, Fax                    Disciplines or
   Other Locations                        Engineering Specialties

1  Garver Engineers                       Civil, structural,
   1010 Battery St., Little Rock 72202,   environmental, mechanical,
   (501) 376-3633, (501) 372-8042         electrical, surveys,
   3810 Front St., Fayetteville 72703,    construction, observation,
   (479) 527-9100, (479) 527-9101         landscape
   Tulsa; Brentwood, TN; Madison, MS;
   Huntsville, AL; Topeka, KS

2  CEI Engineering Associates Inc.        Civil, survey, environmental
   3317 S.W. 1 St., Bentonville 72712,    landscape architecture,
   (479) 273-9472, (479) 273-0844         planning
   Fresno, CA; St. Augustine, FL;
   Dallas; Atlanta; Wills Point, TX;
   Nashville, TN.; Scranton, PA;
   Jasonville, IN

3  Cromwell Architects Engineers          Architecture, civil,
   101 S. Spring St., Little Rock 72201,  structural, electrical,
   (501) 372-2900, (501) 372-0482         mechanical, interior design,
   7 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville 72701,   construction administration
   (479) 582-2900, (479) 582-2929



4  Crafton Tull & Associates              Civil, environmental,
   901 N. 47th St., Suite 200, Rogers     industrial, planning,
   72756, (479) 636-4838, (479) 631-6224  surveying
   Tulsa; Grove, OK


5  Mid-South Engineering Co.              Industrial, mechanical,
   1618 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs 71091,  electrical, structural,
   (501) 321-2276, (501) 624-4214         civil, agricultural



6  FTN Associates Ltd.                    Water resources, civil,
   3 Innwood Circle, Suite 220, Little    environmental
   Rock 72211, (501) 225-7779, (501)
   225-6738
   2949 Point Circle, Suite 1,
   Fayetteville 72704, (479) 571-3334,
   (479) 571-3338
   Baton Rouge, LA

7  Carter & Burgess                       Civil, structural,
   10809 Executive Center, Suite, 204,    electrical, mechanical,
   Little Rock 72211, (501) 223-0515,     plumbing, survey, landscape
   (501) 223-2470                         architecture cell towers
   29 offices in 19 states





8  ICE Inc. Consulting Engineers          Structural, mechanical,
   1501 N. University Ave., Suite 900,    electrical
   Little Rock 72207, (501) 664-3245,
   (501) 664-6704



9  Grubbs Hoskyn Barton & Wyatt Inc.      Geotechnical, engineering
   1 Trigon Place, Little Rock 72209,     services for construction,
   (501) 455-2536, (501) 455-4137         field and laboratory testing
   4500 S. 16th St., Fort Smith 72901,
   (479) 646-8003, (479) 646-8127
   341 W. County Line Road, Springdale
   72764, (479) 756-5999, (479) 756-1749



9  McGoodwin Williams & Yates Inc.        Civil, water,
   909 Rolling Hills Drive, Fayetteville  wastewater
   72703, (479) 443-3404, (479) 443-4340


9  TME Consulting Engineers               HVAC, plumbing,
   5800 Evergreen Drive, Suite A, Little  electrical, energy services
   Rock 72205-1757, (501) 666-6776,
   (501) 663-8888







12 B & F Engineering Inc.                 Civil, structural,
   928 Airport Road, Hot Springs 71913,   environmental, surveying
   (501) 767-2366, (501) 767-6859


12 McClelland Consulting Engineers        Civil, environmental,
   900 W. Markham St., Little Rock        geotech, survey, water
   72201, (501) 371-0272, (501) 371-9932  testing, materials testing
   1810 N. College Ave., Fayetteville
   72701, (479) 443-2377, (479) 443-9241




14 The Batson Firm                        Medical, industrial,
   1300 Brockwood Drive, Suite B, Little  commercial
   Rock 72202, (501) 664-3311, (501)
   664-3344




14 Benchmark Group                        Architecture; electrical,
   121 W. Walnut St., Rogers 72756,       mechanical engineering
   (479) 636-5004, (479) 636-9687





14 The Mehlburger Firm                    Civil, landscape,
   201 S. Izard St., Little Rock 72201,   environmental, surveying
   (501) 375-5331, (501) 375-7452
   110 N. 11th St., Heber Springs 72543,
   (501) 362-3118, (501) 362-4099

17 Engineering, Compliance and            Environmental, construction
   Construction Inc.                      management, compliance
   415 N. McKinley, Suite 1180, Little
   Rock 72205, (501) 663-8247, (501)
   664-5005


17 Gaskin Hill Norcross                   Architecture, mechanical
   Architects-Engineers                   electrical, structural,
   303 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock       planning, educational,
   72201, (501) 376-6671, (501) 376-8027  financial/commercial,
   Springfield, MO                        interior design, health care





   Firm
   Address, Phone, Fax
   Other Locations                        Sample Projects

1  Garver Engineers                       Interstate 69 Connector,
   1010 Battery St., Little Rock 72202,   Murray Lock and Dam
   (501) 376-3633, (501) 372-8042         Pedestrian Bridge, New
   3810 Front St., Fayetteville 72703,    Saline County Airport
   (479) 527-9100, (479) 527-9101
   Tulsa; Brentwood, TN; Madison, MS;
   Huntsville, AL; Topeka, KS

2  CEI Engineering Associates Inc.        AHTD; Rogers and Siloam
   3317 S.W. 1 St., Bentonville 72712,    Springs airports; Clear
   (479) 273-9472, (479) 273-0844         Creek Golf Club; Steele
   Fresno, CA; St. Augustine, FL;         Crossing, Fayetteville;
   Dallas; Atlanta; Wills Point, TX;      Pleasant Crossing, Rogers;
   Nashville, TN.; Scranton, PA;          Walgreens, Fayetteville;
   Jasonville, IN                         Target, Fayetteville

3  Cromwell Architects Engineers          Arkansas Children's
   101 S. Spring St., Little Rock 72201,  Hospital, UAMS Jackson T.
   (501) 372-2900, (501) 372-0482         Stephens Spine &
   7 N. Block Ave., Fayetteville 72701,   Neurosciences Center,
   (479) 582-2900, (479) 582-2929         Immanuel Baptist Church,
                                          University of Arkansas
                                          Innovation Center

4  Crafton Tull & Associates              U.S. Hwy. 67 relocation in
   901 N. 47th St., Suite 200, Rogers     northeast Arkansas,
   72756, (479) 636-4838, (479) 631-6224  Northwest Arkansas Regional
   Tulsa; Grove, OK                       Airport, Rogers Senior High
                                          School

5  Mid-South Engineering Co.              Sawmill modernization in
   1618 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs 71091,  Leola and Gurdon;
   (501) 321-2276, (501) 624-4214         particleboard plant in
                                          Simsboro, LA; curve saw
                                          installation in Prescott

6  FTN Associates Ltd.                    Faulkner County flood
   3 Innwood Circle, Suite 220, Little    insurance study, industrial
   Rock 72211, (501) 225-7779, (501)      water and wastewater
   225-6738                               treatment and municipal
   2949 Point Circle, Suite 1,            landfills
   Fayetteville 72704, (479) 571-3334,
   (479) 571-3338
   Baton Rouge, LA

7  Carter & Burgess                       U.S. Highway 71 (Fouke to
   10809 Executive Center, Suite, 204,    Doddridge), Arkansas State
   Little Rock 72211, (501) 223-0515,     Parks program management,
   (501) 223-2470                         fire crash rescue station,
   29 offices in 19 states                Hot Springs composting
                                          facility, rescue station at
                                          LR Air Force Base, water and
                                          wastewater systems
                                          throughout Arkansas

8  ICE Inc. Consulting Engineers          Acxiom office bldg. and
   1501 N. University Ave., Suite 900,    parking deck, Cathedral
   Little Rock 72207, (501) 664-3245,     Middle and High schools,
   (501) 664-6704                         UAMS College of Public
                                          Health, Arkansas Biosciences
                                          Institute

9  Grubbs Hoskyn Barton & Wyatt Inc.      Clinton Presidential
   1 Trigon Place, Little Rock 72209,     Library, Immanuel Baptist
   (501) 455-2536, (501) 455-4137         Church, Hot Springs
   4500 S. 16th St., Fort Smith 72901,    Convention Center, Hot
   (479) 646-8003, (479) 646-8127         Springs Embassy Suites,
   341 W. County Line Road, Springdale    Fayetteville Library, St.
   72764, (479) 756-5999, (479) 756-1749  Edward's Hospital, I-69
                                          Connectors, Hot Springs
                                          power plant

9  McGoodwin Williams & Yates Inc.        Water treatment plant
   909 Rolling Hills Drive, Fayetteville  expansion in Conway,
   72703, (479) 443-3404, (479) 443-4340  Fayetteville, Clarksville,
                                          Bentonville

9  TME Consulting Engineers               Biosciences Institute,
   5800 Evergreen Drive, Suite A, Little  College of Public Health,
   Rock 72205-1757, (501) 666-6776,       Biotech Lab at UAMS;
   (501) 663-8888                         biosciences/biotechnology
                                          building at Arkansas State
                                          University; Reynold Student
                                          Union at Southern Arkansas
                                          University; Southwest
                                          Chiller Plant/gymnastics
                                          facility at UA

12 B & F Engineering Inc.                 Garland County Landfill,
   928 Airport Road, Hot Springs 71913,   AHTD, Cornerstone
   (501) 767-2366, (501) 767-6859         Marketplace, Corps of
                                          Engineers

12 McClelland Consulting Engineers        Clinton Presidential
   900 W. Markham St., Little Rock        Library, Heifer Project
   72201, (501) 371-0272, (501) 371-9932  International headquarters,
   1810 N. College Ave., Fayetteville     Dardanelle water treatment
   72701, (479) 443-2377, (479) 443-9241  plant, Little Rock National
                                          Airport general aviation
                                          ramp rehabilitation,
                                          Junction Pedestrian Bridge

14 The Batson Firm                        Deluxe Video DVD plant, UA
   1300 Brockwood Drive, Suite B, Little  Fayetteville NW Quad
   Rock 72202, (501) 664-3311, (501)      Development, Benton and
   664-3344                               Bryant public libraries,
                                          NCTR renovations, Acxiom at
                                          Little Rock, Little Rock
                                          School District renovations

14 Benchmark Group                        Newell Rubbermaid Office
   121 W. Walnut St., Rogers 72756,       Building, Bentonville; part
   (479) 636-5004, (479) 636-9687         of electrical design on
                                          Northwest Arkansas Regional
                                          Airport; ITW Paslode Plant,
                                          Augusta; Perkins' Family
                                          Restaurants

14 The Mehlburger Firm                    Baptist Springhill,
   201 S. Izard St., Little Rock 72201,   Boisdarch, Heber Springs
   (501) 375-5331, (501) 375-7452         Water Treatment Plant, Heber
   110 N. 11th St., Heber Springs 72543,  Springs Airport, Parker
   (501) 362-3118, (501) 362-4099         Lexus dealership

17 Engineering, Compliance and            Ciba Specialty Chemicals
   Construction Inc.                      Corp., 3M Corp., Atlantic
   415 N. McKinley, Suite 1180, Little    Research Corp., Potlatch
   Rock 72205, (501) 663-8247, (501)      Corp., Washington
   664-5005                               Demilitarization Co., Teris
                                          LLC

17 Gaskin Hill Norcross                   River Cities Travel Center,
   Architects-Engineers                   Arkansas Governor's Mansion
   303 W. Capitol Ave., Little Rock       restoration, Village at
   72201, (501) 376-6671, (501) 376-8027  Rahling Road, Donald W.
   Springfield, MO                        Reynolds Center for Business
                                          & Economic Development,
                                          Jordan Valley Ice Facility,
                                          Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
                                          Museum

Originally published Sept. 23, 2002.

Sources: The firms.

N/A: information not available.

Research by John Henry

Largest Arkansas Employers

Ranked by employees in Arkansas in 2001

   Employer
   Address,                      2001        2000    Percent
   Phone                       Employed    Employed  Change

1  Arkansas State Government    49,553 **   65,600     N/A **
   State Capitol,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 682-2345

2  Wal-Mart Stores Inc.         40,859      39,341     3.9%
   702 S.W. Eighth St.,
   Bentonville 72716,
   (479) 273-4000

3  Tyson Foods Inc.             24,251      23,481     3.3%
   2210 W. Oaklawn,
   Springdale 72762,
   (479) 290-4000

4  U.S. Government *            20,774      20,774      N/A
   1600 Pennsylvania Ave.,
   Washington, D.C. 20500,
   (202) 456-1414

5  Baptist Health                7,765       7,144     8.7%
   9601 1-630 Exit 7,
   Little Rock 72205,
   (501) 202-2500

6  ConAgra Foods Inc.            5,500       5,185     6.1%
   1 ConAgra Drive,
   Omaha, NE 68102,
   (402) 595-4000

7  Beverly Enterprises Inc.      5,483       4,986    10.0%
   1000 Beverly Way,
   Fort Smith 72919,
   (479) 201-2000

8  Alltel Corp.                  4,800       5,200    -7.7%
   One Allied Drive,
   Little Rock 72202,
   (501) 905-8000

9  Whirlpool Corp.               4,000       3,700     8.1%
   2000 M-63 Hwy.,
   Benton Harbor, MI 49022,
   (616) 923-5000

10 Kroger Co.                    3,670       2,700    35.9%
   1014 Vine St.,
   Cincinnati 45202,
   (513) 762-4000

11 Georgia Pacific Corp.         3,500       4,957   -29.4%
   133 Peachtree St.
   N.E., Atlanta 30303,
   (404) 652-4000

12 Dillard's Inc.                3,200       2,808    14.0%
   1600 Cantrell Road,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 376-5200

13 Entergy Corp.                 3,157       3,069     2.9%
   639 Loyola Ave.,
   New Orleans 70113,
   (504) 529-5262

14 Arkansas Children's           3,103       2,922     6.2%
   Hospital
   800 Marshall St.,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 320-1100

15 SBC Communications            3,100       3,000     3.3%
   175 E. Houston,
   San Antonio 78205,
   (210) 821-4105

16 J.B. Hunt Transport           3,011       3,011      N/A
   Services Inc. *
   615 J.B. Hunt Corp. Drive,
   Lowell 72745,
   (479) 659-8800

17 International Paper Co.       3,000       3,900   -23.1%
   2 Manhattanville Road,
   Purchase, NY 10577,
   (203) 541-8000

17 St. Vincent Health System     3,000       3,446   -12.9%
   2 St. Vincent Circle,
   Little Rock 72205,
   (501) 660-3000

19 Union Pacific Railroad Co.    2,962       3,400   -12.9%
   1416 Dodge St.,
   Omaha, NE 68179,
   (402) 271-5000

20 Acxiom Corp.                  2,800       3,035    -7.7%
   One Information Way,
   Little Rock 72203,
   (501) 252-1000

21 Sparks Health System          2,768       2,687     3.0%
   1311 S. "I" St.,
   Fort Smith 72901,
   (479) 441-4000

22 Emerson Electric Co.          2,500       3,200   -33.3%
   8000 W. Florissant Ave.,
   St. Louis 63136,
   (314) 553-2000

23 O.K. Industries Inc. *        2,492       2,492      N/A
   4601 N. Sixth St.,
   Fort Smith 72904,
   (479) 783-4186

24 Cooper Tire and Rubber Co.    2,441       2,300     6.1%
   701 Lima Ave.,
   Findlay, OH 45840,
   (419) 423-1321

25 United Parcel Service Inc.    2,280       2,600   -12.3%
   55 Glenlake Parkway N.E.,
   Atlanta 30328,
   (404) 828-6000

   Employer
   Address,                    Chief
   Phone                       Executive

1  Arkansas State Government   Gov. Mike Huckabee
   State Capitol,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 682-2345

2  Wat-Mart Stores Inc.        H. Lee Scott
   702 S.W. Eighth St.,
   Bentonville 72716,
   (479) 273-4000

3  Tyson Foods Inc.            John Tyson
   2210 W. Oaklawn,
   Springdale 72762,
   (479) 290-4000

4  U.S. Government *           President
   1600 Pennsylvania Ave.,     George W. Bush
   Washington, D.C. 20500,
   (202) 456-1414

5  Baptist Health              Russell Harrington Jr.
   9601 1-630 Exit 7,
   Little Rock 72205,
   (501) 202-2500

6  ConAgra Foods Inc.          Bruce Rohde
   1 ConAgra Drive,
   Omaha, NE 68102,
   (402) 595-4000

7  Beverly Enterprises Inc.    William R. Floyd
   1000 Beverly Way,
   Fort Smith 72919,
   (479) 201-2000

8  Alltel Corp.                Scott Ford
   One Allied Drive,
   Little Rock 72202,
   (501) 905-8000

9  Whirlpool Corp.             David R. Whitwam
   2000 M-63 Hwy.,
   Benton Harbor, MI 49022,
   (616) 923-5000

10 Kroger Co.                  Joseph A. Pichier
   1014 Vine St.,
   Cincinnati 45202,
   (513) 762-4000

11 Georgia Pacific Corp.       Alston D. Correll
   133 Peachtree St.
   N.E., Atlanta 30303,
   (404) 652-4000

12 Dillard's Inc.              William Dillard II
   1600 Cantrell Road,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 376-5200

13 Entergy Corp.               Wayne Leonard
   639 Loyola Ave.,
   New Orleans 70113,
   (504) 529-5262

14 Arkansas Children's         Dr. Jonathan Bates
   Hospital
   800 Marshall St.,
   Little Rock 72201,
   (501) 320-1100

15 SBC Communications          Edward Whitacre Jr.
   175 E. Houston,
   San Antonio 78205,
   (210) 821-4105

16 J.B. Hunt Transport         Kirk Thompson
   Services Inc. *
   615 J.B. Hunt Corp. Drive,
   Lowell 72745,
   (479) 659-8800

17 International Paper Co.     John T. Dillon
   2 Manhattanville Road,
   Purchase, NY 10577,
   (203) 541-8000

17 St. Vincent Health System   Stephen L. Mansfield
   2 St. Vincent Circle,
   Little Rock 72205,
   (501) 660-3000

19 Union Pacific Railroad Co.  Richard Davidson
   1416 Dodge St.,
   Omaha, NE 68179,
   (402) 271-5000

20 Acxiom Corp.                Charles D. Morgan
   One Information Way,
   Little Rock 72203,
   (501) 252-1000

21 Sparks Health System        Michael D. Helm
   1311 S. "I" St.,
   Fort Smith 72901,
   (479) 441-4000

22 Emerson Electric Co.        David N. Farr
   8000 W. Florissant Ave.,
   St. Louis 63136,
   (314) 553-2000

23 O.K. Industries Inc. *      Randy Goins
   4601 N. Sixth St.,
   Fort Smith 72904,
   (479) 783-4186

24 Cooper Tire and Rubber Co.  Thomas Dattilo
   701 Lima Ave.,
   Findlay, OH 45840,
   (419) 423-1321

25 United Parcel Service Inc.  Mike Eskew
   55 Glenlake Parkway N.E.,
   Atlanta 30328,
   (404) 828-6000

Originally published July 8, 2002.

Sources: The companies.

* These companies did not respond to requests for the number of Arkansas
employees in their organization. In these cases, the most recent figure
available was used and no percentage change could be calculated.

** The 2001 state government figure did not include some categories,
such as public school teachers.

Research by Alicia Stogner

Largest Law Firms

Ranked by number of licensed attorneys

   Firm Name
   Address, Web Site                 No. of   Managing
   Phone, Fax, Other Locations       Lawyers  Partner(s)

1  Friday Eldredge & Clark             83     By
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,                       committee,
   Suite 2000, Little Rock                    W.H.
   72201, www.fridayfirm.com                  "Buddy"
   (501) 376-2011,                            Sutton,
   (501) 376-2147                             chairman



2  Wright Lindsey &                    60     By
   Jennings LLP                               committee
   200 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 2200,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.wij.com
   (501) 371-0808,
   (501) 376-9442,
   Fayetteville, Russellville

3  Mitchell Williams Sellg             51     John S.
   Gates & Woodyard PLLC                      Selig,
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,                       managing
   Suite 1800,                                director
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.mitchellwilliamslaw.com
   (501) 688-8800,
   (501) 688-8807,
   Rogers, Bella Vista


4  Rose Law Firm P.A.                  35     Ronald M.
   120 E. Fourth St.,                         Clark,
   Little Rock 72201,                         chief
   www.roselawfirm.com                        executive
   (501) 375-9131,                            officer
   (501) 375-1309




5  Wilson & Associates PLLC            33     By
   1521 Merrill Drive,                        committee
   Suite D-220,
   Little Rock 72211,
   www.wilson-assoc.com
   (501) 219-9388,
   (501) 219-9458;
   Fayetteville; Memphis;
   Nashville, TN;
   Newport; Pine Bluff

6  Dover Dixon Horne PLLC              26     Darrell
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,                       D Dover
   Suite 3700,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.ddh-ar.com
   (501) 375-9151,
   (501) 375-6484




7  Barber McCaskill Jones              21     Board
   & Hale P.A.                                of
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,                       directors
   Suite 2700,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.barberlawfirm.com
   (501) 372-6175,
   (501) 375-2802

7  Hilburn Calhoon Harper              21     By
   Pruniski & Calhoun Ltd.                    committee
   1 Riverfront Place,
   Eighth Floor, North
   Little Rock 72114,
   www.hilburnlawfirm.com
   (501) 372-0110,
   (501) 372-2029

9  Kutak Rock LLP                      18     David
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,                       Jacobson
   Suite 1100,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.kutakrock.com
   (501) 975-3000,
   (501) 975-3001,
   Fayetteville

9  Jack Lyon & Jones P.A.              18     Don Jack,
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,                       Phillip
   Suite 3400,                                Lyon,
   Little Rock 72201,                         Stephen
   www.jij.com                                Jones
   (501) 375-1122,
   (501) 375-1027;
   Conway; Nashville, TN

11 Huckabay Munson Rowlett             17     Bruce
   & Moore P.A.                               Munson
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 1900,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.hmrmlaw.com
   (501) 374-6535,
   (501) 374-5906



11 Cross Gunter Witherspoon            17     Rick
   & Galchus P.C.                             Roderick
   500 President Clinton Ave.,
   Suite 200,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.cgwg.com
   (501) 371-9999,
   (501) 371-0035,
   Fort Smith

13 Cauley Geller Bauman &              16     Steven E. Cauley
   Coates LLP                                 and J. Geller
   11311 Arcade Drive, Suite 200,
   Little Rock 72212,
   www.classlawyer.com
   (501) 312-8500, (501) 312-8505,
   Boca Raton, FL

13 Gill Elrod Ragon Owen &             16     Charles C Owen
   Sherman P.A. *
   425 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 3801,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.gill-law.com
   (501) 376-3800, (501) 372-3359



15 Quattlebaum Grooms Tull &           15     By partners
   Burrow PLLC
   111 Center St., Suite 1900,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.QGTB.com
   (501) 379-1700, (501) 379-1701



15 Bassett Law Firm                    15     W.W. "Bill" Bassett
   221 N. College Ave.,
   Fayetteville 72702,
   www.bassettlawfirm.com
   (479) 521-9996, (479) 521-9600




15 Bridges Young Matthews &            15     By committee
   Drake PLC
   315 E. Eighth Ave.,
   Pin Bluff 71611,
   www.bridgesesplc.com
   (870-534-5532, (870) 534-5582

15 Williams & Anderson                 15     By committee
   111 Center St., 22nd Floor,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.williamsanderson.com
   (501) 372-0800, (501) 372-6453



19 Barrett & Deacon P.A.               14     J. Barry Deacon
   300 S. Church St.,
   Jonesboro 72403,
   www.barrettdeacon.com
   (870) 931-1700, (870) 931-1800




19 Warner Smith & Harris PLC           14     By committee
   214 N. Sixth St.,
   Fort Smith 72901
   (479) 782-6041, (479) 782-0841


21 Womack Landis Phelps McNeil &       12     Tom Womack
   McDaniel P.A.
   301 W. Washington Ave.,
   Jonesboro 72403,
   www.wlpmm-firm.com
   (870) 932-0900, (870) 932-2553



22 Ramsay Bridgforth Harrelson &       11     William C. Bridgforth
   Starling LLP
   501 Main St., Pine Bluff 71601,
   www.ramsaylaw.com
   (870) 535-900, (870) 535-8544





22 Laser Law Firm P.A.                 11     Alfred Angulo Jr.,
   101 S. Spring St. Suite 300,               Sam Laser
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 376-2981, (501) 376-2417

   Firm Name
   Address, Web Site                  Hourly
   Phone, Fax, Other Locations       Fee Range

1  Friday Eldredge & Clark            $90-$275
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 2000, Little Rock
   72201, www.fridayfirm.com
   (501) 376-2011,
   (501) 376-2147



2  Wright Lindsey &                   $85-$275
   Jennings LLP
   200 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 2200,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.wij.com
   (501) 371-0808,
   (501) 376-9442,
   Fayetteville, Russellville

3  Mitchell Williams Sellg                 WND
   Gates & Woodyard PLLC
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 1800,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.mitchellwilliamslaw.com
   (501) 688-8800,
   (501) 688-8807,
   Rogers, Bella Vista


4  Rose Law Firm P.A.                 $90-$250
   120 E. Fourth St.,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.roselawfirm.com
   (501) 375-9131,
   (501) 375-1309




5  Wilson & Associates PLLC          $150-$250
   1521 Merrill Drive,
   Suite D-220,
   Little Rock 72211,
   www.wilson-assoc.com
   (501) 219-9388,
   (501) 219-9458;
   Fayetteville; Memphis;
   Nashville, TN;
   Newport; Pine Bluff

6  Dover Dixon Horne PLLC                  WND
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 3700,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.ddh-ar.com
   (501) 375-9151,
   (501) 375-6484




7  Barber McCaskill Jones            $100-$210
   & Hale P.A.
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 2700,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.barberlawfirm.com
   (501) 372-6175,
   (501) 375-2802

7  Hilburn Calhoon Harper            $100-$200
   Pruniski & Calhoun Ltd.
   1 Riverfront Place,
   Eighth Floor, North
   Little Rock 72114,
   www.hilburnlawfirm.com
   (501) 372-0110,
   (501) 372-2029

9  Kutak Rock LLP                    $105-$235
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 1100,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.kutakrock.com
   (501) 975-3000,
   (501) 975-3001,
   Fayetteville

9  Jack Lyon & Jones P.A.                  WND
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 3400,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.jij.com
   (501) 375-1122,
   (501) 375-1027;
   Conway; Nashville, TN

11 Huckabay Munson Rowlett                 WND
   & Moore P.A.
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 1900,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.hmrmlaw.com
   (501) 374-6535,
   (501) 374-5906



11 Cross Gunter Witherspoon                WND
   & Galchus P.C.
   500 President Clinton Ave.,
   Suite 200,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.cgwg.com
   (501) 371-9999,
   (501) 371-0035,
   Fort Smith

13 Cauley Geller Bauman &                  WND
   Coates LLP
   11311 Arcade Drive, Suite 200,
   Little Rock 72212,
   www.classlawyer.com
   (501) 312-8500, (501) 312-8505,
   Boca Raton, FL

13 Gill Elrod Ragon Owen &                 WND
   Sherman P.A. *
   425 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 3801,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.gill-law.com
   (501) 376-3800, (501) 372-3359



15 Quattlebaum Grooms Tull &               WND
   Burrow PLLC
   111 Center St., Suite 1900,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.QGTB.com
   (501) 379-1700, (501) 379-1701



15 Bassett Law Firm                        WND
   221 N. College Ave.,
   Fayetteville 72702,
   www.bassettlawfirm.com
   (479) 521-9996, (479) 521-9600




15 Bridges Young Matthews &                WND
   Drake PLC
   315 E. Eighth Ave.,
   Pin Bluff 71611,
   www.bridgesesplc.com
   (870-534-5532, (870) 534-5582

15 Williams & Anderson                     WND
   111 Center St., 22nd Floor,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.williamsanderson.com
   (501) 372-0800, (501) 372-6453



19 Barrett & Deacon P.A.             $110-$225
   300 S. Church St.,
   Jonesboro 72403,
   www.barrettdeacon.com
   (870) 931-1700, (870) 931-1800




19 Warner Smith & Harris PLC               WND
   214 N. Sixth St.,
   Fort Smith 72901
   (479) 782-6041, (479) 782-0841


21 Womack Landis Phelps McNeil &           WND
   McDaniel P.A.
   301 W. Washington Ave.,
   Jonesboro 72403,
   www.wlpmm-firm.com
   (870) 932-0900, (870) 932-2553



22 Ramsay Bridgforth Harrelson &           WND
   Starling LLP
   501 Main St., Pine Bluff 71601,
   www.ramsaylaw.com
   (870) 535-900, (870) 535-8544





22 Laser Law Firm P.A.                     WND
   101 S. Spring St. Suite 300,
   Little Rock 72201
   (501) 376-2981, (501) 376-2417

   Firm Name
   Address, Web Site                 Sample
   Phone, Fax, Other Locations       Client List

1  Friday Eldredge & Clark           Entergy Arkansas, Dillard's
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,              Inc., Acxiom Corp., Little
   Suite 2000, Little Rock           Rock Public Schools, Liberty
   72201, www.fridayfirm.com         Mutual Insurance Co., Oaklawn
   (501) 376-2011,                   Jockey Club, Alltel Corp.,
   (501) 376-2147                    Stephens Inc., Union Pacific
                                     Railroad, Regions Bank, St.
                                     Paul Ins. Co.

2  Wright Lindsey &                  Acxiom Corp., Alltel Corp.,
   Jennings LLP                      Bank of America, CNA Insurance
   200 W. Capitol Ave.,              Co., Dillard's Inc., Entergy
   Suite 2200,                       Corp., Ford Motor Co., J.B.
   Little Rock 72201,                Hunt Transport, Murphy Oil
   www.wij.com                       Corp., Sisters of Mercy Health
   (501) 371-0808,                   System, Weyerhaeuser Co.
   (501) 376-9442,
   Fayetteville, Russellville

3  Mitchell Williams Sellg           Arkansas Electric Co-op,
   Gates & Woodyard PLLC             Corp., St. Paul Insurance,
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,              3M Co., Delta Trust, ADFA,
   Suite 1800,                       Bailey Properties, Rebsamen
   Little Rock 72201,                Insurance, International
   www.mitchellwilliamslaw.com       Paper Co., Southwestern Bell,
   (501) 688-8800,                   Central Arkansas Nursing
   (501) 688-8807,                   Centers Inc., American
   Rogers, Bella Vista               Management Corp., Crafton
                                     & Tull Associates

4  Rose Law Firm P.A.                Stephens Inc., Tyson Foods
   120 E. Fourth St.,                Inc., Acxiom Corp., General
   Little Rock 72201,                Motors Corp., Arkansas
   www.roselawfirm.com               Electric Energy Consumers,
   (501) 375-9131,                   Mountaire Corp., Peabody
   (501) 375-1309                    Hotel Group, J.A. Riggs
                                     Tractor Co., Pat Salmon and
                                     Sons Inc., Arkansas Capital
                                     Corp., Bunge Corp.

5  Wilson & Associates PLLC          Chase Manhattan, Countrywide,
   1521 Merrill Drive,               Fairbanks, Ocwen Federal,
   Suite D-220,                      Wells Fargo, First Horizon,
   Little Rock 72211,                Washington Mutual,
   www.wilson-assoc.com              Citifinancial, EMC, Conseco
   (501) 219-9388,
   (501) 219-9458;
   Fayetteville; Memphis;
   Nashville, TN;
   Newport; Pine Bluff

6  Dover Dixon Horne PLLC            Affiliated Foods Southwest,
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,              Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue
   Suite 3700,                       Shield, Arkansas Teacher
   Little Rock 72201,                Retirement System,
   www.ddh-ar.com                    Aromatique, Associated
   (501) 375-9151,                   Industries of Arkansas, J.B.
   (501) 375-6484                    Hunt Transport, Lawhon Farm
                                     Services. Nucor Corp., Ranger
                                     Boats, St. Vincent Infirmary,
                                     Tyson Foods Inc.

7  Barber McCaskill Jones            AFCO Metals, AFCO Steel,
   & Hale P.A.                       American Airlines, Crow-
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,              Burlingame, General Motors
   Suite 2700,                       Corp., GMAC, Baptist Health,
   Little Rock 72201,                Sears Roebuck & Co., Janet
   www.barberlawfirm.com             Jones Co., CNA Insurance Co.
   (501) 372-6175,
   (501) 375-2802

7  Hilburn Calhoon Harper            US Bank, Merrill Lynch, IBM
   Pruniski & Calhoun Ltd.           Corp., Deere & Co., Kimberly-
   1 Riverfront Place,               Clark Corp., The Kroger Co.,
   Eighth Floor, North               Lexicon Inc., Russell
   Little Rock 72114,                Chevrolet Co.
   www.hilburnlawfirm.com
   (501) 372-0110,
   (501) 372-2029

9  Kutak Rock LLP                    Not disclosed
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Suite 1100,
   Little Rock 72201,
   www.kutakrock.com
   (501) 975-3000,
   (501) 975-3001,
   Fayetteville

9  Jack Lyon & Jones P.A.            St. Vincent Infirmary Medical
   425 W. Capitol Ave.,              Center, TCBY Systems, Flake
   Suite 3400,                       Tabor Wells & Kelley, North
   Little Rock 72201,                Little Rock School District,
   www.jij.com                       Philander Smith College,
   (501) 375-1122,                   Country Music Association.,
   (501) 375-1027;                   Dallas Cowboys, Bill &
   Conway; Nashville, TN             Gloria Gaither, Jerry Jones

11 Huckabay Munson Rowlett           State Farm Insurance, Farmers
   & Moore P.A.                      Insurance Group, Allstate
   400 W. Capitol Ave.,              Insurance, AIG, Nationwide,
   Suite 1900,                       Tenet Healthcare, J.B. Hunt
   Little Rock 72201,                Transport Services, St.
   www.hmrmlaw.com                   Vincent Infirmary, Columbia/
   (501) 374-6535,                   HCA HCII, St. Vincent
   (501) 374-5906                    Infirmary, Tyson Foods Inc.,
                                     American Freightways, Crawford
                                     & Co.

11 Cross Gunter Witherspoon          ABF Freight Systems Inc.,
   & Galchus P.C.                    Arkansas Specialty Care
   500 President Clinton Ave.,       Clinics, Beverly Enterprises,
   Suite 200,                        City of Little Rock, City of
   Little Rock 72201,                North Little Rock, Dassault
   www.cgwg.com                      Falcon Jet, Entergy Arkansas,
   (501) 371-9999,                   Firstar Bank, J.B. Hunt
   (501) 371-0035,                   Transport, Reliant Energy/
   Fort Smith                        Arkla

13 Cauley Geller Bauman &            General public
   Coates LLP
   11311 Arcade Drive, Suite 200,
   Little Rock 72212,
   www.classlawyer.com
   (501) 312-8500, (501) 312-8505,
   Boca Raton, FL

13 Gill Elrod Ragon Owen &           Heifer Project International Inc.,
   Sherman P.A. *                    Community Water Systems, American
   425 W. Capitol Ave., Suite 3801,  Electric Power, Intelex Inc.,
   Little Rock 72201,                United Methodist Children's Home,
   www.gill-law.com                  WM&K Development Inc., Regions
   (501) 376-3800, (501) 372-3359    Bank, crews & Associates, Stewart
                                     Information Services Corp., Stewart
                                     Title Co. of Arkansas Inc.

15 Quattlebaum Grooms Tull &         Arkansas Bankers Assn., Arkansas
   Burrow PLLC                       Press Assn., Arkansas Realtors
   111 Center St., Suite 1900,       Assn., BASF Corp Entergy Corp.
   Little Rock 72201,                Koppers Industries, Simmons First
   www.QGTB.com                      National Bank, Uniroyal Chemical
   (501) 379-1700, (501) 379-1701    Co., Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Alltel
                                     Arena, Moses Tucker Real Estate
                                     Merceds-Benz

15 Bassett Law Firm                  Tyson Foods Inc., Georg's Inc.,
   221 N. College Ave.,              Sisters of Mercy Health System,
   Fayetteville 72702,               Amerisure, Medical Mutual
   www.bassettlawfirm.com            Insurance Co. of N.C., Lloyds of
   (479) 521-9996, (479) 521-9600    London, Hartford Insurance Co.,
                                     Simmons Industries Inc., St. Paul
                                     Insurance Cos., Wal-Mart
                                     Stores Inc.

15 Bridges Young Matthews &          International Paper Co., Pine
   Drake PLC                         Bluff National Bank, Jefferson
   315 E. Eighth Ave.,               Regional Medical Center, Watson
   Pin Bluff 71611,                  Chapel School District, Anthony
   www.bridgesesplc.com              Timberlands Inc., Central
   (870-534-5532, (870) 534-5582     Moloney Inc., CNA Insurance Cos.

15 Williams & Anderson               Arkansas Development Finance
   111 Center St., 22nd Floor,       Authority, Arkansas Student Loan
   Little Rock 72201,                Authority, Arkansas Democrat-
   www.williamsanderson.com          Gazette, Metropolitan National
   (501) 372-0800, (501) 372-6453    Bank, Roman Catholic Diocese of
                                     Little Rock, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.,
                                     Potlatch Corp.

19 Barrett & Deacon P.A.             Allstate Insurance Co., St. Paul
   300 S. Church St.,                Fire & Marine, St. Bernards Health
   Jonesboro 72403,                  Care, Hytrol Convey Co., American
   www.barrettdeacon.com             Greeting Corp., American Honda
   (870) 931-1700, (870) 931-1800    Motors Co., E.C. Barton & Co.,
                                     Arkansas Glass Container, Chrysler
                                     Corp., Dana Corp., The Jonesboro
                                     Sun, Nucor-Yamato

19 Warner Smith & Harris PLC         Sparks Health System, ERC
   214 N. Sixth St.,                 Properties, Fairfield Resorts Inc.,
   Fort Smith 72901                  Fort Smith Housing Authority, CNA
   (479) 782-6041, (479) 782-0841    Insurance Cos., St. Paul Fire &
                                     Marine

21 Womack Landis Phelps McNeil &     Allen Engineering Co., Arkansas
   McDaniel P.A.                     State University, Case Corp.,
   301 W. Washington Ave.,           Darling Store Fixtures, E.C.
   Jonesboro 72403,                  Barton & Co., E. Ritter & Co.,
   www.wlpmm-firm.com                Entergy Corp., Northeast Arkansas
   (870) 932-0900, (870) 932-2553    Clinic, Roach Manufacturing Corp.,
                                     Shelter Insurance, St. Paul
                                     Insurance

22 Ramsay Bridgforth Harrelson &     Simmons First National Bank,
   Starling LLP                      Simmons First National Bank
   501 Main St., Pine Bluff 71601,   of South Arkansas, McGeorge
   www.ramsaylaw.com                 Contracting Co., Pine Bluff
   (870) 535-900, (870) 535-8544     Sand & Gravel, KATV, Equitable
                                     Agri-Business, Jefferson
                                     Regional Medical Center,
                                     Prudential Agricultural
                                     Investments, Levi Strauss

22 Laser Law Firm P.A.               Farm Bureau, State Farm, Farmers,
   101 S. Spring St. Suite 300,      SNA, AIG, Scottsdale, Progressive,
   Little Rock 72201                 ITT Hartford Allstate, Arkansas
   (501) 376-2981, (501) 376-2417    Department of Education

Originally published June 10, 2002.

Sources: The firms, Martindale-Hubbell legal directory.

* Did not respond to requests for information. Number of attorneys based
on information on Martindale.com, the Web site of the Martindale-Hubbell
legal directory.

Research by John Henry

Property & Casualty Insurance Cos.

Ranked by total premiums written in Arkansas during 2001

   Company Name                 2001 Arkansas   Total Assets */
   Local Address, Phone          Premiums *    Total Liabilities *

 1 State Farm Insurance Cos.    $412,964,622    $89,009,372,825
   Independence Court, Little                   $46,196,225,196
   Rock 72212, (501) 228-7933

 2 Southern Farm Bureau         $211,270,211     $2,082,514,683
   Casualty Insurance Cos.                         $801,259,906
   P.O. Box 31, Little Rock
   72211, (501) 224-4400

 3 Farmers Insurance Cos.       $193,662,759    $29,138,889,974
   10825 Financial Centre                       $21,777,226,894
   Parkway, Suite 133, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 217-3710

 4 Shelter Insurance Cos.       $148,842,191     $1,551,388,255
   17 Corporate Hill Drive,                        $736,768,066
   Little Rock 72205, (501)
   224-4556

 5 CNA Insurance Cos.           $139,884,860    $32,977,886,194
   10809 Executive Center                       $24,924,536,175
   Drive, Little Rock 72211,
   (501) 223-1200

 6 Farm Bureau Mutual           $129,193,609       $170,309,151
   Insurance Co. of Arkansas                        $92,642,293
   10720 Kanis Road, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 224-4400

 7 American International       $121,955,823    $47,973,796,356
   Group (AIG)                                  $31,900,607,111
   425 W. Capitol Ave., Little
   Rock 72201, (501) 375-5040

 8 Allstate Insurance Cos.      $107,019,978    $38,131,703,529
   N/A                                          $24,078,476,240

 9 St. Paul Insurance Cos.       $90,083,231    $24,029,339,766
   10810 Executive Center                       $17,220,063,875
   Drive, Little Rock 72211,
   (501) 223-6700

10 Nationwide Insurance Cos.     $80,731,057    $21,666,101,375
   10 Corporate Hill Drive,                     $13,810,129,619
   Little Rock 72205, (501)
   223-3636

11 Travelers Insurance Cos.      $61,185,188    $39,493,250,949
   N/A                                          $27,485,222,326

12 Progressive Insurance Cos.    $51,473,546     $7,251,043,631
   N/A                                           $5,275,382,680

13 Hartford Insurance Cos.
   N/A                           $51,071,616    $22,866,076,531
                                                $14,648,393,808

14 Firemans Fund Insurance       $48,567,781    $17,074,593,162
   Cos.                                         $12,056,794,083
   10800 Financial Centre
   Parkway, Suite 110, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 228-1000

15 Liberty Mutual Insurance      $43,523,812    $29,948,881,643
   Cos.                                         $22,917,864,009
   10800 Financial Centre
   Parkway, Little Rock 72211,
   (501) 224-4300

16 Government Employees          $37,458,939    $67,220,108,643
   Insurance Cos. (Geico)                       $41,668,459,774
   517 N. First St., Stonewall
   Square, Jacksonville 72076,
   (501) 982-0514

17 United Services Auto          $37,335,296    $14,876,882,862
   Association                                   $7,036,330,533
   N/A

18 Safeco Insurance Cos.         $32,284,558     $9,672,959,851
   N/A                                           $7,369,866,177

19 Old Republic Insurance        $30,440,279     $5,332,939,427
   Group                                         $3,858,989,850
   12410 Cantrell Road, Little
   Rock 72223, (501) 224-3080

20 CGU Insurance Cos. ++         $30,324,311    $11,315,819,283
   N/A                                           $7,638,546,013

21 Cincinnati Insurance Cos.     $29,072,931     $7,162,445,202
   N/A                                           $4,342,701,120

22 ACE USA Insurance Group       $26,691,243     $9,186,837,544
   N/A                                           $7,146,099,836

23 Columbia Mutual Insurance     $25,451,939       $213,790,499
   Cos.                                            $126,097,328
   N/A

24 State Auto Insurance Cos.     $25,393,627     $2,052,995,962
   1508 Macon Drive, Little                      $1,037,748,222
   Rock 72211, (501) 225-7117

25 GE Capital Insurance          $25,065,412    $28,300,685,833
   Holding                                      $18,142,053,481
   N/A

   Company Name
   Local Address, Phone         Capital & Surplus *  Market Share * +

 1 State Farm Insurance Cos.      $42,813,147,628         14.70%
   Independence Court, Little
   Rock 72212, (501) 228-7933

 2 Southern Farm Bureau            $1,281,254,777          7.52%
   Casualty Insurance Cos.
   P.O. Box 31, Little Rock
   72211, (501) 224-4400

 3 Farmers Insurance Cos.          $7,361,663,075          6.89%
   10825 Financial Centre
   Parkway, Suite 133, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 217-3710

 4 Shelter Insurance Cos.            $814,620,189          5.30%
   17 Corporate Hill Drive,
   Little Rock 72205, (501)
   224-4556

 5 CNA Insurance Cos.              $8,053,350,019          4.98%
   10809 Executive Center
   Drive, Little Rock 72211,
   (501) 223-1200

 6 Farm Bureau Mutual                 $77,666,857          4.60%
   Insurance Co. of Arkansas
   10720 Kanis Road, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 224-4400

 7 American International         $16,073,189,244          4.34%
   Group (AIG)
   425 W. Capitol Ave., Little
   Rock 72201, (501) 375-5040

 8 Allstate Insurance Cos.        $14,053,227,290          3.81%
   N/A

 9 St. Paul Insurance Cos.         $6,809,345,831          3.21%
   10810 Executive Center
   Drive, Little Rock 72211,
   (501) 223-6700

10 Nationwide Insurance Cos.       $7,855,971,761          2.87%
   10 Corporate Hill Drive,
   Little Rock 72205, (501)
   223-3636

11 Travelers Insurance Cos.       $12,008,028,625          2.18%
   N/A

12 Progressive Insurance Cos.      $1,975,660,951          1.83%
   N/A

13 Hartford Insurance Cos.
   N/A                             $8,217,682,723          1.82%


14 Firemans Fund Insurance         $5,017,799,080          1.73%
   Cos.
   10800 Financial Centre
   Parkway, Suite 110, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 228-1000

15 Liberty Mutual Insurance        $7,031,017,633          1.55%
   Cos.
   10800 Financial Centre
   Parkway, Little Rock 72211,
   (501) 224-4300

16 Government Employees           $25,551,648,873          1.33%
   Insurance Cos. (Geico)
   517 N. First St., Stonewall
   Square, Jacksonville 72076,
   (501) 982-0514

17 United Services Auto            $7,840,552,329          1.33%
   Association
   N/A

18 Safeco Insurance Cos.           $2,303,093,674          1.15%
   N/A

19 Old Republic Insurance          $1,473,949,578          1.08%
   Group
   12410 Cantrell Road, Little
   Rock 72223, (501) 224-3080

20 CGU Insurance Cos. ++           $3,677,273,286          1.08%
   N/A

21 Cincinnati Insurance Cos.       $2,819,744,084          1.03%
   N/A

22 ACE USA Insurance Group         $2,040,737,715          0.95%
   N/A

23 Columbia Mutual Insurance          $87,693,171          0.91%
   Cos.
   N/A

24 State Auto Insurance Cos.       $1,015,247,740          0.90%
   1508 Macon Drive, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 225-7117

25 GE Capital Insurance           $10,158,632,354          0.89%
   Holding
   N/A

   Company Name                 National Headquarters
   Local Address, Phone         HQ Phone

 1 State Farm Insurance Cos.    Bloomington, IL
   Independence Court, Little   (309) 766-2311
   Rock 72212, (501) 228-7933

 2 Southern Farm Bureau         Ridgeland, MS
   Casualty Insurance Cos.      (601) 957-7777
   P.O. Box 31, Little Rock
   72211, (501) 224-4400

 3 Farmers Insurance Cos.       Los Angeles
   10825 Financial Centre       (208) 239-8400
   Parkway, Suite 133, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 217-3710

 4 Shelter Insurance Cos.       Columbia, MO
   17 Corporate Hill Drive,     (573) 445-8441
   Little Rock 72205, (501)
   224-4556

 5 CNA Insurance Cos.           Chicago
   10809 Executive Center       (312) 822-5000
   Drive, Little Rock 72211,
   (501) 223-1200

 6 Farm Bureau Mutual           Little Rock
   Insurance Co. of Arkansas    (501) 224-4400
   10720 Kanis Road, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 224-4400

 7 American International       New York
   Group (AIG)                  (212) 770-7000
   425 W. Capitol Ave., Little
   Rock 72201, (501) 375-5040

 8 Allstate Insurance Cos.      Northbrook, IL
   N/A                          (847) 402-5000

 9 St. Paul Insurance Cos.      St. Paul, MN
   10810 Executive Center       (612) 221-8069
   Drive, Little Rock 72211,
   (501) 223-6700

10 Nationwide Insurance Cos.    Columbus, OH
   10 Corporate Hill Drive,     (614) 249-6883
   Little Rock 72205, (501)
   223-3636

11 Travelers Insurance Cos.     Hartford, CT
   N/A                          (203) 277-3966

12 Progressive Insurance Cos.   Mayfield Village, OH
   N/A                          (337) 463-9052

13 Hartford Insurance Cos.
   N/A                          Hartford, CT
                                (203) 547-5648

14 Firemans Fund Insurance      Novato, CA
   Cos.                         (800) 392-1560
   10800 Financial Centre
   Parkway, Suite 110, Little
   Rock 72211, (501) 228-1000

15 Liberty Mutual Insurance     Boston
   Cos.                         (617) 357-9500
   10800 Financial Centre
   Parkway, Little Rock 72211,
   (501) 224-4300

16 Government Employees         Washington, D.C.
   Insurance Cos. (Geico)       (800) 841-3000
   517 N. First St., Stonewall
   Square, Jacksonville 72076,
   (501) 982-0514

17 United Services Auto         San Antonio
   Association                  (210) 456-1800
   N/A

18 Safeco Insurance Cos.        Seattle
   N/A                          (206) 545-5000

19 Old Republic Insurance       Chicago
   Group                        (312) 346-8100
   12410 Cantrell Road, Little
   Rock 72223, (501) 224-3080

20 CGU Insurance Cos. ++        Philadelphia
   N/A                          (610) 490-1536

21 Cincinnati Insurance Cos.    Cincinnati
   N/A                          (513) 870-2000

22 ACE USA Insurance Group      Philadelphia
   N/A                          (215) 761-2423

23 Columbia Mutual Insurance    Columbia, MO
   Cos.                         (573) 474-6193
   N/A

24 State Auto Insurance Cos.    Columbus, OH
   1508 Macon Drive, Little     (614) 464-5000
   Rock 72211, (501) 225-7117

25 GE Capital Insurance         Fort Washington, PA
   Holding                      (267) 468-2078
   N/A

Originally published Nov. 4, 2002.

Sources: Arkansas Insurance Department, the companies.

* Company premiums, assets, liabilities, capital and surplus and market
share include total of subsidiaries writing property and casualty
insurance in Arkansas in 2001.

+ Share of $2.81 billion market in Arkansas in 2001.

++ Include OneBeacon, which was acquired by Liberty Mutual on Jan. 1,
2002.

N/A: not applicable or not available.

Research by Gwen Moritz

Telecommunications Companies

Local Exchange Carriers

Ranked by 2001 revenue greater than $1 million in Arkansas

   Company                          2001 Arkansas  2001 System
   Address                            Revenue *     Revenue **

1  Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.  $567,897,201   $765,172,749
   1111 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Little Rock 72201

2  CenturyTel (seven divisions      $137,842,079   $220,173,427
   in Arkansas)
   P.O. Box 4065,
   Monroe, LA 71211

   CenturyTel of Central             $56,739,550   $85,970,584
   Arkansas LLC
   2616 W. Main St.,
   Jacksonville 72076

   CenturyTel of Northwest           $55,514,740   $83,121,973
   Arkansas LLC
   2616 W. Main St.,
   Jacksonville 72076

   CenturyTel of Arkansas Inc.       $11,083,546   $24,739,555
   P.O. Box 306,
   Hardy 72542

   CenturyTel of Mountain            $11,049,176   $21,080,251
   Home Inc.
   503 Baker St.,
   Mountain Home 72653

   CenturyTel of Redfield            $2,581,706     $3,401,548
   P.O. Box 306, Hardy 72542

   CenturyTel of South Arkansas       $757,166      $1,480,444
   122 N. Lynch,
   Plain Dealing, LA 71064

   CenturyTel at Northwest            $116,195       $379,072
   Louisiana Inc.
   122 N. Lynch,
   Plain Dealing, LA 71064

3  Alltel of Arkansas Inc.           $72,991,737   $95,346,361
   Don Allied Drive,
   Little Rock 72203

4  AT&T Communications of            $64,143,998   $64,143,988
   the Southwest Inc.
   15711 W. 145th St.,
   Olathe, KS 66062

5  Alltel Communications Inc.        $30,884,952   $47,161,354
   One Allied Drive,
   Little Rock 72203

6  Connect Communications Corp.      $8,651,137     $8,651,137
   1300 Miller Place Drive,
   Bryant 72022

7  Northern Arkansas                 $8,277,534    $13,240,057
   Telephone Co.
   301 E. Main St.,
   Flippin 72634

8  SBC Advanced Solutions Inc.       $7,319,775    $25,526,925
   300 Convent St., Room 1998,
   San Antonio, TX 78205

9  Prairie Grove Telephone Co.       $6,737,516     $9,013,530
   139 N. Mock St.,
   Prairie Grove 72753

10 Vartec Telecom Inc.               $6,216,449    $13,530,415
   1600 Viceroy Drive,
   Dallas 75235

11 Navigator Telecommunications      $5,193,971     $5,935,213
   LLC
   8525 Riverwood Park Drive,
   North Little Rock 72113

12 Tri-County Telephone Co.          $4,980,945     $8,863,132
   9444 Hwy. 65 S., Everton 72633


13 Walnut Hill Telephone Co.         $4,312,387    $10,040,392
   Highways 82 and 29,
   Lewisville 71845


14 Valor Telecommunications          $4,248,983     $5,480,615
   of Texas LP
   201 E. John Carpenter
   Freeway, #200, Irving,
   TX 75062

15 Delta Phones Inc.                 $3,822,431     $3,822,431
   245 Illinois St., Delhi,
   LA 71232

16 Arkansas Telephone Co. Inc.       $3,744,697     $5,679,397
   P.O. Box 69, Clinton 72031

17 Yell County Telephone Co. Inc.    $3,531,800     $6,299,755
   126 E. Seventh St.,
   Danville 72833

18 Cleveland County Telephone Co.    $3,529,635     $4,772,545
   206 Pine St., Rison 71665


19 Southwest Arkansas Telephone      $3,431,475     $7,283,464
   Cooperative Inc.
   2601 East St., Texarkana 72854

20 Mountain View Telephone Co.       $3,164,191     $5,203,871
   218 E. Main St., Mountain
   View 72663

21 South Arkansas Telephone Co.      $3,099,691     $5,015,429
   First and Main streets,
   Hampton 71744

22 E. Ritter Telephone Co.           $3,057,375     $4,577,981
   106 Frisco St.,
   Marked Tree 72365

23 Yelcot Telephone Co.              $2,995,311     $5,193,491
   207 E. Fourth St.,
   Mountain Home 72653

24 Adelphia Business Solutions       $2,697,705     $3,074,848
   Investment LLC
   1 N. Main St., Couldersport,
   PA 16915

25 Comm South Cos. Inc.              $2,629,274     $2,629,274
   2909 N. Buckner Blvd.,
   Suite 800, Dallas 75228

26 Madison County Telephone Co.      $2,494,355     $3,928,435
   113 Court St., Huntsville
   72740

27 Central Arkansas Telephone        $1,961 438     $3,220,425
   Cooperative Inc.
   P.O. Box 130, Bismarck 71929

28 HomeTel Inc.                      $1,708,456     $1,708,456
   2900 Louisville Ave.,
   Monroe, LA 71201

29 Lavaca Telephone Co. Inc.         $1,527,189     $1,984,395
   (dba Pinnacle Communications)
   301 Hwy. 96 S.W., Lavaca 72941

30 dPi Telconnect LLC                $1,395,297     $1,395,297
   2997 LBJ Freeway, Suite 225,
   Dallas 75234


31 Decatur Telephone Co.             $1,239,855     $1,606,101
   182 N. Main St.,
   Decatur 72722

32 Verizon Select                    $1,137,006     $1,767,671
   Services Inc
   6665 N. MacArthur Blvd.,
   Irving, TX 75039

33 ASCI Local Switched               $1,121,834     $1,121,834
   Services Inc. (d/b/a espire)
   12975 Worldgate Drive,
   Herndon, VA 20170

34 McLeodUSA                         $1,059,039     $1,771,479
   Telecommunications Services
   6400 C St. S.W., Cedar
   Rapids, IA 52406

35 Talk America                      $1,045,465     $1,731 846
   6805 Route 202,
   New Hope, PA 18938



36 ITC DeltaCom                      $1,038,017     $1,396,005
   Communications Inc.
   4092 S. Memorial Parkway,
   Huntsville, AL 35802

37 NuVox Commonications              $1,000,837     $2,315,690
   of Arkansas Inc
   1519 Bowman Road,
   Suite G, Little Rock 72211

   Company                          Total No. of Lines  Business
   Address                            in Arkansas +      Lines

1  Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.       988,460        274,363
   1111 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Little Rock 72201

2  CenturyTel (seven divisions           271,371         52,065
   in Arkansas)
   P.O. Box 4065,
   Monroe, LA 71211

   CenturyTel of Central                  88,087         14,951
   Arkansas LLC
   2616 W. Main St.,
   Jacksonville 72076

   CenturyTel of Northwest               137,314         28,249
   Arkansas LLC
   2616 W. Main St.,
   Jacksonville 72076

   CenturyTel of Arkansas Inc.            19,529         3,624
   P.O. Box 306,
   Hardy 72542

   CenturyTel of Mountain                 23,085         4,839
   Home Inc.
   503 Baker St.,
   Mountain Home 72653

   CenturyTel of Redfield                 2,167           234
   P.O. Box 306, Hardy 72542

   CenturyTel of South Arkansas            837            123
   122 N. Lynch,
   Plain Dealing, LA 71064

   CenturyTel at Northwest                 352             45
   Louisiana Inc.
   122 N. Lynch,
   Plain Dealing, LA 71064

3  Alltel of Arkansas Inc.               110,605         12,803
   Don Allied Drive,
   Little Rock 72203

4  AT&T Communications of                 6,295          6,295
   the Southwest Inc.
   15711 W. 145th St.,
   Olathe, KS 66062

5  Alltel Communications Inc.             56,700         39,140
   One Allied Drive,
   Little Rock 72203

6  Connect Communications Corp.            274            274
   1300 Miller Place Drive,
   Bryant 72022

7  Northern Arkansas                      8,279          1,327
   Telephone Co.
   301 E. Main St.,
   Flippin 72634

8  SBC Advanced Solutions Inc.              0              0
   300 Convent St., Room 1998,
   San Antonio, TX 78205

9  Prairie Grove Telephone Co.            10,102         1,256
   139 N. Mock St.,
   Prairie Grove 72753

10 Vartec Telecom Inc.                      7              0
   1600 Viceroy Drive,
   Dallas 75235

11 Navigator Telecommunications           9,568          1,161
   LLC
   8525 Riverwood Park Drive,
   North Little Rock 72113

12 Tri-County Telephone Co.               7,501           692
   9444 Hwy. 65 S., Everton 72633


13 Walnut Hill Telephone Co.              5,684           792
   Highways 82 and 29,
   Lewisville 71845


14 Valor Telecommunications               17,893         3,901
   of Texas LP
   201 E. John Carpenter
   Freeway, #200, Irving,
   TX 75062

15 Delta Phones Inc.                      7,198            0
   245 Illinois St., Delhi,
   LA 71232

16 Arkansas Telephone Co. Inc.            8,988          1,584
   P.O. Box 69, Clinton 72031

17 Yell County Telephone Co. Inc.         5,979          1,365
   126 E. Seventh St.,
   Danville 72833

18 Cleveland County Telephone Co.         3,783           523
   206 Pine St., Rison 71665


19 Southwest Arkansas Telephone           5,922           557
   Cooperative Inc.
   2601 East St., Texarkana 72854

20 Mountain View Telephone Co.            7,479          1,809
   218 E. Main St., Mountain
   View 72663

21 South Arkansas Telephone Co.           4,293           750
   First and Main streets,
   Hampton 71744

22 E. Ritter Telephone Co.                5,253           921
   106 Frisco St.,
   Marked Tree 72365

23 Yelcot Telephone Co.                   4,200          1,032
   207 E. Fourth St.,
   Mountain Home 72653

24 Adelphia Business Solutions            6,523          6,523
   Investment LLC
   1 N. Main St., Couldersport,
   PA 16915

25 Comm South Cos. Inc.                   4,033            0
   2909 N. Buckner Blvd.,
   Suite 800, Dallas 75228

26 Madison County Telephone Co.           3,758           849
   113 Court St., Huntsville
   72740

27 Central Arkansas Telephone             3,453           421
   Cooperative Inc.
   P.O. Box 130, Bismarck 71929

28 HomeTel Inc.                           6,711            0
   2900 Louisville Ave.,
   Monroe, LA 71201

29 Lavaca Telephone Co. Inc.              1,868           199
   (dba Pinnacle Communications)
   301 Hwy. 96 S.W., Lavaca 72941

30 dPi Telconnect LLC                     1,854            0
   2997 LBJ Freeway, Suite 225,
   Dallas 75234


31 Decatur Telephone Co.                  1,377           532
   182 N. Main St.,
   Decatur 72722

32 Verizon Select                           0              0
   Services Inc
   6665 N. MacArthur Blvd.,
   Irving, TX 75039

33 ASCI Local Switched                    2,878          2,878
   Services Inc. (d/b/a espire)
   12975 Worldgate Drive,
   Herndon, VA 20170

34 McLeodUSA                              1,955          1,863
   Telecommunications Services
   6400 C St. S.W., Cedar
   Rapids, IA 52406

35 Talk America                             0              0
   6805 Route 202,
   New Hope, PA 18938



36 ITC DeltaCom                             0              0
   Communications Inc.
   4092 S. Memorial Parkway,
   Huntsville, AL 35802

37 NuVox Commonications                   2,800          2,798
   of Arkansas Inc
   1519 Bowman Road,
   Suite G, Little Rock 72211

   Company                          Residential
   Address                             Lines

1  Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.    632,185
   1111 W. Capitol Ave.,
   Little Rock 72201

2  CenturyTel (seven divisions        209,849
   in Arkansas)
   P.O. Box 4065,
   Monroe, LA 71211

   CenturyTel of Central              71,391
   Arkansas LLC
   2616 W. Main St.,
   Jacksonville 72076

   CenturyTel of Northwest            102,455
   Arkansas LLC
   2616 W. Main St.,
   Jacksonville 72076

   CenturyTel of Arkansas Inc.        15,499
   P.O. Box 306,
   Hardy 72542

   CenturyTel of Mountain             17,679
   Home Inc.
   503 Baker St.,
   Mountain Home 72653

   CenturyTel of Redfield              1,842
   P.O. Box 306, Hardy 72542

   CenturyTel of South Arkansas         679
   122 N. Lynch,
   Plain Dealing, LA 71064

   CenturyTel at Northwest              304
   Louisiana Inc.
   122 N. Lynch,
   Plain Dealing, LA 71064

3  Alltel of Arkansas Inc.            84,973
   Don Allied Drive,
   Little Rock 72203

4  AT&T Communications of                0
   the Southwest Inc.
   15711 W. 145th St.,
   Olathe, KS 66062

5  Alltel Communications Inc.          5,485
   One Allied Drive,
   Little Rock 72203

6  Connect Communications Corp.          0
   1300 Miller Place Drive,
   Bryant 72022

7  Northern Arkansas                   6,399
   Telephone Co.
   301 E. Main St.,
   Flippin 72634

8  SBC Advanced Solutions Inc.           0
   300 Convent St., Room 1998,
   San Antonio, TX 78205

9  Prairie Grove Telephone Co.         8,538
   139 N. Mock St.,
   Prairie Grove 72753

10 Vartec Telecom Inc.                   7
   1600 Viceroy Drive,
   Dallas 75235

11 Navigator Telecommunications        8,211
   LLC
   8525 Riverwood Park Drive,
   North Little Rock 72113

12 Tri-County Telephone Co.            6,239
   9444 Hwy. 65 S., Everton 72633


13 Walnut Hill Telephone Co.           4,649
   Highways 82 and 29,
   Lewisville 71845


14 Valor Telecommunications           13,451
   of Texas LP
   201 E. John Carpenter
   Freeway, #200, Irving,
   TX 75062

15 Delta Phones Inc.                   7,198
   245 Illinois St., Delhi,
   LA 71232

16 Arkansas Telephone Co. Inc.         7,268
   P.O. Box 69, Clinton 72031

17 Yell County Telephone Co. Inc.      4,419
   126 E. Seventh St.,
   Danville 72833

18 Cleveland County Telephone Co.      3,219
   206 Pine St., Rison 71665


19 Southwest Arkansas Telephone        5,261
   Cooperative Inc.
   2601 East St., Texarkana 72854

20 Mountain View Telephone Co.         5,596
   218 E. Main St., Mountain
   View 72663

21 South Arkansas Telephone Co.        3,392
   First and Main streets,
   Hampton 71744

22 E. Ritter Telephone Co.             4,097
   106 Frisco St.,
   Marked Tree 72365

23 Yelcot Telephone Co.                3,071
   207 E. Fourth St.,
   Mountain Home 72653

24 Adelphia Business Solutions           0
   Investment LLC
   1 N. Main St., Couldersport,
   PA 16915

25 Comm South Cos. Inc.                4,033
   2909 N. Buckner Blvd.,
   Suite 800, Dallas 75228

26 Madison County Telephone Co.        2,862
   113 Court St., Huntsville
   72740

27 Central Arkansas Telephone          2,925
   Cooperative Inc.
   P.O. Box 130, Bismarck 71929

28 HomeTel Inc.                        6,711
   2900 Louisville Ave.,
   Monroe, LA 71201

29 Lavaca Telephone Co. Inc.           1,642
   (dba Pinnacle Communications)
   301 Hwy. 96 S.W., Lavaca 72941

30 dPi Telconnect LLC                  1,854
   2997 LBJ Freeway, Suite 225,
   Dallas 75234


31 Decatur Telephone Co.                831
   182 N. Main St.,
   Decatur 72722

32 Verizon Select                        0
   Services Inc
   6665 N. MacArthur Blvd.,
   Irving, TX 75039

33 ASCI Local Switched                   0
   Services Inc. (d/b/a espire)
   12975 Worldgate Drive,
   Herndon, VA 20170

34 McLeodUSA                            92
   Telecommunications Services
   6400 C St. S.W., Cedar
   Rapids, IA 52406

35 Talk America                          0
   6805 Route 202,
   New Hope, PA 18938



36 ITC DeltaCom                          0
   Communications Inc.
   4092 S. Memorial Parkway,
   Huntsville, AL 35802

37 NuVox Commonications                  0
   of Arkansas Inc
   1519 Bowman Road,
   Suite G, Little Rock 72211

   Company                          Contact Name ++
   Address                          Contact Phone

1  Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.  Edward Drilling,
   1111 W. Capitol Ave.,            Arkansas president
   Little Rock 72201                (501) 373-3383

2  CenturyTel (seven divisions      Ted Hankins, director of
   in Arkansas)                     state government relations
   P.O. Box 4065,                   (318) 388-9416
   Monroe, LA 71211

   CenturyTel of Central
   Arkansas LLC
   2616 W. Main St.,
   Jacksonville 72076

   CenturyTel of Northwest
   Arkansas LLC
   2616 W. Main St.,
   Jacksonville 72076

   CenturyTel of Arkansas Inc.
   P.O. Box 306,
   Hardy 72542

   CenturyTel of Mountain
   Home Inc.
   503 Baker St.,
   Mountain Home 72653

   CenturyTel of Redfield
   P.O. Box 306, Hardy 72542

   CenturyTel of South Arkansas
   122 N. Lynch,
   Plain Dealing, LA 71064

   CenturyTel at Northwest
   Louisiana Inc.
   122 N. Lynch,
   Plain Dealing, LA 71064

3  Alltel of Arkansas Inc.          David Cameron, manager
   Don Allied Drive,                of external reporting
   Little Rock 72203                (501) 905-5270

4  AT&T Communications of           Wauneta Brown, asst. v.p.
   the Southwest Inc.               regulatory and
   15711 W. 145th St.,              legislative affairs
   Olathe, KS 66062                 (913) 780-0872

5  Alltel Communications Inc.       David Cameron, manager
   One Allied Drive,                of external reporting
   Little Rock 72203                (501) 905-5270

6  Connect Communications Corp.     Charles L. White, chief
   1300 Miller Place Drive,         financial officer
   Bryant 72022                     (501) 258-3094

7  Northern Arkansas                Steven G. Sanders,
   Telephone Co.                    president
   301 E. Main St.,                 (870) 453-8811
   Flippin 72634

8  SBC Advanced Solutions Inc.      John Habeeb, regulatory
   300 Convent St., Room 1998,      director
   San Antonio, TX 78205            (210) 246-8150

9  Prairie Grove Telephone Co.      Rick Reed, vice president/
   139 N. Mock St.,                 general manager
   Prairie Grove 72753              (479) 846-7200

10 Vartec Telecom Inc.              Jonna Etheredge,
   1600 Viceroy Drive,              regulatory specialist
   Dallas 75235                     (214) 424-1508

11 Navigator Telecommunications     Michael McAlister,
   LLC                              general counsel
   8525 Riverwood Park Drive,       (501) 301-1623
   North Little Rock 72113

12 Tri-County Telephone Co.         L. Alan Wright, secretary/
   9444 Hwy. 65 S., Everton 72633   treasurer (Marked Tree)
                                    (870) 358-2200

13 Walnut Hill Telephone Co.        William H. Thomas, vice
   Highways 82 and 29,              president of admin. services
   Lewisville 71845                 (Macclenny, FL)
                                    (904) 259-0639

14 Valor Telecommunications         Rob Rice, regulatory director/
   of Texas LP                      chief attorney (Austin, TX)
   201 E. John Carpenter            (973) 373-1024
   Freeway, #200, Irving,
   TX 75062

15 Delta Phones Inc.                Rhonda Walters, state
   245 Illinois St., Delhi,         coordinator
   LA 71232                         (888) 220-9138

16 Arkansas Telephone Co. Inc.      Randy McCaslin, president
   P.O. Box 69, Clinton 72031       (479) 745-2114

17 Yell County Telephone Co. Inc.   Larry Frazier, manager of
   126 E. Seventh St.,              revenues and accounting
   Danville 72833                   (479) 495-4215

18 Cleveland County Telephone Co.   John Erpenbach, accounting
   206 Pine St., Rison 71665        manager (Madison, WI)
                                    (608) 664-4289

19 Southwest Arkansas Telephone     Bill Hegmann, general manager
   Cooperative Inc.                 (870) 653-8111
   2601 East St., Texarkana 72854

20 Mountain View Telephone Co.      Kenneth Sutton, vice president
   218 E. Main St., Mountain        (870) 269-3232
   View 72663

21 South Arkansas Telephone Co.     Greg Ashcraft, controller
   First and Main streets,          (Sheridan)
   Hampton 71744                    (870) 942-4344

22 E. Ritter Telephone Co.          John D. Strode, president/
   106 Frisco St.,                  general manager
   Marked Tree 72365                (870) 358-2200

23 Yelcot Telephone Co.             Anne Schuhknecht, accountant
   207 E. Fourth St.,               (870) 425-3100
   Mountain Home 72653

24 Adelphia Business Solutions      Susan K. James, regulatory
   Investment LLC                   compliance supervisor
   1 N. Main St., Couldersport,     (814) 274-6546
   PA 16915

25 Comm South Cos. Inc.             Sheri Pringle, regulatory
   2909 N. Buckner Blvd.,           compliance manager
   Suite 800, Dallas 75228          (972) 643-8575

26 Madison County Telephone Co.     Tom S. Schrum, president
   113 Court St., Huntsville        (501) 738-2121
   72740

27 Central Arkansas Telephone       John A. Faris Ill, general
   Cooperative Inc.                 manager
   P.O. Box 130, Bismarck 71929     (501) 865-3283

28 HomeTel Inc.                     Brad Warden, president
   2900 Louisville Ave.,            (877) 725-9100
   Monroe, LA 71201

29 Lavaca Telephone Co. Inc.        M. Keith Gibson, president
   (dba Pinnacle Communications)    (479) 674-2211
   301 Hwy. 96 S.W., Lavaca 72941

30 dPi Telconnect LLC               Tony Cooke, director of
   2997 LBJ Freeway, Suite 225,     government affairs (Alpharetta,
   Dallas 75234                     GA)
                                    (678) 775-2240

31 Decatur Telephone Co.            John Erpenbach, accounting
   182 N. Main St.,                 manager (Madison, WI)
   Decatur 72722                    (608) 664-4289

32 Verizon Select                   Kathleen E. Hodges,
   Services Inc                     regulatory manager
   6665 N. MacArthur Blvd.,         (972) 718-7978
   Irving, TX 75039

33 ASCI Local Switched              Kathy Robinson,
   Services Inc. (d/b/a espire)     regulatory compliance
   12975 Worldgate Drive,           manager
   Herndon, VA 20170                (301) 361-4231

34 McLeodUSA                        Randall Rings,
   Telecommunications Services      vice president/secretary
   6400 C St. S.W., Cedar           (319) 790-7775
   Rapids, IA 52406

35 Talk America                     Elizabeth A. Corddry,
   6805 Route 202,                  compliance reporting
   New Hope, PA 18938               consaltant
                                    (407) 740-8575
                                    (Winter Park, FL)

36 ITC DeltaCom                     Jason Reinhardt, director
   Communications Inc.              of reporting and tax
   4092 S. Memorial Parkway,        (256) 382-3923
   Huntsville, AL 35802

37 NuVox Commonications             Edward Cadieux, vice pres.,
   of Arkansas Inc                  reg. and public affairs
   1519 Bowman Road,                (Chesterfield, MO)
   Suite G, Little Rock 72211       (636) 537-5743

Interexchange carriers, operator services and pay phone operators

Ranked by 2001 revenue greater than $1 million in Arkansas

   Company
   Address                                  2001 Arkansas
   Contact Name ++                            Revenue *

1  MCI WorldCom Communications Inc.          $49,801,600
   201 Spear St., Ninth Floor,
   San Francisco 94105
   Haleh Davary, regulatory analyst

2  Sprint Communications Co. LP              $13,473,278
   2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway,
   Westwood, KS 66205
   John D. Zorn, regulatory
   accounting manager

3  CenturyTel Long Distance Inc.              $8,728,203
   100 Century Tel Drive, Monroe, LA 71203
   James Hall, product line
   accounting manager

4  Excel Telecommunications Inc.              $5,286,916
   8750 N. Central Expressway,
   Suite 300, Dallas 7523
   Renita A. Partin, senior tax manager

5  Teleconnect Long Distance                  $2,792,548
   Services & Systems Inc.
   201 Spear St., Ninth Floor,
   San Francisco 94105
   Haleh Davary, regulatory analyst

6  MCI WorldCom Network Services Inc.         $1,877,959
   201 Spear St., Ninth Floor,
   San Francisco 94105
   Haleh Davary. regulatory analyst

7  Qwest Communications Corp.                 $1,361,350
   1801 California, Denver, CO 80202
   James Rose, vice president of finance

8  NOSVA LP                                   $1,355,423
   4380 Boulder Hwy., Las Vegas, NV 89121
   Joseph T. Koppy, president

9  Evercom Systems Inc.                       $1,311,675
   8201 Tristar Drive, Irving, TX 75063
   Mike Smith, regulatory and legal
   affairs director

10 Broadwing Telecommunications Inc.          $1,077,785
   1122 Capital of Texas Hwy. S.,
   Austin, TX 78746
   Larry D. Barnes, national regulatory
   affairs director

   Company
   Address                                   2001 Company
   Contact Name ++                           Revenue (ss)

1  MCI WorldCom Communications Inc.           $120,847,916
   201 Spear St., Ninth Floor,
   San Francisco 94105
   Haleh Davary, regulatory analyst

2  Sprint Communications Co. LP             $9,829,340,966
   2330 Shawnee Mission Parkway,
   Westwood, KS 66205
   John D. Zorn, regulatory
   accounting manager

3  CenturyTel Long Distance Inc.              $116,818,568
   100 Century Tel Drive, Monroe, LA 71203
   James Hall, product line
   accounting manager

4  Excel Telecommunications Inc.              $610,573,951
   8750 N. Central Expressway,
   Suite 300, Dallas 7523
   Renita A. Partin, senior tax manager

5  Teleconnect Long Distance                    $6,904,252
   Services & Systems Inc.
   201 Spear St., Ninth Floor,
   San Francisco 94105
   Haleh Davary, regulatory analyst

6  MCI WorldCom Network Services Inc.           $3,274,360
   201 Spear St., Ninth Floor,
   San Francisco 94105
   Haleh Davary. regulatory analyst

7  Qwest Communications Corp.                          N/A
   1801 California, Denver, CO 80202
   James Rose, vice president of finance

8  NOSVA LP                                   $235,635,724
   4380 Boulder Hwy., Las Vegas, NV 89121
   Joseph T. Koppy, president

9  Evercom Systems Inc.                       $244,935,573
   8201 Tristar Drive, Irving, TX 75063
   Mike Smith, regulatory and legal
   affairs director

10 Broadwing Telecommunications Inc.            $2,207,846
   1122 Capital of Texas Hwy. S.,
   Austin, TX 78746
   Larry D. Barnes, national regulatory
   affairs director

Originally published July 29, 2002.

* Total gross revenue assessable by the state of Arkansas.

** Total revenue in Arkansas, including interstate revenue that is not
assessable by the state.

+ Includes business, residential, pay phones, PBX systems and dedicated
company access lines.

++ Contact listed with the Arkansas Public Service Commission, not
necessarily the highest ranking official.

(ss) Includes out-of-state revenue.

Research by Gwen Moritz
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