Poultry processor Mark Simmons, Chairman of Simmons Foods, Siloam Springs, will be inducted to the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame for 2014.  The ceremony will take place on Friday, February 7, 2014 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, the University of Arkansas Walton College of Business announced. 

Other inductees include James H. Faulkner of Faulkner & Associates; Thomas F. "Mack" McLarty of McLarty Associates; and Stanley E. Reed of Arkansas Farm Bureau (posthumously).


The Sam M. Walton College of Business established the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame recognizing Arkansans - by birth or by choice - who have been successful business leaders. The Arkansas Business Hall of Fame is designed to honor, preserve and perpetuate the names and outstanding accomplishments of business leaders who have brought lasting fame to Arkansas.