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Rebecca Hurst Named to 2017 Women in Business

We are pleased to announce that Rebecca Hurst has been named as Northwest Arkansas Business Journal's 2017 Women in Business honoree.  The Northwest Arkansas Business Journal selects ten business women in Northwest Arkansas each year from nominations submitted by their peers.  Rebecca was selected as an honoree because of her exceptional performance and ingenuity in the legal field as well as her meaningful community involvement. 

Rebecca is the co-founder and the managing partner of Smith Hurst.  In addition to managing the firm, Rebecca focuses her legal practice on planning the businesses, estates and charitable organizations of some of Arkansas’s highest net worth individuals and families, along with business advisory and transactional law.  Rebecca is also dedicated to the Natural State and the Northwest Arkansas community.  Since 2007, Rebecca has been an adjunct professor at the University of Arkansas School Of Law.  Rebecca currently serves on the Corporate Leadership Council for the Walton Arts Center, the Board of Directors for the Fayetteville Division of the Arkansas Community Foundation, the University of Arkansas Fort Smith Alumni Advisory Council, and recently joined the Board of Directors for the Morgan Nick Foundation.  She also serves on Fayetteville's Future Committee, the Political Action Committee for the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Professional Advisory Committee for the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks.  Rebecca was a 2013 graduate of Leadership Fayetteville and has served on the Steering Committee for the Komen Ozark Race for the Cure.    

All of us at Smith Hurst, PLC wish to congratulate Rebecca for this best of class recognition.


To read the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal's write up, click here.

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