May 2022: Monthly Market Moment

May 10, 2022

After a sharp recovery in March, markets resumed downside volatility in April as uncertainty remained high on a number of fronts. Most prominently, the Federal Reserve has started hiking interest rates in an effort to contain inflation. As we’ve discussed, this is a delicate task, as moving too aggressively can […]

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May 2022: Corbin Foster Named to 2022 TB&P Fast 15 Class

May 9, 2022

Greenwood Gearhart’s Corbin Foster was recently named in the 2002 Talk Business & Politics Fast 15 Class. The Fast 15 is designed to recognize a small, exclusive group of 20-something professionals on the fast track to success. Corbin joined the firm in 2014 during her education at the University of […]

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First Quarter 2022: Market Commentary

April 11, 2022

Our hearts and minds continue to be with the people of Ukraine. We are in awe of the strength of the Ukrainian people and we remain hopeful that a resolution will be achieved. As we close out the first quarter, various evolving factors continue to drive ups and downs in […]

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March 2022: Monthly Market Moment

March 18, 2022

As we film this commentary, our hearts and minds are with people of Ukraine.  Like much of the world, we are in awe of the strength and fortitude of the Ukrainian people and are encouraged by the global display of unity in support of their defense.  While we watch with […]

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March 2022: Lisa Brown Executive Q&A – Arkansas Business

March 7, 2022

Your firm has its roots in Mary Ann Greenwood’s M.A. Greenwood & Associates. In what ways does Greenwood Gearhart carry her legacy? Mary Ann founded the firm with the core principles that we still carry today. We have always served as a fiduciary for our clients and have always been […]

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February 2022: Monthly Market Moment

February 11, 2022

In our last commentary, we discussed how the stellar performance in 2021 was setting the market up for a game of expectations in 2022. The resiliency of margins and profit growth helped to guide the market to double digit returns despite the twists and turns of COVID, supply chain disruptions, […]

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February 2022: Greenwood Gearhart Promotes Lisa Brown to President

February 7, 2022

February 2022 | Lisa Brown is the new president of Fayetteville wealth management firm Greenwood Gearhart Inc. The company announced Brown’s promotion Monday (Feb. 7) in a news release. Brown, previously the firm’s chief operating officer, is also now a partner. Brock Gearhart, the president and CEO since 2013, remains as […]

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February 2022: Lisa Brown Named President and Partner

February 7, 2022

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (February 7, 2022) – Greenwood Gearhart has named Lisa A. Brown to President and Partner of the firm. In this role, Lisa’s responsibilities include oversight for the firm’s operations, service offerings, and client experience initiatives that allow Greenwood Gearhart perform at the highest level for clients. In addition […]

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Fourth Quarter 2021: Market Commentary

January 5, 2022

Despite numerous twists and turns this year, equity markets are closing out 2021 with double-digit returns as the cyclical recovery continues. While COVID remained a major driver of the market in the 1st half of the year, the progressive weakening of the Delta and Omicron variants reduced its impact in […]

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December 2021: Monthly Market Moment

December 13, 2021

In our last quarterly commentary, we discussed how a variety of factors were setting the market up for some year-end volatility, and indeed, a little volatility is what we got. In the last two weeks, markets fell by about 5% on fears of the Omicron variant and then bounced back […]

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