Friend of the District

Charles Nabholz – Friend of the District

Charles Nabholz began his long career with the Nabholz companies in 1954, first working at both Nabholz Construction and Nabholz Supply Companies.  Over the next three decades he founded Con-Ark Builders (later merged with Nabholz Construction), explored real estate development in California, served as the Director of State Building Services under Arkansas Governor Frank White, …

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Susan McNabb – Friend of the District

Ms. Susan McNabb graduated from Texarkana High School, and attended the University of Arkansas and Texarkana Community College. She met her husband, Dr. Steve McNabb while working at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She was fortunate to be a “stay-at-home-mom” to their three children, Allyson, Douglas, and Jeffrey. The McNabb family moved to Conway in 1988, and …

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Bunny & Carol Adcock – Friend of the District

Bunny is the vice-chairman of Home BancShares, the parent company of Centennial Bank, and member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Central Arkansas. Adcock began his career at First National Bank in Conway, what is now Regions Bank. In 1976, he was appointed to a position at Arkansas’ European Trade Office in …

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Richard Arnold – Friend of the District

Richard Arnold was named Conway Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer in 1998. He began working at Conway Corporation in 1978 in the data processing department, where he served as manager until his promotion to Manager of Finance and Accounting. In 1996, he was named Chief Financial Officer. He is one of only five individuals that have …

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John McConnell – Friend of the District

The late Conway Public Schools board member and board president John McConnell is the namesake of the Conway High School football stadium. A prominent Conway business, McConnell owned several companies but always gave his undivided attention to Conway Public Schools. He served on the school board for 16 years, including 11 years as president. As …

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Ray Simon – Friend of the District

Conway native Ray Simon is the former United States Deputy Secretary of Education. Simon began his career as a mathematics teacher at North Little Rock High School and directed computer and food services before he returned to Conway Public Schools as assistant superintendent for finance and later as superintendent from 1991 to 1997. Raymond & …

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