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Services for Businesses & Nonprofits
Agora Associates offers consulting, training, problem resolution, web site management and other services. Services benefit small or large businesses, industry, public or private schools, government and health care agencies, nonprofit charitable organizations, and prospective entrepreneurs. The focus is on adding value, improving operations, establishing quality client services, developing a competitive advantage and helping our clients achieve their goals and objectives.
Services for Christian Ministries
Agora Associates assists Christian Ministries and provides resources for supported ministry.
Ozark Mountain Retreat Seminars Discontinued
Dr. Smith is no longer assiting orgs and businesses with seminars / conferences / quality business training programs.
However, this area still offers "unique" recreational opportunities. Potential Recreational activities: on your own or with fishing guides, fish for world class trout on the White River or for bass on Bull Shoals or Norfork Lakes, float or canoe the Buffalo National River, hike in the Ozark mountains, and more!
Agora Associates was established in 1989 in Yorktown, VA as a ministry of Dr. William (Bill) Smith to meet people's needs and to assist small businesses, Christian Ministries and non-profits. In 1994, Dr. Bill and wife, Lois, moved to the Arkansas Ozark mountains. They enjoy country living, the views, helping others, trout fishing, and the wildlife.
Lois Smith has supported election reform and served many years assisting prior election commissioners, then as an Election Commissioner, and as Chairman of the Baxter County (Arkansas) Election Commission. She was also a certified Arkansas Poll Worker trainer and advised others in Arkansas on the election process. Lois teaches and plays bridge.
Dr. Bill Smith is a retired Air Force officer. He was NCO before being commissioned. His last military assignment was the Director of and Contracting officer of the $2.2 billion European F-16 Aircraft co-production program, He was also responsible for all government contracts in 22 plants including the GLCM recertification program and all Air Force contracts in five European countries. He is also a retired professor and served as a Graduate Academic Program Chair in Business and a Director of Workforce Development Prgrams. For 38 years he taught, conducted training & provided services to small & large businesses, non-profits, and local governments or worked for Federal agencies, & educational institutions. He's served on boards of directors, institution committees, university faculty and administrative positions & also founded a university's Center for Business and Industry.
Dr. Smith has been a conservative activist and noted news media writer. He has advised candidates for both national and state office. He blogs and is the editor for the ARRA News Service and formerly other blogs. He has been a credential new media press and has reporting at national and state events. He writes as Dr. Bill Smith or "Ozark Guru." In 2010, he was awarded both the Arkansas Blogger of the Year and National Blogger of the Year by Americans For Prosperity.
About Us or Review Dr. Smith's Resume.
74 Cartney Bluff
Mountain Home, AR 72653-7746
Phone: (870) 425-1348
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