About us

THE MAGAZINE

Produced by the Log Cabin Democrat staff along with the top freelance writers, photographers, artists and page designers in central Arkansas, Women's Inc. magazine offers an award-winning combination of smart journalism and real-life stories by women, for women, about women in central Arkansas. In Women's Inc., in-depth stories, shopping guides and profiles of local businesses are knit together with colorful and elegant design. Now joined by its online version, www.womensinc.net, Women's Inc. helps readers get the most out of the Conway, Faulkner County and central Arkansas, capturing the lifestyle and spirit of the area.

In its 8th year, Women's Inc. is the area's authoritative voice on women's issues in business, women's health and topics of interest to women of all ages.

For advertising information, email womensinc@womensinc.net

THE STAFF

EDITORIAL

Editor Lori Quinn
Lori joined Women's Inc. magazine in 2008. In her first year, the magazine was nominated and won the prestigious statewide award for the best coverage of issues relating to business women by the Arkansas Business and Professional Women's Society of Arkansas. Under her tenure, Lori has brought the magazine to a level many magazines aspire. Reaching over 45,000 readers monthly, Women's Inc. has positioned itself as a reliable source of inspiration and information in central Arkansas. Lori has brought her extensive knowledge of retail and community service to Women's Inc. Lori was the owner of Ed Camp's, the well-known men's clothing store formerly in downtown Conway. She is a former member of the board directors for the Conway Symphony Orchestra, United Way, and Big Brothers and Big Sisters, first co-chair of the Symphony Designer House, a Friend of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), member of the CAA (Children's Advocacy Alliance) board of directors, member of the Conway Downtown Partnership board, member of the Conway Regional Women's Council Steering Committee, and a member of the Conway Area of Commerce board of directors. Lori's relationship with the philanthropic community and Conway's retail businesses is invaluable to Women's Inc.

Chief Photographer
Brandy Strain has contributed her talents as an award-winning photographer to the pages of Women's Inc. Each month, Brandy brings the Women's Inc. vision to life at Strain Photography studio in Conway. Brandy's expertise cannot be overlooked in Women's Inc. creating beautiful magazine covers and pages after page of professional photographs.

Contributing Photographers
Lindsey Faith Watson
Laura Derden

Food Editor
Chef Jill McCollum, CC is the Caterer and Food Service Director for Central Baptist College in Conway. Jill is Women's Inc. chief food contributor and creates new tasty and healthy recipes each month for Women's Inc.

Contributing Writers
Rachel Parker Dickerson of Conway is a freelance journalist covering the central Arkansas area. Her popular column, "Rachel's Rumors" provides the latest information about local business each Sunday in the Log Cabin Democrat. Rachel is married to Jason Dickerson.

Melissa Dunbar-Gates of Today's THV Channel 11 out of Little Rock is making a career as on on-air personality covering news in central Arkansas in front of the camera. Melissa brings her in-depth reporting to Women's Inc. to cover issues of importance to central Arkansas women. Melissa is married to Jamie Gates of the Conway Development Corporation and resides in Conway.

Becky Harris is a native of Stuttgart who attended Hendrix College, Memphis State and Abilene Christian University. She has worked as an editor at newspapers in Tennessee, Texas and Arkansas, most recently as city editor of the Log Cabin Democrat. She is a retired director of development at Independent Living Services. She has two sons, Jim Rhodes of Conway and Jon Rhodes of Hot Springs. Jim and his wife Michelle have a daughter, Kendall Faith.

Angie Howard is a wife and mother of three. She is recycling coordinator for the city of Conway and the Faulkner County Solid Waste District. She is also is the information education specialist for the Faulkner County Conservation District and the executive coordinator of the Keep Faulkner County Beautiful Organization.

Dr. Patricia Knott is a graduate of LSU Medical School in New Orleans and is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She serves as the Medical Director for Conway Regional Rehabilitation Hospital.

Andrea Lennon lives in Conway, Arkansas with her husband, Jay, and sons Jake and Andrew. Andrea ministers to the women of Arkansas through a speaking and writing ministry called True Vine Ministry.

Susan O’Keefe is a wife to Jack, mother to four children, and eager to face the crazy, awesome, fun things God delivers daily. She and her family recently moved to Oxford, Mississippi, where Susan will continue to read and review, instruct fitness classes, and embark on this next adventure in life.

Jennifer Stanley is a wife and mother of three and is a Conway resident. She has a BA in Technical Writing and English from UALR.

PRODUCTION STAFF

Creative Director
Stewart Cole

Advertising Artists
Jay Prince
Kellie McAnulty

Retail Advertising Manager
Rhonda Overbey

Advertising Coordinators
Jackie Black
Leah Brown

Advertising Account Representatives
Sarah Allen
Crystal Geraldson
Tara Sanders
Leigh Anne Shapard
Jesica Talbert
Betsey Willbanks

EDITORIAL BOARD

Beverly Freiley
Mary Harlan
Haley Crafton Fowler
Traci Smith
Velda Lueders
Becky Harris
Jan Hicky
Patricia Hoskins
Nancy Jackson
Misty Morse
Lori Ross
Mary Margaret Satterfield
Stefanie Holt Vann
Katherine Thomason
Carol Patty
Helen Lockhart

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