2023 Businesses and Locations

Our growing list of business partners

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2023 STRIVE Business Partners

2022 Business Partners

L’Oreal Maybelline Co

The L’Oréal USA North Little Rock manufacturing plant is recognized for its expertise in the color cosmetics category (Mascaras, Nail, Powders and Other Liquid Make-up), primary in the Consumer Product Division (CPD) of L’Oréal. The brands manufactured and distributed include Maybelline, NYX, L’Oréal Paris, and Essie for CPD, Essie for Professional Product Division (PPD), Urban Decay and Lancôme for Luxe Division. To meet our consumer’s needs and answer their demands, the North Little Rock plant is committed to the highest standards of Safety and Quality of its products. It has implemented rigorous control processes from raw materials to finished products to ensure the highest satisfaction of its consumers. A STRIVE partner since 2020!


Conway Corp

For more than 90 years, Conway Corp has operated the city-owned utility system and now provides electric, water, wastewater, video, internet, voice and security services for the Conway community.


Central Arkansas Water

Central Arkansas Water (CAW) is a metropolitan water system that serves almost 500,000 Arkansans in eight counties. CAW serves 125,000 residential, commercial, industrial, and master-metered customers in Pulaski, Saline, and Grant counties.


Triumph Group

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs, and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems, and aircraft structures.


Post Consumer Brands

Post Consumer Brands is an American consumer cereal manufacturer with multiple subsidiaries, such as: MOM Brands, Erewhon Organic, and Attune Foods. Having been in the cereal manufacturing business for over 125 years, Post Brands is a trusted  for millions of households.  Post Consumer Brands has 4,025 employees and is ranked 18th among its top 10 competitors.


Forestry Service at Blanchard Springs

The Blanchard Springs Recreation Area offers a rich outdoor experience. Stroll on the paved trail to where Blanchard Springs gushes as a waterfall from the hillside. Swim in the clear waters of the North Sylamore Creek. Hike into the Ozark woods for an hour or a weekend. Try your luck catching rainbow trout from Mirror Lake, an accessible facility. Blanchard Springs Caverns has 3 tours- Dripstone Tour, Wild Cave Tour, & Discovery Tour


Norfork National Fish Hatchery

Established in 1955, the Norfork National Fish Hatchery is a cold water hatchery primarily for the production of trout to restock the tailwaters below Norfork, Bull Shoals and other dams. The hatchery is responsible for raising three kinds of trout: rainbow, brown and cutthroat. In addition, Norfork National Fish Hatchery also provides trout to reservoirs and in cooperation with state game and fish agencies distributes fish throughout Arkansas and other nearby states. The Hatchery’s geographic area covers eastern Oklahoma and the White River Basin in Northern Arkansas.


Rheem Manufacturing

Rheem Manufacturing Company is an American privately held manufacturer that produces residential and commercial water heaters and boilers, as well as heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment. The company also produces and sells products under the Ruud brand name. It is a subsidiary of Paloma Industries. A STRIVE partner since 2020!


Don’t see a business in your community yet? Help build connections and put us in touch with someone you know!

We are pursuing partnerships from businesses and teachers all across the state to participate in STRIVE 2021! Specifically, we want to open opportunities in historically under-served communities where motivated teachers complete an internship with local businesses. Contact Program Director, Mark Baillie for more information.

What occurred in 2020 with the pandemic and STRIVE placements?

2019 STRIVE Partners