Central Research Celebrates Growth of Second Call Center

May 24, 2019 LOWELL, Arkansas – Central Research, Inc. (CRI) celebrated the grand opening of its Springdale call center on Thursday, May 23, during a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Springdale Chamber of Commerce. The Springdale facility, located at 5320 W. Sunset Avenue, Suite 169, handles student loan debt collection for the U.S. Department of Education. […]

CRI Relocates into New D.C. Metro Office

February 28, 2019 Lowell, Arkansas – Central Research, Inc. (CRI), a provider of customized management and financial service solutions for government and commercial sectors, announced it has relocated its Washington D.C. Metro program office to Annandale, Virginia. Previously, CRI operated its D.C. Metro office out of Alexandria, Virginia. The new location in Annandale allows for […]

CRI Names Joseph Agyei as Chief Financial Officer

July 26, 2018 Lowell, AR. – Central Research, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Agyei as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Mr. Agyei assumed responsibilities on July 26, 2018. Joseph joins CRI with 20 plus years of professional accounting and finance experience. Joseph most recently was the CFO for a large privately-owned government […]

CRI Names Kenny King as Chief Human Resource Officer

June 16, 2018 Lowell AR, – Central Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenny King as Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). Kenny joins Central Research with 22 plus years of experience in Human Resources. Kenny will assume responsibilities on June 16, 2018. Kenny was previously employed by one of the largest retail chains […]

CRI Announces a Leadership Change

May 17, 2018 LOWELL, AR. – Central Research, Inc., has lost its highly valued Chief Executive Officer, Johnny Dillard. Scott Dillard commented, “I am deeply saddened to report that my father is no longer with us, but knowing his hopes for the company, I am committed to carrying on his legacy of Veteran support and […]

CRI Names Don Taylor as Chief Strategy Officer

February 1, 2018 LOWELL, AR. – Central Research, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of ARM industry veteran Don Taylor as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Don joins CRI with 40 years of experience in the ARM industry and he is also a Vietnam Veteran. Don started his career with Diversified Collection Services, Inc., (now […]

Northwest Arkansas Remains in Top Five List of Best Places to Live in the U.S.

Central Research, Inc. (CRI) is headquartered in Lowell, Arkansas, just ten miles away from Fayetteville, Arkansas. Fayetteville has been ranked within the top five best places to live in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Places to Live” report. Please view Fayetteville Flyer’s article or see below. Fayetteville remains […]

Career Opportunities Available

​We have exciting Career opportunities available immediately! ​Due to company expansion we are looking for talented, dedicated individuals to fill multiple Customer Service positions within our organization. If you would like employment that rewards you for your hard work and offers advancement opportunities, please visit the careers section for complete job descriptions. The link below […]

Operation H.O.G.

December 11, 2014 ​ Central Research supports U.S. Military service members with care packages. ​ Lowell, Arkansas, November 20, 2014 – Operation H.O.G. (Handing Out Gratitude) was created in 2011 by CRI employees as a way to say thank you to our U.S. Military service members that will be serving away from their home base […]

Spirit of Rogers-Lowell Award Recipient

March 14, 2014 ​ Lowell, Arkansas – On March 14, 2014, Central Research Inc. received the 2013 Spirit of Rogers-Lowell Award. This honor was bestowed upon CRI by the Rogers-Lowell Chamber of Commerce in recognition of their significant contribution to the betterment of the community. CRI was recognized for giving above and beyond to the […]

Northwest Arkansas Toys for Tots Coin Collection Contest

October 1, 2013 ​ Lowell, Arkansas – Central Research Inc. (CRI) has served as the headquarters for the Northwest Arkansas donation center for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots foundation over the past few years. Donation efforts for this year’s event totaled 12,403 toys and were distributed among 6,277 children throughout Benton and Washington counties […]

CRI Named Finalist for National Award Recognizing Veteran-Friendly Small Businesses

May 7, 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes program and Spike TV’s Hire A Vet campaign today named Lowell government contractor Central Research, Inc. one of eight finalists in the Small Business Tournament of Veteran Champions. The public now has the chance to vote to help identify the […]