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CRI Adds Gelman, Newcomer to Business Development Team

December 13, 2021 Central Research Inc. (CRI) is pleased to announce the addition of Roman Gelman and Ken Newcomer to the company’s Business Development team. Gelman, who joins the company as Vice President of Business Development, has nearly 20 years of consulting experience in the strategy, management and information technology domains. He began his career […]

CRI Awarded 27001 Certification for Information Security

December 6, 2021 LOWELL, Arkansas – Central Research Inc. (CRI), a provider of management and financial service solutions to the federal and state government and commercial sector, today announced the company received the ISO 27001:2013 certification for its information security management system. ISO 27001:2013 is developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which […]

CRI Announces Executive Leadership Changes

October 13, 2021 Bobby McKinnon named CEO; Andra Grasis named COO LOWELL, Arkansas – Central Research Inc. (CRI), a provider of management and financial service solutions to the federal and state government and commercial sector, today announced changes to the executive leadership team effectively immediately. CRI President Bobby McKinnon has been named the company’s Chief Executive […]

CRI Awarded 9001:2015 Certification for Quality Management System

May 24, 2021 LOWELL, Arkansas – Central Research Inc. (CRI), a provider of management and financial service solutions to the federal and state government and commercial sector, today announced that the company received the ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system. Developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the ISO 9001:2015 accreditation […]

Dillard Honored with C-Suite Award

October 19, 2020 CEO recognized as a top executive in NWA LOWELL, Arkansas  – Central Research, Inc. (CRI), a provider of customized management and financial service solutions for the government and commercial sector, is pleased to announce that CEO Scott Dillard is a recipient of the 2020 C-Suite Award presented by the Northwest Arkansas Business […]

CRI Acquires Skyline Ultd Inc.

June 5, 2020 LOWELL, Arkansas – Central Research, Inc. (CRI), a provider of customized management and financial service solutions and products for government and commercial sectors, today announced the acquisition of Skyline Ultd Inc., a professional services provider to federal, state and local agencies. Skyline, founded in 2001, provides staff augmentation and information tech services for […]

CRI Acquires Global Emergency Response, Inc.

March 19, 2020 LOWELL, Arkansas – Central Research, Inc. (CRI), a provider of customized management and financial service solutions for government and commercial sectors, today announced the acquisition of Global Emergency Response, Inc. (GER), a software and technology services company specializing in emergency technology solutions. GER, founded in 2004 and headquartered in Augusta, Georgia, provides web […]

Dillard Honored with Prestigious Community Award

February 11, 2020 Award recognizes an individual for significant contribution to the betterment of the community. LOWELL, Arkansas – Central Research Inc. (CRI), a provider of customized management and financial service solutions for government and commercial sectors, is pleased to announce that CEO Scott Dillard is the recipient of the 2019 Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce’s […]

CRI Announces Hiring of New President

January 30, 2020 LOWELL, Arkansas – Central Research Inc. (CRI), a provider of customized management and financial service solutions for government and commercial sectors, today announced the hiring of Bobby McKinnon as president of Central Research Inc., effective January 27. He will be responsible for corporate services, operations and business development for the company. McKinnon, a […]

CRI Donates Cash, Toys to NWA Children’s Shelter

December 18, 2019 LOWELL, Arkansas – Members of the Central Research Inc. (CRI) leadership team visited the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter Monday, December 16, to deliver a check and toys for the holiday season. Employees of Lowell-based CRI voted to support the Shelter by raising money through various fundraising events in 2019. Employees also hosted […]

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