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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
World-class trout fishing on the White River.Depending on Dr. Smith schedule, he will consider assiting orgs and businesses with seminars / conferences in our region of the Ozarks. Consider combining quality business training programs with "unique" recreational opportunities. Get away, build team spirit, and attend professional seminars! Team building! 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! Interested? Contact us!

About Us!
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 is active in supporting election reform and has served numerous years assisting prior election commissioners. Presently she is an Election Commissioner and Chairman of the Baxter County (Arkansas) Election Commission. She is also a certified Arkansas Poll Worker trainer and advises others in the state on the election process. Lois also teaches and plays bridge.

Dr. Bill Smith is a retired Air Force officer. He was NCO before being commissioned. His last military assignment was as director and Contracting officer of the $2.2 billion European F-16 Aircraft co-production program and was responsible for all government contracts including the GLCM recertification program in 22 plants and all Air Force contracts in five European countries. He is also a retired professor have been both a Graduate Academic Program Chair in Business, Directors 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 & founded a university Center for Business and Industry.

During the last 9 years, Dr. Smith has been a conservative activist and noted new media writer. He has advised candidates for both national and state office. He blogs and is the editor for the ARRA News Service and other blogs. He is 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. Please visit About Us or Review Dr. Smith's Resume.

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74 Cartney Bluff
Mountain Home, AR 72653-7746
Phone: (870) 425-1348
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