Business Name: Rapert and Pillow Financial
Location: 4150 Tyler St., Ste. 3
Web site: rapertandpillow.com
Date opened: March 24, 2010
Number of employees: 4
What type of business is it? Financial services
What specifically does your business do? Investment management and retirement planning for individuals and businesses
Owner Names: Greg Pillow and Jason Rapert
Why did you decide to open this business/location? We wanted to serve our clients, independent of Wall Street firms.
What is the best part about owning/operating this business? Helping people achieve their financial goals.
What has been the biggest surprise that has happened since opening this business? We knew our current clients would support our new office, but having so many new clients has been a pleasant surprise.
What is the best piece of advice you received before going into this business? Take care of your clients, and the business will take care of you.
What is the most important piece of advice you would give to someone starting out in business? Do your research, pray for guidance, and treat people exactly the way you would want to be treated.
What makes your business unique to Conway and Faulkner County? There are a limited number of independent financial advisors in this area. We are well positioned to help people seeking independent financial advice.