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Arkansas Directory of Economic Development Organizations

Arkansas Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson.

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson

  • Capital: Little Rock
  • Population (2015 Est.): 2,978,204
  • Largest Cities (2015): Little Rock, 197,992; Fort Smith, 88,194; Fayetteville, 82,830; Springdale, 77,859; Jonesboro, 73,907
  • Targeted Industries: Advanced Food Manufacturing & Packaging, Steel Production, Distribution & Logistics, Paper & Timber Products, Aerospace/Aviation, Firearms & Ammunition, Sustainable Building Products & Fixtures
  • Key Incentives: Advantage Arkansas, Equity Investment Tax Credit, InvestArk, Tax Back, Targeted Business Incentives, ArkPlus, Create Rebate Program
  • GDP (All Industry 2015): $123.2 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce


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Metro Little Rock Alliance

Paul Latture
Executive Director
One Chamber Plaza
Little Rock, AR 72201
[email protected]

Metro Little Rock is a 12-county region with a population of over 1,000,000 people reflecting the mobility of its workforce. It is located in the center of the country with 40% of the nation’s population and buying power within a 550-mile radius.

Metro Little Rock Alliance Logo.

State Listings

  • Arkansas Economic Development Commission

    Bentley Story
    Director of Business Development
    900 West Capitol, Suite 400
    Little Rock, AR 72201
    P: 501-682-7384
    [email protected]

Utility Listings

  • Arkansas Electric Cooperatives

    Kirkley Thomas
    Manager, Economic Development
    P.O. Box 194208
    Little Rock, AR 72219
    P: 501-570-2274
    [email protected]
  • Entergy Arkansas

    Michael Maulden
    Director, Business & Economic Development
    425 West Capitol Avenue, 27th Floor, P.O. Box 551
    Little Rock, AR 72203
    P: 501-377-4474
    [email protected]

Regional Listings

  • Arkansas Valley Alliance For Economic Development

    Jeff Pipkin, CEcD
    708 West Main St.
    Russellville, AR 72801
    P: 479-858-6555
    [email protected]
  • East Arkansas Planning and Development District

    Melissa Rivers
    2905 King Street, P.O. Box 1403
    Jonesboro, AR 72403
    P: 870-932-3957
    [email protected]
  • Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce

    Tim Allen
    President & CEO
    612 Garrison Avenue
    Fort Smith, AR 72901
    P: 479-783-3111
    [email protected]
  • Hot Springs Metro Partnership

    Jim Fram, CEcD, CCE, FM
    President & CEO
    659 Ouachita Avenue
    Hot Springs, AR 71901
    P: 501-321-1700
    [email protected]
  • Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce

    Donna Holt
    Economic Development Associate
    1709 East Nettleton Avenue, P.O. Box 789
    Jonesboro, AR 72403
    P: 870-932-6691
    [email protected]
  • Metro Little Rock Alliance

    Paul Latture
    Executive Director
    One Chamber Plaza
    Little Rock, AR 72201
    P: 800-905-6577
    [email protected]
  • Mississippi County Economic Development/Great River Economic Development Foundation (GREDF)

    Clif Chitwood
    Economic Developer
    4701 Memorial Drive
    Blytheville, AR 72315
    P: 870-532-6084
    [email protected]
  • Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, Inc.

    Mike Norton
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 190
    Harrison, AR 72602-0190
    P: 870-741-5404
    [email protected]
  • Ouachita Partnership for Economic Development

    James Lee Silliman
    Executive Director
    625 Adams Avenue, P.O. Box 895
    Camden, AR 71711-0895
    P: 870-836-6426
    [email protected]

County Listings

  • Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance

    Stephen Bell
    President & CEO
    2401 Pine Street, Suite B
    Arkadelphia, AR 71923
    P: 870-246-1460
    [email protected]
  • Bradley County Economic Development Corporation

    Donna Lawhon
    P.O. Box 310
    Warren, AR 71671
    P: 870-226-3760
    [email protected]
  • The Economic Development Alliance of Jefferson County Arkansas

    Lou Ann Nisbett
    President & CEO
    510 Main Street, P.O. Box 5069
    Pine Bluff, AR 71601
    P: 870-535-0110
    [email protected]

City Listings

  • Bald Knob Area Chamber of Commerce

    Alvin Hearyman
    P.O. Box 338
    Bald Knob, AR 72010
    P: 501-724-3140
    [email protected]
  • Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce

    Crystal Johnson
    President & CEO
    409 Vine Street
    Batesville, AR 72501
    P: 870-793-2378
    [email protected]
  • Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce

    Jayne Lowe
    Vice President, Business Retention & Expansion
    200 East Central Avenue, P.O. Box 330
    Bentonville, AR 72712
    P: 479-273-2841
    [email protected]
  • City of Maumelle

    Judy Keller
    550 Edgewood, Suite 590
    Maumelle, AR 72113
    P: 501-851-2500
    [email protected]
  • City of Siloam Springs

    Holland Hayden
    Communication Manager
    P.O. Box 80
    Siloam Springs, AR 72761
    P: 479-238-0940
    [email protected]
  • City of West Memphis Office of Economic Development

    Ward Wimbish
    Director of Economic Development
    205 South Redding
    West Memphis, AR 72303
    P: 870-732-7500
    [email protected]
  • Conway Development Corporation

    Brad Lacy
    President & CEO
    900 Oak St.
    Conway, AR 72032
    P: 501-329-7788
    [email protected]
  • Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce

    Chung Tan, CEcD
    Director for Economic Development
    21 West Mountain Street, Ste. 300
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    P: 479-521-1710
    [email protected]
  • Magnolia Economic Development Corporation

    Cammie Hambrice
    Executive Director
    211 West Main Street, P.O. Box 866
    Magnolia, AR 71754
    P: 870-234-4352
    [email protected]
  • Marion Economic Development

    Michael Demster
    13 Military Road, P.O. Box 652
    Marion, AR 72364
    P: 870-739-5414
    [email protected]
  • Monticello Economic Development Commission

    Nita McDaniel
    Executive Director
    211 West Gaines, P.O. Box 1890
    Monticello, AR 71655
    P: 870-367-3076
    [email protected]
  • North Little Rock Economic Development Corporation

    Todd Larson
    Executive Director
    100 Main Street
    North Little Rock, AR 72114
    P: 501-371-0116
    [email protected]
  • Smackover Industrial Dev. Corporation

    Sandra Mills
    P.O. Box 275
    Smackover, AR 71762
    P: 870-725-3521
    [email protected]