Business Advisory Council

Member Position Business
Brad Allen Owner & Operator McDonald's Restaurants
Russellville, AR
Russell Apple Vice President/Loan Review First National Bank
Fort Smith, AR
Robin Bean VP Regional Controller

MI Corporation
Overland Park, KS 

Adam Blalock President & CEO Umarex USA
Fort Smith, AR
Charles H. Blanchard Chairman & CEO First State Bank
Russellville, AR
Roby Brock   Talk Business
Little Rock, AR 
Keith Cogswell Owner Cogswell Motors
Russellville, AR
Mike Donnell CFO Chambers Bancshares, Inc.
Danville, AR 
Mark Fortune  Sales & Marketing Director Gadberrry Group
Little Rock, AR 
David A. Frueauff Trustee, President & Chief Executive Officer Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
Little Rock, AR
Slaton Fry Executive Director

FutureFuel Chemical, Co.
Batesville, AR 

Tracey Geren CFO Weldon, Williams & Lick, Inc.
Fort Smith, AR 
Charles Gordon First Vice President, Investments Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Russellville, AR 
Bill Harmon  
 Russellville, AR
Benny Harris President Liberty Bank
Russellville, AR
Ryan Holder   Hudson, Cisne & Co. LLP
Little Rock, AR 
Angela K. Hopkins Partner Frost, LLP
Little Rock, AR
Paul E. Horney IV CEO Innovation Industries, Inc.
Russellville, AR
Deana Infield Partner, CPA Beall Barclay & Co., PLC
Fort Smith, AR
Mike Jacimore President Arvest Bank
Fort Smith, AR
Ron Jackson Chairman and CEO Simmons First Bank
Russellville, AR
Jeff K. Jones Manager/Market Development Centurylink
Russellville, AR 
Jeremy Keaster   Terra Renewal
Russellville, AR 
Josh Masters CPA Beall Barclay
Fort Smith, AR
Max Mathis   Blackstone Construction LLC
Russellville, AR 
Mike McCoy CEO St. Mary's Regional Medical Ctr.
Russellville, AR
Tim McKenna Director of Staffing Acxiom Corp.
Conway, AR 
Wilson Moore Arkansas President & Commercial Market Executive Bank of America in Arkansas
Little Rock, AR
Johnny Morgan  

 First State Bank
Russellville, AR 

Jim Murphy Account Executive Brown & Brown of Russellville
Russellville, AR
Heather Nelson Regional President 1st Federal Bank of Arkansas
Harrison, AR
Dan Nicholson President The Nicholson Group
Russellville, AR
R. Kevin Norton   Rasco Winter Abston Moore & Associates, LLP
Little Rock, AR 
Vance Parker   Rose Drug
Paris, AR
Rodney Parks   Parks Professional Group
Little Rock, AR 
Jim C. Petty President, CPA Strategic Realty
Van Buren, AR 
Jeff Pipkin Director Russellville Chamber of Commerce
Russellville, AR
Roy Reaves Chairman CEO Central Division Liberty Bank
Russellville, AR 
Craig Rivaldo President Arvest Bank
Fort Smith, AR
Ken Rossi Manager Baird, Kurtz and Dobson, LLP
Fort Smith, AR
Ben Rothwell   Celerit Technologies
Little Rock, AR
Terry Rothwell   Celerit Technologies
Little Rock, AR
Misty Sampley  Director of Shopper Insights  Elizabeth Arden
Bentonville, AR 
Gary Sams Manager of Training & Governmental Affairs Green Bay Packaging
Morrilton, AR
Marla Scales Senior Manager of Human Resources ABF Freight System, Inc.
Fort Smith, AR
Frank Sharum President & CEO Sharum Enterprises
Fort Smith and Springdale, AR
John Shoptaw  CPA

Shoptaw Labahn & Co.
Russellville, AR 

Gordon Silaski Division President Centennial Bank
Little Rock, AR
Lemoyne Smith Former President & CEO South-Western Publishing
Little Rock, AR 
James Smith Attorney Smith Hurst, PLC
Fayetteville, AR
Sanford Smith    Dallas, TX
Steven Sosebee Community President Arvest Bank
Clarksville, AR 
James Stein Owner Stein LTC Group
Fort Smith, AR
Matthew A. Szymanski VP/General Manager Green Bay Packaging
Morrilton, AR
Tim White CIC/Executive Vice President Brown & Brown of Russellville
Russellville, AR
Dan Wilkins   Microlending Expert
Russellville, AR 
Anna Kay F. Williams Trustee, Vice President of Communications & Programs Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
Little Rock, AR
Jay W. Wisener Executive Vice President Arkansas Capital Corporation
Little Rock, AR
John Womack Chairman/CEO Arvest Bank
Little Rock, AR
Jared Wood President Regions Financial Corporation
Russellville, AR
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