The Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance is a not-for-profit organization charged with directing the economic growth for Clark County. Our mission is to secure opportunities for job creation with existing industries while expanding our job market by actively soliciting new industries to foster economic growth in Clark County.
Kevin Jester| Economic Development Corporation of Clark County
Eric Hughes | Economic Development Corporation of Clark County
Wilma Gill| Economic Development Corporation of Clark County
Stacey Marlar | Economic Development Corporation of Clark County
Dr. Celya Taylor | Economic Development Corporation of Clark County
J.L. Griffin | Interim CEO - Arkadelphia Alliance
Bill Wright | Chairman - Clark County Industrial Council
Dr. Wesley Kluck | Chairman - Clark County Strategic Plan
Dr. Lewis Shepherd | Vice Chairman - Clark County Strategic Plan
Marena Malcolm | Gurdon Chamber of Commerce
Trudy Humphries | Amity Chamber of Commerce
Lori Ross | President - Arkadelphia Area Chamber of Commerce
Lisa Jaskey | President Elect - Arkadelphia Area Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Ben Sells | President - Ouachita Baptist University
Dr. Jim Borsig | Interim Chancellor President - Henderson State University
The Clark County Industrial Park, located on U.S. Highway 67, approximately five miles south of Arkadelphia, covers 313 acres and is developed for industry with sites from 4.5 acres to 26.5 acres.
Leadership Clark County was established by the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance & Area Chamber of Commerce pursuant to one of the goals of the Clark County Strategic Plan.
The Business Retention & Expansion program of the Alliance focuses on facilitating job growth of existing business and industry and retaining jobs due to possible downsizing or relocation.