The Economic Development Corporation of Clark County is a tax-funded organization created to develop and fund economic development projects and activities to stimulate the local economy and to support the creation of new job activities. The Economic Development Corporation of Clark County (EDCCC) is a not-for-profit organization that is charged with directing the economic growth for Clark County. Serving on the EDCCC Board is a volunteer position. Board members are not paid.
The mission of the EDCCC 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.
Board of Directors:
Chairman Dr. Tim Kauffman| Retired
Vice Chairman Dr. Celya Taylor | Henderson State University
Secretary Stacey Marlar | Southern Bancorp
Treasurer J.L Griffin | Griffin Logging
Immediate Past Chairman Dr. Lewis Shepherd|Henderson State University
Elton Buck | Affordable Investments
Seth Collins| Edward Jones Investments
Keith Craft | First National Title
Wilma Gill| Retired
Jeremy Gould | Jeremy's Sport Stop
Eric Hughes| Hughes & Hughes Law Firm
Kevin Jester | KW Jester Logging
Allen Morgan| Hunter - Wasson Timber Services
Nathan Price| Alliance Insurance
Ross Whipple| Horizon Capital Management
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.