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Jay Chesshir, CEE* **

President & CEO


Jack Thomas**

Vice President, Economic Development

Kristi Barr**

Director, HR & Talent Initiatives

Will Faulkner

Director, Business Retention and Expansion


Kellen Davis

Executive Director, Leadership Greater Little Rock,
Director, Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Mallory McClure

Economic Development Team Coordinator


CCE - Certified Chamber Executive
CEcD - Certified Economic Developer
* - Graduate, Institute for Organization Management
** - Graduate, University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute

Major Employers

The Little Rock region is home to many large employers in a variety of industries. Government, healthcare, manufacturing/distribution and banking/finance are the top employers. Little Rock has seen a growth in FinTech and tech-related companies.

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