Leadership

Board of Directors

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Jerry Adams
President & CEO
Arkansas Research Alliance
Conway, Arkansas

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Freddie Black
Chairman/CEO
Simmon's First Bank
Lake Village, Arkansas


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Calvin White, Jr., Ph.D. (Vice Chair)
Chair & Associate Professor,
Department of History
 
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Mike Malone
Northwest Arkansas Coordinator
Runway Group
Springdale, Arkansas


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Rosa Velazquez
Executive Director
Arkansas Coalition for DREAM
DeQueen, Arkansas

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David Rainey, Ed.D. (Chair)
Dumas, Arkansas


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Chris Cardona, Ph.D.
Program Officer, Philanthropy
Ford Foundation
New York, New York

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Helen Dorado Alessi
Executive Director
Long Beach Latino Civic Association
Long Beach, New York


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Chris Vincent
Wealth Management Advisor
Merrill Lynch, Monk, Mitchell & Williams
Little Rock, Arkansas

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Win Rockefeller, Jr. 
Theseus Holdings, LLC
Little Rock, Arkansas


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Lisenne Rockefeller
President & Chair
Winrock Group, Inc. & Winrock Farms, Inc.
Little Rock, Arkansas

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Kilolo Kijakazi, Ph.D.
Institute Fellow
The Urban Institute
New York, New York