Jim Simpson Elected President of Arkansas Bar Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Jul. 15, 2013 12:00 am  

Jim Simpson

Brenda Gullett and Sam Ledbetter have been elected to serve on the Arkansas Board of Education in Little Rock. Gullett, a former state senator and owner of Brenda Gullett Associates, was elected chairwoman. Ledbetter, a former state representative and partner in the McMath Woods Law Firm, was elected vice chairman.


Tyler Lindsey has been hired as the marketing and public relations director for the Arkansas Foodbank in Little Rock. Lindsey formerly worked as a news producer at KTHV-TV, Channel 11, in Little Rock.

Real Estate

Jeff Miller has been hired as a real estate agent at Crye-Leike Realtors’ Benton branch office. Miller has been the owner of Jeff Miller & Associates, an independent insurance agency in Benton, for 29 years. He will split his time between working as a real estate agent and managing his insurance business.


Becky Mason has been hired as a vehicle sales representative at Ryder Vehicle Sales in North Little Rock. Mason formerly served as the marketing director of Lenders Title Co.


Michael Wayne Hardy has been promoted to associate principal with Roark Perkins Perry Yelvington Architects in Little Rock. Hardy has worked with RPPY for 17 years.


Rodney Baker will succeed retiring Ewell Welch as executive vice president of the Arkansas Farm Bureau in Little Rock on Nov. 1. Baker has been an AFB employee for 36 years. He has served as the organization’s director of governmental affairs since 1998.



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