Elaine Eubank Set To Start at Easter Seals as CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Jun. 30, 2014 12:00 am  

Elaine Eubank

Elaine Eubank has been hired as president and CEO of Easter Seals Arkansas in Little Rock, a position she will start Tuesday. She said the new job will allow her to build on the Easter Seals mission, offering training and rehabilitation services to children and adults. Rick Fleetwood, chairman of the board of directors at Easter Seals Arkansas, said: “Mrs. Eubank brings to the table knowledge of state Medicaid, handling a large budget and large workforce. She also is very familiar with the various stakeholders, policy makers and major donors. Mrs. Eubank is a proven leader, as evidenced by the excellent way she has directed CareLink.”

Eubank worked as president of CareLink, based in North Little Rock, for more than 20 years. While at CareLink, she increased the nonprofit’s budget from $4.5 million to $17 million. Before CareLink, Eubank was assistant director at the Arkansas Division of Aging & Adult Services from 1986 to 1991 and director of women’s health at the Arkansas Department of Health in Little Rock from 1979 to 1986. Eubank started her career as director of the Arkansas Resources Project and as a caseworker at Methodist Children’s Home in Little Rock.

She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. After graduating, Eubank received continuing education from the Governor’s Center at Duke University.

In her community, she has served on the boards of the Rotary Club of Little Rock, the Shepherd’s Center of North Little Rock and Nonprofit Resources Inc.

 

 

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