Governor Names Robert Ator II to Lead AEDC Military Affairs by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 1/3/2018 11:01 am Updated 3 weeks ago Gov. Asa Hutchinson says that retired Col. Robert Ator II has been hired as the Arkansas Economic Development Commission director of military affairs, effective Jan. 9. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.