Greg Phillips Named Director of Main Street Arkansas

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program said Wednesday that Greg Phillips, a 15-year veteran of the Main Street Arkansas downtown development program, has been named the new director of Main Street Arkansas.

Main Street Arkansas, a program area of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, provides technical assistance and design services to help create economic development in the state's downtown areas.

Phillips has been assistant director of the Main Street Arkansas program since 1997. Before joining Main Street Arkansas, he worked with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, the Peoria, Illinois, Symphony Orchestra, and the Peoria Ballet Company.

Phillips succeeds Cary Tyson, who was promoted to deputy director of the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.