As the president and CEO of ARA, Mr. Adams oversees strategy for the organization while defining the vision and guiding the board of trustees. In this capacity, he serves as a leader and liaison to a number of organizations committed to statewide economic growth and development.
Prior to joining ARA, Mr. Adams held a variety of senior leadership roles at Acxiom Corporation, where he worked for 34 years prior to retirement.
Throughout his career, Mr. Adams has been involved in a variety of programs and initiatives that have far-reaching outcomes in Arkansas. From energizing education to growing 21st century jobs, Mr. Adams is working with a sense of urgency and serving organizations that will move Arkansas forward.