Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors is made up of members who demonstrate their company’s commitment to the area and play key roles in business development and in the community. They also provide an additional leadership base for our board of directors. Mentorship and peer guidance as well as access to critical industry and market research are the focus. We are fortunate to have a high number of CEOs and executives who are actively involved in our Chamber, business life and community.

Anheuser-Busch Based in St. Louis, Anheuser-Busch is the leading American brewer, holding a 48.3 percent share of U.S. beer sales to retailers. The company brews the world’s highest-selling beers, Budweiser and Bud Light, and distributes these and many other popular brands through a strong network of more than 500 independent wholesalers. Anheuser-Busch operates 12 breweries across the United States. It is a major manufacturer of aluminum cans and has been a leading aluminum recycler for more than 30 years.
Ivie and Associates is a full-service marketing solutions company focused on helping clients save money and reduce overhead. They integrate themselves as part of their clients’ teams, working side by side with them every day to create efficiencies in strategy and execution. Ivie works with some of the largest retailers in the world, providing marketing and advertising services including creative and production services, media services, digital and interactive marketing, print procurement, public relations and communications services, technology solutions, project management and more. They exist to provide their clients with a higher level of service at a lower cost.
East-Harding, Inc. East-Harding is Arkansas’ award-winning commercial construction company. Since 1974, they have focused on delivering high quality construction services to their clients based on their core values of honesty, integrity, quality, value and service. They have completed more than 20 projects listed on the National Register of Historic Places, plus substantial new construction and renovation of K-12, higher education, healthcare, governmental, church, office, sports, warehouse, hospitality, hotel, and specialty construction experience.
Clark Contractors, LLC Clark Contractors provides you the benefit of the experience, expertise and personal attention of a proven management team with a history of successful construction projects that includes commercial, corporate, cultural, educational, healthcare, hospitality, mid/high-rise condominiums, industrial and retail projects. More than 95 percent of their experience has been projects that were negotiated and delivered on a team concept basis, providing both pre-construction and construction services for the owner and design team, including the conventional, alternative delivery & design-build methods.
Kruger Products (White Cloud) Kruger Products is the leading Canadian manufacturer and distributor of tissue and paper towel products for both consumer, in-home use and commercial use. They manufacture and distribute a wide range of products, including bathroom tissue, facial tissue, paper towels and napkins.
Land O’Frost With more than 50 years of experience, Land O’Frost offers high quality lunchmeat, sausage and franks in retailers, including supermarkets and mass merchandisers. They are a 3rd-generation family-owned company, and the largest family-owned brand of packaged deli meat in the U.S.
Snyders-Lance, Inc. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Snyders-Lance manufactures and markets snack foods throughout much of the United States and other parts of North America. Its products include sandwich crackers and cookies, potato chips, sugar wafers, nuts, restaurant style crackers and candy.
MillerCoors MillerCoors is passionate about beer and the beer business. They strive to be the best beer company in America. They are a new company with high potential, a unique foundation of great beer brands and 288 years of brewing experience.
Nabholz Construction Corporation From simple beginnings in 1949, Nabholz has grown into an accomplished, multi-service construction leader. The combination of expertise, integrity and innovation has earned Nabholz recognition in the construction industry, as well as respect in communities across the country.
Triad Digital Media Triad Retail Media creates, manages and operates online media programs for leading retail e-commerce websites, delivering innovative, custom digital ad campaign opportunities to national brands to reach, target and engage shoppers at exactly the right time and place – while they’re researching brands and making final purchase decisions.
Walmart Stores, Inc. Walmart serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 8,692 retail units under 55 different banners in 15 countries. Walmart’s 2010 fiscal year sales were $405 billion, and they employ 2.1 million associates worldwide. A leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity, Walmart ranked first among retailers in Fortune Magazine’s 2010 Most Admired Companies survey.