Magnolia Economic Development

It is the principle purpose of Magnolia Economic Development to actively support the growth and development of existing business and industry and the aggressive recruitment and development of compatible new employers for Magnolia and Columbia County, Arkansas. MED is further responsible for the promotion of the area as a competitive, viable business environment through marketing and public relations efforts, community development and support activities, educational programs, and planning and development projects. MED is also responsible for coordination activities with appropriate local, state and federal programs.

Board of Directors

President - Bob Edstrom
Secretary/Treasurer - Shirlye Hopkins

Board Members:
Mayor Parnell Vann
Steve Nipper
Jamie Waller
Wes Stockwell
Dr. Trey Berry
Doug McCrary
Jason Ray
Jeff Whitener

MEDC Staff

  • Executive Director - Cammie Hambrice
  • Executive Assistant - Micki Mitchell