P.O. Box 17037, Jonesboro, AR 72403-6718
Arkansas State University, B.A., cum laude, 1991
Law School Attended:
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, J.D., with honors, 1994
Year of First Admission:
Craighead County Bar Association (Member, Program Chair 1997-8; Secretary-Treasurer 2004-5; Vice President 2014-15; President 2015-16); Arkansas Bar Association (Member: Sections on: Business Law; Health Law; Judiciary Committee; Uniform Laws Committee); and American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Business Law; Health Law; Business and Corporate Litigation Committee; Subcommittee on Financial Institutions Litigation; Corporate Practice Committee); American Health Lawyers Association; The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.
Commissioner on the Arkansas Pollution Control & Ecology Commission (Appointed by Governor 2015-2019); Special Associate Justice to the Arkansas Supreme Court (Appointed by Governor 2015-2016)
Paragould, Arkansas, November 10, 1968
Acquisition of former TapJac Lumber stores in SE Missouri by E.C. Barton & Company, 2000; Acquisition of NEA Internal Medicine Clinic from PhyCor on behalf of NEA Clinic, P.A., 2000; Acquisition of interest in The Surgical Hospital of Jonesboro by NEA Clinic, 2003; NEA Clinic and Triad Hospitals Joint Venture to own and operate Northeast Arkansas Medical Center, a 104 bed hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas, 2004; NEA Clinic and Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation Joint Venture to own and operate NEA Baptist Medical Center, a 104 bed hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas, 2007; Sale of The Surgical Hospital of Jonesboro to NEA Baptist Medical Center, a specialty surgical hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas, 2008; Acquisition of NEA Clinic by Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation and formation of NEA Baptist Health System, a new not-for-profit health system established in Jonesboro, Arkansas, which invested $400 million for the development of a new not-for-profit acute care hospital and 90+ physician not-for-profit clinic, 2010; Sale of former TapJac Stores in SE Missouri from E.C. Barton & Company to Meek Lumber Yard, 2010.