The Little Rock Port Authority (LRPA) Board of Directors has named a new chairperson.
Greg Joslin has been elected to serve as the board’s chair. He succeeds Melissa Hendricks as the board chair, who was elected and reelected to the role in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
“I am honored to be elected to serve as Chair of the Port Board and look forward to working with my colleagues to continue attracting jobs and investment from around the world. I can think of no other location in the region that can compete with the Port of Little Rock in terms of supporting manufacturing, logistics and employment. I will continue to work to make the Port of Little Rock the country’s best inland port,” Joslin said in a statement.
Joslin will serve as chair from July 2020 through June 2021.
In addition, the board elected Joe Bailey as vice-chair and Bobby Brown as treasurer.
Currently, Joslin serves as a senior broker for Colliers International. In this role, he oversees brokerage, site selection, acquisition and tenant representation for clients. He previously was a principal partner at Irwin Partners. Joslin also as a background in economic development, working in Entergy’s Office of Economy Development, the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission and serving as the president and CEO for the Magnolia-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce.
He obtained a bachelor’s degree from Hendrix College and a master’s of public administration degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.