About Us


Russellville Regional Alliance for Economic Development


The Russellville Regional Alliance for Economic Development is a regional economic development agency covering Pope county in west-central Arkansas. The region represents a labor shed of 88,000 people. Our offices are located in Russellville, Arkansas, a city of over 28,000 people. Russellville is located along Interstate 40 just 70 miles west of Little Rock and 80 miles east of Ft. Smith, Arkansas. The Alliance is a non-profit, public/private organization managed by a board of directors. For more information or assistance with your relocation or expansion project, please contact us and let us help you.


  • Industry & Business Recruitment
  • Business Retention & Expansion
  • Improve and Market Local Product Readiness - Sites & Buildings
  • Entrepreneurship & Talent Development
  • Retail Development


Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Megan Selman