Programs & Resources
Keeping up with innovative trends and automation in the workplace is essential to stay competitive. Having a workforce that is well-trained for present and future jobs increases the development readiness of the region. There are many training resources available to businesses in the Russellville Region.
Arkansas Workforce Center at Russellville
The Arkansas Workforce Center at Russellville is a division of the Arkansas Workforces Services for employers and job seekers. Their office is located at 104 S. Rochester, Russellville AR 72801 and phone number is (479) 968-2784.
Business and Industry Training Program
The Arkansas Economic Development Commission established the Business and Industry Training Program (BITP) to provide financial assistance to recruit the workforce required for new and expanding business and industries in Arkansas. The BITP is flexible and focuses on recruiting workers, pre-employment training, and on-the-job training. The pre-employment training program can be customized in content and in length to meet the specific needs of the new or expanding employer.
Workforce Development Cabinet
The Workforce Development Cabinet was created by the Russellville Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Russellville Regional Alliance for Economic Development. This group of industry, education leaders, and employers are working together to find solutions to the workforce issues facing our area.
|Mark Clarke, Co-Chair||Rockline Industries|
|Joe Wilson, Co-Chair||ConAgra Brands|
|Suzy Griffin, Executive Director||Russellville Area Chamber & Alliance|
|Bob Honeycutt||Saint Mary's Regional Health System|
|Dr. Robin Bowen||Arkansas Tech University|
|Bruce Sikes||Arkansas Tech University - Ozark|
|Justin Smith||Arkansas Tech University - Ozark|
|Pat Edmunds||Arkansas Tech University - Career Center|
|John Harris||Arkansas Tech University - Career Center|
|Danna Caldwell||JTS Financial|
|Debra Choate||Entergy- Arkansas Nuclear One|
|Mary Clark||University of Arkansas Community College - Morrilton|
|Jessica Rohlman||University of Arkansas Community College - Morrilton|
|Omar Clemons||Entergy Arkansas|
|Bryan Harris||Mars Petcare|
|Mayor Richard Harris||City of Russellville|
|Mary Beth Cox||Russellville School District|
|Steve Mallett||City Corporation|
|Leslie Schreckhise||Taber Extrusions|
|Todd Meimerstorf||Centennial Bank|
|Dr. Ginni McDonald||Russellville School District|
|Lisa Willenberg||University of Arkansas Community College - Morrilton|
|Judge Ben Cross||Pope County|
|Neil Golden||Arkansas Workforce Center|
Did you know Russellville offers business assistance programs? Learn more about how we can help make your business a success.
The people and opportunities in this community are what drew me to Russellville, and that is what continues to keep me here.Megan Ayres-Moore, Park Interpreter, Lake Dardanelle State Park
708 West Main Street, Russellville, AR 72801
Russellville is a great place to visit and call home!
Live, Work & Play
Do you love the idea of walking down the main street in the morning, grabbing a cup of coffee at your local coffee shop and heading off to work only to finish your day in your kayak, taking a quick hike or bike ride? If so, Russellville is the place for you. With our increasing number of urban shops and living area, our growing cultural atmosphere, amazing schools and an increasing number of job opportunities, Russellville has something for everyone.