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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
Celia Carter Tyson
Jeremy Hankins Tyson
Laken Moudy Tyson
Lance Martin Tyson
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
Josh Crane Keathley-Patterson
Allan George Mahle
Bryan Harris Mars Petcare
Mayor Richard Harris City of Russellville
Mary Beth Cox Russellville School District
Steve Mallett City Corporation
Dustin Morphis Bridgestone-Firestone
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
Events in Russellville
Events in Russellville

Business Assistance

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

Looking for Us?

708 West Main Street, Russellville, AR 72801

Phone: 479-968-2530

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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.