Contact Us

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI) is located on the fourth floor, Suite 405, of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Business and Economic Development on the corner of South University Avenue and 28th Street. Our business hours are 8AM-5PM CST Monday through Friday. The main business phone is (501) 569-8519 FAX: (501) 569-8538.

Parking

Vistors may park in Lot 13 located directly across 28th Street. Handicapped parking spaces are available in front of the building. Special arrangements for reserved handicapped parking can be made in advance by contacting UALR Health Services at (501) 569-3188.

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AEDI Staff

Census State Data Center and GIS Laboratory

  • Phyllis Poché, Senior Research/Extension Specialist
    (501) 569-8483 | RBUS 408
  • Inderpreet (Sunny) Farmahan, Assistant Research/Extension Specialist
    (501) 569-8721 | RBUS 425
  • Geoffery Joseph, Assistant Research/Extension Specialist
    (501) 569-8531 | RBUS 420
  • Kevin Koonce, Assistant Research/Extension Specialist
    (501) 569-8288 | RBUS 428
  • David Rasmussen, Associate Research Specialist
    (501) 569-8573 | RBUS 423
  • Deano Traywick, Assistant Research/Extension Specialist
    (501) 569-8943 | RBUS 426
  • Alison Wiley, Associate Research/Extension Specialist
    (501) 569-8574 | RBUS 417

Economic Research and Forecasting

Strategic Community Economic Development

  • April Campbell, Assistant Research/Extension Specialist
    (501) 569-8551 | RBUS 415
  • Michael Collins, Assistant Research/Extension Specialist
    (501) 683-7407 | RBUS 477
  • Michael Gerfen, Associate Research/Extension Specialist
    (501) 569-8978 | RBUS 462
  • Grainger Ledbetter, Assistant Research/Extension Specialist
    (501) 569-8478 | RBUS 420
  • Terre McLendon, Senior Research Specialist
    (501) 569-8550 | RBUS 418
  • Diane Thomas-Holladay, Senior Research/Extension Specialist
    (501) 569-8477 | RBUS 413