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The Hot Springs Metro Partnership is the area’s public/private economic development organization, serving all of Garland County.  We specialize in assisting businesses with relocating or expanding in the Greater Hot Springs area. The Mission of the HSMP is to create economic opportunity by retaining, expanding, and attracting higher paying jobs, expanding and diversifying our local economy, increasing incomes and investment, and generating positive growth throughout the Hot Springs Region.

Cole McCaskill

Vice President of Economic Development​

Kim Kellar

Executive Assistant to the President/CEO

Sheryl Staggs

Director of Finance and Operations

Gary Jackson

Workforce and Economic Development Director

Mara Kuhn

Communications Manager

2023 Board of Directors

Scott Dews

First Security Bank

Vince Signorelli

Tanners Team Sports

Bryan Smith

Alliance Rubber Company

Scott Bailey

National Park Medical Center

Todd Green

Relyance Bank

Coreena Fetterhoff

Smith’s Consumer Products, Inc.

Jeff Lofgren

Hot Springs Village

Bryan Smith

Alliance Rubber Company

Chad Tillery

Allen Tillery Auto Center

Stacy Walley


Chuck Launius

Resort RV Cable

Rory Herndon

Xpress Boats

Ben Van Wagner

Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort

Karen Kitchens

Regions Bank

Dr. Doug Ross

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs

Keith Smith

Keith Smith Co., Inc.

Neal Harrington

Express Employment Professional

Marshunda Jones


Allison Ramsey

Triumph Airborne Structures

Dan Messersmith


Mac McClanahan

Simmons Bank

Dr. Bill Allison

National Park College

Crystal Bohannan

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs

Karol Bailes

Crye-Leike Realtors

Matt Twyford

Arkansas Economic Development Council

Dr. Jerry Thomas

National Park College

Kellie Ashlock

Ritter Communications

City Manager Bill Burrough

City of Hot Springs

County Judge Darryl Mahoney

Garland County

Kevin Sexton

Hot Springs Village POA

Kelly Hale

Hot Springs Village POA

Dwayne Pratt

West Central Arkansas Planning and Development District

Dr. John Hogan

National Park College

Mayor Pat McCabe

City of Hot Springs

State Senator Alan Clark

District 7

State Senator Matt McKee

District 6

State Rep. Bruce Cozart

District 24

State Rep. Richard McGrew

District 22

State Rep. Rick McClure

District 26

State Rep. Les Warren

District 25

Gene Higginbotham

District Director Congressman Bruce Westerman

Dwayne Pratt

West Central Arkansas Planning and Development District

Dr. Doug Ross

Chair Designee Greater Hot Springs Chamber

Dr. Nancy Anderson

Cutter Morning Star

2023 Senior Council

Todd Green

Relyance Bank

Dr. John Hogan

National Park College

Ed Sanders

Sanders Supply, Inc.

Franklin Bass

Arvest Bank

​Forrest Spicher

Bancorp South

James Montgomery

B &F Engineering

Todd Woerpel

Coldwell Banker Commercial-RPM

Brian Hill

Hill & Cox Corp.

Paul Riser

Riser Ford Lincoln

​Latt Bachelor

G. Latta Bachelor Attorney

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