Jim Dailey


Tourism Director
Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism
One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201

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Jim Dailey
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Jim Dailey serves on the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Parks Recreation & Travel Commission, chairing it last year. He was Mayor of the City of Little Rock from 1993 until 2006, and served on the city’s Board of Directors since 1974. He worked to expand the Statehouse Convention Center, build Verizon Arena and create the River Rail and Big Dam Bridge projects. He is past president of the Arkansas Municipal League and former chair of the National League of Cities Advisory Board, Little Rock Airport Commission and FCC Intergovernmental Advisory Committee. He served for five years on the Arkansas Broadband Advisory Committee. He holds a business management degree from the University of Arkansas. Currently a partner and consulting analyst for Flake & Kelley Commercial, a 38-year-old commercial real estate firm with offices in Little Rock and Springdale, Dailey specializes in brokerage and leasing. He has been married to Patti Murphy since 1965 and they have two daughters, two sons and six grandchildren

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