The board of directors of the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce has named Ulanda Arnett of Pine Bluff as the chamber’s new director, effective September 14. She replaces Lynette Bloomberg, who has returned to Southeast Arkansas College.
“Our executive committee and board are pleased about this new hire,” said Stacy Cheatwood, chamber board chairman.
“We believe that Ulanda’s corporate and small business experience and background make her a good fit to take on the leadership role at the chamber,” Cheatwood said.
Arnett joins the Alliance’s professional community and economic development staff after 5 years as an entrepreneur as owner of Posh Inspirations (events and interior design company), and 13 years in corporate America primarily at Tyson Foods, Inc. in Springdale, Arkansas where she worked in various areas of Human Resources.
The chamber’s new director holds a bachelors degree in Agriculture Business from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and a masters in Agriculture of Economics from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
A native of Pine Bluff, Arnett is passionate about the improvement of the area and believes her experience, skills, relationships, and love for the community can accelerate Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce’s vision to establish Pine Bluff and Jefferson County as a world class community.