Yancey selected to 17th Leadership Arkansas class
Garver Construction Services Team Leader Seth Yancey, PE, will have the opportunity to discuss the economic and political challenges facing Arkansas with a diverse group of business and community leaders after being selected to the latest class of Leadership Arkansas by the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.
As a part of Leadership Arkansas’s 17th class, Yancey will participate in an innovative nine-month program that promotes engagement on an array of issues facing the state, including agriculture, education, infrastructure, economic development, industrial development, and regional development with class members from a variety of fields and backgrounds.
“As engineers we strive to improve the safety and functionality of the infrastructure that we rely on every day to meet the growing demands of our communities. I look forward to finding new outlets to impact Arkansas and connecting with some of our state’s best and brightest professionals.”
Construction Services Team Leader
“A large part of why I love my job in the engineering field is that it has a daily impact on my home state,” Yancey said. “As engineers we strive to improve the safety and functionality of the infrastructure that we rely on every day to meet the growing demands of our communities. I look forward to finding new outlets to impact Arkansas and connecting with some of our state’s best and brightest professionals.”
With almost two decades of experience in the industry, Yancey has overseen construction and proposals for the infrastructure projects that keep communities in Arkansas thriving. He has assisted Garver in legacy projects such as developing a replacement for the Broadway Bridge that connects the downtowns of Little Rock and North Little Rock and, more recently, the Connecting Arkansas Program, a voter-approved highway construction program that includes the completion of over 36 miles of roadway and 50 bridges to better serve the ever-growing Northwest Arkansas region.
Leadership Arkansas was founded in 2005 with the intention of developing a diverse network of committed leaders to facilitate an improved Arkansas. Several Garver employees are among its more than 900 graduates, including Director of Transportation Jerry Holder, Communications Director Laura Nick, Transportation Team Leader Ron Petrie, Director of AssetMax Keith Tencleve, Bridge Team Leader Lawren Wilcox, Aviation Operations Manager Adam White, Southeast Transportation Leader John Cantabery, and External Communications Team Leader Anita Smith.
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