Lou Ann Nisbett

Lou Ann Nisbett, CEcD, is the President and CEO for the Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County, Arkansas. In this role she oversees the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson County Industrial Foundation, Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Port Authority, Development of the Bioplex (a technology park in northern Jefferson County), the Jefferson County Manufacturing Council and the Alliance's contract with the Economic Development Corporation of Jefferson County. 

Lou Ann is also a member of the International Economic Development Council, the State Legislative Task Force on Intermodal Transportation and Commerce, the Board of Directors of the Arkansas-Oklahoma Port Operators Association, the Board of Directors for the Arkansas Waterways Association, and the Arkansas Economic Developers & Chamber Executives. In 2012, she was named "Arkansas Economic Developer of the Year."