Arkansas NEXT

a guide to life after high school

Arkansas NEXT is Arkansas’ annual magazine for those looking to further their education, as well as those who support them.

Arkansas Business Publishing Group specializes in niche magazine publishing and websites, which bring together targeted audiences and advertisers that want to reach them. Our mission is to profitably disseminate a variety of high-quality information in a model work environment that has a positive effect on the community.

Our Team

Leadership
Publisher
Rachel Pitre
Editor
Lindsay Irvin
Art Director
Omar Alonso
Editorial
Writer
Lydia McAllister
Deputy Online Editor
Tre Baker
Editor/Researcher
Rebekah Eveland
Editorial Intern
Jessie Smith
Sales
Senior Account Executive
Brandy Hubener
Senior Account Executive
Heather Smith
Account Executive
Alicia Sandage
Advertising Coordinator
Bethany Johnson
Advertising Coordinator
Maddie Brodell
Operations Specialist
Jessica Pridmore
Marketing & Events
Marketing Director
Devan Elbert
Events Director
Alex Howland
Marketing & Events Assistant
Kelli Roy
Design
Production Manager
April Scott
Senior Art Director
Irene Forbes
Senior Art Director
Dean Wheeler
Senior Designer
Vince Palermo
Circulation
Circulation Manager
Dana Wade
Circulation Coordinator
Shannon Davis
Customer Service Representative
De'Jarnette Johnson
Web
Project Manager
Amanda Potter Cole
Senior Web Designer
Lance Corder
Senior Web Developer
Jonathan Peoples
Administration
Accounting Manager
Hal Lammey
Accounting Supervisor
Kim Clark
Director of Human Resources
Bill Page
Executive Assistant & Special Projects Coordinator
Kristen Heldenbrand
ABPG
Chairman & CEO
Olivia Myers Farrell
President
Mitch Bettis
Publisher
Chris Bahn
Publisher
Mandy Richardson
Publisher
Rachel Pitre
Online Editor
Lance Turner