Randy Zook is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and the Associated Industries of Arkansas (AIA). Prior to taking the helm of the State Chamber/AIA, Randy was the deputy director of administration and finance for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.
Zook is the former president and CEO of the Atlantic Envelope Company in Atlanta, a role he filled for many years, respectfully. He retired from the Atlantic Envelope company in 2004 and began to work on economic development efforts in Arkansas. He has worked as the chair of the Central Ozarks Task force for Economic Development and as part of the Melbourne Airport Commission in addition to his role at the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.
The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce/Associated Industries of Arkansas is the leading advocate for Arkansas business on both the state and national level. Our mission is to promote a pro-business, free-enterprise agenda and contest anti-business legislation, regulations and rules. Now more than ever, business matters to our nation’s future. In the global economy, our competitive capacity must be all it can possibly be – and the State Chamber/AIA works every day to make that happen.
The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Arkansas are private, non-profit corporations that are totally funded by dues from our members. Each organization has its own officers and its own directors, but both share headquarters and professional staff in Little Rock.