Mr. Branch joined the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Authority in April 2019 as Chief Business Development Officer after working for the State of Arkansas in a variety of roles including CFO for the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs, Vice President of Housing at the Arkansas Development Finance Authority, and Director of Finance with the Arkansas Department of Human Services. Mr. Branch is a current board member of the board of trustees for the Arkansas Local Police and Fire Retirement System (LOPFI), and a past board member of the Information Network of Arkansas (INA) and the Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas (MBAA).
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Branch worked as accountant, project manager and account manager with Caterpillar Global Mining. Mr. Branch has a B.S. in Accounting from LeTourneau University, an MBA from Texas A&M and J.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He is licensed to practice law in Arkansas.