Mr. Branch joined the Northwest Arkansas National Airport in 2019 as Chief Business Development Officer after working for the State ofArkansas in a variety of roles including CFO for the Arkansas Department ofVeterans Affairs, Vice President of Housing at the Arkansas Development FinanceAuthority, and Director of Finance with the Arkansas Department of HumanServices. Mr. Branch is a current member of the board of directors for the Community Clinic of NWA, Pathfinder, Inc., and the Northwest Arkansas Tourism Association. He previously served as a board member of the board of trustees for the Arkansas Local Police and Fire Retirement System (LOPFI), theInformation Network of Arkansas (INA) and the Mortgage Bankers Association ofArkansas (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 fromTexas A&M and J.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He is licensed to practice law in Arkansas.