Leader Profile: Jolane Cook

Jolane Cook Executive Dean and Campus DirectorTexarkana Campus of Univ of AR Hope-Txk (UAHT)Leadership Texarkana Class of 2019 Stepping up to lead the way. Jolane Cook has served the UAHT campus in a variety of areas for over twenty-two years, moving to the Texarkana campus when it opened in 2012. Jolane earned her Read more…

Leader Profile: Matthew Nix, M.D.

Stepping Up to Lead the Way  Associate Professor; Medical DirectorUAMS College of Medicine Associate Program DirectorUAMS Family Medicine Residency Program in Texarkana Matthew Nix is one of Texarkana USA’s Best and Brightest, who has returned and continues to invest his best in our community.  Nix graduated from Arkansas High School Read more…

Leader Profile: Mark Missildine

Stepping Up to Lead the Way  Alumni Relations and Student Ambassador CoordinatorTexas A&M University – TexarkanaLT Class of 1995 An exemplary and vocal champion of Leadership Texarkana, Mark Missildine has shown leadership and passion for his community both through his work and through multiple other community organizations.  A leader creating Read more…

Leader Profile: Doneyne (Don) Smith

Doneyne (Don) Smith is a Texarkana native who went to Arkansas High, TC, and TAMUT.  He is currently working at TAMUT as the director of the Personal Achievement through Help Project (PATH), which establishes mentorships, professional development, and training for African American male students to help them succeed in higher education. An “awesome” alum Read more…

Featured Leader: Leigh Davis

Leigh DavisDevelopment Director, Northeast Texas CASA, Inc. & Leadership Texarkana Class of 2019Through her work at CASA, Leighworks daily to bring together her passion for community, relationship building, and advocacy. Leigh says:  “For not being a native of Texarkana, I easily became passionate about our community and its strong philanthropic Read more…