ASAE is thrilled to announce our 2024 Class.  

The ELC, supported by partner Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, aims to identify and cultivate the next generation of association leaders in Arkansas. The following executive members will take this year to learn from industry and subject matter experts to help them be more knowledable, successful and involved within the state association world. 


(Left to right) Shay Stout, B.J. Matthews, Todd Gerdes, Will Hopkins.

Todd Gerdes
Manager of Member Services
Arkansas Homefurnishings Association

Will Hopkins
Director, Local Affairs & Rural Development
Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation

B.J. Matthews
Director of PR/Meeting Planner
Arkansas REALTORS Association

Shay Stout
Director of Finance and Human Resources
Arkansas Hospitality Association


Thank you to our supporting partner.