Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport

Robert East


Commissioner Robert East is a founding member of East-Harding, Inc, a construction management and general construction firm.  Active in commercial construction as a general contractor, owner and developer for more than 40 years, Commissioner East has also been involved in numerous real estate projects.

Commissioner East is a commercial pilot and flight instructor.  He is multi-engine and IFR rated.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration / Finance and Administration, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

Awards, Honors, Distinctions:

  • Arkansas Business Executive of the Year

  • Man of the Year by the Associated Builders & Contractors of Arkansas

Community Involvement:

  • Past President, Associated Builders & Contractors

  • Chairman, The Arkansas Nature Conservancy

  • Co-Chairman, Vision Little Rock

  • Past President, Downtown Little Rock Partnership

  • Executive Committee, Arkansas Cancer Research Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

  • Board of Directors, Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation

  • Board of Directors, Bank of the Ozarks