Meet the Assistant City Manager
|Assistant City Manager
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham, Room 203
Little Rock, AR 72201
Stacia Chastain, Office Assistant III
James Jones joined the City of Little Rock as Assistant City Manager in October 2014.
to being appointed as Assistant City Manager, James spent twenty-seven
(27) years with Entergy Corporation in Arkansas and Texas. In addition,
he spent a decade working for the State of Arkansas, first in the
Secretary of State’s Office and later in the Arkansas Industrial
Development Commission. In every position he has held, customer service
and problem solving have been key components.
2004, James has been a familiar face at Little Rock City Hall. In his
position with Entergy, he served as a liaison to work with the City and
neighborhoods on a variety of issues. He also played an integral role as
Entergy and the City coordinated responses during natural disasters.
In addition, he was active as a volunteer in the 2011 LR CENT Campaign.
has served on the Board of Directors of the Downtown Little Rock
Partnership, Museum of Discovery, Southern Industrial Development
Council and American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas. He is a member of
Downtown Little Rock Rotary Club 99 and was named Rotarian of the Year
for 2011/2012. He is a Past President of the Industrial Developers of
Arkansas, and from 1991 to 1999, he served on the Arkansas Arts Council.
A graduate of the
University of Arkansas, James has also completed advanced courses at the
University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business, the
University of North Carolina and the University of Oklahoma. James and
his wife Sally have resided in Little Rock for thirty-eight (38) years.