Department Executive Managers
JD Lowery is the manager of community and economic development for the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas. JD holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Arkansas. He also has a Master in Public Service from the University of Arkansas, Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock. Previously, he worked for Viridian, a Little Rock-based energy efficiency consulting firm; for Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe; and spent more than four years at the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, where he served as director of the Arkansas Energy Office He holds a LEED AP BD+C (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Accredited Professional, Building Design and Construction). JD has served on the Arkansas Pollution and Ecology Commission and is a member of the Little Rock Rotary Club. He was a member of Leadership Greater Little Rock Class 31.