Alex Lieblong – Distinguished Alumnus

Alex Lieblong is a 1968 graduate of Conway High School and a US Army Veteran. He has been an owner and general principal in the brokerage firm of Lieblong & Associates, Inc. since its opening in 1997. Prior to Lieblong & Associates, Inc., he held management positions with Paine Webber, Merrill Lynch, and E.F. Hutton. Mr. Lieblong has been a founder and managing partner of Key Colony Fund, L.P., a hedge fund, since 1998. Mr. Lieblong is the Chairman of the Arkansas Racing and Gaming Commission. He has been a director of Home BancShares (HOMB), a publicly traded bank-holding company, since 2003. He also currently serves on the board of directors of Ballard Petroleum, a privately held energy company. His past Board of Directors positions include Conway Regional Hospital, International Aircraft Investors (NASDAQ: IAIS), Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE: DEL), and Lodgian Corporation (NYSE: LGN). Mr. Lieblong’s family includes his wife JoAnn, their son and daughter-in-law Jason and Monica, and two granddaughters Mary Alex and Karly Rae.