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E.C. Barton & Company Announces Election of Alec Farmer to Board of Directors

Danial Reed | December 17, 2020

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E.C. Barton & Company announced today Alec Farmer as the newly elected member of the E.C. Barton and Company Board of Directors. The board is responsible for providing strategic counsel and guidance for the future of the company. 

The 2021 Board of Directors is also comprised of Niel Crowson, Chairman of the Board; Henry Torres, Vice Chairman of the Board; Willis Tyler; Secretary/Treasurer; Mark Biggers; Mark Belk; Blake Barber; Travis Laurence; and Allen Devereux.

“I am proud to announce the newest member to the E.C. Barton and Company Board of Directors,” said Niel Crowson, Chairman of the Board. “Alec Farmer brings a wealth of business knowledge and will be a valuable resource to our Board and management team.”

Alec Farmer headshotFarmer brings over 30 years of business experience and an extensive background serving on both local and state boards. He has served as president of Farmer Enterprises, Inc. since 1991 and manager of Alec Farmer Farms, LLC, since 1988.  Alec currently serves the state of Arkansas as the State Highway Commissioner, a title he has held since 2015. Alec has also served as a board member for numerous professional and community organizations, including his current appointments as a board member of Childress Gin & Elevator Co. and the Craighead County Conservation District. An Arkansas State University and University of Arkansas at Little Rock alum, Alec has been a licensed attorney in the state of Arkansas since 1991. He is married to Carole Farmer, and together they have four daughters.

Farmer stated, “I’m excited to join the E.C. Barton & Company team and I look forward to contributing to our continued success in the future.”