Arkansas Business has selected Jamie Fugitt and Julie D. Greathouse to be included in the 2019 edition of the Arkansas 250. The publication released November 4, 2019 features the top 250 people in Arkansas who are making an impact at the local, regional and state levels. Jamie was selected in the Economic Development category and Julie was selected in the Legal category. PPGMR Law is proud to have Jamie and Julie honored for their achievements and dedication to Arkansas and their community.
Jamie and Julie's Arkansas 250 profiles are below.
JAMIE FUGITT represents entrepreneurs, investors, and technology startups and most recently helped secure a $20 million investment for an Arkansas-based company. He helped launch venture capital fund Cadron Creek Capital after successfully lobbying for a change in Arkansas laws related to venture capital. Fugitt is a board member of the Arkansas Fellowship.
LIVES IN: Little Rock
COLLEGE(S): University of Arkansas, Harvard Law School (JD)
RECOMMENDED READING/LISTENING: Spotify says I listened to nearly 5,000 different songs in 2018, but the trend lines are Pearl Jam, Tom Petty, War on Drugs, Jason Isbell, The Beatles, Queen (with oldest daughter, Ava), Foo Fighters (with son, Porter) and The Greatest Showman (with youngest daughter, Emery).
FIRST JOB: Ran a weed eater for Arkansas State Building Services
BEVERAGE OF CHOICE: Iced coffee
ON WEEKENDS I PREFER: Finding adventures with my wife and kids - and to fish when I can
JULIE GREATHOUSE is a litigation attorney and managing partner of the business-oriented law firm which has offices in Little Rock, El Dorado and Stuttgart. She has been recognized among Best Lawyes in America every year since 2013. Greathouse was named to the Pulaski Academy board of trustees.
LIVES IN: Little Rock
COLLEGE(S): Harding Univ., UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law (JD)
RECOMMENDED READ/LISTENING: Any podcast
FIRST JOB: Store clerk at family pharmacy in Hope at 16 years old
FAVORITE THING ABOUT ARKANSAS: Our beautiful, natural state
LIVING ARKANSAN I MOST ADMIRE: My sister, Karen Roberts, general counsel for Walmart
BEVERAGE OF CHOICE: Diet Dr. Pepper
ON WEEKENDS I PREFER: To be outside with my kids