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Episode 135: Keaton Smith is Tackling Housing and Rapid Growth in Northwest Arkansas

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Originally from Michigan, Keaton Smith came to the University of Arkansas for school and never left.  He came with a curiosity for what it would be like to live in the South, and now, with a wife and a young daughter, Keaton feels genuinely at home here.  Keaton has a heart for housing and sustainability, and his efforts on a professional and personal level prove this. He is currently a VP with IberiaBank, soon to be First Horizon, and he is on the Board for Partners for Better Housing for the last ten years.  Keaton is excited about the initiatives taking place by many local corporate citizens, including Walmart but he says there is still so much work to be done.

For the past three years, Keaton has also served as a Board Member for the Fayetteville Public School system.

Curiosity, Patience, Empathy, and Action, are four attributes that drive Keaton daily.  Check out this episode to hear why.  

All this and more on this episode of I am Northwest Arkansas.

Important Links and Mentions on the Show*

Email Keaton Smith

Keaton Smith on Instagram

Keaton Smith on Twitter

Keaton Smith on Facebook

Keaton Smith on LinkedIn

Website for Partners for Better Housing

Willow Bend Development – Housing project in South Fayetteville (Mixed-Income Home Ownership Neighborhood).

Rapid Northwest Arkansas growth leads to higher housing costs – NWABJ Article

Urban Land Institute of NWA

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