Heide Harrell, APR
With more than 15 years of public relations, communications and marketing experience, Heide Harrell, APR, currently serves as Vice President, Communications Director at Stephens, Inc.
Previously she was at Rose Law Firm, the oldest law firm west of the Mississippi. In this role, she oversees the strategies and implementation of all communications and marketing as well as assists in ongoing relationship building opportunities for the firm.
Prior to joining Rose Law Firm, Harrell spent nearly six years at Stone Ward as a senior public relations account manager and senior brand manager. She also worked for two years at Mangan Holcomb Partners as a public relations account executive as well as five years for now Congressman J. French Hill at the former Delta Trust & Bank as a communications and marketing officer.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communications from the University of Central Arkansas and a master’s degree in applied communication studies from UA Little Rock. Harrell has the designation of APR and is a past president of the PRSA Arkansas Chapter, past chair of the Southwest District and a member of the 2018 PRSA National Nominating Committee.
Harrell is a graduate of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Leadership Greater Little Rock program (Class XXIX) and serves as an executive board member for the UA Little Rock Alumni Association. In 2020, she was selected as an honoree in the 27th class of Arkansas Business 40 Under 40.
- Current Job: Vice President, Communications Director Stephens, Inc.
- PRSA Chapter: Arkansas Chapter