Keith McKinnon Ingram

  • A lifelong resident of West Memphis, Arkansas
  • BS in Secondary Education, University of Mississippi
  • Former Vice President, Razorback Concrete Company, a family-owned business with plants in sixteen Arkansas cities
  • Member, 1st United Methodist Church, West Memphis, AR; past chairman Staff-Parish Relations Committee; past member Board of Trustees and Finance Committee
  • Elected in 2010 to a second term in the Arkansas House of Representatives; served on Insurance and Commerce (and House Utilities Subcommittee), Revenue and Tax (and House Income Taxes-Personal & Corporate Sub-Committee), Joint Budget, JBC Special Language, and Chairman of Rules Committee.
  • Currently serves as Vice Chair of Transportation and member of Revenue and Tax Committee.
  • Senate Minority Leader, 2013-current
  • Graduate of the Henry Toll Fellowship of the Council of State Governments www.csg.org, 2017
  • Former Vice Chairman, Memphis Regional Logistics Council
  • Chairman, Southern Legislative Conference, 2014
  • Former Chairman, Memphis Redbirds AAA Baseball Foundation, three terms
  • Member, Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Panel on the Regional Medical Center at Memphis
  • Named Legislator of the Year by the Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault, 2011
  • Awarded the Statesmanship Award by the Arkansas Hospital Association, 2011
  • Arkansas Municipal League Distinguished Legislator Award, 2009 and 2011
  • Recipient of the distinguished Silver Beaver Award from the Chickasaw Council of the Boy Scouts of America (2010) and District Award of Merit from the Chickasaw Council of the Boy Scouts of America (2010)
  • Public Health Hero 2009 – Arkansas Public Health Association, UAMS Regional Programs, UAMS College of Public Health, Arkansas Department of Health, Stamp Out Smoking
  • 2002 West Memphis Chamber of Commerce “Citizen of the Year”
  • Former two-term Mayor of West Memphis, 1987-1994
  • Twice honored by the Arkansas Community Development Program for Exceptional Accomplishment and Outstanding Leadership in improving the Community and Arkansas (1986 and 1992)
  • Recognized during the Youth Sports Summit by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association in 2011. Ingram successfully shepherded Act 1214 through the Arkansas Legislature to put policies in place ensuring student-athlete safety.

Board of Directors:

  • Chair, Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame
  • Past President, West Memphis Chamber of Commerce; (4 terms)
  • National Ready-Mix Concrete Association, Former Member