Economics Arkansas, a nonprofit educational organization promoting economic and financial literacy, is pleased to announce the selection of Kathleen Lawson as its new executive director.

A 15-year veteran of the nonprofit sector, Lawson holds an MPA from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is devoted to public service and has a strong track record of propelling nonprofits forward. Spending her entire professional career in public service, Lawson has worked the last six years promoting STEM education through the statewide Arkansas Discovery Network, a program of the Museum of Discovery.

Kathleen, her husband Brian, and their two children live in North Little Rock.