Leadership Pine Bluff, a program of the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce, held an Economic Development and Industry session Dec. 12.


Class members began the day by meeting Lou Ann Nisbett, chief executive officer/president of the Economic Development Alliance for Jefferson County, and Caleb McMahon, director of Economic Development at the Alliance.


Nisbett and McMahon gave participants an overview of the Alliance and the Economic Development Sales Tax.


The class then received an overview and tour of Tyson Foods Inc., led by Kevin Kilgore, Johnny Tubbs and Felita Wilkes.


The class ate lunch at fellow Chamber member Ameca and wrapped up the day with an overview and tour of The Strong Company, Inc. led by Tim DeJarnette.