UACES Facebook LeadAR Class 19 Spotlight: Tyler Davis
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LeadAR Class 19 Spotlight: Tyler Davis

by Lisa Davis - August 12, 2021

Tyler Davis

Meet our next member of LeadAR Class 19.

Tyler Davis is the market president for Diamond Bank in Ashdown.

He is a honors graduate of the University of Arkansas and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture, majoring in Animal Science. He, along with his wife Mandy, live on a cattle farm with their four children where they raise registered Charolais and commercial cattle.

Davis also serves as a justice of the peace for Little River County, commissioner for the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission, treasurer for Little River County Intermodal Authority, and president of Little River County Farm Bureau. He loves attending livestock shows with his family and working the same land his family has owned for seven generations.

Why did you apply to the LeadAR program? What motivated you?

I applied to the LeadAR program to continue to grow as a leader. I was motivated by past graduates communicating how great the program was and the opportunity to travel abroad.

What leadership quality do you admire most in others? Why?

Humility. I think humble leaders who aren't above doing certain tasks are the best leaders and make their followers feel more like equals.

What are your top three ingredients necessary for success?

Hard work, Drive, Willingness

What are your top three ingredients necessary for happiness?

Faith, Family, Love

Describe your personal leadership style.


What is something you hope to gain from your LeadAR experience?

A deeper understanding of the issues affecting my state and understanding others better.

How can effective leadership help move the state of Arkansas forward?

By empowering others to follow their dreams and helping them realize their potential.

You are stranded on a desert island. What are your three MUST HAVE items?

Water, Flint stone, Knife

What is something that was difficult for you six months ago but easy for you now?

Letting things go