A Little Rock resident, Alisha Curtis is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast TV News. She currently works as the Chief of Communications & Legislative Affairs for the Arkansas Department of Commerce. She previously worked as director of special projects, economic development liaison, and special assistant to Governor Hutchinson. She served as the 2019 Inaugural Events Director for the “Together for Success” Inauguration for Governor Hutchinson’s second term raising over $1 million and executing 10 separate Inaugural events.
Alisha has extensive philanthropic experience through her fundraising, event planning, and volunteer efforts with the Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas, Women’s Foundation of Arkansas, Arkansas Children’s Tumor Foundation, Easter Seals of Arkansas, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. In recent years, she won the Todd Miles Award at the Little Rock’s Taste of the Finest event for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Arkansas, took home the mirror ball trophy for best performance at the Dancing with our Stars event, was named Woman of the Year in Philanthropy by the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas, and was elected Treasurer of the Republican Party of Arkansas. She is a graduate of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Arkansas XII Class and currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Arkansas Chapter of the Children’s Tumor Foundation.