Board of Directors
Mike Akin '79
CEO, Akin Holdings, Inc.
Monticello, AR ▼ Read More
Mike Akin is CEO of Akin Holdings, Inc., an owner/operator of multi-family housing, hotel, commercial and industrial real estate. From 1988 until its sale in 2008, Mike served as president and CEO of Akin Industries, a manufacturer of contract furniture catering to the university housing, health care, and hospitality markets with distribution across the U.S., Canada and South America.
Akin earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Arkansas in 1975 and is currently a member of the board of directors for Union Bank of Monticello and the Arkansas Economic Development Foundation. From 1997-2003, Akin served on the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and he was a member of the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees from 2003-2013. He served as chairman of the UA Board of Trustees in 2012.