James Guy Tucker
James Guy Tucker is a former Governor of Arkansas. He also served the people of The Natural State as Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and a Member of the United States Congress, where he served on the Ways and Means Committee.
He is currently a corporate advisor to a number of companies in the Middle East, Europe, and the United States, including a U.S.-based company converting a high capacity data transmission technology for commercial use.
Governor Tucker is also a co-founder and Director of Pacific GeneTech Ltd., based in Hong Kong and its United States subsidiary, Arkansas Bio-Sciences International LLC., which owns an exclusive global license for low cost vaccines targeted to diseases occurring in food animals and humans.
Governor Tucker has been a founder and investor in multiple successful private and public companies in the United States, Europe and Asia, including cable television, and Internet companies in the United States, Great Britain, Hong Kong and Indonesia. For three years, Governor Tucker served as Chairman of the White House Conference on Families under Presidents Carter and Reagan. From 1982 until taking office as Governor, he was a senior partner in the 50-member law firm of Mitchell, Williams, Selig and Tucker in Little Rock where he handled complex regional and nationwide business litigation.
Governor Tucker also serves on several boards, including the Arkansas Heart Hospital, the Steering Committee for the study of Racial Disparities in the Arkansas Criminal Justice System at the University of Arkansas Little Rock, and the Board of the Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency.
He is married with four children, six grandchildren and calls Little Rock home.