Ricky (Ricky) Hill (R-29)

State Senator Ricky Hill

Ricky (Ricky) Hill (R-29)
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Capitol: 501.682.6107
FAX: 501.682.2917
District: 501.286.2285
Senator
Arkansas State Senate
Room 320 State Capitol Building 500 Woodlane Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
PO Box 177
Cabot, AR 72023
Residence:Cabot, AR

Committee Assignments

Bio

Senator Ricky Hill of Cabot represents District 29, which includes parts of Faulkner, Lonoke, Pulaski and White Counties. He grew up in rural Lonoke County on his parent's farm. He helped with the farming and the family's residential construction business. He graduated from Cabot High School, then earned a Master's Degree in Agriculture Business and Economics from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Senator Hill is vice chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Economic Development and a member of the Senate Committee on Transportation, Technology and Legislative Affairs. He also serves on the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee. In the 2019 legislative session, Senator Hill co-sponsored legislation to raise teacher salaries, fund 911 emergency response systems and modernize the practice of optometry. During his time at ASU, he founded the ASU Rodeo Club and competed as a bull rider on the ASU Rodeo team. This led to his joining the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and competing on the professional rodeo circuit for 4 years. During that time he married his wife, Cynthia, who was a professional barrel racer. He returned to Cabot after college, he was hired by SF Services and was the company's youngest general manager. He managed three farm supply stores in central Arkansas for 10 years. Then, he got into banking. He now is an Executive Vice President with Bank of the Ozarks, although he continues to operate his family farm. He and Cynthia own residential rental property, which she manages. Prior to his election to the legislature, Senator Hill served on the Cabot School Board from 2012 through 2017, becoming the Board President for a year. He is involved with the Cabot Chamber of Commerce, where he is a former Secretary, and Lonoke County CASA, where he is a former board member. Senator Hill is a founding board member of the Keep the Faith Foundation and is active in Cabot Rotary, the Little Rock Air Force Base Community Council, Ducks Unlimited and the NRA. He and his family are members of Mount Carmel Baptist Church. He and Cynthia have two children. Their son Glenn is an officer in the Navy and their daughter Julie is at Texas A&M University. Besides majoring in Business Information Systems, she is a barrel racer on the Texas Aggie Rodeo Team.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Cynthia   
Counties Representing
Faulkner
Lonoke
Pulaski
White