President AT&T Arkansas
AT&T Services, Inc.
Ed Drilling joined Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in 1979. During his career, he has served in various operations positions including customer service, sales and marketing, and the external affairs organization. He was named President of the Arkansas Division in 2002.
Ed has served on numerous boards over the last 30 years, including: past Chairman of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, Arkansas Children's Hospital Board of Trustees, University of Arkansas Board of Advisors, former President of the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, UAMS Arkansas BioVentures Advisory Board, former President of Fifty for the Future, former Vice Chairman of the ARKansas Economic Development Commission. Drilling also serves on the Simmons First National Corporation Board. He received the Pinnacle Award in 2003 from the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, the highest honor the chamber gives for service to the community.
Drilling holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from the Walton College at the University of Arkansas, and is a graduate of Emory's Advanced Management Program.