Amy Hopper Swan

Program Director

Amy Hopper Swan is a proven leader in the Arkansas having launched and scaled programs for the state’s entrepreneurial community. Prior to her role at ARA, she managed the I-Fund, an accelerator for scalable, early-stage entrepreneurs throughout Arkansas and the Delta Regional Authority territory. She led an array of mentors, instructors, and institutional partners in helping homegrown innovators explore their business ideas.

The ARA Core Facilities Exchange enables researchers to easily find and access specialized scientific instrumentation and capabilities in the state.