April 2009-Present
Director (July 2016-Present)
Director of Research (April 2009-June 2016)
Arkansas Research Center (ARC), founded 2009 through multi-year grants from the
National Center for Education Statistics to the Arkansas Department of Education.
Sustained by WDQI Grants to the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services since 2012.
The University of Central Arkansas provides fiduciary services to ARC.
Primary focus is the Arkansas Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) created in 2009
for Arkansas education and workforce data, in collaboration with various state agencies.

April 2000-Present
Owner of MRGH LLC (2007-Present)
Founder of MRGH Consulting, (April 2000-Present)
MRGH (multimethod research, graphics, and heuristics)
provides expert consulting for technical services.

UALR Graduate School Affiliate Faculty (2010-Present)
Permitted to teach graduate courses, supervise graduate student research, and serve
as dissertation advisory committee member for Computer and Information Sciences Ph.D.
Part-time lecturer, Information Science department (2008-2009)

UALR Center for Entity Resolution and Information Quality (ERIQ)
2019-Present, Industry, Research, and Government Advisory Board
2009-2019, Senior Research Investigator

June 1998-April 2009
Full-time associate at Acxiom Corporation in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Positions and functions held include data developer / research analyst,
database administrator, website administrator, and team leader.
Received divisional awards for innovation and performance on multiple occasions.
Primary focus was assessment of information quality for incoming data sources,
using proprietary tools, industry standards, and statistical methods.

Student internship with QualChoice/QCA of Arkansas.
Responsibilites included database administration, report generation,
software development, technical and network support.

Student internship with IBM / IBM Global Services
Software development and mainframe computer operations.


Author of and other Valiant comic book references since 1997
Administrator for and earlier message boards for Valiant fans since 2002
Advisor to Gemstone Publishing for the Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide since 2002
Author of, an analytical website for CGC graded comic census information since 2003
Contributor to articles in Comic Buyer's Guide by Krause Publications (2004-2010)
Contributor to Standard Catalog of Comic Books by Krause Publications (4th, 5th Editions)
Contributor to articles in Overstreet's Comic Price Review by Gemstone Publications (2004-2005)

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