Curtis Coleman was the Founding President and CEO of Safe Foods Corporation, an international food safety company with headquarters in North Little Rock, AR and making food supplies safer on four continents. He is the Managing Partner/CEO of Promesa, LLC (a business leadership consulting firm) and Founder and Chairman of The Institute for Constitutional Policy (an educational non-profit Arkansas corporation), both headquartered in North Little Rock, AR,
In 2005, he was named winner of the Arkansas Entrepreneur of the Year Award. During his tenure as CEO of Safe Foods Corporation, he lectured regularly on team building and servant leadership for the University of Arkansas’ Sam M. Walton School of Business Center for Management and Executive Development.
In 2009, he retired from the day-to-day operations of the Company to give his full time and attention to state and national policy, including an unsuccessful campaign for Governor of Arkansas.
Curtis Coleman was a pastor/teacher and Bible conference speaker for 25 years, over half of which he spoke more than 300 times per year in more than three dozen states and two dozen countries. In 1994 his ministry moved to the worlds of business and public policy.
Mr. Coleman is a graduate of Central Baptist College in Conway, AR, and Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, AR, and studied in the Master of Divinity program at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX.
He is married to Kathryn Rosenbaum Coleman, and has three children, Randi Mackey, Chris Coleman and J. J. Coleman, and eight grandchildren. Curtis and Kathryn are active members of Little Rock’s First Baptist Church.
Mr. Coleman’s engagements have taken him to 49 states in the U.S. and more than 35 countries.