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Greg Hart, Board Chair

Greg Hart

Board President

Greg Hart is a native of Little Rock. He graduated from Catholic High School and attended the University of Central Arkansas. After college, he joined Student Over Seas Services, a one to two month program set up to provide short term work in a European country, with opportunities to travel before returning home. After learning of hosteling, he ended up staying for almost two years in different countries throughout Europe before returning home! 

In 1980, he helped start Southern Office Services, which he now owns, working with both small and large businesses throughout Arkansas. Married to Vickie since 1981, they have a son and a daughter. Greg volunteers with various school, community and charitable organizations such as Central High, Race for the Cure and Riverfest.  Greg was part of the creation of the River Market and has served on the Design Review Committee as President. He is a member of the Downtown Partnership.

In backpacking and staying in hostels in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, he realized what a wonderful experience could be shared with those around the world by incorporating hostels throughout the United States.