Jake Files

Jake Files REPRepublican

American businessman and politician

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Jake FilesREPRepublican American businessman and politician
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12
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ARResidence (state)

Jake C. Files (born March 27, 1972) is a Republican politician from Fort Smith, Arkansas. Files represented portions of the Arkansas River Valley in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 1999 to 2003, and in the Arkansas Senate from 2011 to 2018. He pleaded guilty in 2018 to wire fraud, bank fraud and money laundering relating to misuse of the state's surplus money and was sentenced to 18 months in prison.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Arkansas State University
BS Accounting
1994
Ouachita Baptist University
Attended
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Senator
Arkansas State Senate
2010 - 2018
Representative
Arkansas State House of Representatives
1998 - 2002
Owner
FFH Construction, Limited Liability Company
2006 - Current
Former Vice President of Development
ERC Properties
2004 - 2006
Former President
Fort Smith Christian School
1997 - 2004
Former Accountanttec
Baldor Electric Company
1994 - 1997
Partner
Foster, Files and Harris Limited Liability Company
Other Experience1 - 20 of 20
Board Member
Fort Smith Public School Foundation
2012 - Current
Board
Sebastian/Crawford TEA Coalition
Coach
Little League Baseball
Member
Eastside Baptist Church
Former Member
Judicial Reform Task Force
2010 - 2011
Former Chair
Revenue and Tax Committee, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Legislative Joint Auditing Committee, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Joint Committee on Advanced Communications and Information Technology, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Electronic Filing Systems for Campaign and Finance Reports Committee, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on PEER Review (Budget), Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Advanced Communication and Information Technology Committee, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Arkansas State Game and Fish Commission Oversight Committee, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Budget Committee, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Efficiency Committee, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Arkansas Legislative Council Committee, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Economic and Tax Policy Committee, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Higher Education, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Transportation, Technology and Legislative Affairs Committee, Arkansas State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Educational Institutions, Arkansas State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Subcommittee on Policy Making, Arkansas State Senate