LEADERSHIP – Richard L. Mays
Richard L. Mays, Sr. – Director.
Mr. Mays is a senior and founding partner of Mays, Byrd & Associates, P.A. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree, Phi Beta Kappa, from Howard University, and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law, where he served on the Law Review. Following law school, Mr. Mays worked at the United States Justice Department in Washington, D.C. under the Attorney General’s Honor Graduate Program and eventually returned to Arkansas to serve as Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney. Thereafter, Mr. Mays entered the private practice of law and, while practicing, was elected to the Arkansas General Assembly in 1972.
President Clinton, during his first term as Governor of Arkansas, appointed Mr. Mays as an Arkansas Supreme Court Justice. In 1990, Mr. Mays was also appointed to the Arkansas Ethics Commission by then Governor Clinton and served as its first chairman. In 1993, Mays served as a member of the U.S. South Africa Business Development Committee under the late U.S. Commerce Secretary Ron Brown.
From 1993 to 1995, Mr. Mays served as Senior Vice President of Cassidy & Associates, one of the largest public affairs firms in Washington, D.C. For more than 10 years, he served as a consultant to CMS Energy. In 2001, Governor Mike Huckabee appointed Mr. Mays to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and in 2003, appointed him to the Arkansas Banking Board. He was appointed to the Arkansas Claims Commission in 2006 and currently serves as Co-Chair. Since 2014, Mr. Mays is a significant investor in Soul of the South TV, and also served as its Chairman.
Founded in 2016, Atlan Media Networks™ is a premium advertising network with the mission to connect our Advertisers and Publishers with their respective targeted audiences. Utilizing our self engineered advertising platform, we consistently enable our clients to globally increase their brand awareness, maximize their ad revenue and increase their ROI. We have relationships with 70+ comScore’s Top 100 ad-supported sites and our publisher network spans 25+ content verticals and monetizes millions of ad impressions.
At the Regal Photo Archive, our passion for historic photography runs deep. We are on a crusade to save the world’s great historic archives, one by one. We realize that many of them are in peril. Every one of us has heard the story of a great collection that was tossed in a dumpster a decade ago when space became more important than dusty boxes of history.
Safe and Secure TV Channel is positioned to be a 24/7 interactive television channel that will cover the many issues that deal with security and safety in the home, the workplace, and everywhere in between.
To date, companies in the $400 billion dollar security industry have utilized many different publications, seminars, and trade shows to network their products, services, and information. Safe and Secure TV Channel will offer for the first time to these companies creative and innovative programs that will help in the promotion and marketing of these companies’ many different products and services.