Steve Brummett was promoted to Director of Public Works for Pulaski County in July 2018. Under the umbrella of Public Works, he oversees the following divisions for Pulaski County Road and Bridge, the Office of Emergency Management, Planning and Development, Sanitation and Animal Control. Utilizing a combined budget of $27 million, Brummett and his staff touch the lives of every citizen in Pulaski County on a daily basis. Prior to becoming Director, he served as the Assistant Director of Public Works.
He is a graduate of El Dorado High School and Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia where he received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business.
Brummett spent more than 20 years working at the Arkansas State Capitol for three different Constitutional Offices; the Commissioner of State Lands as Manager of the Real Estate Sales division; the Secretary of State’s office as Director of the State Capitol Buildings and Grounds; and the Auditor of State’s Office as Director of Governmental Affairs.
After leaving the Arkansas State Capitol, he moved to Memphis and began a career working in sports in Arkansas, Tennessee and around the United States as a race coordinator for Start 2 Finish Events. He was primarily involved with marathons, half marathons, triathlons, 5K and 10K races and cycling. He still occasionally continues to be involved in races around Little Rock and the Memphis area. Prior to Pulaski County Public Works, he served as Projects Coordinator for Roberts – McNutt.
“Through increasing continuing education along with an enhanced emphasis on safety training for county employees, the quick adaption of new technology and equipment, and our ongoing dedication to public service the Pulaski County Public Works Department will continue our mission to improve the everyday lives of our residents.”
He spends his free time enjoying the Arkansas outdoors hiking, Geocaching, kayaking, running, biking and, shooting trap and sporting clays.