Kristi Dannelley – Chief Executive Officer
As Magna IV’s CEO, Kristi Dannelley bridges the gap between ideas and production to ensure clients receive the highest quality in marketing products and fulfillment services.
Dannelley has been with Magna IV for over 20 years. She previously served as its chief financial officer, chief operating officer and president. She currently oversees all aspects of the company’s financials, operations, new products and account development.
Kristi graduated summa cum laude from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Kristi is a CPA and prior to joining Magna IV in 1998, she worked in public accounting.
Dannelley enjoys volunteering in her local community in her spare time. She mentors at a local high school and is a former board member and president, vice president and treasurer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas. The Magna IV CEO is also an active member of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Industry and Advisory Committee as well as The Rotary Club of Little Rock. She is a member of the Young Presidents Organization. Kristi is a former committee member of the Southwest Women’s Regional Business Council and former board member of the Henderson State University Alumni Board and board of trustees for the Leadership Greater Little Rock program.
In 2016, Kristi was named one of Little Rock Soiree Magazine’s Women to Watch for her impact on business, philanthropy and the community. In 2017, 2018 and 2019, she was named by Arkansas Business to the Arkansas 200; a list of influential Arkansans shaping industry, government and quality of life. In 2018, Kristi was named as an inaugural member of the Reddie 5 class; a group of Henderson State University alumni impacting industry and community.
Kristi is an avid outdoorswoman and loves to bird hunt with her husband, Scott, and their sons, Connor and Cole. She enjoys reading, cooking, and cheering on her sons’ sports teams.