Registered professional engineer, with BS Chemical Engineering and MS Industrial Engineering was recognized as an outstanding alumnus by College of Engineering, University of Arkansas in 2008. Chaffin has persistently solved challenges with his 48 years of experience in providing solutions for companies from Baxter Healthcare and Kimberly Clark to Wal-Mart. Mr Chaffin is known to solve the logistical problems that keep you awake at night.

Professional credentials
Active member of:
Transportation Advisory Council – MetroPlan- Central Arkansas.
UALR Advisory Board – Ar. Small Business & Technology Development Center
Pulaski Technical College – Business and Industrial Advisory Council

Founder of three material handling equipment and installation companies.
Trained a large number of sales people in M-H dealers in Arkansas.
Past president of Hytrol Distributor Council & KingWay Advisory Council.
Awards by and published in Material Handling Engineering.
Registered Professional in Materials Management.
Registered Professional in Material Handling.
Conducted continuing education courses in Safety & Ergonomics, Automation, Warehouse Design, Materials Storage & Handling Principles, Pollution & Ecology Control.

Professional & Community Organizations:

Past President, Little Rock Sales and Marketing Executives Assn.
Past President, Arkansas Academy of Industrial Engineers
Past President, Rotary Club of Little Rock
Past District Governor, D 6150 Rotary International
Past Rotary Foundation District 6150 Chair
Past Chair, Greater Little Rock Chamber Small Business Council
Past Advisory Board – UALR College of Mechanical and Manufacturing Technology

Past Board Member Salvation Army
Past President, Baptist Student Union at U of A
Boy Scout Quapaw Council
Deacon First Baptist Church, Benton
Past Chair – Long Range Planning Committee
Past Chair – Finance Committee
Active volunteer for Heifer International’s work. Visited projects in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Romania and US.

Military Service:
U S Army, Captain, retired reserve

Family: Married to former State Senator Charlie Cole Chaffin, 3 children
Cole Chaffin, Patty Chaffin (deceased) and Marty Maier. and 5 grandchildren, Phoebe Busby-Chaffin(BS in Nursing, RN at Washington Regional Hosp. Fayetteville AR), Emily Bain (BS Vanderbilt and PhD candidate at U of Washington), Parker Bain (BS Bio-medical Engineering U of A), Laura Lane Bain, Gracie Bain (Students at Ark State University).