Who We Are

The Hat Club, a 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit organization, provides a social outlet for men in central Arkansas through innovative fundraising events and volunteer service projects. Since its inception in 2010, this philanthropy has donated $720,000 to over 32 local charities.

Our Mission

To provide men in Little Rock with a philanthropic, socially responsible non-profit organization they can join which offers access to unique community service and charity events.

Meet Our Members

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Hat Club of LR Board of Directors

Eric Elizondo

Eric Elizondo


Eric was born and raised in San Antonio, TX, and moved to Little Rock in 2007. He joined The Hat Club in 2012. Prior to his role as president, Eric’s roles included being a Board Member, the New Member Chair, the Chair and Co-Chair for the Hat Club Classic. Outside of his involvement with the club, Eric is an insurance broker with Arkansas Insurance Partners, Inc. and is married to his wife, Meredith.

A.J. Reynolds

A.J. Reynolds

Vice President

A.J. has been a member of The Hat Club since 2013. Before becoming the Vice President of the club, he served on the board and also Chaired or Co-Chaired numerous past events. Outside of his duties with The Hat Club, A.J. is a Project Manager at Bernhard and has two daughters, Drew & Lily, with his wife, Brittani.

Additional Board Members

Jake Logan (Secretary), Ben Viguerie, Chad Brown, Cameron Fuller, John Kincannon, Erik Mitchell, Kyle Schnebelen

Featured Hat Club Beneficiaries

Since its inception, The Hat Club’s focus remains on giving back to the community. Over the course of more than a decade, this Little Rock nonprofit has donated $720,000 to over 32 of Arkansas most deserving charities. We’re proud to be able to extend our philanthropic support to the following organizations:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

UAMS Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UAMS cares for all types of high-risk pregnancies, premature births, and babies with special medical needs across all of Arkansas. Their NICU program surpasses the national average for the survival rates of its patients.

Project Zero

Project Zero

Project Zero’s mission is focused on diligently and enthusiastically promoting adoption through the foster care system. Their ultimate goal is to find children forever families who are waiting in the system.

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Arkansas Food Bank

1 in 5 Arkansans are food insecure. For children that number jumps to 1 in 4. The Arkansas Food Bank works tirelessly to help bridge the gap when it comes to food insecurity in the state.

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