501 Woodlane Ave. Suite 105

Little Rock, Arkansas 72201


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Ted served in the Arkansas General Assembly for sixteen years prior to the passage of term limits. Following his service in the legislature, Ted and the firm he leads have been recognized consistently as among the most effective firms in Arkansas. 

Ted Mullenix

CEO, Political Strategist, Lobbyist

Areas of Focus

  • Providing strategic guidance on economic development projects

  • Expertise with state procurement bids and protests

  • Proven leader in developing legislative strategy

  • Successful advisor to local, national and international economic development projects

Austin has had exposure to Arkansas politics his entire life. He received his undergraduate education at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX. He graduated cum laude from the University of Arkansas School of Law. Austin joined Mullenix & Associates LLC in 2015. 

Austin Grinder

Attorney, Lobbyist

Areas of Focus

  • Regulated industries

  • Arkansas Medicaid program

  • RFP and procurement 

  • Workforce issues

  • IT and telecommunications 

  • Health policy 

Hannah received her undergraduate degree from Liberty University and has experience in developing effective messaging and communications. She coordinates internal and external communications to keep the whole Mullenix team moving in the right direction. 

Hannah Shackelford

Communications Specialist

Areas of Focus

  • Coordinates communication with Members of the Arkansas General Assembly

  • Develops messaging and digital communications for external use

  • Coordinates all event planning and scheduling 

Julie has advised clients for two decades. She is a seasoned professional who is able to find innovative and effective solutions for our clients. Her primary areas of focus are in developing legislative strategies and drafting legislation, economic development projects and state procurements. 

Julie Mullenix

Attorney, Lobbyist

Areas of Focus

  • Negotiating incentives and developing economic development projects

  • Assisting clients with developing legislative priorities and drafting legislation

  • Representing clients with regulatory Issues

  • Procurement

Josh Hallenbeck enjoys opportunities to be involved in economic development projects that make Arkansas a better place to work and live. Josh received his law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law. He is a skilled patent lawyer, turned lobbyist who joined Mullenix & Associates in 2016. 

Josh Hallenbeck

Attorney, Lobbyist

​Areas of Focus

  • Monitors state agency and legislative committee activities

  • Develops legal and regulatory research on client issues

  • ​Drafts legislation