Baxter Regional Medical Center is proud to welcome Randy Hopper as the
newest member of the
Hospital Board of Directors. With a marine industry background spanning close to a half century, Randy
is regularly recognized for raising the bar of excellence in fishing boat
design, development, and production. He joined Ranger® Boats just
after the company’s 1968 startup and went on to serve as plant manager,
VP Manufacturing, VP Engineering, and President/CEO, growing the industry’s
most legendary boat brands to even stronger positions of reputation and
Today, Randy continues that legacy of leadership as CEO of
Vexus® Boats in Flippin. His depth and understanding of the trailerable fishing boat
industry brings a rare perspective to management, heavily reinforcing
the company’s strong commitment to exceeding customer expectations
through revolutionary product advancements including best-in-class performance,
service, and support standards.
Randy’s diligence has led him through a successful career with many
opportunities to serve on a variety of boards, including the American
Boat & Yacht Council Technical Board, the National Marine Manufacturers
Association Board of Directors, the Associated Industries of Arkansas
Board. He has also been inducted into the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame.
Randy is proud to now be a part of the Baxter Regional Medical Center family.
Randy serves as a deacon and worship leader at First Baptist Church of
Flippin. He and his wife, Brenda, have been married for 44 years. They
have two daughters and sons-in-law, as well as six grandchildren.