University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Dean's Executive Advisory Board

The Dean's Executive Advisory Board consists of prominent business leaders who are actively supporting the Dean in advancing the mission and vision of the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Gerald Alley

Gerald Alley

Con-Real, Inc.
Arlington, TX

Ricardo Martinelli

His Excellency Ricardo Martinelli

Former President
Republic of Panama
President/Director of the Board
Super 99 Stores
Panama City, Panama

Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong

Vice President - Diversity &
Leadership
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Springdale, AR

Tommy May

Tommy May

Chairman/CEO
Simmons First Foundation
Pine Bluff, AR

James Barnett

James Barnett

President
DaySpring Cards
Siloam Springs, AR

Jim McClain

Jim McClain

Vice President/General Counsel
Tetra Pak, Inc.
Denton, TX

Rochelle Bartholomew

Rochelle Bartholomew

President
CalArk Trucking
Mabelvale, AR

Hugh McDonald

Hugh McDonald

President/CEO
Entergy Arkansas, INc.
Little Rock, AR

Ann Bordelon

Ann Bordelon

SVP Operations Finance & Strategy
Walmart Stores
Bentonville, AR

Gerald Alley

Doug McMillon

CEO Walmart
Bentonville, AR

Clete Brewer

Clete Brewer

CEO
BlueInGreen, LLC
Fayetteville, AR

Judy McReynolds

Judy McReynolds

President/CEO
ArcBest Corporation
Fort Smith, AR

Ed Drilling

Ed Drilling

President
AT&T Arkansas
Little Rock, AR

Gary Norcross

Gary Norcross

President & COO
Fidelity Information Services
Jacksonville

Rosemary Fairhead

Rosemary Fairhead

Senior Vice President
U.S. Bank
St. Louis, MO

Tim Perry

Tim Perry

Managing Director, Energy Group
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
Houston, TX

Tom Garrison

Tom Garrison

Founder
Garrison Management Corp.
Fayetteville, AR

Mario Ramirez

Mario Ramirez

Managing Director, Executive Relations & Hispanic Markets
TIAA-CREF
Lewisville, TX

Cathy Gates

Cathy Gates

Managing Partner/Senior Audit Partner
Ernst & Young LLP
Tulsa, OK

John Reap

John Reap

President/CEO (retired)
Town North Bank, N.A.
Dallas, TX

Bill Greene

Bill Greene

Founder/President
W.K. Greene & Associates
Ferndale, MI

Pat Reed

Pat Reed

Executive VP & COO
FedEx Freight Corp.

Mary Ann Greenwood

Mary Ann Greenwood

President
Greenwood Gearhart, Inc.
Fayetteville, AR

John Roberts

John Roberts

President/CEO
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Lowell, AR

Dan Hendrix

Dan Hendrix

President/CEO
Arkansas World Trade Center
Rogers, AR

Reynie Rutledge

Reynie Rutledge

Chairman
First Security Bancorp
Searcy, AR

Dina Howell

Dina Howell

Worldwide CEO
Saatchi & Saatchi X
Springdale, AR

Bob Shoptaw

Bob Shoptaw

Chairman (retired)
Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield
Little Rock, AR

Jerry Jones

Jerry Jones

Chief Ethics & Legal Officer/EVP/Assistant Secretary
Acxiom Corporation
Little Rock, AR

Philip Tappan

Philip Tappan

Managing Partner
Tappan Land & Water
Little Rock, AR

William H. "Bill" Kennedy

William H. "Bill" Kennedy

Senior VP/General Counsel
Cooper Communities, Inc.
Rogers, A

Sherman Tate

Sherman Tate

President/CEO
HT & Associates
Little Rock, AR

J. Stephen Lauck

J. Stephen Lauck

President
Ashfield Capital Partners, LLC
San Francisco, CA

Grant Tennille

Grant Tennille

Director
Arkansas Economic Development Commission
Little Rock, AR

Greg Lee

Greg Lee, Board Chair

CAO & International President (retired)
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Fayetteville, AR

Jim Walton

Jim Walton

Chairman/CEO
Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
Bentonville, AR

Loong Keng "Ken" Lim

Loong Keng "Ken" Lim

Executive Chairman
Green Dot Energy Pte Ltd
Singapore

Larry Wilson

Larry Wilson

President/CEO
First Arkansas Bank & Trust
Jacksonville, AR