University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Donald Munro


Donald Munro

Chairman and CEO
Munro & Company, Inc.
Hot Springs, Arkansas


Donald Munro arrived in Hot Springs more than 40 years ago, laying the groundwork for Munro & Company, Inc., the largest domestic shoe manufacturer in the United States. Noted for his persistence and business acumen in a field where most manufacturing is outsourced overseas, Munro has successfully created a unique niche within the shoe marketplace.

Today, Munro is an $80 million company, operating four Arkansas plants and a distribution center in Hot Springs, Mt. Ida, Clarksville and Wynne, and employing 1,000 Arkansans.


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