University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Selection Committee

The Selection Committee is comprised of a diverse group of business and community leaders, appointed on a rotating basis.

 
Clete Brewer
Managing Partner
NewRoad Ventures LLC
Rogers, Arkansas
John L. Conner, Jr.
President
Holden-Conner Company
Newport, Arkansas 
Claiborne Deming
President
C.P. Deming & Co.
El Dorado, Arkansas
Bob East
President
Robert East Co., Inc.
Little Rock, Arkansas
Jason LaFrance, Committee Chair
President
Dale Capital Partners
Little Rock, Arkansas  
Reynie Rutledge
Chairman/President/CEO
First Security Bancorp
Searcy, Arkansas
 
Janet Ryan
Managing Director
Bank of America Private Bank
Dallas, Texas
Kevin Scanlon
Executive Vice President/Director, Private Client Group
Stephens Inc.
Little Rock, Arkansas
Shelley Simpson
Chief Commercial Officer/President, Highway Services
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.
Lowell, Arkansas
Philip A. Tappan
Managing Partner
Tappan Land & Water, LLC
Little Rock, Arkansas
Larry Wilson
Chairman/CEO/President
First Arkansas Bank & Trust
Jacksonville, Arkansas

EX-OFFICIO:

Matt Waller, Dean
University of Arkansas
Sam M. Walton College of Business
Fayetteville, Arkansas