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 
William (Bill) Kennedy, Jr.
Senior Vice President/General Counsel
Cooper Communities, Inc.
Rogers, Arkansas
Jason LaFrance, Committee Chair
President
Dale Capital Partners
Little Rock, 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
President
First Arkansas Bank & Trust
Jacksonville, Arkansas

EX-OFFICIO:

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