University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Advisory Board

The Accounting Department Advisory Board provides unique industry insights that improve our programs and curriculum. We are grateful for their service, and for their support of our students.

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Advisory Board: Members

Charles Baldwin, EVP/CAO, Cabela's

Steven G. Booth, Partner, JPMS Cox

Gwen Bryant, Partner, HoganTaylor

Curt T. Calaway, Senior Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer, Tyson Foods, Inc.

Kevin Cole, Partner, Principal, Ernst & Young, LLP

Matthew Cosicia, Partner, Montgomery Coscia Greilich LLP

Jason Crouch, Industry Advocate Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Tracy Cude, CFO, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

John Eichler, Controller, Windstream Corporation

Don Eldred, Former Controller BP America,  Consultant, Apache Corporation

Martin Fiscus, Emeritus Member Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Scott Fretheim, Team Lead Production, ConocoPhillips Company

Jeff Gramlich, President, Gramlich Consulting LLC

Alison Herring, Senior Manager, KPMG, LLP

Sonja Yates Hubbard, President & CEO, E-Z Mart Stores, Inc.

C. Doug Johnson, Former Vice President and Controller, Phillips 66 

Chris Johnson, Principal Financial Officer, Dillard's, Inc.

Brandi Joplin, Chief Audit Executive, Walmart

Dayton Lierley, Partner,Retired, Ernst & Young LLP

Albert McDougal, Director of Internal Audit, J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc.

David Mosley, Emeritus Member, Mosley Consulting, LLC

Steve Nelson, Emeritus Member

Paul Parette, Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Mark Russell, Industry Advocate Partner, KPMG , LLP

Neal Spencer, Motivational Keynote Speaker, Thrive or Just Survive, LLC

Brandy Tuft, Assurance Senior Manager, Ernst & Young, LLP

Tracy Young, III  Partner, BKD, LLP

You Asked, They Answered: Accounting Industry Insights

Members of our Accounting Department Advisory Board relate their experiences as college students, and take time to offer their industry and career insights.