Board of Directors

Board of Directors for 2020-2021

President, Kelly Carlson VP Commercial Banking, Arvest

Vice President, Whitney Yoder PR Manager, Cox Communications

Secretary, Alan Dranow Director, Walmart Heritage Group

Treasurer, Matthew Hegi VP Finance Asst. Corp. Controller, JB Hunt

Past President, Ken Mantel, SVP Retail Development, ViacomCBS

Bill Akins, Director, Walmart Labs

Bob Arvin, Divisional VP Supply Chain, Walmart

Ellie Bertani, Director HR Strategy & Innovation, Walmart

David "Ech" Echegoyen, VP Marketing, Walmart

Jill Grimsley, Attorney, Mitchell Williams Law Firm

Michelle Hayward, Fayetteville Public Schools

Elda Scott, Community Leader & Philanthropist

Eric Scott, Cheyenne Industries

Kevin Scherer Director, Live Better U – Walmart

Shannon Starr-Arcana, Fayetteville Public Schools

Advisory Board

Kathleen Dalton, HR VP at FFO Home

Denise Garner, Feed Communities, Arkansas State Representative

Kalene Griffith, President, Visit Bentonville

Nancy Leake, Downtown Bentonville Revitalization