Eileen was raised in Madison County, AR. She is the vice president of commercial banking at Arvest Bank in downtown Fayetteville, AR.
Jason has a diverse background in Real Estate, Finance and Human Resources and currently manages several corporate functions for CR Crawford Construction in Fayetteville. Jason worked for Cooper Communities and Walmart before joining CR Crawford and he is a member of the MBA Alumni Advisory Board at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
C.R. Crawford Construction
Ed retired from Walmart after 17 years to serve as President and CEO of the Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce. He is currently the Director of the Jones Center for Families in Springdale, AR.
Jones Center for Families
Lorraine spent more than forty years as an archaeological and environmental consultant, specializing in regulatory compliance and project management. She was president of Heartfield Price and Greene, Inc. an archaeological and environmental consulting firm based in Monroe, Louisiana.
Jim has a passion for both real estate and building relationships. As a Senior Vice President with Landmark Real Estate & Investment, he has combined those two passions to help clients with their residential, commercial and real estate investment needs for the past three years. Jim and his wife, Christi have called Northwest Arkansas their home for the past 16 years. His hobbies include hiking, camping, fishing, muscle cars and spending time with family.
Landmark Real Estate & Investment
Jenny is a Licensed Landscape Architect and Arkansas native, originally from the Arkansas River Valley and has lived in Northwest Arkansas for over 10 years. She is a University of Arkansas Alumni, and Project Manager + Professional Landscape Architect in the Bentonville/Rogers area for Ecological Design Group, Inc.
Ecological Design Group
Kevin Thornton is a communications professional, having worked in radio, television and corporate communications roles. He is currently Director of Digital Media/Communications at Walton Enterprises. Kevin has served in several community volunteer and leadership roles, including two terms on the Elm Springs City Council.
Micki is the senior partner of the downtown Springdale, AR law firm, Harrington, Miller, Kieklak, Eichmann and Brown, P.A. Her practice includes estate planning, probate, contract and real estate law.
MICHELE "MICKI" HARRINGTON
Tim is the Associate State Director of The Nature Conservancy, Arkansas. He oversees TNC's Arkansas Water Resources Initiative to develop and implement water resource strategies that protect aquatic habitats.
The Nature Conservancy
Tom is a Project Leader for CEI Engineering in Bentonville, AR. He is a civil engineer and is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control.
Jeff Rice is Vice President, Responsible Sourcing Merchant and Supplier Solutions at Walmart. His team is responsible for integrating responsible sourcing into the processes, systems and strategies of Walmart’s buyers and sourcing teams globally. He also leads teams that deliver training solutions for merchants and suppliers and develop strategies for engaging external stakeholders that can amplify Walmart’s impact in global supply chains.