Board Accepting Nominations for the 2019 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Business Hall of Fame board is accepting nominations for the 2019 class of leaders who have made a lasting contribution to business and their communities.

The nomination deadline is July 31.

In choosing inductees, the board’s selection committee considers outstanding leadership in establishing, building or running a business; improvements made to his or her community; and evidence of the highest level of ethics.

Equal consideration is given to Arkansans – by birth or by choice – whose business achievements have been inside or outside of the state. Living inductees must be at least 60 years of age. Nominations are not limited to graduates of the Sam M. Walton College of Business or the University of Arkansas.

Specific criteria for selection and a list of past honorees can be found at walton.uark.edu/abhf. Nominations can be made by completing and submitting the form found on the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame website or sending a letter of nomination including information that illustrates to the selection committee why the nominee deserves recognition.

Nominations also may be emailed to abhf@walton.uark.edu or by mail to the Office of External Relations at the Sam M. Walton College of Business, Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development, Office of External Relations, Room 217, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701-1201.

The 2019 class, which will join the 82 business leaders now in the Hall of Fame, will be inducted at a gala dinner Feb. 8, 2019, in Little Rock.

Contacts

Lori McLemore, marketing and communications officer, external relations
Sam M. Walton College of Business
479-575-5021, mclemore@uark.edu

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