Parker Selected as Walton College Employee of the Year
Matt Waller, dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business, named Autumn Parker the 2018-19 Employee of the Year for her contributions to Walton College.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Autumn Parker, director for Undergraduate Recruitment and Enrollment Management, has been named the 2018-2019 Employee of the Year for the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
Anyone in the college may nominate colleagues for the award, which is given to employees who show superior customer service that enhances the image of the college above and beyond the scope of that employee's job description.
Along with Parker, nominees were Amy Moore, administrative specialist III for Outreach, Shannon Bullock, conference coordinator for the Conference Hub, and Alice Frizzell, assistant director for the Department of Information Systems Graduate Programs.
The winner of the award receives a certificate of appreciation and a cash prize. Winners are chosen by Walton College Dean Matt Waller, the associate deans, assistant deans and the Walton College Staff Council.
Lori McLemore, marketing and communications officer
Sam M. Walton College of Business
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