Nominations Sought for 2022 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Arkansas Business Hall of Fame board is accepting nominations for the 2022 class of business leaders who have made a lasting contribution to business and their communities. The nomination deadline is July 31.

In selecting inductees, the committee will consider nominees’ outstanding business leadership, contributions to the community and ethical character.

Equal consideration will be 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 and are not limited to graduates of the Sam M. Walton College of Business or the University of Arkansas.

Visit the Arkansas Business Hall of Fame website at for selection criteria and nomination forms. Complete and submit the nomination form or a letter of nomination that illustrates to the selection committee why the nominee deserves recognition.

Nominations may be emailed to or mailed to:

Arkansas Business Hall of Fame
Office of External Relations
Sam M. Walton College of Business
RCED 217
University of Arkansas,
Fayetteville, AR  72701-1201

The 2022 class will be inducted at a gala dinner on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, in Little Rock.

About the University of Arkansas: As Arkansas' flagship institution, the U of A provides an internationally competitive education in more than 200 academic programs. Founded in 1871, the U of A contributes more than $2.2 billion to Arkansas’ economy through the teaching of new knowledge and skills, entrepreneurship and job development, discovery through research and creative activity while also providing training for professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the U of A among the top 3% of U.S. colleges and universities with the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the U of A among the top public universities in the nation. See how the U of A works to build a better world at Arkansas Research News.


Leslie Manthei, public relations manager
Office of External Relations

Lori McLemore, marketing and communications officer
Sam M. Walton College of Business


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