University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Leadership Experts

Leadership training is best when it is part of a progressive and strategic program. Let us design a program to meet your business challenges and match your organizational culture.

Leadership Experts

Walton's Executive Education team can provide a leadership development program for your organization based on the challenges your company is facing. Our experts can address a range of issues from conflict resolution to interviewing and hiring, communication to coaching or relationship management and more! Contact us at ExecEd@walton.uark.edu to see how we can assist you in meeting your business objectives through our leadership development programs.

 

Mike Hennelly

Michael Hennelly, Ph.D

Mike Hennelly served in the U.S. Army for 21 years where he qualified as an Army Ranger, commanded soldiers overseas and certified as an Army strategist. Later, as a civilian with a Ph.D in strategic management, he taught strategy to MBA students at two different universities and then spent seven years teaching strategy and leadership to cadets at West Point. He has worked with four-­star generals and Fortune 10 CEOs on strategic issues. He now provides seminars on strategic leadership to executives of some of the world's largest companies in the United States and Asia.


 Rich Lawrence

Rich Lawrence

Rich Lawrence is the vice president of Sales, Special Markets for Helen of Troy Beauty. He has over 30 years of experience in sales and marketing management working at Kroger, Norfolk & Southern, ConAgra, CROSSMARK and Helen of Troy. Rich has instructed hundreds of industry leaders using the behavior-based leadership model. A few of the companies Rich has worked with include: Pfizer, Warner Lambert, ConAgra, CMS Consulting and MASSMART. He was educated at Indiana University, Wharton, Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School and MIT. He serves on the Executive Board at the Center for Retailing Excellence, Sam M. Walton College Business. He is on the advisory board for the Harvard Business Review, advisory panel to the Economist and Wall Street Journal, and currently teaches Leadership at the Sam M. Walton College of Business.


 Allen Meacham

Allen Meacham

Allen Meacham is the vice president of U.S. Neuromodulation for Boston Scientific. His organization includes Field Sales, Sales Operations, Sales Training, National Accounts, Customer Service, and Field Sales Engineering. He previously led teams responsible for creating and delivering Sales Training, Customer Education and Leadership Development programs for the entire business unit. Prior to joining Boston Scientific, Allen worked for Abbott, Bayer and GlaxoSmithKline. He held various positions in sales, training and marketing and won awards for leadership, teamwork and sales. Allen attended the University of Arkansas where he earned his business degree with honors from the Sam M. Walton School of Business. In the fall of 2012, he completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program (AMP 183).

 

 


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