COB Advisory Board

The Board of Advisors is a volunteer group of interested and influential friends of the UCA College of Business. The primary purpose of this group is to help the College of Business become a more dynamic force for the advancement of business education at the undergraduate and graduate levels and enhance service to the community and external stakeholders.

  1. Become an informed advocate for the UCA College of Business, its contributions to quality business education, research and practice.
  2. Advance the objectives of the College of Business by providing guidance to the Dean, Department Chairs, and Faculty.
  3. Engage in, assist, and support the fundraising efforts of the College.
  4. Assist the College in the recruitment and placement of students.
  5. Provide valuable contacts for faculty and students of the College as they pursue their professional goals.
  6. Offer insight into the external environment – from legislative to industry trends – which impacts the College’s mission and strategic plan.
Board Member
Johnny Adams First Security Bank
Jackie Bracey Cura
Tanner Chapman Cintas
James Corley State Board Public Accountancy
Granger F. Davis Edward Jones
Thomas Dolislager Communications Sales & Leasing
Mark Ferguson First Security Bankcorp
Graham Gibbs Samaritan’s Feet
Linda Linn Linn’s Auto
Gary Reifeiss Producers Rice Mill
Bob McCormick UCA, Retired
Laura Rousell EXIT Realty Corporation
Lori Ross Conway Regional Health System
Jeff Standridge Acxiom
Shannon Newton Arkansas Trucking Association
UCA Representative Member
Ken Griffin University of Central Arkansas
Michael Hargis University of Central Arkansas
UCA Administrative Support
Deanna Quintanilla University of Central Arkansas