20th Annual Recommitment Banquet

January 18, 2016

Fayetteville Town Center

15 West Mountain ~ Fayetteville, AR, 7:00 p.m.

The Northwest Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Council presents "Celebrating our Past, Recommitting to his Dream".  Our keynote speaker will be Sam's Club CEO, Rosalind Brewer. In addition, the MLK Scholarships will be awarded and the 2016 Salute to Greatness honorees will be recognized for outstanding community service. Click  HERE to become a sponsor of the 2016 Banquet.

Rosalind Brewer

Rosalind Brewer was named president and CEO of Sam’s Club, in 2012. Sam’s Club, a division of Walmart, is a members-only warehouse club channel with 110,000 associates and 649 clubs generating $58 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2015.

Brewer joined Walmart in 2006 as regional vice president, overseeing operations in Georgia. She later became division president for the Southeast, and then president of Walmart East. She has focused on revenue growth and customer satisfaction and has extensive expertise in turn-around assignments. She is also known for building strong teams, inspiring mentoring networks and having a passion for improving communities. Before joining Walmart, she worked for Kimberly-Clark Corp. for 22 years, starting as a scientist and eventually becoming president of the Global Nonwovens Sector in 2004.

Brewer earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Spelman College, a historically black liberal arts college for women in Atlanta, where she currently serves as chair of the board of trustees. She attended the Advanced Management Program at The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and the Director’s College at the University of Chicago School of Business/Stanford School of Law.

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Northwest Arkansas MLK Council

PO Box 3453
Fayetteville, AR 72702