Monthly Archives: January 2017

Profile Response: Shawna Remy and family, Russellville AR

“My clients call me before they call their doctor because they know I will look for ways to get healthy rather than accommodate being ill.” Shawna Remy is a massage therapist who has a range of long-time clients and a … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Starla Gresham Conway AR

Starla Gresham attended the Conway public schools, became a teacher, taught first grade for ten years, and then had the opportunity to join the Gifted and Talented (GT) team. As the ‘thinking teacher’ at a Conway elementary school, Starla spends … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Elysse Newman and Michael Repovich, Fayetteville AR

  “Architecture students are very good at applied problem solving and custom fabrication. There’s a certain degree of empathy that architecture students have.” Elysse Newman and Michael Repovich exemplify the range of pursuits that can be launched from architectural training. … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Kyla and Kurt Templeton Bentonville AR

Everyone in Bentonville has a Walton’s story, but Kurt Templeton’s is pretty good. His sister was Steuart Walton’s (third generation Wal-Mart heir) first girlfriend. True fact. One night when Kurt was eighteen, he and his sister went by the Walton’s … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Hamza Farooq, Bentonville AR

Begin life in Karachi Pakistan for youth and undergraduate degree, move to Malaysia for MBA, shift west to Dubai for consulting, rocket to Minnesota for Masters in Data Science and severe climate shift, on to New York City and land … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Chris Cochran, Bentonville AR

  “Wal-Mart can be a force for good.” Chris Cochran is a Senior Manager in Sustainability at Wal-Mart’s corporate headquarters in Bentonville AR. “The biggest effect is that we save the average family $2,000 to $3,000 per year – whether … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Denise Bell and Chris Sykes, Hulbert OK

  Chris Dykes’ father was a high school teacher on Tulsa’s south side – the white part of town – when 1970’s era desegregation prompted the school system to shuffle their student mix or face a court-imposed system. A high … Continue reading

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