Dr. Erin Hogue leads grant making in Northwest Arkansas for the Walmart Foundation. As part of this work, Erin works to align and leverage corporate and philanthropic efforts supporting the needs of the Northwest Arkansas community through strategic planning and responsible grant making across all sectors.
Erin joined the Walmart Foundation in June 2016 and brings 12 years of grant making, fundraising and strategic planning experience to the position. Prior to joining Walmart, Erin served as the Vice President of Development at Walton Arts Center where she was responsible for managing and advancing a comprehensive development strategy to support all the center’s facilities and programs. She has a bachelor’s degree from Ouachita Baptist University, master’s degree in legislative affairs from George Washington University in Washington D.C. and a Ph.D. in history from the University of Arkansas.
Erin and her husband David have three children, Mackenzie, Turner and Benson.