University of Arkansas Office of Economic Development
Donna works in the University of Arkansas Office of Economic Development as the Director of Industry and Community Engagement for Central Arkansas. She helps companies connect to the University of Arkansas and engage with all campus units. With the goal to position the university as a catalyst for economic development in the state of Arkansas, Donna spends time traveling across the state to meet with both large and small companies. Donna is a graduate of Leadership Fayetteville Class XXVIII and was named one of Northwest Arkansas Business Journal’s 40 under 40 in 2020.
Donna has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Human Environmental Sciences, both from the University of Arkansas. She is currently pursuing her Ed.D. in Higher Education at the University of Arkansas.
Originally from Little Rock, Donna enjoys living in Fayetteville and frequently visiting friends and family in Central Arkansas. Outside of work, she and her husband stay busy raising two future Razorbacks, Tripp (6) and Molly (2).