NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) Foundation recently announced three new members to their board of directors: Vice President and Chief People Officer for Walmart’s Global Corporate Functions LeAnn Bonello Smith, Regions Bank Commercial and Industrial Relationship Manager Jaclyn Henderson and Vice President of Clinic Operations for the Washington Regional Medical System Paula Storment. The new members will assist the board in advocating for NWACC, supporting the college’s leadership, implementing short and long-term goals, raising funds and growing its prospect base.
“The addition of Jaclyn Henderson, Paula Storment and LeAnn Smith provide an excellent addition to the NWACC Foundation Board of Directors. Each of the ladies hold leadership positions with their respective employers and have been highly recommended as our newest board members. On behalf of our entire board, we welcome these ladies and look forward to working with them to provide great support to NWACC and its students,” said NWACC Foundation Board of Directors President Mike Luttrell.
Smith serves as the Vice President and Chief People Officer for Walmart’s Global Corporate Functions and has more than 20 years of experience designing and delivering HR solutions across all aspects of the associate lifecycle. In her current role, Smith focuses on driving corporate transformation across the globe, providing an integrated human resource strategy to enable success, and to evolve talent and capabilities for next generation work. Prior to joining Walmart in 2018, Smith held various roles in consulting and internal HR at Accenture. Most recently she served as the HR lead for the US Midwest region. She also led talent strategy globally and in North America, aligning talent strategies to business outcomes and positioning Accenture as an employer of choice.
Henderson is Regions Bank’s Commercial and Industrial Relationship Manager for Northwest Arkansas, and has worked with the bank for over 14 years. In her present role, she serves as the banking contact for corporate, governmental and non-profit entities in the area. Henderson is active with several different community groups. She serves on the Rogers Civil Service Commission, Vice president for the Rogers Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Committee and the Rogers Public Education Foundation. She is a graduate of Benton County Leadership class of 2014. She graduated from University of Arkansas in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a minor in finance and holds a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation from the Association for Financial Professionals.
Storment is the Vice President of Clinic Operations for the Washington Regional Medical System where she is responsible for overseeingitsphysician enterprise. She is a native of Northwest Arkansas and earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Arkansas. She most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer at MANA for nine years. She also previously served as a legislative liaison on the boards for JDRF and Arkansas MGMA.
“As a member of the Washington Regional Medical System executive team I am thrilled to be joining the NWACC Foundation Board. As someone who has spent her entire career in health care, I know the challenges of training and educating a sufficient workforce to support the clinical skills needed in our system to allow us to provide the best care possible to our community. NWACC has been a partner with Washington Regional in helping us fill these critical roles. I am so happy to now be a part of helping support this wonderful institution that provides a convenient, affordable and high-quality educational opportunity for so many in our community,” added Storment.