Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed Jeremy Wilson of Bentonville to the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas.
Wilson replaces John Goodson, who has served since 2011. Wilson’s term will expire March 1, 2031.
Wilson has over 25 years of business experience in the state and has founded or co-founded 10 companies in the past seven years.
He is the founder of NOWDiagnostics, a leader in innovative diagnostic health testing. He currently serves as chairman of its board of directors. In 2012, he cofounded NewRoad Capital Partners, one of Arkansas’ largest private equity firms.
Wilson is a graduate of the UA Walton College of Business and attended postgraduate studies through the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program.
“I am delighted to appoint Jeremy Wilson to the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas. Jeremy recognizes the role the University currently plays in the region and throughout the state,” Hutchinson said. “With his experience, from the ground floor of several startups to multinational companies, he will bring an entrepreneurial mindset and innovative approach to the board for the next decade and beyond.”
“As a proud Razorback, I’m honored to be appointed to the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees and have the opportunity to serve my alma mater and the entire University of Arkansas System,” Wilson added. “The UA System is foundational to the culture and economics of the state of Arkansas and helping the University continue to grow this amazing legacy and its commitment to educational excellence is the honor of a lifetime. I thank Governor Hutchinson for the appointment.”