Leadership

Greg Spragg

PRESIDENT & CEO

Previously:
• Managing Director, GrowthWise Group, LLC.
• EVP Chief Merchant / Chief Operator, Sam’s Club
• WMT Exec Comm.

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Keith Larson

CHAIRMAN

Previously:
• President of Sales for $2 Billion Company
• CFO of $1 Billion Division
• Division President
• Procter & Gamble

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Mike Locatis

Senior Advisor, CEO, 915 Labs

Previously:
• Deloitte, Senior Advisor
• Assistant Secretary of U.S. Homeland Security
• CIO of U.S. Department of Energy
• Track record leading growth stage companies

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The NWA Solve For Food Advisory Council Includes:

Dr. Glenn Mack
Executive Director, Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food, NWACC
Dr. Jean-François Meullenet
Professor and Head Dept. of Food Science, University of Arkansas
Daniel Hintz
Chief Experience Officer, Velocity Group
Rick Webb
SVP Global Processes, Walmart - Retired
Mike Harvey
COO, Northwest Arkansas Council
Jim Matthews
Group VP R&D, HJ Heinz - Retired
Dave Behringer
CEO, Pilot Light Ventures, Former Kraft Fellow
Maggie Nation
Senior Partner, GrowthWise Group
Jeff Amerine
Founder, Start-Up Junky
Nigel Kirtley
VP R&D, Kraft - Retired
Alan Haugh
Founder, NWA Bridge