A new member has been appointed to the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson has named Jeremy Wilson of Bentonville as the newest member to the board. Wilson will succeed John Goodman, who has served as a board member since 2011.
Wilson is the founder of diagnostic health testing company NOWDiagnostics and serves as the chairman of the company’s board of directors. He cofounded NewRoad Capital Ventures, a private equity firm, in 2012.
“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 in a statement. “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.”
Wilson attended the University of Arkansas, graduating for its Walton College of Business.