BENTONVILLE, AR – The Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce has named Ulanda Arnett as Director of Community Development, Small Business, Education.
Arnett is a seasoned Human Resources Professional and Entrepreneur. Her passion for collaboration and innovation serves as a driving force in organizational and business growth and profitability.
“Bentonville is a unique and eclectic area with thriving businesses,” says Arnett. “I am excited to enhance and evolve the great work the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce is doing in order to remain relevant and progressive.”
With nearly 15 years of entrepreneurial and corporate experience, her passion for entrepreneurship, innovation, and 21st-century economic growth led her to contribute and build on Bentonville’s storied success. Immediately prior to her role at the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce, Ulanda served as Director of the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce where she led efforts to increase chamber memberships, facilitated grand opening ceremonies, and directed several leadership and community programs.
“As we continue building and serving a 21st Century Community, we must meet the evolving needs of businesses and their workforce,” says Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Graham Cobb. “Ulanda brings a unique and varying portfolio of skills that she has built through experience working with some of our largest economic drivers, launching her own business, as well leading programs to serve a community of business leaders. We’re thrilled to have her join our team, to better us, and to work alongside her to serve our members.”