For Bentonville business to succeed, we believe firmly in the incubating tomorrow’s leaders, today. Leadership development is fundamental in orienting our business community to the regional issues facing Bentonville and our county everyday. By providing a network of community and industry leaders to learn from, we are creating Bentonville leaders with regional insight that can help grow and champion our community and economy.

Valerie Spaink

“Leadership training and development is fundamental to the success of our region. With dedicated programming, community partners, and industry leaders, our small business community stays up-to-date on what next steps businesses need to take to create a strong business ecosystem in the home region.”

Valerie Spaink
Director, Community Development and Education



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