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  • SAU alumnus named to “Best-in-State” Forbes list

    Don McDonald, a 1989 alumnus of Southern Arkansas University, has been named to the 2019 Forbes “Best-in-State Wealth Advisors” list, published on February 20. McDonald is a financial advisor for Merrill Lynch in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

    “We are incredibly proud of Don being named to the list,” said Mark Rhodes, Merrill market executive. “We believe Don consistently demonstrates what it means to be a leader in the wealth management space and is dedicated to providing clients with the highest level of service.”

    McDonald credits SAU with having prepared him for his career. He recalled Dr. David Rankin, former president of SAU, inviting financial advisors to come to campus on Career Day. Hearing about their careers and experiences had a great impact on his decision to pursue a career in financial planning. (more…)

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SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY
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More than
80
Degrees & Programs
Approximately
4,700
Students
Established over
100
Years Ago
1,390
Acres on the northern edge of Magnolia, Arkansas
17
to 1
Student / Teacher Ratio
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