Rankin College of Business


The Rankin College of Business is holding the RCB Leaders Conference on March 4th and 5th, 2024. 

Alumni and community business professionals in executive positions are invited “home” to share with students their path to success. This provides real-life examples and encouragement for our students. It is an opportunity for them to begin to build their own network of successful Rankin College of Business alums to support them in their career journey.

“Embarking on Your Leadership Journey: Making an Impact.”

2024 Speaker Bios

Tim Bolin

T Bolin Consulting, LLC

Tim Bolin is owner of T Bolin Consulting, LLC – a company that provides consulting services centered around information technology including software, hardware, and managed solutions for small to medium sized businesses.  TBC began in 2008 in El Dorado, Arkansas with a handful of customers. By the end of 2023, TBC manages and supports over 95 customers regionally in South Arkansas and in North Louisiana.  In addition to TBC, Tim is the owner of Bolmac Properties, LLC – a commercial properties company in El Dorado, Arkansas that leases office and retail space.

Prior to starting T Bolin Consulting, Tim joined Murphy Oil Corporation.  While with Murphy Oil, Tim supervised various Murphy USA  information technology areas including Retail Systems Support, New Site Installations, Research and Development, and Internship Program.  Before Murphy Oil Corporation, Tim wrote database applications for Great Lakes Chemical Corporation in El Dorado contracting through Taylor Made Systems, Inc.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Southern Arkansas University specializing in Computer Information Systems.  While enrolled at SAU, Tim participated in many activities including Phi Beta Lambda, Business Internship Program, Small Business Administration, and Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity.

In his spare time, Tim enjoys leading mission trips to Nicaragua and Cuba and spending time with his wife and four children and their families.

Dan Galway

Retired, Senior Vice President


Dan Galway is an experienced Business Development Executive with over 3 decades of building and leading teams charged with driving new business. Dan has established a track record of successfully transforming and leading large-scale and diverse growth organizations while coaching and developing talent at an individual and team level. Under Dan’s leadership, his teams consistently delivered exceptional results while ensuring the business’ strategy and client satisfaction were in tight alignment. Dan is frequently sought after to coach growth and market-facing teams to help drive lasting improvements across key performance indicators.

Dan has worked for large, global enterprises including Fiserv, Hewlett Packard (HP) and Electronic Data Systems (EDS). Foundational to Dan’s leadership style is installing repeatable processes and analytics to help produce predictable results and offer visibility into market trends. Dan is a firm believer of implementing rigor and a consistent selling methodology to help drive high performance and realize maximum potential.

Across Dan’s career, he has led sales, account management, sales support teams, and large enterprise sales organizations. Early in his career, Dan was an individual sales performer, exceeding quota each year and earning ‘Top Global Performer’. Dan has successfully closed business in industries that include Consumer Packaged Goods, Media & Entertainment, Financial Services, and Manufacturing. As Dan’s career evolved so too did the scope and scale of his responsibilities. At EDS and later HP, Dan was charged with building, leading, and delivering a global sales development program that focused on instilling a consistent sales methodology, advancing skills around deal qualification, value proposition creation, and client engagement along with equipping the sales people with a plan to meet quota. Under Dan’s leadership, this global program graduated hundreds of sales people and drove dramatic improvement across the enterprise versus non-graduates. This program and its results garnered the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) highest honor awarding its “Excellence in Practice Award”.

Dan, founder of DG Sales Acceleration, LLC, has participated in executive management programs including The University of Virginia’s Darden Executive Management School as well as a host of corporate training and development programs. Dan is a graduate of Southern Arkansas University where he was a member of the 1983 World Series Baseball team. Dan and Beth, his wife of 37 years, live in Frisco, TX. In his spare time, Dan enjoys playing golf, spending time with his grandchildren, and traveling.

Minna Green

Investment Advisor

Mustard Seed Wealth Management

Minna joined Mustard Seed Wealth Management as licensed Investment advisor representative in August of 2014, after running a very successful in home business for over ten years. Prior to that she worked as a licensed securities broker for Solomon Smith Barney after earning a BBA Degree with emphasis in Finance from SAU in 1998. Currently she spends a lot of her time assisting the other advisors in their duties, while continuing to build client relationships of her own. 

She enjoys working closely with clients in designing financial plans that will assist them in making wise
decisions with their money, and successfully preparing for retirement.

Minna is a member of Columbia County Community Foundation and United way. She and her husband Matt live in Magnolia and have three children, with whom they enjoy hiking and traveling.

Mike Henderson

Purchasing Manager


Mike Henderson is the Purchasing Manager for Hydro Extrusion North America’s Magnolia, AR manufacturing operation and Service Centers which are located throughout the United States. Mike has over twenty-five years’ experience in the field of procurement. Mike earned a Master of Business Administration from Southern Arkansas University in 2018 and received the Rankin College of Business Outstanding Grad Student award for 2018-2019. Mike is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Alpha Chi honor societies. Mike earned a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification in 2021 from Technical University of Munich and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification in 2022 from Purdue University Online. Mike is inspired daily by his wife, their children, and grandchildren.


Carol Longino


Magnolia School District

Carol Longino is the Chief Financial Officer for Magnolia School District. She directs and manages the operation of all financial and business affairs of the district including accounting, purchasing, budgeting and human resources. In her career, Mrs. Longino worked in the oil and gas industry for four years and in the manufacturing industry for 20 years before moving to school business in 2015. She serves on the board of the Arkansas Association of School Business Officials. She is a 1993 graduate of Southern Arkansas University with a Bachelors in Business Administration. She participated in the 2011-2012 Leadership Magnolia class and in her free time, she enjoys reading and traveling. She and her husband have four children and eleven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


Evan McCrary

Finance Manager


Evan began his college career at Southern Arkansas University in the fall of 2010. He graduated from the College of Business in 2013, and then went on to complete the MBA program in 2015 at SAU as well. Throughout his college career, Evan held various roles at Farmers Bank & Trust. In 2014, he began his career at Murphy USA. He started in the Treasury Department, then transitioned into FP&A and Investor Relations, eventually finishing his time in the Network Planning and Development department. In September 2021 Evan moved to Little Rock to help launch the 1.8 million square foot North Little Rock Amazon fulfillment center and continues his role there as the Finance Manager. Evan is also married and has 1 son.

Jason Rees

Director of Procurement


Jason Rees is the Director of Procurement at Entergy, a Fortune 500 company that delivers electricity to millions of customers across the US. He leads a team that develops and delivers commercial strategies that enable the business to transform the way it powers life today and for future generations. With over 20 years of experience in the energy sector, Jason has a proven track record of managing complex and high-value procurement contracts, optimizing supply chain performance, and driving innovation and sustainability initiatives. He holds an MBA in Leadership and Ethics, a graduate certificate in Procurement and Contract Management, and two professional certifications from the Institute for Supply Chain Management: Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD). Jason is passionate about creating value for the company, its stakeholders, and the communities it serves.


Jason Ross

Community President

Simmons Bank 

Mr. Ross was born and raised on a small family farm in Lewisville, AR. He graduated from Southern Arkansas University in 2005 with a degree in Business Administration. While in college Mr. Ross was a pitcher for the Mulerider baseball team. Mr. Ross absolutely loves being a banker and has over 15 years of banking and leadership experience. As the Texarkana Community President for Simmons Bank, Mr. Ross has been tasked to grow and expand the $27.5 Billion dollar bank’s footprint into Southwest Arkansas, and East Texas, starting with opening a DiNovo Branch location in Texarkana, TX which is set to open in June of 2024. Mr. Ross works daily within his network of local businesses and consumers to provide a diverse amount of financial solutions to meet their unique and specific needs. Mr. Ross believes that there is a need for a personal approach when it comes to banking because people bank with people. Mr. Ross is married to his best friend, Lauren (Originally from Magnolia), and together they are raising two daughters, Emerie (14), and Nora (7). Mr. Ross is an active member of Williams Memorial United Methodist Church, Habitat for Humanity board member, founder of The Greater Texarkana Young Professionals, Treasurer of Leadership Texarkana, and volunteers with other various local community outreach organizations. Mr. Ross believes the best thing he learned while attending SAU was the education he received on people and how developing and maintaining relationships is the ongoing key to success in every business located in our Region. That is what his discussion will be about today.

Bobby Roy


Royalty Trucklines

Bobby Roy is a graduate from Southern Arkansas University. He double majored in Computer Information System and Business Management. While attending SAU he was a part of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, SIFE, Genesis Choir, Project Pal, and the International Greek Council. 

After graduating Bobby went to work for Hewlett Packard in Conway, AR as a front-line support agent, and then went on to be promoted to Learning and Development manager. While there he received global recognition for outstanding metrics which saved the center $250,000. Also, he was selected to work with Microsoft to help develop the Windows 8 operating system. Bobby worked for HP for 5 years until they relocated to Plano, TX. 

Bobby then went to pursue his Master’s in Business Administration from Strayer University in Little Rock, AR. During that time, he became a mortgage loan officer with Pilgrim Mortgage, and pursued his CDL from Pine Bluff truck driving school. After driving for McElroy for nine months, he took a leap of faith and started B. Royalty Truck Lines, Inc on July 15, 2017, in Magnolia, AR. His goal is to use his knowledge, skills, and education to create job opportunities and to mentor the next generation of entrepreneurs. 

Shanna Singleton-Deitsch

Project Procurement Professional


Shanna Singleton-Deitsch is an accomplished project procurement professional at Entergy Services, a leading electric utility provider serving the United States Gulf Coast region. Her pivotal role in project procurement emphasizes a resolute commitment to improving sustainability and efficiency in power generation projects. Beyond her significant contributions at Entergy, Shanna also enriches the academic community as an adjunct instructor at Southern Arkansas University. There, she imparts her invaluable expertise and knowledge to students, nurturing the next generation of professionals. Her commitment to education and research extends further into her studies at Aston University, where she is deeply involved in exploring the integration of Industry 4.0 technologies with Circular Supply Chain Management principles. Through her work, Shanna exemplifies an unwavering dedication to advancing sustainable practices, bridging the gap between the energy industry and academia, and contributing to the development of a more sustainable future.


Robin Sronce

Dean, Rankin College of Business and Peoples Bank Endowed Chair
Southern Arkansas University

Dr. Robin Sronce serves as Dean of the David F. Rankin College of Business at Southern Arkansas University and Peoples Bank Endowed Chair. Sronce received her doctor of philosophy degree in Business Administration in 2003 at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, where she also earned her MBA in 1997. She received her BA at Drury University, majoring in business administration and sociology and minoring in economics.

Sronce is an advocate for global education. She has previously led MBA and undergraduate students on numerous trips to China and Greece. She is committed to growing the travel and travel scholarship program for the Rankin College of Business.

Alum engagement is another priority for Sronce. The Backpack to Briefcase program, the Leaders Conference RCB on the Road, the Business Advisory Council, and the RCB Mentoring program allow students to gain professional expertise while interacting with alumni.

New programs developed since Sronce joined the Rankin College of Business include a Healthcare Administration Major, MBA emphases and graduate certificates in Business Leadership and Data Analytics, a 4+1 program, and a Master of Science in Business Analytics.

Her teaching experience includes leadership, human resource management, project management, international management, professional business experience, and social entrepreneurship.

Affiliations and memberships include the Magnolia Rotary Club, Women in Business Education, Southern Business Administration Association, AACSB, Society of Human Resource Management, and Organizational Behavior Teaching Society.

Sronce lives in Magnolia with her husband, who is retired. Her grown children live in Dubai, Fort Worth, and Kansas City. She loves to read, travel, garden, craft, and spend time with her grandchildren in her spare time.


Megan Whitehead

Financial Advisor
FB&T Wealth Management

Megan Whitehead joined FB&T Wealth Management as a financial advisor in February 2023. Megan is passionate about helping families work toward preparing for financial independence. She works with a variety of clients from young professionals to retirees. She works closely with these clients to provide the tools and advice they need to help them pursue their personal financial goals. 

Megan was previously an Instructor of Finance at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia. She taught a variety of courses including personal finance, retirement planning, estate planning, entrepreneurial finance, and risk management and insurance. She assisted with the Mulerider $ense student organization promoting financial Literacy on campus as well. 

Megan holds a B.S. in Agriculture Business and an M.B.A., both from Southern Arkansas University. She also holds the following securities registrations with LPL Financial: 

  • Securities Industry Essentials
  • Series 7 General Securities Registered Representative
  • Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law

She is Vice President of the Walkers Creek-Stateline Public Water Authority Board and works with entrepreneurs on behalf of FORGE, Inc., an Arkansas nonprofit, to help small businesses in southern Arkansas obtain access to capital. She is also a member of First Baptist Church in Taylor, Arkansas In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family traveling, hiking, fishing, and hunting. Megan and her husband Dusty have three children; Wade, Mattie Rose, and Macie.

Jason Wilson

Outside Salesman
General Power and Control Corporation

I am an outside salesman for General Power and Control Corporation (GPC), which is a company that represents industrial, commercial, and residential manufacturers in Louisiana and Mississippi.  Since 2013, I’ve worked for GPC in the North Louisiana and Central Mississippi territories. Currently, GPC is the number one electrical manufacturer representative firm in Louisiana and Mississippi.  As an outside salesman, I manage and represent 24 manufacturer lines and have a customer base of over 66 distributors.  In 2017, I received certification as a Certified Sales Professional.  In 2018 and 2019, I was selected as the Manufacturer Representative of the Year for Wesco Distribution. 


Prior to working for GPC, I was an outside sales representative, inside sales manager, and warehouse manager in the steel industry.  I received my BBA in Marketing from SAU and my MBA from LSUS.  Additionally, I served 14 years in the military.  I was U.S. Army active duty stationed in Germany and Fort Hood, Texas.  I also served in the Army National Guard and was deployed to Bosnia and Iraq.


Isaac Woods

Vice President, Treasurer
Rockwall Automation

Isaac Woods is a 2004 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Southern Arkansas University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with emphasis in Finance. At 19 years old, Isaac was one of the youngest graduates in the history of SAU. He grew up in Pine Bluff, AR. While at SAU, Isaac was a President’s Ambassador, as well as being involved with Alpha Chi and Sigma Beta Delta Honor Societies, Students in Free Enterprise (now Enactus), the Black Student Association, Business Student Advisory Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inter-Greek Council, and Accounting and Finance Society. He was also active in Phi Beta Lambda, where we competed and won awards representing SAU at the National level. Isaac is a Life Member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., which he also joined during his time at SAU.

Woods went on from SAU to obtain his M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, and became a Certified Public Accountant.

In 2020, Woods was named Vice President, Treasurer, and Executive Officer at the $7 billion industrial automation company, Rockwell Automation. This promotion made Woods the youngest person of color ever elected to serve as a Rockwell Corporate Officer.

In addition to his full-time role at Rockwell Automation, Woods is also Co-Founder and Partner of TaylorMade Wealth Management, a minority-owned CPA and advisory firm based in Racine, WI, serving over 700 clients across the country with tax advisory and preparation needs, as well as other accounting and financial services.

In 2022, Woods was recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal as a member of its prestigious, annual “40 Under 40” class of business leaders.

Woods has continued to stay involved in giving back by serving on the Board of Directors of SecureFutures, a Wisconsin-based non-profit dedicated to enhancing financial literacy and outcomes among high-school students, particularly in under-resourced communities, and serving with the SAU Rankin College of Business Advisory Council. Woods has also been a speaker at the Rankin College of Business T.E.N.: The Executive Network.


Past Events

  • The Executive Network: 2021

    The Rankin College of Business is holding The Executive Network virtually March 8 – March 11. This provides real-life examples and encouragement for our students.  It is an opportunity for them to begin to build their own network of successful Rankin College of Business alums to support them in their career journey. Monday, March 8… Read More

  • The Executive Network: 2020

    The Rankin College of Business is holding The Executive Network on February 24 and 25, 2020.  Alumni in executive positions are invited “home” to share with students their path to success.  This provides real-life examples and encouragement for our students.  It is an opportunity for them to begin to build their own network of successful… Read More

  • The Executive Network: 2019

    The Rankin College of Business is holding The Executive Network on February 25 and 26, 2019.  Alumni in executive positions are invited “home” to share with students their path to success.  This provides real-life examples and encouragement for our students.  It is an opportunity for them to begin to build their own network of successful… Read More

  • The Executive Network: 2018

    The Rankin College of Business is holding The Executive Network on February 26 and 27, 2018.  Alumni in executive positions are invited “home” to share with students their path to success.  This provides real-life examples and encouragement for our students.  It is an opportunity for them to begin to build their own network of successful… Read More

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