BOARD OF DIRECTORS

WILBUR PEER

President

Wilbur Peer is the Chief Executive Officer and Exeutive Director of KKAC, with over 30 years of experience in managing projects with universities and federal and state agencies. Currently, he has ownership in a row crop farming operation and is the Senior Partner of Management Solutions, Inc (MSI). 

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RICKEY PEER
Board Member

Rickey Peer recently retired as the U.S. Army Chief of the Ammunition Peculiar Equipment (APE) and Demilitarization (Demil) Division, responsible for senior level leadership and management over a diversified workforce of logistics and engineering staff. He began his career with the Federal Government as a Student Trainee in 1980 and has received many awards since. He has also been a row crop farmer for the past 10 years.

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WAYMON PEER
Board Member

Waymon Peer is a commercial litigation associate in Washington, D.C. His practice includes complex commercial disputes, government investigations, and insurance coverage issues. Mr. Peer has extensive experience clerking on various federal courts, which helps to shape and continually strengthen his practice.

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E. DION WILSON
Board Member

Honorable E. Dion Wilson currently serves as the First Judicial Circuit Judge of Division One. Judge Wilson graduated from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville in 1990. He then obtained his Juris Doctorate in 1993 from the University of Arkansas, School of Law, Fayetteville. Judge Wilson has a plethora of experience to include the Wilson Law Firm, Parent Counsel for the State of Arkansas, Public Defender for Phillips County in Arkansas, Wilson and Valley, Wilson and Associates, Department of Minority Affairs, with the University of Arkansas, and the Cotton Fields of Willis Farms in Lake View, Arkansas. He is also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., the NAACP, W. Harold Flowers Law Society, and the Arkansas Delta Law Foundation.

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OLLY NEAL

Board Member

Honorable Judge Neal began his legal career in Marianna, AR with a private law practice until 1991 when he became the Prosecuting Attorney for the First Judicial District. In 1993, he began an elected term as Circuit Judge, First Judicial District of Arkansas and served on the Arkansas Court of Appeals from 1996 until his retirement in December 2006. In Feb 2010, he accepted an appointment to serve as Circuit Judge through Dec 31st, 2010.

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APRIL PEER
Board Member

April Peer is a proven industry expert in finance and operations management within healthcare. She holds a BS in business management and an MPA from Arkansas State University. Her expertise cuts across the fields of Accounting and Financial oversight, business planning and analysis, revenue generation, budget management, relationship building, amongst others.

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RYSHAWN PEER
Board Member

Ryshawn is an accomplished Strategy and Project Manager with cross-industry experience driving strategic organizational impact and project delivery. Ryshawn is currently a Strategic Planning Manager for the University of California at San Diego Health System. Prior to UCSD, Ryshawn worked for UnityPoint Health located in Central Iowa in a similar role and served also as a Project Manager for Deere & Company based in Moline, Illinois. Ryshawn has an MBA from St. Ambrose University and Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Iowa.

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