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Strategic Advisor

Matt Waller



Matthew Waller is a Strategic Advisor at NewRoad Capital Partners. Matt has over 25 years in supply chain management. He is the former Dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business, a professor of Supply Chain Management and holds the Sam M. Walton Leadership Chair in Business at the University of Arkansas. Prior to becoming Dean, Matt served as the Chair of the Department of Supply Chain Management and held the Garrison Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Management. Matt served as Editor of the Journal of Business Logistics and was Co-Editor-in-Chief from 2011 to 2015.

Matt serves on the Arkansas Governor’s Transformation Advisory Board, the Board of Advisors of the World Trade Center Arkansas, the Board of Directors of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the Board of Trustees of The National WWII Museum.

Matt holds a BS in Economics from the University of Missouri, MS in Management Science from Pennsylvania State University and a PhD in Business Logistics from Pennsylvania State University.

My experience as Dean and Professor in the Sam M. Walton College of Business and my long-time advocacy for business and entrepreneurship in Northwest Arkansas, I firmly believe that entrepreneurial endeavors are the engine of wealth creation and economic fortitude in our region. Our consistent emphasis on fostering an entrepreneurial culture, evidenced by our investments, reflects this belief.

Operating Skills
Former Dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas / Supply Chain Thought Leader

  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Supply Chain Thought Leadership