Carol Reeves's details
- Country: USA
- Region: Arkansas
- Title: Associate Vice-Provost for Entrepreneurship
- Organisation: Sam M. Walton College of Business
- Carol Reeves's presentations
Carol Reeves is the Associate Vice-Provost for Entrepreneurship and holds the Cecil and Gwendolyn Cupp Applied Professorship in Entrepreneurship in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. Carol coordinates the entrepreneurship efforts at the University and has mentored more than 30 undergraduate and graduate business plan teams since 2002. In 2010, Carol’s teams won more national business plan competitions than teams from any university in the 25 year history of the competitions. Her teams have won more than $1.25 million in cash over the past 10 years. Students from Carol’s classes have started six high-growth businesses and have raised over $11 million in investments and grants.
In addition to the business plan competitions, Carol founded For Business’ . . . S.A.K.E., a student-run and student-managed business that has been operating since 1996. Many S.A.K.E. students have gone on to found their own businesses and take leadership positions in Fortune 500 companies.
Carol has won two national awards for innovation in entrepreneurship pedagogy and won the prestigious University of Arkansas Alumni Association Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching in 2009. She earned a Ph.D. in Strategic Management with an Entrepreneurship Concentration from the University of Georgia in 1988.
Her research focuses on the effects of family violence on the workplace, and the mitigating effects of financial self-sufficiency. She and her co-author have received grants totaling $750,000 from the Department of Justice to study these issues.