About the Executive Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration

Ann Bordelon serves as the Executive Vice Chancellor of finance and administration at the University of Arkansas. She was originally appointed to lead the division on July 1, 2020.

Bordelon is a seasoned finance executive with experience ranging from the world's largest company to regional entrepreneurial ventures.

A native of Arkansas, Bordelon has spent the majority of her career with Walmart and Ernst & Young. During her nearly 13-year tenure at Walmart, Bordelon served in various executive finance roles including chief financial officer of Sam's Club, chief financial officer of Walmart Asia, and global chief audit executive.

Following her retirement from Walmart, Bordelon worked with a start-up company in the medical diagnostic space and then as the chief financial officer of Mitchell Communications. 

Professionally, Bordelon is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Corporate Directors. Bordelon earned a B.S.B.A. in accounting and information systems from the University of Arkansas and is a certified public accountant.

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The start of a new year always brings a sense of hope and optimism for the coming year. As we navigate through the spring semester, I continue to be incredibly grateful to work alongside each of you to support our university’s mission, and I am consistently struck by the genuine care and passion for student success and life-changing discovery that all of you possess. Keep Reading


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Executive Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

  • ADMN 406
  • University of Arkansas
  • Fayetteville, AR 72701
  • Phone:479-575-5828