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Wilkins to Speak to Business Students

The College to Career Center in the College of Business has announced an educational seminar scheduled for next week.

On Monday at 11:30 a.m., students will be able to gather in Rothwell 456 to listen to Dan Wilkins lead a workshop about non-profit business and entrepreneurship.

Wilkins earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and master’s degree in economic development. His career began in the 1960’s as the head engineer on a U.S. Navy destroyer.

In 1993, Wilkins began his career in the non-profit sector with Opportunity International. In his 12 years with the company, he developed numerous non-profit microfinance programs, such as Montenegro, which sold for $50 million.

Wilkins has also owned a commercial property management business in Los Angeles and a local fabric store.  Additionally, he developed a small real estate project in Russellville.

To reserve a spot in the seminar or to receive more information, contact Katie Harelson at

For more information about upcoming workshops in the College of Business, like the College of Business Facebook page.