Entrepreneur Theresa Fette to Speak on Succeeding Without Selling Your Soul

Theresa Fette Photo 10.14Theresa Fette, an entrepreneur who founded the Provident Trust Group, will speak to students and faculty on Friday, Oct. 31, about “How to Succeed in Business Without Selling your Soul.”

Fette’s talk is presented by the Office of Entrepreneurship and the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. It will be from 10-11:30 a.m. in the auditorium of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development on the campus in Fayetteville. The talk is free and open to the public.

Fette is also chief executive officer of Provident Trust Group, an attorney and an Arkansas native who earned law, master of accounting and bachelor of science in accounting degrees from the U of A. She also holds a LL.M. in taxation from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Provident Trust Group is a leading self-directed retirement plan administrator and alternative asset custodian. In just six years, Fette has grown the organization from $300 million to over $4 billion under custody.

Her unique managerial and entrepreneurial style was recognized by Fortune magazine when it honored her as one of its most powerful women entrepreneurs for 2012. She is nationally recognized for her expertise in income and estate tax planning. She is a member of the board of directors for Venovate Holdings, which brings together accredited investors and offerings in alternative asset classes.

For questions and RSVPs, contact Becky Martin (rmartin@walton.uark.edu; 479-575-4063) in Walton College.