The Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics
The Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics (SCLE) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1998 in affiliation with John Brown University's College of Business. Located in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, the Center serves as a global resource for equipping people in the corporate, non-profit, and academic world with the transforming power of ethical leadership. The Center is named for Don Soderquist, Executive in Residence and former COO and Senior Vice-Chairman of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
The Center's energies are focused on equipping through customizable training programs. Customers include companies and corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and emerging leaders in graduate and undergraduate programs. The Center engages leaders through programs such as the Ethical Leadership Summit for senior executives, the Milestone Program for middle managers, and team building programs on our adventure learning courses.
The Center offers Soderquist Fellowships to top applicants of John Brown University's Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Leadership and Ethics programs. While working 35 hours per week at the Center, Soderquist Fellows receive full tuition and an hourly stipend for a two-year experience, completing graduate degrees, contributing to the Center's mission, and working alongside veteran business leaders.