Graduate School Faculty
Mr. Cornelius W. Pratt, II
Adjunct Instructor, Graduate Business
Change/Availability Coordinator, Walmart Stores, Inc.
M.B.A., Oklahoma Wesleyan University
M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology
B.S., Cuttington University, Liberia
Mr. Cornelius Pratt is a 25+ years IT and Management professional with enormous leadership experience in various industries (Public Utilities, Transportation, Government, Retail ... just to name a few).
He works for Wal-Mart ISD (Information Systems Division) in Bentonville, Arkansas, where his current role involves Infrastructure, Service Availability, and Event Management. Prior to that he served as a Change Coordinator and Systems Programmer Analyst. Before Wal-Mart Mr. Pratt worked for more than 13 years for American Airlines/Sabre/EDS/HP as a Consultant and Infrastructure Analyst in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Mr. Pratt's MS degree is in Computer Science and his MBA is in Finance. He received his bachelors degree in Mathematics with a minor in Physics and he received an Associates of Arts degree in Liberal Arts.
He has been married to Wanita Pratt, who is a Critical Care Nurse, for 21+ years and they are blessed with three wonderful teenagers (Faith, Prudence and Chip). Mr. Pratt is also a member of the advisory board of his local church in Rogers, Arkansas, and, as a form of recreation, he officiates basketball (grades 3 thru 12).
Mr. Pratt's life-long goal is to continually strive to be an excellent example at home, at work, at church, at school and at play