Coleman H. Peterson
Coleman H. Peterson, age 72, first became one of our directors in June 2011. Mr. Peterson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hollis Enterprises, LLC, the human resources consulting firm he founded in 2004 following his retirement from WalMart Inc. (NYSE: WMT), where he served as Chief People Officer from 1994 to 2004. Mr. Peterson served on the board of directors of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: JBHT) until April 2020. Mr. Peterson also served as a director of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW) until 2018.
Leadership Experience — Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Hollis Enterprises, LLC; previously served as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees of the board of directors of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. and of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.; extensive executive compensation and succession planning expertise as the former Chairman of the Executive Committee of J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. and, previously, the Compensation Committee of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.
Industry Experience — developed significant retail industry experience and knowledge as Chief People Officer for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., where he had the distinction of being the chief human resources officer of the world’s largest private workforce.