Mitchael Family Construction Management Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed

Donor: Steve and Jill Mitchael

Established: 2009

Steven Mitchael graduated from John Brown University in 1984 with a Bachelor Science in Construction Management.  During his four years, he was a basketball letterman for the Golden Eagles.  After graduation, he worked for Cooper Communities Inc., a community developer of 5 large planned developments.  With Cooper he held such positions as estimator, project manager, production manager and warranty administrator.  During that same time he was the Architectural Control Officer, Property Owner Association Board Member, Townhouse Association President, a licensed real estate agent and held an unlimited general contractors license in the state of South Carolina.  Since 1992, Steve has held several positions in design for Walmart Stores, Inc., where he has been responsible for the development of expansion, acquisition and new store designs.  He has traveled to 10 countries on acquisition trips as part of Walmart’s International expansion.  In May of 2013 Steve retired from Walmart as the Director of Design and Project Management for Walmart Reality, the largest developer of retail property in the United States.

Steve is married to Jill Turner-Mitchael who holds a degree in pharmacy from Southwestern State University in Oklahoma and who is licensed in New Mexico and Texas.  Jill is currently a Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager of merchandising for Sam’s Club.  Steve and Jill live in Gravette and have three children, Lauren, Jake and Ava.