Graduate School Faculty
Mr. Cornelius W. Pratt II
Adjunct Instructor, Graduate Business
Event Management Process Owner, 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