Jim Walton

Chairman and CEO

Arvest Bank Group


Age: 66


Jim Walton

Jim Walton has long held the top post at Arvest Bank Group, which has grown into the largest bank holding company based in Arkansas. Total assets top $14.5 billion at the private concern, with more than 260 full-service locations in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri. The youngest son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton also serves on the Wal-Mart board of directors, as a trustee of the Walton Family Foundation and chairman of Community Publishers Inc.