Buddy Philpot

Executive Director

Walton Family Foundation Inc.


Age: 56


Buddy Philpot

Buddy Philpot joined the Walton Family Foundation as executive director in 2001. He previously had worked at the Walton family-owned Arvest Bank Group and was president and CEO of the Arvest Bank in Springdale. He has banking degrees from the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas and the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. The Walton Family Foundation is the largest nonprofit in the state with almost $2 billion in assets.