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Merchandise executive

Lewis Ray Hobbs, American merchandise executive. Board director First Church of the Nazarene, Rogers, since 1986; chairman United Way, 1988-1989.

Background

Hobbs, Lewis Ray was born on October 21, 1955 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Son of Jack Ray Hobbs.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, College of the Ozarks, 1977. Postgraduate, Walton Institute of Retailing.

Career

With store management, Wal-Mart Stores, various, 1975-1983;district manager field supervision, Wal-Mart Stores, Kansas City, 1984-1985;regional vice president field supersivion, Wal-Mart Stores, Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Kentucky, Illinois, Christian Science, Georgia and Alabama, 1985-1988;vice president divisional mechandise manager general office, Wal-Mart Stores, since 1988. Contest judge Students in Free Enterprise, since 1988. Teacher Management Application School for Store Mgrs.

Wal-Mart, 1989-1990.

Membership

Board director First Church of the Nazarene, Rogers, since 1986. Chairman United Way, 1988-1989.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, sport shooting, softball, basketball.

Connections

Married Debra May Soard, July 8, 1955. 1 child, Amanda Jo.

father:
Jack Ray Hobbs Hobbs

spouse:
Debra May Soard

child:
Amanda Jo Hobbs