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ASU System Foundation Names Nicole Frey as Chief Operating Officer



JONESBORO, Ark. – The Arkansas State University System Foundation has named Nicole Frey of Rogers as its chief operating officer effective Oct. 3.

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Nicole Frey

Frey, a certified public accountant (inactive), spent the last four years in the finance division of Walmart Inc. in Bentonville and most recently was a senior manager in international finance. Previously she was an audit senior associate with EY, associate accountant with BKD (now FORVIS) and staff accountant with Goad & Company in Jonesboro.

“Nicole has an impressive background in accounting,” said Dr. Chuck Welch, president of the ASU System. “She’s an A-State honor graduate and will be an outstanding addition to the ASU System Foundation team.”

She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Arkansas State with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in International Business.

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