Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors brings diverse backgrounds and expertise to our organization, and all share the desire to change children's lives. Thank you to all our current and past Board members for providing the direction to help shape Ronald McDonald House Charities into such a success.

Chair: Diana Smithson -  IBERIABANK
Treasurer/Secretary: Phyllis Rogers - Delta Dental of Arkansas

Past Chair: Rodney Showmar - Arkansas Federal Credit Union

Justin Acri - The Buzz 103.7 
Kristy Lopez-Allen - McDonald's Owner/Operator
Brenda Barrett - Community Leader
Sam Baxter - Baxter, Jewell & Dobson, P.A.

Corey Bryant - First Security Bank
Louis Cimino McDonald's Owner/Operator
Troy Deal ZIN Urban Wine & Beer Bar
Tammie Del DonnoCommunity Leader
Jayant Deshpande, M.D., MPH - Arkansas Children's Hospital
Dean DiMicheleMcDonald's Owner/Operator
Nicole DiMichele - McDonald's Owner/Operator
Lee Anne Eddy, MSN, RN, MEA-BC Arkansas Children's Hospital

Christie Grumbos - Windstream Communications
Whit Hall, M.D.UAMS, Director of Pediatrics
Gwen HaniffSouthwest Airlines
Kristy Lopez-Allen 
McDonald's Owner/Operator

Susan Miller, CPA, CFHFMA - BKD, LLP
Susie Morgan - Community Leader
Eliecer Palacios - McDonald's Owner/Operator
Blake Roberts - Tyson Foods

Phyllis Rogers - Delta Dental of Arkansas

Jim Schnoes - Onebanc
Kent Taylor Cromwell Architects Engineers, Inc.
Shelia Vaught - Community Leader

Richard YadaWealth Management Consultant