Kyleen Whitehead Prewett, DBA, CPA, CGFM
Dr. Kyleen Whitehead Prewett became the Associate Director for Finance & Administration on January 1, 2014 after serving as Chief Financial Officer of the Cooperative Extension Service for three years. Prior experience includes serving as Assistant Director and Chief Financial Officer for Arkansas Medicaid (a division of the Arkansas Department of Human Services) for more than three years. Prior University of Arkansas service includes serving as the Director of Financial Services at the Cooperative Extension Service and more than 12 years as Professor of Accounting at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Kyleen also has private accounting experience and has owned and managed her own training and consulting business.
Kyleen earned her B.S. in Accounting from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, La. She received an MBA from Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State University) in San Marcos, Texas. Finally, Kyleen earned a doctorate in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting and minors in Finance and Statistics from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, La.
Dr. Prewett is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Government Financial Manager. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Association of Government Accountants. She is also the author of a continuing education course titled "Internal Controls - Theory and Practice," published by Bisk Education.
Kyleen is a native of Lake Charles, La., and currently resides in Bryant. She is married and has three children, Sarah, Kyle and Wayne.
Read Kyleen's full Vita here.
See Associate Director for Finance and Administration for more information about Dr. Prewett's current responsibilities.