Sam Dunn

Director, BYU MBA Career Managment

Sam Dunn

Sam Dunn joins the BYU Marriott School after a successful career as a senior Finance officer with Walmart.  During 28 years with that company, he served in various leadership roles including:  CFO of Sam’s Club and Walmart.com, Divisional Controller for Walmart US, and the top Administrative Officer in both Japan and Mexico.  At the time of his retirement, he was Senior Vice President leading strategy and planning for Walmart Global Leverage Services.   Sam has also served as Senior Advisor with Boston Mountain Money Management, an investment advisory firm located in Rogers, Arkansas.

Sam is a member of several business and professional associations, including:  Financial Executives International and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  He sits on the National Advisory Council of the BYU Marriott School of Business.  He is active in church and community.  His non-profit Board positions have included:  Area President for the Boy Scouts of America in Arkansas/Oklahoma, Board President of Open Avenues adult development center in Rogers Arkansas, and Finance Chair for the American School Foundation in Mexico City.

Sam is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Global Management Accountant and an Investment Advisor Representative (Series 65).  He has been recognized with the Alumni Achievement Award by the BYU Marriott School, the Silver Beaver and Silver Antelope Awards by the Boy Scouts of America, and the Sam M. Walton Award of Excellence by Walmart.

Sam served a full-time church mission in Montevideo, Uruguay.  He has subsequently served as a stake presidency counselor, a bishop, and a Scoutmaster.  He and his wife Mary have four married children, and make their home in Draper, Utah.  When he is not assisting students and meeting with hiring firms, you can find Sam with his family, or hiking, running and biking on the trails and roads in Utah.