Rob Brothers, director of the Walton Family Foundation’s Home Region Focus Area, is set to retire next year, the foundation announced Friday.
The search for a replacement will begin immediately, according to a press release issued by Buddy Philpot, the foundation’s executive director. A job description is listed here.
Brothers' specific retirement date has not been determined.
"We will determine a date based on when a replacement is hired and any transition period that may be necessary," said Walton Family Foundation senior communications officer Kevin Thornton.
Brothers, 60, joined the foundation in 2009, and during his tenure, helped steward more than $157 million in funding for organizations throughout Northwest Arkansas, and the Arkansas and Mississippi deltas.
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