South Arkansas Community College vice president for finance and administration Carey Tucker has been selected as the Arkansas Phi Beta Lambda Outstanding Business Person of the Year.
The award strives to recognize outstanding leaders and supporters of Phi Beta Lambda and its members. Tucker has held his current position since 2015, following 30 years in the U.S. Air Force.
Tucker oversees college budgets, safety and security, bookstore operations and several other departments. Additionally, he has volunteered time in support of numerous campus activities, including those of PBL, of which he is a member in the professional division.
SouthArk’s Sigma Epsilon Chapter of PBL nominated Tucker for Business Person of the Year. Future Business Leaders of America and the collegiate-level Phi Beta Lambda are student organizations that promote leadership development, business awareness, career preparation and professionalism.