University of Pittsburgh

Jeffrey A. Davis, Distinguished Alumnus Award Honoree, 2010

Jeffrey A. Davis

Senior Vice President of Finance, Store Operations, Walmart U.S.
Bentonville, Ark.

Jeffrey A. Davis (EMBA '92) joined Walmart's finance department as vice president in 2006. In his current position as senior vice president of finance, he is responsible for supporting store operations through finance operations and logistics. His team's goal is to enhance the Walmart shopping experience for U.S. consumers and improve efficiencies and reduce overall costs for the nearly 3,700 Walmart stores nationwide. For his role in the design and implementation of the company's $4 prescription drug program, he was awarded the Sam M. Walton Entrepreneur of the Year Award, the highest honor for a Walmart associate. He has a passion for team development and for building a robust pipeline for minorities in the field of finance and accounting. Davis, a certified public accountant, began his career in public accounting. He is a member of the National Association of Black Accountants. Prior to Walmart, Davis held several finance positions, including serving as the chief financial officer for McKesson General Medical Corp. and Lakeland Tours, LLC.