Dick Wyatt–Controller

Richard “Dick” H. Wyatt, a native Arkansan, joined Sowell Management in 2020 and serves as controller and lead for the accounting division. He began his career with IBM in Little Rock, before taking an opportunity as treasurer for McLarty Leasing Systems, where he was promoted to vice president and subsequently president. In 1977, Dick teamed up with Mickey Lavender to form Lavender & Wyatt Systems, Inc., which operated a data service bureau and developed a software application for Community Mental Health Centers. 

He attended The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where he received a BSBA and MBA. Dick brings with him years of experience in both technology and accounting. After a few years off to recover from a bilateral lung transplant, Dick returned to the workforce as the chief information officer for the Arkansas Department of Human Services. He is a retired Certified Public Accountant.

He enjoys traveling, horse racing, spending time with family and friends, and relaxing at Lake Hamilton. Dick and his wife, Olivia, live in Little Rock, Ark.

Paving the Way

Dick’s Journey

Pinnacle Outliving a five-year prognosis, over 22 years ago.

Guide Post Don’t sweat the small stuff, and it is all small stuff.

Trailhead All men are created equal.

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