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Brent Thompson, J.D., serves as Arkansas Children’s executive vice president/chief legal officer. Prior to joining Arkansas Children’s, he served as chief legal officer for Cape Fear Valley Health System in Fayetteville, North Carolina, a system with more than 900 licensed beds and 6,000 employees. Thompson’s experience also includes his role as an assistant general counsel for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma.
Thompson earned his law degree at the University of Tulsa College of Law and is an alum of the University of Oklahoma in Norman. He has extensive experience in litigation, hospital policies and procedures and hospital compliance with federal laws.
Ashlie Hilbun, Ed.D., CFRE, serves as senior vice president and chief strategy officer for Arkansas Children’s. She leads planning efforts, advances business strategy and oversees strategic marketing for the state’s only pediatric health system.
Previously, Hilbun served in the Arkansas Children’s Foundation as vice president of philanthropy, co-leading the system’s fundraising strategy and crafting external messaging. She has also served as a senior development officer and executive director of philanthropy for Arkansas Children’s Foundation.
Before joining the Arkansas Children’s team, she led development and external relations for the University of Arkansas J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, where she worked as a thought leader, coordinating strategic program development with leadership, philanthropy and advocacy. She also worked in disaster recovery in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.
Hilbun earned a doctorate of education from the University of Arkansas, holds a master’s degree in social work from Tulane University and is a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport.
Enid Olvey, CFRE, serves as senior vice president and chief operating officer for Arkansas Children’s Foundation, where she leads fundraising strategy and operations.
A member of the Arkansas Children’s team since 2003, Olvey has held many roles in the Foundation, gaining experience in advancement services, campaign planning and strategy, case development, corporate giving, direct marketing, donor relations, major and principal gifts and prospect research.
Olvey holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Lyon College. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).