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Office of the Dean


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Office of the Dean
4000 Business Education Complex
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Telephone: 225-578-5297
Fax: 225-578-5277




Dean's Advisory Council

The Dean's Advisory Council (DAC) at the E. J. Ourso College of Business exists to promote and improve the E. J. Ourso College. The accomplished professionals who form the DAC membership are donating their time, talents, and resources to support the dean in his efforts to enhance the substance and image of the E. J. Ourso College.

*Denotes members of the DAC Executive Committee.

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Thomas J. Adamek
Stonehenge Capital Company LLC
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Scott Agosta headshot

Scott T. Agosta
MorningStar Partners
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Stephanie Anderson headshot

Stephanie M. Anderson
Woman's Hospital
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William E. Balhoff*
Managing Director
Postlethwaite & Netterville
DAC Past-President
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Sarah Borders headshot

Sarah Robinson Borders
King & Spalding
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Patrick Brandau headshot

Patrick J. Brandau
Deloitte & Touche LLP


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Thomas W. Broom
Executive Account Manager
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Claire Cagnolatti headshot

Claire L. Cagnolatti
Vice President, Chemicals (Retired)
Solomon Associates
DAC Vice-President
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Carol M. Calkins*
Partner (Retired)
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
DAC Past-President
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Deke Carbo headshot

Deke G. Carbo
President & CEO
Metis Financial Group

Chris Carlton headshot

Christopher O. Carlton
Managing Partner
Keel Funds

Bobby Caston headshot

Bobby L. Caston
Risk Management Executive
Bank of America


Kenneth Champagne headshot

Kenneth F. Champagne
SVP & Business Unit Leader
Confie Insurance Group Holdings
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Timothy D. Chandler*
Associate Dean
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business

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Kenneth R. Chatelain
Partner, Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs (Retired)
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
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Vic Cleveland
Category Manager, C.P.S.M.
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Maurice Coleman headshot

Maurice J. Coleman*
Chief Investment Officer
Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana
DAC Past-President
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David Crabtree
Audit Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
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Robert Eddy headshot

Robert Eddy Jr.
Pinnacle Group Insurance
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Patrick Evans Headshot

Patrick Evans
Senior Vice President
UBS Wealth Management

Carlos Femmer headshot

Carlos Femmer
Director of Data Acquisition
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Derek Fitch 
Director of Vertical Development
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James Flores headshot

James C. Flores
Chairman, President, CEO
Sable Permian Resources

Flynn Foster headshot

Flynn D. Foster
President & CEO
Guaranty Corp.
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Edmund Giering headshot

Edmund J. Giering IV
General Counsel, Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Research Park Corporation
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Gregory Graugnaud headshot

Gregory M. Graugnaud
Executive Vice President
Cajun Industries LLC

Karleen Green headshot

Karleen J. Green
Phelps Dunbar Law Firm
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Angela Guidry headshot

Angela R. Guidry
Diversity and Inclusion Director, Office of Business Student Success
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business
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Peter Gawltney headshot

Peter Gwaltney
President & CEO
North Carolina Bankers Association
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Gregory Hamer headshot

Gregory J. Hamer
B&G Food Enterprises
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James O. Harp Jr.*
Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc.
DAC President


Harry Hawks headshot

Harry Hawks
General Partner
Interlock Partners
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Larry Heimendinger
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Eric Hespenheide headshot

Eric J. Hespenheide
Global Reporting Initiative
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Leon Hirsch headshot

Leon L. Hirsch
Hirsch & Hirsch
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Gregory Hoffman headshot

Gregory M. Hoffman
Vice President of Business Development
Hilcorp Energy Company


Tandra Jackson headshot

Tandra C. Jackson
Office Managing Partner
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Nicole Jasper headshot

Nicole C. Jasper
Senior Managing Director

Jeff Jenkins headshot

Jeff Jenkins
Founder & Partner
Bernhard Capital Partners


Roger Jenkins headshot

Roger Jenkins
President & CEO
Murphy Oil Corporation

Dale Jenkins headshot

S. Dale Jenkins
Partner (Retired)
Deloitte & Touche LLP
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Jerry Jolly headshot

Jerry Jolly*
Managing Partner (Retired)
DAC Past-President
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Ashley Junek headshot

Ashley R. Junek*
Assistant Dean, Office of Business Student Success
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business
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David Laxton headshot

David L. Laxton III
Executive Vice President & CFO (Retired)
Edgen Murray Corp.
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Richard Lipsey headshot

Richard A. Lipsey
Lipsey's LLC


Gerald Louviere headshot

Gerald H. Louviere Jr.
Tax Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
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Farrell Malone headshot

Farrell J. Malone
Partner (Retired)
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Roy Martin headshot

Roy O. Martin III
President, CEO, & CFO


Wendy Marx headshot

Wendy Osborn Marx*
Director, External Relations
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business
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James Maurin headshot

James E. Maurin
Founder & Chairman (Retired)
Stirling Properties Inc.

Matthew McCaroll headshot

Matthew A. McCarroll
President & CEO
Fieldwood Energy


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Rolfe McCollister
Founder & CEO
Louisiana Business Inc.

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Brian McNamara*
Assistant Dean, Budget and Finance
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business
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Toby Menard headshot

Toby Menard
VP Contracting & Procurement
Royal Dutch Shell
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Rolfe Miller headshot

G. Rolfe Miller
Managing Director, Investments
Raymond James

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Shelley Mockler headshot

Shelley R. Mockler
MIS Director
Mockler Beverage Co.


Jessica Monroe headshot

Jessica W. Monroe
Director, State Government Affairs
Johnson & Johnson


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Mike Murphy
Senior Director of Development 
LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business 

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Rajesh Narayanan
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Outreach
E. J. Ourso College of Business


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Jake Netterville
Board Member, Chairman Emeritus , & CPA
Postlethwaite & Netterville
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Scott Newitt headshot

A. Scott Newitt
Firefly Vodka
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Roger Ogden headshot

Roger H. Ogden
Chairman & CEO
Roger H. Ogden Development


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Thomas H. Olinde



Janet Olson headshot

Janet Olson
Market President, Baton Rouge


Steven Perret headshot

Steven T. Perret
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Martin Phillips headshot

D. Martin Phillips
Managing Partner & Founder
EnCap Investments LLC


Jack Polson Headshot

Jack Polson
Chief Financial Officer (Retired)
Horizon Health Corporation


Craig Rathjen headshot

Robert Craig Rathjen
Managing Director, Investments
UBS Financial Services
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Maurice Robicheaux headshot

Maurice J. Robichaux III


William Rucks headshot

William W. Rucks IV
Rucks Investment Group


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Will Rucks V
Vice President
Rucks Investment Group

Stacey Relton headshot

Stacey Relton
Managing Partner

William Sanchez headshot

William Sanchez
Managing Director, Global Investment Banking -Energy
Scotia Howard Weil
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Matt Saurage headshot

Matt Saurage
Community Coffee Company
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Robert Schneckenburger headshot

Robert P. Schneckenburger
Senior Regional President
Hancock Whitney
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Mark Schroeder headshot

Mark C. Schroeder
Executive Vice President
Enable Midstream Partners

Peggy Scott headshot

Peggy B. Scott*
Executive Vice President, COO,
CFO & Treasurer (Retired)
BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana
DAC Past-President


William Scott headshot

William Scott
Petro Log International Inc.
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William Slaughter headshot

William S. Slaughter*
Founder & President
SSA Consultants
DAC Past-President
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Joaneane Smith headshot

Joaneane A. Smith
President & CEO
Global Commerce and Services LLC
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David Songy headshot

David B. Songy
CEO & Co-Founder
Songy Highroads

Nick Speyrer headshot

Nick Speyrer
President & Founder
Emergent Method
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Jeffrey Springmeyer headshot

Jeffrey N. Springmeyer
Geophysical Pursuit Inc.

David Steiner headshot

David P. Steiner
CEO (Retired)
Waste Management

Robert Stuart headshot

Robert M. Stuart Jr.
Head of Middle Market Commercial
Banking & Louisiana President (Retired)
Capital One


Richard Sturlese headshot

Richard M. Sturlese
Owner (Retired)
Sturco Investments

Patrick Suffern headshot

Patrick W. Suffern
Owner & Principal
Becker Suffern McLanahan Ltd.
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Shawn Usher headshot

Shawn Usher
President & CEO
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Christian Vaccari headshot

Christian Vaccari
Senior Vice President
Gulf Island Shipyards LLC
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Edwin Vandenburg headshot

Edwin S. Vandenburg
Ernst & Young
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Steven Walker headshot

Steven C. Walker
CEO & Segment Manager, Middle Market Banking, South Central & Mountain States (Retired)
JPMorgan Chase & Co.


John Watson headshot

John Watson*
Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer & President, Strategic Partnering (Retired)
Covance Inc.
Career Connections Committee, Chair
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Richard White headshot

Richard D. White Jr.*
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business

Joseph Winkler headshot

Joseph C. Winkler
Chairman & CEO (Retired)
Complete Production Services Inc.


Paul Wolfert headshot

Paul Wolfert
Director, Investment Banking
Wells Fargo Securities
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Clifton Worley headshot

Clifton M. Worley
IBERIA Civic Impact Partners
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Robert Zetzmann headshot

Robert E. Zetzmann Jr.
HUB International Limited
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