Lewis Kilbourne

Lewis Kilbourne

Instructor, Department of Finance
2936 Business Education Complex North
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6291
Fax: 225-578-6366
Office Hours: 9-12 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays

Biographical Summary

30+ years as a the chief financial executive with 5 publicly held companies, 5 years university teaching experience, and co-founder of a supply chain management software company.


  • PhD Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1977
  • BA Political Science and Economics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge and New Orleans, 1972
  • MA International Finance and Economics, University of Pennsylania, Philadephia, 1974

Awards & Honors

  • Nominated for President of TAF Award 2018, 2018
  • Judge, Entrepreneur of the Year, 1996


  • Teaching Interests: Corporate Finance, Currency, Debt Restructuring, Strategy,Financial Analysis
  • Research Interests: Financial Default behavior and Currency Wars, LIfetime Value of a student, Misallocation of corporate capital and financial engineering

Professional and Service Activities

  • Cirriculum, Committee Member (June, 2014)
  • Scholarship, Committee Member (January, 2015)

Employed by LSU since

August 13, 2012