Steven Perret

Steven T. Perret

Adjunct Faculty, Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems
Adjunct Faculty, Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute
Adjunct Faculty, Flores MBA Program
2147 Business Education Complex
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-2515


  • PhD Leadership and Human Resource Development, Louisiana State University, 2016
  • MBA Louisiana State University, 2010
  • MS Human Resource Education, Louisiana State University, 2015


  • Teaching Interests: Entrepreneurship, Business Model Development, Creativity & Innovation, Small Business Management
  • Research Interests: Family Business Succession Planning

Selected Research Publications

  • Perret, S. T., Burnett, M. F., and Richardson, W. B. (2017). Perceptions of the Importance of Succession Planning in Family Owned Businesses. Academy of Business Research Journal, 3, 44-62.
  • Woosley, J., Thomas, C. A., and Perret, S. T. (2015). Improving service delivery and competitive advantage in the reprographics industry. International Journal of Management Research and Business Strategy, 4(2), 19-25.

Professional and Service Activities

  • Health Administration Advisory Board, Our Lady of the Lake College, Board Member (August, 2016 - December, 2018)
  • EBR Planning and Zoning Commission, Vice Chairman (January, 2013 - December, 2016)
  • Business Advisory Board, Baton Rouge Community College, Board Member (March, 2012 - December, 2016)
  • Dean's Advisory Council, College of Business, Louisiana State University, Board Member (January, 2015)
  • Mid City Redevelopment Alliance, Inc, Board Member (January, 2018)
  • SDEIS Advisory Board, Board Member (January, 2018)

Media Contributions

  • Internet; LSU Startup Weekend Spring 2018 Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems; 2018
  • Newspaper; The Advocate; Quoted in "LSU 'micro-loan' course aims for return on investment" By Sam Karlin; 2018
  • Magazine; Baton Rouge Business Report; Finding the Right Fit Family Business Succession By David Jacobs; 2014
  • Internet; Excelerant News; Q&A Forum - Starting A Formal Succession Plan By Jennifer Adcock; 2014

Employed by LSU since

January 8, 2015