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2016 Speakers & Panelists

Featured Speakers | Senior Executives | Rising Stars | Industry-Specific and Career Insights Conversations

 


** Students are required to attend the entire conference which begins with registration at 8am and includes ALL of the event sessions. Students will select which afternoon session they will attend from the list below.**

Featured Speakers


Jaymin Patel

Jaymin Patel - Network Like A Rockstar

Jaymin J. Patel is an speaker, coach, and author of 7 books who has shared his message with thousands around the world.  He has spoken at a variety of Fortune 500 companies including NBC Universal, Miller Coors, Harley Davidson, MasterCard and New York Life, as well as prestigious schools including Harvard, Stanford, and now Tulane University! Jaymin received his MBA from the Tepper School of Business and then went on to work as a Management Consultant at Booz & Company, where he was heavily involved in recruiting.  He has also started 3 companies in 3 different countries. Among other things, Jaymin is a Bollywood dancer and choreographer who once started his own dance company in Australia.  He has lived in or visited over 30 countries (and all 50 US states!) and has a passion to understand different cultures around the world.

 

Jim Citrin

Jim Citrin - The Career Playbook: Essential Advice for Today's Aspiring Young Professional

Jim Citrin leads Spencer Stuart’s North American CEO Practice and serves on the firm’s worldwide board of directors. Throughout his 21 years at Spencer Stuart, he has completed more than 600 CEO, board director and top management searches for leading media, technology, communications, consumer and private equity-backed companies, as well as major not-for-profit institutions. A noted expert on leadership and CEO succession, Mr. Citrin has published seven books, including The Career Playbook: Essential Advice for Today’s Aspiring Young Professional, released in April 2015, and worldwide best-seller You’re in Charge — Now What? Jim is also a LinkedIn Influencer who writes about a range of leadership and career strategy topics. Mr. Citrin graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College and served as a trustee on their board for 12 years. Currently, he is a trustee at Wesleyan University and on the board of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. He received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, graduating with distinction.

 

Greg Giangrande

Greg Giangrande - "So I Get This Resume Sent to Me..." Career Insights from the EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer of Time, Inc. (Tulane Parent)

Gregory Giangrande is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Time Inc. He joined the Company in April 2012 and oversees all aspects of Human Resources, including talent recruitment and development, compensation, and benefits. Giangrande most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Dow Jones & Company/The Wall Street Journal. During his four-year tenure at Dow Jones, he was responsible for talent development, employee engagement, labor relations, compensation, benefits and all aspects of the Company's human resources efforts worldwide. Previously, Giangrande was Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at HarperCollins publishing group for nine years. He also held leadership positions in human resources at Hearst, Conde Nast and Random House. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in journalism and communications from New York University (NYU). He taught communications at NYU for years and also worked in television news production. Giangrande lives in Manhattan with his wife and two children.



Senior Executive Panelists


Edana Desatnick

Edana Desatnick - Principal, Edana Desatnick Consulting (moderator) (BA Economics '83)

Edana has over 20 years experience as a human capital and organization development, HR strategy, and leadership consultant, executive coach and educator. Edana works extensively with senior executives and HR leaders on their key talent and organizational issues across many industries including healthcare, professional services, consumer, and industrial products industries. Prior to beginning her own consulting practice, Edana had worldwide responsibility for Organization Development and Talent at Merck. In that capacity, she had responsibility for global leadership/talent planning, performance management and development, and led consulting/coaching to the senior management team on issues of culture, change leadership and organizational effectiveness. Edana’s career includes senior OD/HR leadership roles in a number of leading organizations. Prior to joining Merck, she was Vice President of Organization Development at Honeywell, providing OD leadership in the merger integration of the AlliedSignal and Honeywell organizations. She has also served as Senior Director of Organization Development at Nabisco Brands and at Pepsi prior to that. Earlier in her career Edana was a member of Coopers & Lybrand’s global strategy consulting practice. Edana now spends her time providing human capital and organization development, strategic HR, talent planning, strategy, executive coaching, culture, change management and leadership consulting to major corporations/ partnerships. Edana’s consulting and coaching brings together her years of leading this work on a global basis for several Fortune 500 companies with her experience consulting with leaders across industries and at different stages of their talent development process and strategy. Edana holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in economics from Tulane University. She and her family live in Basking Ridge, New Jersey.


Greg Giangrande

Greg Giangrande - EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer for Time, Inc. (Tulane Parent)

Gregory Giangrande is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Time Inc. He joined the Company in April 2012 and oversees all aspects of Human Resources, including talent recruitment and development, compensation and benefits. Giangrande most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Dow Jones & Company/The Wall Street Journal. During his four-year tenure at Dow Jones, he was responsible for talent development, employee engagement, labor relations, compensation, benefits and all aspects of the Company's human resources efforts worldwide. Previously, Giangrande was Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at HarperCollins publishing group for nine years. He also held leadership positions in human resources at Hearst, Conde Nast and Random House. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in journalism and communications from New York University (NYU). He taught communications at NYU for years and also worked in television news production. Giangrande lives in Manhattan with his wife and two children.


Albert Lojko

Albert Lojko - Global Head of Eikon, Thomson Reuters (BA Political Economics '94)

Albert Lojko is the Global Head of Eikon at Thomson Reuters. He is responsible for all product strategy, product development, design and user experience for the Company’s flagship financial markets desktop and mobile platform, Thomson Reuters Eikon. Lojko has worked in the financial services industry for over 16 years. He has held a variety of positions in general management, technology, product development, and business development. Lojko joined Thomson Reuters in November 2008 after serving as Managing Director of the Equities business at Tradeweb, where he was responsible for the equities electronic trading assets the AutEx franchise. Before Tradeweb, Lojko led the institutional equities business within Thomson Financial. He joined Thomson Financial in the fall of 2000, after the acquisition of The Carson Group, where he was a Managing Director. Lojko holds a BA in Political Economics from Tulane University. He has a passion for the outdoors and spends his spare time surfing, mountain biking, traveling and exploring new places and cultures.



JF Poupeau

Jean-François Poupeau - Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Communication, Schlumberger Limited (BS Geology '83, ME Petroleum Engineering '85)

Jean-François (JF) Poupeau is executive vice president Corporate Development and Communication, a position he assumed in May 2012. Poupeau is responsible for corporate planning, corporate development, corporate engagement and communications. Prior to that role, he was president of the Schlumberger Drilling Group, a position he held since 2010 upon completion of the merger with Smith, president of the Schlumberger Drilling & Measurements from 2007 to 2010, and from 2006 to 2007 he was appointed vice president of communications & investor relations. Poupeau joined Schlumberger in 1985 starting his career in the Gulf of Mexico where he worked as a field engineer for seven years. The oilfield services business took him from North America to Indonesia, Thailand, Angola, Nigeria, France and China during which time he held operational management positions. Upon his return to Houston in 2004, he assumed the role of vice president of product marketing based in Houston, where he focused on positioning Schlumberger's portfolio of advanced technologies in the market place. Poupeau holds a bachelor’s in geology and a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Tulane University. He is a member of SPE, SPWLA and is a Board member of the American Heart Association Houston Division, Spindletop Charities, the Greater Houston Partnership and the Texas French Association for the Arts.


Lesli Rotenberg

Lesli Rotenberg - General Manager, Children's Programming

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications, PBS (Tulane Parent)

Lesli Rotenberg leads PBS’ Children’s Programming and Marketing and Communications teams. As General Manager, Children’s Programming, Ms. Rotenberg leads a cross- disciplinary team charged with content production, web development, multi- platform asset distribution, education resources, marketing and communications for the No. 1 educational media brand for young children. Ms. Rotenberg spearheads an initiative called PBS KIDS Next Generation Media and is charged with developing the strategy and managing the team that will define the role PBS plays in the changing digital children's media landscape. She oversees the PBS KIDS Next Generation Media Advisory Board, which brings together renowned experts in the fields of child development, education, psychology and new media to guide staff as they create a dynamic media service that meets the needs of a new generation of children, their parents and teachers. As Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Ms. Rotenberg is responsible for the development and implementation of PBS’ marketing and communications strategy across all segments of the business. She oversees the strategic positioning of primetime and children's programming, online content and education services and is responsible for building and extending the brand equity of PBS and PBS KIDS, the most trusted media brands in the U.S. Ms. Rotenberg is also responsible for the development of a comprehensive strategic corporate communication program that supports key external and internal stakeholders, while meeting the strategic communication needs of PBS and its 350 member stations. Her responsibilities include national oversight of PBS’ creative services including on-air and print production, advertising strategy, media planning, corporate communications, program promotion and station professional development. Ms. Rotenberg was named one of the nation's top 15 "Women to Watch" by Advertising Age in 2001. She was also named one of the top 30 Brand Builders by Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News and Promax/BDA. Ms. Rotenberg has received numerous advertising and promotion honors including five Emmy awards; the 2004 CINE Special Jury Award for Best On-Air Promo; 20 CINE Golden Eagle awards; 32 Promax/BDA Awards; four CTAM Awards; and three Telly Awards. In 2004, Television Week and Promax/BDA selected the PBS "Be More" campaign as one of the top 10 Campaigns of Distinction. Prior to joining PBS in November 2000, Ms. Rotenberg was Vice President, Marketing, at Animal Planet, and a marketing executive at Discovery for 10 years.


Jack Sullivan

Jack Sullivan - Chief Executive Officer, Broadway Video (BSM Management '90)

Jack Sullivan has served as Chief Executive Officer of Broadway Video since 2002. Broadway Video is an independent entertainment and media company founded in 1979 by Lorne Michaels, creator and Executive Producer of Saturday Night Live. The company produces and distributes original comedic content for every platform. In addition to Saturday Night Live, Broadway Video’s titles include The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers, 30 Rock, Portlandia, Tommy Boy and Mean Girls. The company owns the digital comedy network Above Average Productions and is active in early stage venture investing and incubation, content distribution and post production. Prior to joining Broadway Video in 1994, Jack began his career as a finance executive for USA Network in New York. He received his J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law and his undergraduate degree in business administration from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.


Christine Turner

Christine Turner - Director of Trade Policy and Global Supply Chain Security, National Security Council, The White House (BA Women's Studies & French '96)

In her current role at the White House, Ms. Turner advises the President and National Security Council on security concerns and competitiveness issues across all modes of cross-border trade. She is accountable for risk assessments, unlocking regulatory disputes and implementing policy decisions across the federal government and with foreign counterparts. She has also worked extensively on trade agreements including the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Before joining the National Security Council, Ms. Turner had senior positions at the Office of the US Trade Representative, the Department of Commerce, and the Department of Agriculture covering a variety of trade and foreign policy issues. Ms. Turner also served as Counsel for Delegate Operations on the Obama for America Campaign in 2008. Prior to working in the Obama Administration, Ms. Turner practiced law in New York City for five years with a focus on commercial and securities litigation. She has a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University (2002) and a J.D. from the University of Illinois (2002).



Rising Star Panelists


James MacLaren

James M. MacLaren, M.A., Ph.D. - Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College (moderator)

James MacLaren, a graduate of Cambridge University, England, earned his Ph.D. in Condensed Matter Physics from Imperial College, London. His research interests are in the electronic structure of materials and in particular magnetic materials. He has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals. MacLaren joined the faculty at Tulane in 1990, and has served in several administrative posts including Chair of the Physics Department, Associate Provost, acting Dean of the Faculty of the Liberal Arts and Sciences, and most recently as Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College.




Jessica Dallager

Jessica Dallager - Associate, DC Schoenberg & Associates, LLC (BSM Finance & Management, Master of Accounting '13)

Jessica Dallager serves as a management Associate for Schonberg and Associates, a New Orleans based property management company specializing in building and operating retirement communities in the southern part of the United States. Jessica is a 2013 graduate with a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Management from the Freeman School of Business, Jessica provides Schonberg & Associates with a well-rounded knowledge of accounting and business practices. Jessica pursued her role at Schonberg because she desired to work for a company that provides healthcare services, and she was drawn to Schonberg’s person-centered care model. Prior to Schonberg, Jessica gained experience working in the assurance department at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she assisted with client audits. Jessica was a Cross Country and Indoor/Outdoor Long Distance Runner for Tulane University and a 4-time Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club member.

 

Troy Dubrowsky

Troy Dubrowsky - Agent Trainee, William Morris Endeavor (BS Psychology '14)

Originally from Westchester, NY Troy graduated Tulane in 2014 with a Major in Psychology and a Business Minor. During his four years, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, where he served as the VP of Programming. After graduation, Troy moved to Los Angeles where he worked for Sony Pictures Television then CBS before getting hired by WME | IMG, a leading entertainment, media, and sports agency. A year after being hired, Troy is in the Agent Trainee Program and serves as an Executive Assistant to the Co-CEO.



 

Sadie Glick

Sadie Glick - Biomedical Engineer, 3D Systems – Medical Modeling (BSE Biomedical Engineering '14)

Sadie Glick is a native of Shreveport, LA and graduated in May 2014 with a degree in BME. While in school she was an active member in the School of Science and Engineering (SSE) Council of Students, Green Wave Ambassadors, and interned in the Office of Admissions. After graduation Sadie moved to Denver, CO and immediately began work at 3D Systems –Medical Modeling as a Biomedical Engineer. Using Virtual Surgical Planning Sadie works daily with world-renowned surgeons to model patient anatomy in 3D and simulate surgical procedures in order to plan out lower face/ corrective jaw surgeries on the computer prior being in the operating room. With her company, Sadie has traveled to Washington, DC, New Orleans, and soon Aspen to meet with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons to promote this cutting use of technology in the medical field. 



Oliver McCallum

Oliver McCallum - Analyst, Shell Oil Company (BSM Finance '14)

Oliver McCallum graduated Cum Laude from the AB Freeman School of business with a BSM in finance. While at Tulane, he was a member of the business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi and worked on campus at the Career Management Center. Oliver now works as a financial analyst for Shell Oil Products, and produces analysis for the Downstream segment. His work focuses on the refining, pipeline, and distribution businesses. He also serves as the President for the Shell Emerging Leaders in Finance group. Prior to graduation, he completed internships in energy and wealth management. Oliver was born in California, and now lives in Houston, TX.



Rachel Rapkin

Rachel Rapkin - Associate Producer, Digital Content at VICE Media (BA Digital Media Production, Communication ’12)

Rachel Rapkin graduated from the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts in 2012, with a double major in Digital Media Production and Communication. Over her four years at school, Rachel interned in the branding and digital production departments of VICE Media, and the television department at MTV Networks. After graduation, she worked at Superfly Presents, Radical Media and VH1. In 2012 she was offered her current position at VICE, where she supported content for the arts and creativity vertical, and this summer transitioned to Broadly, VICE’s first women’s interest channel, and dotcom, VICE’s culture channel with 6.5 million subscribers on YouTube. Rachel currently lives in New York City, and is excited to continue her career in short form documentary production as the company continues to grow, with a TV network launching this year.

Ben Small

Ben Small - Analyst, The Carlyle Group (BSM Finance & Asian Studies '14)

Ben Small is an Analyst at The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager and financial services firm with $188 billion of assets under management. Based in Washington D.C., he works on Carlyle’s Latin American private equity buyout funds, where his responsibilities include portfolio company valuation, deal structuring and investment analysis. Prior to joining Carlyle, Ben graduated Cum Laude in 2014 from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business with a major in Finance and minor in Asian Studies. While at Tulane, he was an active member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, studied abroad in Shanghai, China, and was a Tulane Jewish leader.


 

 

 



Industry-Specific and Career Insights Conversations


Students who attend Career Wave will have the option to select one of the following breakout sessions. This will be an opportunity for more focused, industry-specific conversations with experts from different fields.



Advanced Networking Techniques and Q&A with Network Like a Rockstar’s Jaymin Patel


Jaymin Patel

Jaymin Patel - Network Like A Rockstar

Jaymin J. Patel is an speaker, coach, and author of 7 books who has shared his message with thousands around the world.  He has spoken at a variety of Fortune 500 companies including NBC Universal, Miller Coors, Harley Davidson, MasterCard and New York Life, as well as prestigious schools including Harvard, Stanford, and now Tulane University! Jaymin received his MBA from the Tepper School of Business and then went on to work as a Management Consultant at Booz & Company, where he was heavily involved in recruiting.  He has also started 3 companies in 3 different countries. Among other things, Jaymin is a Bollywood dancer and choreographer who once started his own dance company in Australia.  He has lived in or visited over 30 countries (and all 50 US states!) and has a passion to understand different cultures around the world.

 


"The Age of the Consumer, Trends in Marketing and Communication in Media"


Lesli Rotenberg

Lesli Rotenberg - General Manager, Children's Programming

Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications, PBS (Tulane Parent)

Lesli Rotenberg leads PBS’ Children’s Programming and Marketing and Communications teams. As General Manager, Children’s Programming, Ms. Rotenberg leads a cross- disciplinary team charged with content production, web development, multi- platform asset distribution, education resources, marketing and communications for the No. 1 educational media brand for young children. Ms. Rotenberg spearheads an initiative called PBS KIDS Next Generation Media and is charged with developing the strategy and managing the team that will define the role PBS plays in the changing digital children's media landscape. She oversees the PBS KIDS Next Generation Media Advisory Board, which brings together renowned experts in the fields of child development, education, psychology and new media to guide staff as they create a dynamic media service that meets the needs of a new generation of children, their parents and teachers. As Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Ms. Rotenberg is responsible for the development and implementation of PBS’ marketing and communications strategy across all segments of the business. She oversees the strategic positioning of primetime and children's programming, online content and education services and is responsible for building and extending the brand equity of PBS and PBS KIDS, the most trusted media brands in the U.S. Ms. Rotenberg is also responsible for the development of a comprehensive strategic corporate communication program that supports key external and internal stakeholders, while meeting the strategic communication needs of PBS and its 350 member stations. Her responsibilities include national oversight of PBS’ creative services including on-air and print production, advertising strategy, media planning, corporate communications, program promotion and station professional development. Ms. Rotenberg was named one of the nation's top 15 "Women to Watch" by Advertising Age in 2001. She was also named one of the top 30 Brand Builders by Broadcasting & Cable, Multichannel News and Promax/BDA. Ms. Rotenberg has received numerous advertising and promotion honors including five Emmy awards; the 2004 CINE Special Jury Award for Best On-Air Promo; 20 CINE Golden Eagle awards; 32 Promax/BDA Awards; four CTAM Awards; and three Telly Awards. In 2004, Television Week and Promax/BDA selected the PBS "Be More" campaign as one of the top 10 Campaigns of Distinction. Prior to joining PBS in November 2000, Ms. Rotenberg was Vice President, Marketing, at Animal Planet, and a marketing executive at Discovery for 10 years.



"The Career Playbook: Essential Advice for Today's Aspiring Young Professional"


Juniors & seniors only. Freshmen & sophomores will hear Jim speak as their lunch keynote speaker.


Jim CitrinJim Citrin - Senior Director, Spencer Stuart (Keynote Speaker)

Jim Citrin leads Spencer Stuart’s North American CEO Practice and serves on the firm’s worldwide board of directors. Throughout his 21 years at Spencer Stuart, he has completed more than 600 CEO, board director and top management searches for leading media, technology, communications, consumer and private equity-backed companies, as well as major not-for-profit institutions. A noted expert on leadership and CEO succession, Mr. Citrin has published seven books, including The Career Playbook: Essential Advice for Today’s Aspiring Young Professional, released in April 2015, and worldwide best-seller You’re in Charge — Now What? Jim is also a LinkedIn Influencer who writes about a range of leadership and career strategy topics. Mr. Citrin graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Vassar College and served as a trustee on their board for 12 years. Currently, he is a trustee at Wesleyan University and on the board of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. He received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, graduating with distinction.



"Careers in Entertainment: What Opportunities Exist and in What Areas?"



Jack Sullivan

Jack Sullivan - Chief Executive Officer, Broadway Video (BSM Management '90)

Jack Sullivan has served as Chief Executive Officer of Broadway Video since 2002. Broadway Video is an independent entertainment and media company founded in 1979 by Lorne Michaels, creator and Executive Producer of Saturday Night Live. The company produces and distributes original comedic content for every platform. In addition to Saturday Night Live, Broadway Video’s titles include The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers, 30 Rock, Portlandia, Tommy Boy and Mean Girls. The company owns the digital comedy network Above Average Productions and is active in early stage venture investing and incubation, content distribution and post production. Prior to joining Broadway Video in 1994, Jack began his career as a finance executive for USA Network in New York. He received his J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law and his undergraduate degree in business administration from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University.


Troy Dubrowsky

Troy Dubrowsky - Agent Trainee, William Morris Endeavor (BS Psychology '14)

Originally from Westchester, NY Troy graduated Tulane in 2014 with a Major in Psychology and a Business Minor. During his four years, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, where he served as the VP of Programming. After graduation, Troy moved to Los Angeles where he worked for Sony Pictures Television then CBS before getting hired by WME | IMG, a leading entertainment, media, and sports agency. A year after being hired, Troy is in the Agent Trainee Program and serves as an Executive Assistant to the Co-CEO.



 

Rachel Rapkin

Rachel Rapkin - Associate Producer, Digital Content at VICE Media (BA Digital Media Production, Communication ’12)

Rachel Rapkin graduated from the Tulane University School of Liberal Arts in 2012, with a double major in Digital Media Production and Communication. Over her four years at school, Rachel interned in the branding and digital production departments of VICE Media, and the television department at MTV Networks. After graduation, she worked at Superfly Presents, Radical Media and VH1. In 2012 she was offered her current position at VICE, where she supported content for the arts and creativity vertical, and this summer transitioned to Broadly, VICE’s first women’s interest channel, and dotcom, VICE’s culture channel with 6.5 million subscribers on YouTube. Rachel currently lives in New York City, and is excited to continue her career in short form documentary production as the company continues to grow, with a TV network launching this year.


"Careers in Foreign Policy and National Security"


Christine Turner

Christine Turner - Director of Trade Policy and Global Supply Chain Security, National Security Council, The White House (BA Women's Studies & French '96)

In her current role at the White House, Ms. Turner advises the President and National Security Council on security concerns and competitiveness issues across all modes of cross-border trade. She is accountable for risk assessments, unlocking regulatory disputes and implementing policy decisions across the federal government and with foreign counterparts. She has also worked extensively on trade agreements including the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Before joining the National Security Council, Ms. Turner had senior positions at the Office of the US Trade Representative, the Department of Commerce, and the Department of Agriculture covering a variety of trade and foreign policy issues. Ms. Turner also served as Counsel for Delegate Operations on the Obama for America Campaign in 2008. Prior to working in the Obama Administration, Ms. Turner practiced law in New York City for five years with a focus on commercial and securities litigation. She has a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University (2002) and a J.D. from the University of Illinois (2002).



"Careers in Real Estate: Advice from Industry Leaders"


Bryan Bailey

Bryan Bailey - Owner, Bailey Project, LLC (BSM Finance & Management '02)

A resident of New Orleans since 1998, Bryan's professional endeavors range from filmmaking to real estate development to technology startups. While seemingly spread over many unrelated fields, at the core of every project that Bryan takes on is a desire to create experiences that bring communities together and that enrich people's lives.




Jessica Dallager

Jessica Dallager - Associate, DC Schoenberg & Associates, LLC (BSM Finance & Management, Master of Accounting '13)

Jessica Dallager serves as a management Associate for Schonberg and Associates, a New Orleans based property management company specializing in building and operating retirement communities in the southern part of the United States. Jessica is a 2013 graduate with a Master of Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Management from the Freeman School of Business, Jessica provides Schonberg & Associates with a well-rounded knowledge of accounting and business practices. Jessica pursued her role at Schonberg because she desired to work for a company that provides healthcare services, and she was drawn to Schonberg’s person-centered care model. Prior to Schonberg, Jessica gained experience working in the assurance department at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she assisted with client audits. Jessica was a Cross Country and Indoor/Outdoor Long Distance Runner for Tulane University and a 4-time Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club member.

 

John Huppi

John Huppi - Adjunct Lecturer, Real Estate Minor Summer Institute Special Projects Coordinator, MSRED (BS Ecology & Evolutionary Biology '11, Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development '14)

John Huppi is co-founder and principal of Community Rehab Investors, LLC, a full-service real estate development company based in New Orleans, Louisiana. Over the past two years, he has acquired and developed more than 25 properties in the Greater New Orleans area. Additionally, he has provided advisory services for the Tulane City Center and the Mardi Gras Indian Counsel, and served as the lead project manager for Iris Development Company on the renovation of a 100+ unit multi-family development in New Orleans East. John has been an active member of the Tulane community since 2007, completing both undergraduate and masters studies in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and in Sustainable Real Estate Development, respectively. He co-taught the Fundamentals of Sustainable Real Estate Development course in the first year of the summer minor and will continue as an Adjunct Lecturer in this important new program. Also, he will continue his professional work in development and advisory services through the company he founded with Eric Chown (MSRED ’14), Community Rehab Investors L.L.C.


David Meline

David Meline - Executive Director, Investment Sales, Capital Markets, Cushman & Wakefield (Tulane Parent)

David Meline is an Executive Director in Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets Group. With his partner Stewart Calhoun, Mr. Meline leads a ten-person, Atlanta-based team that specializes in the in the disposition of office and industrial investment properties throughout the Southeastern United States. Mr. Meline has 28 years of experience in commercial investment sales, office leasing, development, and consulting. He joined Cushman & Wakefield in 1991 as one of the three candidates selected nationally for Cushman & Wakefield’s MBA Associate Program. Since joining the Capital Markets Group in 1993, Mr. Meline has been involved in disposition assignments valued in excess of $15 billion and totaling more than 100 MSF for such clients as AEW, Ares, Blackstone, Cousins, DRA, Duke, Equity Office Properties, First Industrial, GE, Highwoods, Invesco, JP Morgan, MetLife, Morgan Stanley, Parkway, ProLogis, Panattoni, Prudential, RREEF, TIAA-CREF, and USAA.Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Meline was an Assistant Project Manager for Lowe Development Corporation in Los Angeles from 1990 to 1991 and a Real Estate Specialist for Coopers & Lybrand in Boston from 1986 through 1989.


Matt Schwartz

Matt Schwartz - Co-Founder & Principal, The Domain Companies (BSM Finance '99)

Matt is a co-founder and principal of The Domain Companies, a real estate development, investment and management firm headquartered in New Orleans and New York. Domain specializes in large-scale community development with a focus on mixed-use, mixed-income developments. Since its inception in 2004, Domain has been involved in the acquisition and development of more than 3,000 housing units and 500,000sf of retail and commercial space in markets ranging from small cities and major established urban areas to pioneering and redeveloping urban environments. Domain’s projects include the acquisition, rehabilitation, and new construction of affordable, mixed-income and market-rate multifamily housing, seniors and special-needs housing, condominiums, single-family homes, retail, hospitality and office development. Prior to launching Domain, Matt was a Senior Vice President at The Related Companies. Matt holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the A.B Freeman School of Business at Tulane University with a concentration in Finance. Matt is actively involved in numerous advisory boards and non-profit organizations including membership on the A.B. Freeman Business School Council, The Business Council of New Orleans and the River Region and serving as Chairman of the Board of Liberty’s Kitchen, a New Orleans-based non- profit that provides disconnected young people with workforce and life skills training to become employed and self-sufficient.


Mish Warrier

Mish Warrier - Relationship Manager, Commercial Banking, Wells Fargo (MBA Finance '08)

Mish Warrier is a Relationship Manager within Wells Fargo’s Commercial Bank. He is located in the New Orleans Regional Commercial Banking Office, which is focused on growing and supporting Wells Fargo’s relationships with strong middle-market companies across the state of Louisiana. Mish began his career at Wells Fargo in 2011 as part of the Financial Analyst Program working in the Nashville Regional Commercial Banking Office. He was given the opportunity to attend Credit Management Training Program in San Francisco, CA in 2013. After completing the program, he accepted his current position in New Orleans, LA. He earned his B.A. in economics, philosophy, and psychology from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI and his M.B.A. with concentrations in finance, strategic management, and international business from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Throughout his time with the company, Mish has had the opportunity to participate in Habitat for Humanity volunteer efforts supported by Wells Fargo. He has been a past volunteer of Habitat for Humanity in Nashville, New Orleans, and San Francisco. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Community Works of Louisiana, which promotes afterschool arts education, and was a former Board Member of the Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee Young Leaders Board.



"FinTech: Where Wall Street Meets Silicon Valley” – How Technology Will Continue to Transform the Capital Markets



Albert Lojko

Albert Lojko - Global Head of Eikon, Thomson Reuters (BA Political Economics '94)

Albert Lojko is the Global Head of Eikon at Thomson Reuters. He is responsible for all product strategy, product development, design and user experience for the Company’s flagship financial markets desktop and mobile platform, Thomson Reuters Eikon. Lojko has worked in the financial services industry for over 16 years. He has held a variety of positions in general management, technology, product development, and business development. Lojko joined Thomson Reuters in November 2008 after serving as Managing Director of the Equities business at Tradeweb, where he was responsible for the equities electronic trading assets the AutEx franchise. Before Tradeweb, Lojko led the institutional equities business within Thomson Financial. He joined Thomson Financial in the fall of 2000, after the acquisition of The Carson Group, where he was a Managing Director. Lojko holds a BA in Political Economics from Tulane University. He has a passion for the outdoors and spends his spare time surfing, mountain biking, traveling and exploring new places and cultures.



“Fundamentals of Finance” - An Introduction to Careers in Finance for Interested Students


In Fundamentals of Finance, Tulanians who have been successful navigating different areas of finance and who have secured full time job offers will offer their insight into the industry, its areas and nuances, and approaches to understanding career opportunities throughout. They will also discuss the courses that have been most helpful and extracurricular activities that have supported their interests. This session is intended for underclassmen (freshmen and sophomores) - who are potentially interested in areas of finance and who would like to learn a little bit more before deciding on specific paths.


Michael Yest

Michael Yest - Professor of Practice, A.B. Freeman School of Business (moderator)

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Oliver McCallum

Oliver McCallum - Analyst, Shell Oil Company (BSM Finance '14)

Oliver McCallum graduated Cum Laude from the AB Freeman School of business with a BSM in finance. While at Tulane, he was a member of the business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi and worked on campus at the Career Management Center. Oliver now works as a financial analyst for Shell Oil Products, and produces analysis for the Downstream segment. His work focuses on the refining, pipeline, and distribution businesses. He also serves as the President for the Shell Emerging Leaders in Finance group. Prior to graduation, he completed internships in energy and wealth management. Oliver was born in California, and now lives in Houston, TX.



Steven McConville

Steven McConville - Incoming Investment Banking Analyst, JP Morgan (BSM Energy Specialization, Asian Studies '16)

Steven McConville is a senior majoring in Finance with an Energy Specialization. He interned at J.P. Morgan's Energy Investment Banking this past summer in New York. After graduation he will be returning full-time, specifically working with the Oil & Gas team. At Tulane, he is an officer for the Green Bull Investment Group, an event staff supervisor, and spent a semester studying in Beijing his junior year.

 

Max Molinsky

Max Molinsky - Incoming Investment Banking Analyst, Guggenheim Partners (BSM Finance '16)

Max Molinsky is a senior at Tulane majoring in Finance who interned last summer at Guggenheim Partners in New York as an investment banking analyst. He will return to Guggenheim to work as a full time investment banker following graduation. At Tulane, he is the president of the Green Bull Investment Group, which is the largest finance club on Tulane's campus.

 


Charlie Singer

Charlie Singer - Incoming Investment Banking Analyst, Goldman Sachs (BSM Legal Studies in Busines, Finance '16)

Charlie Singer is a senior majoring in Finance and Legal Studies who interned last summer at EY in their Structured Finance Advisory Services group. He will be working at Goldman Sachs full-time after graduation in their Investment Banking division, more specifically in the Structured Finance group. At Tulane, he is a teaching assistant for Dean Hogg's legal studies courses, a member of Kappa Alpha Order, and also sails/coaches professionally.



Ben Small

Ben Small - Analyst, The Carlyle Group (BSM Finance & Asian Studies '14)

Ben Small is an Analyst at The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager and financial services firm with $188 billion of assets under management. Based in Washington D.C., he works on Carlyle’s Latin American private equity buyout funds, where his responsibilities include portfolio company valuation, deal structuring and investment analysis. Prior to joining Carlyle, Ben graduated Cum Laude in 2014 from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business with a major in Finance and minor in Asian Studies. While at Tulane, he was an active member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, studied abroad in Shanghai, China, and was a Tulane Jewish leader.


 

  


"I Don't Want To Be A Doctor. What Else Can I Do With a STEM Degree?"


Mary Deynoodt

Mary Deynoodt - Chief Operating Officer, Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank (BS Psychology '98, MHA Health Systems Management '00)

Mary Deynoodt is COO at Ochsner Medical Center-West Bank. Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana’s largest nonprofit, academic, multispecialty healthcare delivery system. Ochsner owns, manages or is affiliated with 25 hospitals and more than 50 health centers across the region. Mary joined Ochsner Health System in July 2000 and has held various leadership roles. Currently, she is responsible for operations of the hospital in Gretna, Louisiana. She is responsible for driving the operational, financial and strategic performance of the facility. Prior to this role, Mary served in leadership roles responsible for physician practice management, inpatient services as well as ancillary services. Mary has a broad base of experience in healthcare operations. Mary holds a BS from Newcomb College of Tulane University and a MHA from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine of Tulane University. In her downtime, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, reading and jogging.


Sadie Glick

Sadie Glick - Biomedical Engineer, 3D Systems – Medical Modeling (BSE Biomedical Engineering '14)

Sadie Glick is a native of Shreveport, LA and graduated in May 2014 with a degree in BME. While in school she was an active member in the School of Science and Engineering (SSE) Council of Students, Green Wave Ambassadors, and interned in the Office of Admissions. After graduation Sadie moved to Denver, CO and immediately began work at 3D Systems –Medical Modeling as a Biomedical Engineer. Using Virtual Surgical Planning Sadie works daily with world-renowned surgeons to model patient anatomy in 3D and simulate surgical procedures in order to plan out lower face/ corrective jaw surgeries on the computer prior being in the operating room. With her company, Sadie has traveled to Washington, DC, New Orleans, and soon Aspen to meet with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons to promote this cutting use of technology in the medical field. 



JP Hymel

Jean Paul Hymel - Executive Vice-President & Chief Strategy Officer, Gallo Mechanical, LLC (BSE Electrical Engineering '96)

JP is Executive Vice-President and Chief Strategy Officer for Gallo Mechanical. He also serves as CEO of Gallo Mechanical Services. Gallo Mechanical is a commercial HVAC (Air Conditioning & Heating) and Plumbing contractor with clients throughout the Gulf Coast – including: the Louisiana Superdome, the University Medical Center, Loyola University, and many other commercial, institutional, and industrial clients. Prior to joining Gallo Mechanical, JP served as North American Business Development Director for Johnson Controls specializing in Public Private Partnerships. His local clients included: Tulane University, Dillard University, and Louisiana State University. During his time with Johnson Controls, JP successfully developed innovative financial contracting structures allowing clients to purchase construction and service offerings without the need for up-front capital. JP enjoys serving his local community. JP is the Board Chair for Crescent City Schools (a local Charter Management Organization with three Recovery School District schools) and serves on several boards including the Newcomb-Tulane College Advisory Council and most recently, the Tulane School of Architecture Advisory Council. JP is past President of the Maisonette Condominium Association and past member of the Tulane Alumni Association Board of Directors, the UNO Engineering Advisory Council, and the St. Francis of Assisi Pastoral Council. After graduating from Tulane University as an Electrical Engineer, JP served in the US Air Force as an Electronics Warfare Engineer. While in the Air Force, he received his MBA from Georgia College & State University. JP, his wife (Erin), and his daughter (Louise, 4 years old) live in New Orleans.

 

Drew Mouton

Drew Mouton - Managing Director, Caerus (BS Cell & Molecular Biology and French '94, MBA Finance '12, Master of Global Management '14)

Drew Mouton is a Managing Director of mid-market advisory and management firm, Caerus. He is also the creator of the Applied Innovation Pathway series at Tulane University as well as the designer and lead instructor for SCEN-6060. As a serial entrepreneur with significant transaction experience, Drew has been a senior executive, strategy consultant, investment manager and private equity investor with extensive experience with start-ups (concept, project or company). In recent years, he provided early-stage management and strategic growth consulting for businesses in financial, Internet, science and technology, real estate and hospitality sectors, while acting as managing director for a closely-held PE firm. Concurrently, Drew has been involved as founder and a C-level manager or acquirer of over a dozen companies, most recently in the technology, defense, infrastructure and manufacturing industries. Presently engaged as a director or active board member of several growing companies, he was recognized by CitiBusiness Magazine as a Power Generation Award recipient and Kappa Sigma with a national Leadership award. Drew Mouton is a Beta Gamma Sigma honor society member, and he received both undergraduate and graduate degrees in language, sciences, finance and management from Tulane University.


JF Poupeau

Jean-François Poupeau - Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Communication, Schlumberger Limited (BS Geology '83, ME Petroleum Engineering '85)

Jean-François (JF) Poupeau is executive vice president Corporate Development and Communication, a position he assumed in May 2012. Poupeau is responsible for corporate planning, corporate development, corporate engagement and communications. Prior to that role, he was president of the Schlumberger Drilling Group, a position he held since 2010 upon completion of the merger with Smith, president of the Schlumberger Drilling & Measurements from 2007 to 2010, and from 2006 to 2007 he was appointed vice president of communications & investor relations. Poupeau joined Schlumberger in 1985 starting his career in the Gulf of Mexico where he worked as a field engineer for seven years. The oilfield services business took him from North America to Indonesia, Thailand, Angola, Nigeria, France and China during which time he held operational management positions. Upon his return to Houston in 2004, he assumed the role of vice president of product marketing based in Houston, where he focused on positioning Schlumberger's portfolio of advanced technologies in the market place. Poupeau holds a bachelor’s in geology and a master’s degree in petroleum engineering from Tulane University. He is a member of SPE, SPWLA and is a Board member of the American Heart Association Houston Division, Spindletop Charities, the Greater Houston Partnership and the Texas French Association for the Arts.



“The Importance of Constructive Candor” - A Provocative Exploration of an Innovative Way of Influentially Connecting with Others


Drew Kugler

Drew Kugler - Professional Coach (Tulane Parent)

Now in his 30th year as a renowned advisor to executives and professionals around the world, Drew Kugler is retained by organizations of all sizes to help change conversations and the people who have them. Professional service firms, consumer products companies, entertainment studios, and non-profits and charities actively engage Drew and his unique and provocative styles of coaching, facilitating, and presentation. Mr. Kugler has been an invited lecturer at the Graduate School of Business and the Law School at Stanford, and at the Stern School of Business at NYU, along with multiple invitations to TEDx Conferences.




"Launching into Law: Perspectives from Successful Alumni"


Jim Letten

Jim Letten - U.S. Attorney (moderator) (JD '79)

In 2013, Dean Jim Letten assumed the position of Assistant Dean for Experiential Learning. In this role Dean Letten will oversee Tulane Law School’s Intersession program, Externships, Moot Court, Trial Advocacy and Clinics. Prior to stepping down in December 2012, he had been the longest-serving U.S. Attorney in the nation and was one of only three United States Attorneys in the country appointed to the position by successive presidents from different parties. After serving as interim U.S. Attorney, Dean Letten was first nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the full U.S. Senate, and later asked to retain the position by President Barack Obama. In all, he spent more than 11 ½ continuous years as U.S. Attorney. As United States Attorney, Dean Letten served on the Attorney General's Advisory Committee, chaired the Attorney General's Subcommittee on Violent and Organized Crime and co-chaired the Attorney General's policy review panel on capital punishment. He served on the Attorney General's Subcommittees on Terrorism and National Security and Environmental Issues, and also served as the Director of the National Center for Disaster Fraud. Before being appointed U.S. Attorney, Dean Letten had been the First Assistant U.S. Attorney in the office for nearly seven years and served as lead counsel in the investigation and four-month trial and conviction of former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards. Additionally, He had previously served on and later led the Justice Department's Organized Crime and Racketeering Strike Force in New Orleans for over six years. During his nearly 34-year legal career, he has litigated literally hundreds of both jury and bench trials in both Federal and State courts. Dean Letten has received scores of awards, including the Attorney General's Medallion for Distinguished Service for his leadership following Hurricane Katrina, the Attorney General's Award for Excellence in Litigation following the trial and conviction of the former Louisiana Governor, and recently the Anti-Defamation League's 2010 Torch of Liberty Award for advancing civil rights, among many others. In addition to his lengthy and distinguished legal career, Dean Letten served in the United States Naval Reserve for 20 years, having retired as a Commander. During his service, Dean Letten was an intelligence officer, serving in foreign counter intelligence; as an intelligence analyst; squadron intelligence officer; and over 12 years as an NCIS Agent. During an assignment in Germany at U.S. European Command, he worked on researching and drafting early protocol studies for what eventually became the International War Crimes Tribunal. During his lengthy career, Dean Letten has taught, lectured, and made presentations on myriad occasions across the country on a broad spectrum of legal topics, including: Investigating and prosecuting complex corruption and white collar cases; legal ethics; RICO; Disaster fraud, criminal trial discovery and disclosure obligations; post disaster legal challenges; and post-disaster continuity of operations, to name a few. A New Orleans native, he is married to JoAnn Letten for over 30 years, with two children, Erika and James, as well as two black Labrador puppies and two cats. An avid military history buff, Dean Letten’s passions include his work at the National WWII Museum as a volunteer restoring the PT-305, a Higgins Industries-built patrol torpedo boat to full seaworthy status. A lifelong drummer, he also actively plays with the local rock group the Levee Dawgs.


Virginia Boulet

Virginia Boulet - Managing Director, Legacy Capital (JD '83)

Virginia Boulet, J.D., Managing Director, has been with Legacy Capital since 2014. Prior to joining Legacy, Virginia worked as Special Counsel to Adams & Reese, LLP. In this role she was lead counsel in public offerings of securities, including initial public offerings, that raised billions of dollars for clients in the banking, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and telecommunications industries. She also worked as lead counsel on numerous mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies and provided counsel on corporate and securities compliance issues, mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation and corporate succession. Before that, she headed the corporate law section of Phelps Dunbar, LLP. She began her legal career as an Associate and then Partner at Jones Walker, LLP. She currently serves on the boards of two public companies as Director, Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee of CenturyLink, Inc. and Director, Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Member of the Compensation Committee of W&T Offshore, Inc.



Alec Chang (JD '90)

Alec Chang is a 1990 graduate of Tulane Law School and 1987 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he majored in English. Mr. Chang is a recently retired partner of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in its New York City and Palo Alto offices, where he handled antitrust matters related to a broad range of industries. A devoted alumnus of both Tulane and Wisconsin, Mr. Chang sits on the Dean’s Advisory Board of Tulane Law School, is a former member of the Tulane Associates Board, and currently serves on the Board of Visitors of the University of Wisconsin’s English Department. In addition to his educational work, Mr. Chang also has served on the boards of many professional organizations including the State Bar of California, the California Bar Foundation, the Asian American Law Fund of New York, the Asian American Bar Association of New York Foundation, and the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association.


Bernadette D'Souza

Bernadette D'Souza - Judge, Civil District Court, Orleans Parish (JD '92)

Judge Bernadette D’Souza was elected as the first Family Court Judge at Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans in 2012 and began her second term in 2015. Prior to taking the bench, Judge D’Souza practiced law for over 18 years, many of them as Managing Attorney of the Family Law Unit at Southeast Louisiana Legal Services. A graduate of Tulane University Law School, Judge D’Souza has instructed students from Tulane and law schools across the state and country as an internship supervisor and adjunct professor of law. Judge D’Souza is an active member of many public service and professional legal associations, including the Louisiana State Bar Association, the New Orleans Bar Association, American Bar Association, the Association for Women Attorneys, and is a Fellow of the Louisiana Bar Foundation. Judge D’Souza was appointed by the Louisiana Supreme Court to serve on the Self-Represented Litigants Task Force and the Committee on Bar Admissions. Most recently, Judge D’Souza was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Women Judges. Judge D’Souza has received several prominent awards for her dedication to public service, including the Association for Women Attorneys Professionalism Award, the Louisiana State Bar Association Career Public Interest Award, and the Pro Bono Project Distinguished Jurist Award.



"Own Your Career" Career Insights from Greg Giangrande


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Greg Giangrande

Greg Giangrande - EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer, Time, Inc. (Tulane Parent)

Gregory Giangrande is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Time Inc. He joined the Company in April 2012 and oversees all aspects of Human Resources, including talent recruitment and development, compensation, and benefits. Giangrande most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Dow Jones & Company/The Wall Street Journal. During his four-year tenure at Dow Jones, he was responsible for talent development, employee engagement, labor relations, compensation, benefits and all aspects of the Company's human resources efforts worldwide. Previously, Giangrande was Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at HarperCollins publishing group for nine years. He also held leadership positions in human resources at Hearst, Conde Nast and Random House. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in journalism and communications from New York University (NYU). He taught communications at NYU for years and also worked in television news production. Giangrande lives in Manhattan with his wife and two children.



"Starting Out in Start Ups: A Conversation with Local Entrepreneurs"


Lindsay Fox - VP Sales & Brand Strategy, LookFar (moderator) (NOLA Entrepreneur)Lindsay Fox

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Rianna Bennett

Rianna Bennett - Director of Design, Dinner Lab, Inc. (Master of Architecture '13)

Rianna Bennett (Tulane School of Architecture, Class of 2013) is the Director of Design at Dinner Lab, a food + tech startup founded and based in New Orleans. Dinner Lab, which is now operating in 31 cities across the US, acts as a rotating dinner series with events held in unique locations featuring different up and coming chefs. Rianna is tasked with creating all branding + corporate identity, investor decks, web design, print and marketing collateral for the company. She has been responsible for crafting and developing the brand’s identity as it scaled from a handful of people working out of a French Quarter apartment to a VC backed company with over 70,000 members.

 

Warren Bondi

Warren Bondi - Founder, Digital Natives Marketing (BSM Marketing '14)

Warren started his own marketing company with some fellow former classmates at Tulane. They specialize in all forms of online marketing, social media marketing, graphic design and website development/maintenance and are currently looking to expand the business both more in and outside of Louisiana. Warren currently lives in Fort Walton Beach Florida. He loves networking, enjoying delicious craft beer, and relaxing on the beach!


 

Arianne Larimer

Arianne Larimer - Senior Manager of Client Development, Lucid, LLC (BA Spanish '09, BS Psychology '09)

Arianne Larimer manages business development in the southeastern region for Federated Sample at Lucid. She joined her first start up, Naked Pizza, after graduating from Tulane. Aside from a few years abroad in Spain and Australia, Arianne has lived primarily in New Orleans, and is thrilled to see Tulane students excited about contributing to our city's start-up business community.




 

Lizzie McDonald

Lizzie McDonald - Manager of Customer Success and Growth, Whetstone Education (BSM Marketing & International Development '15)

Lizzie is a native of Mobile Alabama and graduated from Tulane University with a BSM in Marketing and Entrepreneurship specialization. She discovered her passion for entrepreneurship at the young age of 9 when she and a friend started a gourmet dog biscuit business called Dog Dayz, and continued as a 2015 Venture for America Fellow. Lizzie joined then joined Whetstone Education as the Manager of Customer Success and Growth, and she is always looking to make connections in the entrepreneurial and education technology community both in New Orleans and beyond.






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