Photos: Leaders meet coach CJ

May 17, 2012 5:41 AM

Photos by Parker Waters

New Orleans area business leaders gathered May 10 for the chance to meet and greet new Tulane University head football coach Curtis “CJ” Johnson at the Wilson Athletics Center on the uptown campus.

Curtis Johnson

Johnson addresses invited guests about the future of Tulane football, saying that he and his staff are “building a foundation that everybody in this city and this state will be proud of.”

Tom Benson and other guests

The guests show appreciation for New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson and his wife Gayle, center, who were among the business leaders at the event.

Meeting Curtis Johnson

Charles C. Teamer Sr., left, emeritus Board of Tulane member, and Ashton J. Ryan Jr., right, alumnus of the School of Science and Engineering who is president and CEO of First NBC Bank, are joined by Tulane athletics director Rick Dickson and Johnson, center. First NBC sponsored the event to bring together regional business leaders to support the Tulane football program and stadium project.

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