Tulane Business Forum

36th Annual
Changing Landscapes: Business Leaders Taking Action

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
7:45AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:15AM - 1:45PM Conference

Presented By
Tulane University Freeman School of Business

Changing Landscapes: Business Leaders Taking Action

The Tulane Association of Business Alumni and the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University are pleased to present the 36th annual Tulane Business Forum, a half-day event and the largest general business conference of its kind, attracting 750+ business professionals and representing over 200 companies. The forum features both national and local speakers who address a variety of topics of general business interest. It also presents an excellent opportunity to network with a diverse group of industry leaders.

New this Year: Attorneys can get 3 hours of Continuing Legal Education for attending the forum


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Adam Bryant
"Corner Office" columnist, The New York Times
New York, N.Y.

Andre J. Champagne
CEO, Hollywood Trucks LLC
New Orleans, La.

Anne Donovan
US Human Capital Transformation Leader, PwC
Los Angeles, Calif.

Michael A. Fitts
President, Tulane University
New Orleans, La.

Catherine D. McRae
VP Capability, UA Deepwater, Shell Energy Resources Company
New Orleans, La.

David Nason
President & CEO, GE Energy Financial Services, Inc.
Stamford, Conn.

Thomas L. Ryan
President & CEO, Service Corporation International
Houston, Texas

Ira Solomon
Dean, A. B. Freeman School of Business
New Orleans, La.

Warner L. Thomas
President & CEO, Ochsner Health System
Jefferson, La.

*As of 7/17/15. Speakers are listed in alphabetical order. Program is subject to change.

2015 Corporate Supporters

Forum Underwriter(s)
Ralph Brennan's Restaurant Group   The New Orleans Advocate
Forum Patrons
Capital One Iberia Bank Ochsner Health System Trumpet Whitney Bank
Forum Sponsors

Executive Sponsors

Adams and Reese LLP
Becker Suffern McLanahan Ltd.
Bourgeois Bennett CPAs and Consultants
Canal Barge Co. Inc.
Chaffe & Associates Inc.
Entergy Services Inc.
Ericksen, Krentel & LaPorte LLP
Event Producers
First NBC Bank
Giardina Family Foundation
Jones Walker LLP
JPMorgan Chase
Laitram LLC
Landis Construction Co. LLC
Locke Lord LLP
Louisiana Public Facilities Authority (LPFA)
LUBA Workers' Comp
Marsh Inc./Mercer
Pan-American Life Insurance Company
The Port of New Orleans
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Raymond James
Society of Louisiana CPAs
Tidewater Inc.
Wm. B. Reily & Company Inc.

Corporate Sponsors

Aimee Freeman Consulting
Auto-Chlor Services LLC
Barriere Construction Company LLC
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Williams LLP
Cooper/T. Smith
COPAS of New Orleans
Cox Operating
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Devall Towing & Boat Service
Foley & Judell LLP
Georges Enterprises LLC
Hartwig Moss Insurance Agency
Home Bank
HUB International
Innovative Strategic Advanced Systems/Innovative Logistics Support Services (ISAS and ILSS)
J.W. Allen & Co. Inc.
Intermarine LLC
The Kearney Companies Inc.
Lachin Oubré & Associates APC
Legier & Company apac
LongueVue Capital
Louisiana Blasting & Coating LLC
The MCC Group
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
McIlhenny Company – TABASCO® Brand Products
PKC Holdings LLC
Reactwell LLC
Sam and Jill Fund & Hornbeck Offshore Services
Sanderson Farms Inc.
Standard Mortgage Corporation
Stephen J. Simone
Stewart Capital
Stone Energy Corporation
Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

Trade Sponsors

Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Mignon Faget
World Trade Center of New Orleans

Freeman Alumni Sponsors

The Tulane Business Forum gratefully acknowledges the generous support of its sponsors.

*As of 8/24/15

Questions? Please contact:
A. B. Freeman School of Business
Goldring/Woldenberg Hall
7 McAlister Drive
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 862-8470

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