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Christel Slaughter to be Final Speaker in Spring LSU Flores MBA Distinguished Speaker Series

04/13/2012 03:51 PM

BATON ROUGE – Christel Slaughter, a principal in SSA Consultants, will be the final speaker in the spring edition of the LSU Flores MBA Program Distinguished Speaker Series. Slaughter will speak Friday, April 20, at the LSU Energy, Coast & Environment Building, beginning at 9:30 a.m.


Slaughter earned a doctorate in systems management and organization design from LSU in 1979, and began her professional career as a faculty member at LSU. After seven years of teaching, Slaughter joined SSA Consultants.


Throughout her career with SSA Consultants, Slaughter has been instrumental in guiding and implementing strategic direction for hundreds of organizations, regionally and worldwide. Some of her work has included the cultural and organizational transformation of a publicly traded community bank, designing and implementing an award-winning customer service program for a large healthcare institution, developing and conducting a diversity awareness program for a multi-national chemical plant and designing integration strategies for the state of Louisiana’s multi-billion dollar coastal protection and restoration efforts.


Slaughter is a member of the LSU E. J. Ourso College Dean’s Advisory Council LSU Business Building Oversight Committee. She was inducted into the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Hall of Distinction in 2009, and is an adjunct faculty member for the LSU Flores MBA Program.


All Distinguished Speaker Series lectures are open to the public. Professional attire is required. For more information about Distinguished Speaker Series, contact the LSU Flores MBA Office at or 225-578-8867. For information about the E. J. Ourso College of Business, visit


The LSU Flores MBA Program of the E. J. Ourso College of Business rigorously prepares students to earn an advanced degree that will help them enhance their careers. Traditional, executive and professional tracks are offered and provide schedule flexibility for those wishing to pursue their MBA from a program that was ranked 26th nationally among public institutions for return on investment by Forbes. For more information, visit or call 225-578-8867.

E. J. Ourso College of Business