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Business Report Names Karen Deville Among Most Influential Women

06/06/2013 04:10 PM

BATON ROUGE – Karen Deville, senior director of the Office of Advancement for the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business, has been named among the 2013 Influential Women in Business by The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. The list features nine successful businesswomen from varying industries in the Baton Rouge area.

Deville, among other professional and philanthropic efforts, helped lead the push for the E. J. Ourso College’s new home – the Business Education Complex. Prior to her tenure with LSU, she worked in marketing and communications before earning her MBA from LSU. Following her graduation, she was offered a position aimed at developing relationships between the college and corporate community. Despite all of her achievements, Deville finds that one of the most compelling aspects of her job is working with graduate assistants.

“When I walk through this building, I see every major gift and I see the people who helped make it happen,” Deville was quoted as saying. “I have the best job in the world. I truly believe that this university has the power to transform lives.”

Deville, and The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report’s other influential women, will be honored at a special luncheon to be held June 7.

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The Office of Advancement supports the mission of the E. J. Ourso College of Business and its faculty and students through developing relationships with alumni, friends and organizations. The Office of Advancement connects and reconnects alumni and friends through multifaceted meaningful experiences.

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