Dean's Advisory Council

The Dean's Advisory Council (DAC) is a committee of more than 70 alumni and friends who advise the E. J. Ourso College of Business dean on initiatives that support the college’s mission and strengthen its role within the university by increasing its resources and enhancing its outreach. This group of accomplished professionals donates their time, talents, and resources to advance the college.

Officers: John Watson serves as president of DAC, Scott Agosta serves as vice president, and Claire Cagnolatti serves as the immediate past-president. 

DAC Members

Thomas J. Adamek
President, Stonehenge Capital Company LLC

Scott T. Agosta
Controller, MorningStar Partners
Current DAC Vice President 

Corey Alemand
Chief for Supply Chain Digital, ExxonMobil

William E. Balhoff
Managing Director, Postlethwaite Netterville
DAC Past-President

Sarah R. Borders
(Retired) Partner, King Spalding

Patrick J. Brandau
Partner, Deloitte Touche LLP

Thomas W. Broom
Executive Account Manager, Danos

Claire L. Cagnolatti
(Retired) Vice President, Chemicals, Solomon Associates
DAC Past-President

Carol M. Calkins
(Retired) Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
DAC Past-President

Christopher O. Carlton
Managing Partner, Keel Funds

Charles M. Carrier III
Director, Lead Financial Officer at Citigroup Payment Services

Dean Carucci
Market President, HCA Healthcare - New England

Bobby L. Caston
Risk Management Executive, Bank of America

Kenneth R. Chatelain
(Retired) Partner, Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Maurice J. Coleman
Chief Investment Officer, Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana
DAC Past-President

David Crabtree
Audit Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Jonathan Dubroc
Chief Financial Officer, M Crowd Restaurant Group

Robert Eddy Jr.
Owner, Pinnacle Group Insurance

Patrick Evans
Senior Vice President, UBS Wealth Management

James C. Flores
Chairman, President, CEO, Sable Permian Resources

Natalie Garza
Vice President, Amegy Bank

Jared Greco
Consulting Manager at Crowe, LLP

Karleen J. Green
Partner, Phelps Dunbar Law Firm

Peter Gwaltney
President & CEO, North Carolina Bankers Association

Gregory J. Hamer
CEO, B&G Food Enterprises

James O. Harp Jr.
EVP/CFO, Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc.
DAC Past-President

Harry Hawks
General Partner, Interlock Partners

Laust Helmig
Vice President, Investment Management and Private Wealth Advisor, Goldman Sachs

Gregory M. Hoffman
Vice President of Business Development, Hilcorp Energy Company

Tandra C. Jackson
Office Managing Partner, KPMG

Roger Jenkins
President & CEO, Murphy Oil Corporation

S. Dale Jenkins
(Retired) Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Jerry Jolly
Managing Partner (Retired), KPMG
DAC Past-President

Robert Kimbro
(Retired) Managing Partner, EY

Mimi Singer Lee 
Executive Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer, b1BANK

Richard A. Lipsey
Chairman, Lipsey's LLC

Gerald H. Louviere Jr.
Tax Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Roy O. Martin III
President, CEO, & CFO, RoyOMartin

Dal B. Miller
CEO, Premium Inspection & Testing

G. Rolfe Miller
Managing Director, Investments, Raymond James

Shelley R. Mockler
MIS Director, Mockler Beverage Co.

Roger H. Ogden
Chairman & CEO, Roger H. Ogden Development

Thomas H. Olinde
President, Olindes

Roland Owens
Owner, PrimeID

D. Martin Phillips
Managing Partner & Founder, EnCap Investments LLC

Rocio Pineda
Vice President, Investment Banking, Evercore

Rip Reeves
Chief Executive Officer, Institutional Investor

Maurice J. Robichaux III
Partner, KPMG

Will Rucks V
Vice President, Rucks Investment Group

William Sanchez
VP of Corporate Strategy, Noodoe Inc.

Matt Saurage
Chairman, Community Coffee Company

Robert P. Schneckenburger
Senior Regional President, Hancock Whitney

Mark C. Schroeder
Executive Vice President, Enable Midstream Partners

Peggy B. Scott
Executive Vice President, COO, CFO & Treasurer (Retired), BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana
DAC Past-President

Kyle Sherman
President, Home Team Sports and FOX College Sports Properties

Joaneane A. Smith
President & CEO, Global Commerce and Services LLC

Nick Speyrer
President & Founder, Emergent Method

David P. Steiner
(Retired) CEO, Waste Management

James Stokes
Executive Director, Alliance Lending Corporation

Robert M. Stuart Jr.
President & CEO, LSU Foundation

Richard M. Sturlese
(Retired) Owner, Sturco Investments

Patrick W. Suffern
Owner & Principal, Becker Suffern McLanahan Ltd.

Gabrielle Triplette
Senior Manager - Accounting Policy, Research & Planning, GATX

Edwin S. Vandenburg
Partner, Ernst & Young

John Watson
(Retired) Corporate SVP, Chief Commercial Officer & President, Strategic Partnering, Covance Inc.
Current DAC President 

Paul Wolfert
Managing Director, Investment Banking, Wells Fargo Securities

Clifton M. Worley
President, Series Next Solutions

Linda Young
Owner, DFW Financial Services

Robert E. Zetzmann Jr.
Producer, HUB International Limited