Robinson Named 2016 MPA Alum of the Year

robinson and richardson with award

​Kimberly Robinson and PAI Professor James Richardson

May 2, 2016

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Public Administration Institute recently celebrated Kimberly Robinson as its 2016 Master of Public Administration Alum of the Year at its Public Administration Institute Student Association (PAISA) Day event.

Robinson is secretary of the Louisiana Department of Revenue and previously served under former Gov. Kathleen Blanco as special counsel focusing on revenue, economic development and insurance issues. She was also assistant secretary for legal affairs in the revenue department and an assistant to former Revenue Secretary Cynthia Bridges.

Before her appointment by Gov. John Bel Edwards to the Department of Revenue, Robinson worked as an attorney in the tax practice of Jones Walker LLP in New Orleans.
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Angela McBride
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business