Department of Finance Welcomes Stuart as Executive-in-Residence

Robert M. Stuart Jr. has joined the Department of Finance as an executive-in-residence.Robert M. Stuart Jr. has joined the Department of Finance as an executive-in-residence.

March 19, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Robert M. Stuart Jr., former national head of middle market corporate banking at Capital One, has joined the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Department of Finance as an executive-in-residence.

“Interactions with the business community help make our program more successful,” said Rajesh Narayanan, chair of the LSU Department of Finance. “Rob’s expertise will benefit our faculty and students. We relish the opportunity to host an executive-in-residence as it also helps strengthen our relationship with the business community.” 
As executive-in-residence, Stuart will advise the department on opportunities to better prepare students for the business world and help facilitate greater interaction between the industry and the department in research, strategic analytics and executive education.
In his role at Capital One, Stuart led regional and national teams in middle market banking as well as teams in energy banking, government banking and asset management. He has served as chair of the board of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and Woman’s Hospital. He has been a board member for many other organizations, including the Council for a Better Louisiana, Public Affairs Research Council, Blueprint Louisiana, the Tiger Athletic Foundation and The Committee of 100.
About the Department of Finance
The Department of Finance offers high-quality curricula to undergraduate and graduate students interested in careers in corporate finance, asset management, real estate, insurance, banking, financial planning and business law. The department boasts internationally renowned research faculty in several areas, including derivatives, asset management, banking and spatial econometrics. The department’s Securities Markets Analysis Research & Trading Lab utilizes the Bloomberg Professional service, the platform used by more than 300,000 leading business and financial professionals worldwide to make informed business decisions, and an extensive library of financial databases including the Wharton WRDS System. Additionally, the department encourages, supports and conducts research in real estate by housing the nationally renowned Real Estate Research Institute. For more information, visit our home page or call 225-578-6291.
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Angela McBride
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business