Lead LSU Program Graduates Include E. J. Ourso College Alumni, Student

graduates of Lead LSU standing in a group

2018 Lead LSU graduates 

November 8, 2018

BATON ROUGE – Several LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business graduates and a current student were among the 2018 graduates of Lead LSU, a leadership development program for LSU employees.

Open to high performing faculty and unclassified and classified staff members with demonstrated leadership potential, Lead LSU focuses on building and enhancing leadership skills which support LSU’s strategic objectives. The program is filled through a competitive application process that includes a nomination from a supervisor or member of university administration.

Lead LSU graduates with a tie to the E. J. Ourso College of Business:

Anna Bellow holds a BS in management and a MS in human resource education. She works in the Office of Human Resource Management.

Rudynah “Dynah” Capone is a Master of Public Administration (MPA) candidate who plans to graduate in May 2019. She works as a safety initiatives manager at the Louisiana Transportation Research Center.

Chloe David holds both a BS in agricultural business and an MPA from LSU. She has served as manager of purchasing for LSU Auxiliary Services since October 2014.

Meshelle Fargason is a graduate of the LSU Flores MBA Program. She is an assistant dean with LSU Libraries.

Tiffany Galasso holds a BS in psychology and an MPA from LSU. She is an assistant dean in the LSU Graduate School.

Ryan Greer holds a BS in information systems & decision sciences and an MPA from LSU. He is a grant/contract manager for the Office of Sponsored Programs.

Joseph Gueno holds a BS in marketing and works for the National Center for Biomedical Research.

Russell Williams holds both a BS in finance and an MBA. He works for Parking and Transportation Services.

Mary Woods holds a BS in management and a Master of Mass Communication. She is the director of communication for the College of Human Sciences & Education.

Meet the LEAD LSU Class of 2018.

About LEAD LSU
Formerly known as "LEAD . . . Emerge", Lead LSU is a leadership development program for high performing and emerging leaders at the university. The program focuses on building and enhancing leadership skills which support the university’s strategic objectives. Using self-awareness as a catalyst for professional improvement, the program incorporates a combination of individual and group experiential exercises and class projects designed to teach participants how to be a credible leader who can inspire, influence and achieve results. The program is open to unclassified and classified staff members with demonstrated leadership potential and high-performing faculty.

Learn more about LEAD LSU.

About the E. J. Ourso College of Business:

Since its establishment in 1928, the E. J. Ourso College of Business has continuously improved and expanded its offerings for students and alumni. Additionally, the college has made it a priority to provide its faculty with the resources it needs to further research in every aspect of the business world and to produce industry leaders for a global work environment. For more news and information about the E. J. Ourso College, visit lsu.edu/business.

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Contact: Wendy Marx
225-578-8865
wendy@lsu.edu