08/03/2012 03:56 PM
BATON ROUGE – The 2012 edition of Louisiana Looking Up, which will be held Thursday,
Sept. 13, has been finalized.
This year’s presenting sponsors are Capital One and WAFB. Premier sponsors for the
event will be Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company and Talk 107.3 FM, and major
sponsors are Entergy, The Shaw Group, Coca-Cola, BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana
and The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. Louisiana Looking Up will be held in
the Business Education Complex from 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. LSU System President and Chancellor
William Jenkins will deliver the welcome address.
The LSU Flores MBA Alumni Association has hosted Louisiana Looking Up annually since
2004 to celebrate entrepreneurship in Louisiana and to benefit the LSU Flores MBA
Program in its globalization efforts.
Cost for the event is $100.00 for individuals, $50.00 for MBA alumni and $25 for LSU
Flores MBAs. Registration online is available at http://business.lsu.edu/alumni-external-relations/Flores-MBA-Alumni-Association/Pages/LLU-Registration.aspx.
Christel Slaughter, principal of SSA Consultants, will serve as emcee for Louisiana
Looking Up 2012. In addition to being an inductee of the college’s Hall of Distinction,
Slaughter is an adjunct faculty member of the LSU Flores MBA Program and was a member
of LSU’s faculty for seven years before joining SSA Consultants.
Lenny Lemoine, president of the Lemoine Company, will appear as the event’s keynote
speaker. The Lemoine Company oversaw the construction of the BEC, and Lemoine actually
appeared in the LSU Flores MBA Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series in late 2011
in the BEC’s Distinguished Leaders Lecture Hall, marking the first time the facility
was officially used.
Three diverse panelists from varied backgrounds have been selected to participate
in this year’s installment of Louisiana Looking Up and to share their stories of entrepreneurship
and wisdom. They are:
To view the full bios of this year’s Louisiana Looking Up participants, visit http://business.lsu.edu/alumni-external-relations/Flores-MBA-Alumni-Association/MBAAA/llu/Pages/2012.aspx.
The LSU Flores MBA Alumni Association provides a forum for LSU Flores MBA graduates to network, stay in touch with classmates and continue their business education through meaningful events. The Flores MBA Alumni Association endeavors to play a valuable role in the continued growth of the E. J. Ourso College of Business through a capital campaign and volunteer opportunities for Flores MBA graduates.
Posted on Friday, August 3, 2012