Aaron Dirks to Speak at February Breakfast to Business

02/08/2013 12:00 PM

BATON ROUGE – Aaron Dirks, president of the Louisiana chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization and co-founder of the Association of Corporate Growth Louisiana Chapter, will be the next speaker in LSU Executive Education’s Breakfast to Business series. The event is scheduled for Feb. 19, at the Business Education Complex.

This Breakfast to Business is a Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series event and is being held during the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities. Dirks’ presentation is titled “Train to be a World Class Entrepreneur: Lessons Learned from the Training of World Class Athletes.”

Dirks will share his experiences as an Army soldier and lifelong entrepreneur. His spirit of entrepreneurship has led him to create a diverse business portfolio of companies with interest in luxury transportation, health care, real estate and renewable energy, and his presentation will focus on the following:

  • How to efficiently train capacity in the four areas necessary for optimal performance as an entrepreneur
  • Applying scientifically proven techniques used by world class athletes
  • Gaining balance and strength in preparation for adversity and success


“Aaron’s involvement in the entrepreneurial community of Louisiana makes him a great fit for the Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series,” LSU Executive Education Director Robin Kistler said. “His insight into what makes successful entrepreneurial ventures tick is valuable for anyone considering or currently owning a business.”

Registration for the event is $25 per participant, which includes a full breakfast, coffee, juice and the opportunity to meet with LSU experts and business professionals from the Baton Rouge area. LSU students, staff and faculty may register at a reduced rate of $20. Members of SCORE, Louisiana Tech Park, Louisiana Business & Technology Center and Center for Emerging Technology also receive a reduced event fee of $20. Registration can be completed online at executive.lsu.edu or by visiting http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1194383.

Breakfast to Business is a bi-monthly program presented by LSU Executive Education, which is housed in the LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute. The aim of the program is to provide timely, practical information and solutions regarding current business topics that affect the Baton Rouge community from a local, regional and national perspective. For more information, contact Robin Kistler at rkistler@lsu.edu or 225-578-1190.

Wendy  Marx 
E. J. Ourso College of Business

Posted on Friday, February 8, 2013