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									FLORES MBA                                                                                                                 James C. Flores, chairman, president, and CEO, Plains Exploration and Production Company, Inc.
                                                                                                                           Robert M. Wohleber, CEO, Freeport-McMoRan Sulphur, Inc.
                                                                                                                           G. Lee Griffin, CEO, chairman, and president, Bank One, Louisiana, NA
Distinguished Speaker Series                                                 Spring 2007                                   Matthew G. Stuller, founder and CEO, and Charles D. Lein, president and COO, Stuller Settings, Inc.
                                                                                                                           James H. Stone, chairman of the board and CEO, Stone Energy
                                                                                                                           Kevin P. Reilly, Jr., CEO, Lamar Corporation
      John R. Landon                            J. T. "Tommy" Spinosa                   Peggy Scott                        Carroll W. Suggs, chairman, president and CEO, Petroleum Helicopters, Inc.
   President and owner of Landon                  Owner and manager of JTS    Executive vice president of Blue Cross and   Robert C. Davidge, Jr., CEO, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
      Development Company
                                                       March 16                        Blue Shield of Louisiana
                                                                                                                           A. Emmet Stephenson, Jr., chairman, Startek, Inc.
             February 2                                                                    March 23                        Donald T. “Boysie” Bollinger, chairman and CEO, Bollinger Shipyards, Inc.
                                                                                                                           Milton Carroll, chairman, president, and CEO, Instrument Products, Inc.
       All lectures begin at 10:00 a.m. Please visit www.bus.lsu.edu/dss for event details.                                John D. Folse, owner and executive chef, Chef John Folse and Company
 For a listing of activities at the E. J. Ourso College of Business, visit www.bus.lsu.edu/calendar.                       Kathryn Sullivan, president and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
                                                                                                                           James M. Bernhard, Jr., founder, president, and CEO, The Shaw Group, Inc.
                                                                                                                           Richard E. Zuschlag, president, co-chairman, Acadian Ambulance and Air
                                                                                                                                   Med Services, Inc.
                                                                                                                           James E. Maurin, founder, chairman, and CEO, Stirling Properties, Inc.
                                                                                                                           Gerald L. Kohlenberger, president, Global Services at ExxonMobil Corporation
                                                                                                                           Roland M. Toups, chairman and CEO, Turner Industries, Ltd.
                                                                                                                           Jeffery A. Kleinpeter, vice president, Kleinpeter Farms Dairy, Inc.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Former
                                                                                                                           Eddie J. Jones, president and CEO, Miami Dolphins
                                                                                                                           Kimberlee Bernson DeBosier, founder and president, Bayside Engineering, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Distinguished
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Distinguished
                                                                                                                           Frederick E. “Rick” Wolfert, president and CEO, GE Capital Healthcare
                                                                                                                                   Financial Services
                                                                                                                           David M. Eppler, president, CEO and director, Cleco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Speakers        Speaker Series
                                                                                                                           R. Blake Young, executive VP, Dynegy and president,Global Technology, Dynegy
                                                                                                                           K. Randall Russ, president and CEO, Community Coffee                                                    Spring 2007
                                                                                                                           Jan S. Jobe, president and CEO, Pan American Life Insurance Company
                                                                                                                           James T. Hackett, chairman of the board, president, and CEO, Ocean Energy, Inc.
                                                                                                                           Fran Keeth, president & CEO, Shell Chemical L.P.
                                                                                                                           E. Robert Theriot, managing director, Merrill Lynch Private Client Group
                                                                                                                           Carol Calkins, national partner in charge, PricewaterhouseCoopers Transaction
                                                                                                                                   Tax Group
                                                                                                                           Jacqui Vines, vice president & general manager, Cox Communications, Inc.
                                                                                                                           Eduardo Aguirre, Jr., director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
                                                                                                                           Markham McKnight, CEO & president, Wright & Percy Insurance Agency
                                                                                                                           Joseph H. “Jay” Campbell, Jr., president, Associated Grocers,
                                                                                                                                   Incorporated
                                                                                                                           John G. Davies, president and CEO, Baton Rouge Area Foundation
                                                                                                                           D. Martin “Marty” Phillips, senior managing director and principal, EnCap
                                                                                                                                   Investments, LLC
                                                                                                                           Sandra P. Meyer, VP of customer services, sales and marketing, Duke Power
                                                                                                                           Jonathan E. Martin, chairman and CEO, Roy O. Martin Lumber Company
                                                                                                                           Joseph L. Herring, president and COO, Covance
                                                                                                                           Richard J. Dugas, president and CEO, Pulte Homes
                                                                                                                           Deborah A. Elam, manager, Diversity & Inclusive Leadership for General Electric
                                                                                                                                   Company
                                                                                                                           Edward A. Landry, senior partner, Musick, Peeler & Garrett
                                                                                                                           James D. “Denny” Shelton, chairman and CEO, Triad Hospitals
                                                                                                                           Harry T. Hawks, executive vice president and CEO, Hearst-Argyle Television
For more information contact:
                                                                                                                           Robin P. Arkley II, president and owner, SN Servicing Corporation
David T. Crary
                                                                                                                           Antonio J. Lucio, senior vice president, Insights and Innovation for PepsiCo
Associate Dean
E. J. Ourso College of Business                                                                                            David P. Steiner, CEO, Waste Management
tel: 225/578-8867 • fax: 225/578-2421                                                                                      Fernando Guerrero, Head of the Global Structured Product Team, Merrill Lynch
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                John R. Landon                                                                              J.T. "Tommy" Spinosa                                                            Peggy Scott
                    John R. Landon is president and owner of Landon                                              J. T. "Tommy" Spinosa is owner and manager of JTS, a                           Peggy Scott is executive vice president of Blue Cross
                    Development Company, which he established in                                                 developer of award-winning retail, mixed-use, multi-                           and Blue Shield of Louisiana. Blue Cross is the
                    2006. Landon served as co-chairman and CEO of                                                family and office projects throughout the Gulf Coast                           largest health insurer in Louisiana with $1.8 billion
                    Meritage Homes Corporation from 1997 to 2006.                                                region.                                                                        in revenues.

                    Landon served as CEO of Legacy Homes, a Texas-                                               Headquartered in Baton Rouge, the JTS team includes                            Scott has been in her current position since October
                    based firm which he founded in 1987.                                                         86 innovative real estate professionals whose primary                          2005. She is responsible for finance, treasury,
                                                                                                                 skills include real property acquisitions and                                  strategic and business planning, actuarial,
                    A 1997 merger between Legacy Homes and Monterey
                                                                                                                 development, construction management and                                       underwriting, plan performance, member services,
                    Homes created the company Meritage Homes, the
                                                                                                                 asset/property management expertise.                                           internal audit, administrative services, and related
                    13th largest homebuilder in the United States
                                                                                                                                                                                                areas. She reports directly to the president and CEO.
                    according to Builder magazine. Landon co-founded                                             Spinosa has acquired and/or developed real property
                    Meritage Homes in 1997 and, under his leadership,                                            valued in excess of $800 million throughout                                     Scott brings a wealth of executive management and
                    the company became one of the premier residential                                            Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. He has                                       finance experience to Blue Cross from General
                    home builders in the United States, with closing                                             participated in joint ventures with such partners as                            Health System in Baton Rouge, Novant Health, Inc.,
                    revenue rising of $3 billion in 2005. During Landon's                                        GE and Teachers Insurance and Annuity.                                          in North Carolina and, most recently, Pan-American
FLORES MBA      tenure, Meritage Homes built more than 40,000 homes,              FLORES MBA                Spinosa began his career as a restaurateur, operating the
                                                                                                                                                                            FLORES MBA      Life Insurance Company in New Orleans, where she
Distinguished   ranging from entry level to luxury single family                  Distinguished                                                                             Distinguished   served as executive vice president of operations and
                                                                                                            Black Angus Steakhouse, a family-owned business. He
                detached, condos, town homes, active adult homes, and                                                                                                                       finance. Prior to these positions, she had a distinguished
Speaker for                                                                       Speaker for               moved into real estate in 1980. As a licensed real estate       Speaker for
                two golf courses. The company was named to the                                                                                                                              career in public accounting and consulting with Deloitte.
                                                                                                            broker and Louisiana contractor, he began in the
02/02/07        Fortune 1000 in 2005, and ranked one of Fortune's fastest
                growing companies in America. In addition, Meritage
                                                                                  03/16/07                  residential sector developing multi-family communities          03/23/07        She was the first woman ever designated a managing
                                                                                                                                                                                            partner of any Deloitte office since the firm's inception
                                                                                                            throughout South Louisiana, thereafter directing his
                Homes was named to the Forbes Platinum 400 list of                                                                                                                          in 1895.
                                                                                                            efforts toward the development and acquisition of
                America's best big companies for the third consecutive
                                                                                                            commercial office buildings.                                                    Scott is a CPA and certified valuation analyst, and she
                year in 2005, and ranked the number one performing
                                                                                                                                                                                            has served as an adjunct professor instructing
                stock in America for five-year total return in 2004.                                        In 1996, Spinosa developed Baton Rouge's first Planned
                                                                                                                                                                                            physicians at Tulane University. Her many professional
                                                                                                            Unit Development (PUD) and mixed-use project,
                Landon's previous experience includes land acquisition                                                                                                                      memberships include the American Institute of CPAs,
                                                                                                            CitiPlace. Currently, Spinosa is the driving force behind
                and development operations for a large homebuilder,                                                                                                                         Society of Louisiana CPAs, Healthcare Financial
                                                                                                            the development of Perkins Rowe, the most state-of-the-
                sales and land development for the Trammel Crow                                                                                                                             Management Association and National Association of
                                                                                                            art mixed-use community in the country. Additionally,
                Residential Group, and public accounting with Ernst &                                                                                                                       Certified Valuation Analysts. She is an editorial advisor
                                                                                                            Rouzan, planned for 2007, will turn 120 vacant acres in
                Whinney.                                                                                                                                                                    for the Journal of Accountancy.
                                                                                                            the heart of Baton Rouge into a classic neighborhood
                Landon is part of the ownership group which purchased                                       complete with single-family living, condominiums,                               Scott's community involvement has included volunteer
                the NBA basketball team the Phoenix Suns in 2004.                                           neighborhood office/retail and civic components.                                work with the Capital Area United Way and board
                                                                                                                                                                                            memberships for the E. J. Ourso College of Business
                Landon received his undergraduate degree in accounting                                      Spinosa currently serves as a board member of First
                                                                                                                                                                                            Dean's Advisory Council, the Superdome, Blood Center,
                from Louisiana State University in 1980.                                                    Bank & Trust, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Tiger
                                                                                                                                                                                            Junior Achievement, Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce
                                                                                                            Athletic Foundation, and Baton Rouge Growth Coalition.
                                                                                                                                                                                            and Camp Fire. She was honored as the 2004 National
                                                                                                                                                                                            Financial Executive of the Year by Robert Half
                                                                            The Distinguished Speaker Series is an integral part of the Flores MBA Program. Students gain                   International and by Tulane University as the 2004
                   The Flores MBA Program is the                                                                                                                                            Outstanding Alumnus of the Year.
                                                                            insight through the series to new ideas and forces shaping American and international
                   flagship academic program of the                         business from executives who face these issues daily. Interaction with executives provides                      Scott earned her bachelor's degree in accounting from
                                                                            students significant educational enrichment to complement their classroom curriculum.
                   E. J. Ourso College of Business at                                                                                                                                       Louisiana State University in 1973 and her MBA from
                                                                            This semester we are proud to showcase three executives who are recognized as                                   Tulane in 1992.
                   Louisiana State University.                              leaders in their industries and communities.

								
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