Dean's Advisory Council

The Dean's Advisory Council (DAC) is a committee of more than 70 alumni and friends who advise the E. J. Ourso College of Business dean on initiatives that support the college’s mission and strengthen its role within the university by increasing its resources and enhancing its outreach. This group of accomplished professionals donates their time, talents, and resources to advance the college.

Officers: John Watson serves as president of DAC, Scott Agosta serves as vice president, and Claire Cagnolatti serves as the immediate past-president. 

DAC Members

Thomas J. Adamek
President, Stonehenge Capital Company LLC

Scott T. Agosta
Controller, MorningStar Partners
Current DAC Vice President 

William E. Balhoff
Managing Director, Postlethwaite Netterville
DAC Past-President

Sarah R. Borders
Partner, King Spalding

Patrick J. Brandau
Partner, Deloitte Touche LLP

Thomas W. Broom
Executive Account Manager, Danos

Claire L. Cagnolatti
(Retired) Vice President, Chemicals, Solomon Associates
DAC Past-President

Carol M. Calkins
(Retired) Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
DAC Past-President

Deke G. Carbo
President & CEO, Metis Financial Group

Christopher O. Carlton
Managing Partner, Keel Funds

Charles M. Carrier III
CFO - Business Line, The Bank of New York Mellon

Bobby L. Caston
Risk Management Executive, Bank of America

Kenneth R. Chatelain
(Retired) Partner, Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Vic Cleveland
Centerpoint Energy, Manager, Supplier Diversity

Maurice J. Coleman
Chief Investment Officer, Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana
DAC Past-President

David Crabtree
Audit Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Rusty D'Anna
Head of Sales and Trading, Tudor Pickering and Holt

Jonathan Dubroc
Chief Financial Officer, M Crowd Restaurant Group

Robert Eddy Jr.
Owner, Pinnacle Group Insurance

Patrick Evans
Senior Vice President, UBS Wealth Management

James C. Flores
Chairman, President, CEO, Sable Permian Resources

Edmund J. Giering IV
General Counsel, Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Jared Greco
Consulting Manager at Crowe, LLP

Karleen J. Green
Partner, Phelps Dunbar Law Firm

Angela R. Guidry
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Coordinator, LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business

Peter Gwaltney
President & CEO, North Carolina Bankers Association

Gregory J. Hamer
CEO, B&G Food Enterprises

James O. Harp Jr.
EVP/CFO, Hornbeck Offshore Services Inc.
DAC Past-President

Harry Hawks
General Partner, Interlock Partners

Larry Heimendinger
Owner, TechEvents

Laust Helmig
Vice President, Investment Management and Private Wealth Advisor, Goldman Sachs

Eric J. Hespenheide
Sustainability Reporting Advocate

Gregory M. Hoffman
Vice President of Business Development, Hilcorp Energy Company

Tandra C. Jackson
Office Managing Partner, KPMG

Nicole C. Jasper
Senior Managing Director, Macquarie

Roger Jenkins
President & CEO, Murphy Oil Corporation

S. Dale Jenkins
(Retired) Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Jerry Jolly
Managing Partner (Retired), KPMG
DAC Past-President

Ashley R. Junek
Assistant Dean, OBSS, LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business

Robert Kimbro
(Retired) Managing Partner, EY

Mimi Singer Lee 
Executive Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer, b1BANK

Richard A. Lipsey
Chairman, Lipsey's LLC

Jared Llorens
Dean, LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business

Gerald H. Louviere Jr.
Tax Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Roy O. Martin III
President, CEO, & CFO, RoyOMartin

Rolfe McCollister
(Retired) Founder & CEO, Louisiana Business Inc.

Dal B. Miller
CEO, Premium Inspection & Testing

G. Rolfe Miller
Managing Director, Investments, Raymond James

Shelley R. Mockler
MIS Director, Mockler Beverage Co.

Jessica W. Monroe
Director, State Government Affairs, Johnson & Johnson

Roger H. Ogden
Chairman & CEO, Roger H. Ogden Development

Thomas H. Olinde
President, Olindes

Roland Owens
Owner, PrimeID

D. Martin Phillips
Managing Partner & Founder, EnCap Investments LLC

Stacey Relton
Head of North America, Sanne Group

Maurice J. Robichaux III
Partner, KPMG

Lindsey Fussell Romanowsky 
Senior Director of Development, LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business

Will Rucks V
Vice President, Rucks Investment Group

William Sanchez
VP of Corporate Strategy, Noodoe Inc.

Matt Saurage
Chairman, Community Coffee Company

Robert P. Schneckenburger
Senior Regional President, Hancock Whitney

Helmut Schneider
Associate Dean, LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business

Mark C. Schroeder
Executive Vice President, Enable Midstream Partners

Peggy B. Scott
Executive Vice President, COO, CFO & Treasurer (Retired), BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana
DAC Past-President

Kyle Sherman
President, Home Team Sports and FOX College Sports Properties

William S. Slaughter
Founder & President, SSA Consultants
DAC Past-President

Joaneane A. Smith
President & CEO, Global Commerce and Services LLC

Nick Speyrer
President & Founder, Emergent Method

David P. Steiner
(Retired) CEO, Waste Management

James Stokes
Executive Director, Alliance Lending Corporation

Robert M. Stuart Jr.
President & CEO, LSU Foundation

Richard M. Sturlese
(Retired) Owner, Sturco Investments

Patrick W. Suffern
Owner & Principal, Becker Suffern McLanahan Ltd.

Gabrielle Triplette
Senior Manager - Accounting Policy, Research & Planning, GATX

Edwin S. Vandenburg
Partner, Ernst & Young

John Watson
(Retired) Corporate SVP, Chief Commercial Officer & President, Strategic Partnering, Covance Inc.
Current DAC President 

Paul Wolfert
Managing Director, Investment Banking, Wells Fargo Securities

Clifton M. Worley
President, IBERIA Civic Impact Partners

Robert E. Zetzmann Jr.
Producer, HUB International Limited