Alumni

Brewing a Business

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Jacob Landry (MBA ’13) didn’t like beer until he spent a year in France during college, but after tasting some of the finest brews Europe had to offer, he began to imagine what it would be like to open his own brewery.

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The Right Answer

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In the spring of her senior year, Madeleine Bell landed a highly coveted job interview with Restaurant Brands International, the parent company of Burger King, Tim Hortons and Popeyes. Her interviewer? None other than Jose Cil, president of Burger King.

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Class Notes: Winter 2018

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Timothy Smith (BSM ’90) has been named senior vice president and general manager of the Backup Business Unit at J2 Cloud Services, a division of J2 Global. Smith previously served as vice president, platforms business management, at Western Digital Corp. He also held several senior positions at EMC Corp., including vice president, global platform operations–business development, and vice president, global supply management.

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In Memoriam: Winter 2018

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Rodney Clark Haase (BBA ’43)
Henry J. Haydel (BBA ’45, G ’46)
Robert Moore Curran Jr. (BBA ’46)
Forrest Forsdick Lipscomb (BBA ’46)
Sibyl McGee White (BBA ’46)

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News from TABA

- Summer 2018 -

The 39th annual Tulane Business Forum will take place on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. TABA’s signature event has grown to become the largest half-day general business conference of its kind in the Greater New Orleans area, attracting more than 750 business professionals representing over 200 companies.

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50-Year Reunion Class Presents Gift

- Summer 2018 -

Members of the MBA class of 1967 presented the combined gifts from 2017’s reunion
classes to Freeman School Dean Ira Solomon at the Graduate Alumni Reunion Party.

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Freeman School celebrates largest graduation class in history

- Summer 2018 -

On May 18, 2018 — nearly 100 years to the day after its inaugural graduation ceremony — the A. B. Freeman School of Business awarded diplomas to the largest graduating class in school history.

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Class Notes: Summer 2018

- Summer 2018 -

Pamela Whitten (BSM ’85) has been named president of Kennesaw State University, the third-largest university in Georgia and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country.

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In Memoriam: Summer 2018

- Summer 2018 -

Phyllis Derbes Eagan (BBA ’41)
William E. Kellner Sr. (’43)
C.J. Grayson Jr. (BBA ’44)
Arnold L. Levy (’44)
John F. Savage (’44)

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My Brilliant Career: Betting Big on Hollywood South

- Summer 2018 -

Film producer Scott Niemeyer (BSM ’87) helped create some of the biggest hits in Hollywood. Now the Louisiana native is hoping to bring more of that business back home with a new project that could cement the state’s reputation as Hollywood South.

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