Finance Case Competition celebrates 11th year
March 30, 2007
A team representing Emory University took the top prize of $5,000 at this year’s Rolanette and Berdon Lawrence Finance Case Competition. The competition took place at the Freeman School on March 30, 2007.
Wake Forest took second place and a prize of $3,000, and a team from the University of South Carolina won third place and a prize of $2,000.
In addition to the winning teams, the competition this year featured teams representing Tulane, Rice, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Vanderbilt and Washington University.
Serving as judges this year were John McNamara, president and CEO of Stewart Capital; Charles Carrier, partner with Johnson Rice; and Curt Karges, managing director with JP Morgan Securities Inc.
The Finance Case Competition began in 1997 and has been sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence since 1998. Berdon Lawrence (BBA ’64, MBA ’65) is chairman of Kirby Corp., a Houston-based operator of inland tank barges. He is a former member of the Board of Tulane and currently serves on the Business School Council.