33rd Annual
Scoring Big: Building on Business Victories

Friday, September 28, 2012
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
7:45AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:15AM - 1:45PM Conference

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The Greater New Orleans Region is again becoming a top contender in the areas of industrial development, trade and transportation, banking, sports, digital media, entrepreneurship and tourism. Whether it is large corporations merging with local companies to create regional powerhouses, creating a turn-key platform for entrepreneurs to bring their visions to fruition, or hosting prestigious sporting events like Super Bowl XLVII or the NCAA Final Four, the New Orleans region seems to be on the winning track. A positive spotlight is again shining on our region. Our perseverance, creativity and collaborative focus are only a few of the secrets of success that is putting the New Orleans economy on the road to victory.

The Tulane Association of Business Alumni, the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and Whitney Bank, a Hancock Holding Co., are pleased to present the 33rd annual forum, Scoring Big: Building on Business Victories, featuring a dynamic line-up of national and local speakers.

By attending the forum, CPAs can earn five Continuing Professional Education credits and PEs can earn five Professional Development Hour credits.

Speakers*

Scoring Big: Building on Business Victories

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Beth A. Brooke
Global Vice Chair, Public Policy, Ernst & Young
Washington, D.C.

Carl J. Chaney
President & CEO, Whitney Bank, a Hancock Holding Co.
Gulfport, Miss.

Jay Cicero
President & CEO, Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation
New Orleans, La.

Scott S. Cowen
President, Tulane University
New Orleans, La.

Rick Dickson
Director of Athletics, Tulane University
New Orleans, La.

Dennis Lauscha
President, New Orleans Saints & New Orleans Hornets
New Orleans, La.

Mark C. Romig, APR
President & CEO, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation
New Orleans, La.

Carl J. Schramm, Ph.D.
President, Schramm & Company
Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Baltimore, Md.

John C. Sheptor
Former President & CEO, Imperial Sugar Company
Sugar Land, Texas

Doug Thornton
Senior Vice President, SMG
New Orleans, La.

*As of 9/5/12. Speakers are listed in alphabetical order. Program is subject to change.

2012 Corporate Supporters

Presenting Sponsor
Forum Underwriter
Forum Patrons

Forum Sponsors


Executive Sponsors

Adams and Reese LLP
Becker Suffern McLanahan Ltd.
Bourgeois Bennett CPAs and Consultants
Canal Barge Company Inc.
Chaffe & Associates Inc.
Diversified Group LLC
Event Producers
First NBC Bank
Laitram LLC
Landis Construction Co. LLC
Locke Lord LLP
Louisiana Public Facilities Authority (LPFA)
The MCC Group
McMoRan Exploration Co.
Pan-American Life Insurance Company
The Port of New Orleans
St. Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal District
Stewart Enterprises Inc./Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries
Tidewater Inc.
Wm. B. Reily & Company Inc.

Corporate Sponsors

Auto-Chlor Services LLC
Barriere Construction Company LLC
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
The Communication Institute
Cooper/T. Smith
COPAS of New Orleans
Devall Towing & Boat Service
Entertainment Properties Trust
EPIC Divers & Marine
Foley & Judell LLP
Georges Enterprises LLC
HUB International Gulf South
Johnson, Johnson, Barrios & Yacoubian
J.W. Allen & Co. Inc.
KFK Group/Hotel 360
Koerner Capital LLC
KPMG LLP
Legier & Company, apac
LOOP LLC
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
McIlhenny Company - TABASCO® Brand Products
Metairie Bank and Trust Company
Montgomery Barnett
Neill Corporation
   Paris Parker Salon & Spa
New Orleans Hornets
Peter Mayer Advertising
PetroQuest Energy
PK Scheerle RN & Gifted Nurses
PKC Holdings LLC
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Raymond James Morgan Keegan
Regions Bank
Sanderson Farms Inc.
Standard Mortgage Corporation
Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC
Superior Energy Services Inc.
Thermo Credit LLC
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center
Wegmann Dazet & Company
Yogurtland
Zehnder Communications Inc.

Trade Sponsors

Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Mignon Faget
Scriptura
Society of Louisiana CPAs
World Trade Center of New Orleans
WWNO 89.9

Freeman Alumni Sponsors

Jackson Breit, B '13
Oscar M. Gwin III, MBA '83
Kristen Labat, MBA '94
John Laborde, MBA '73
Heather Smith, BSM '95
Thomas P. Spiers, MBA '01
Kirk Stirton, MBA '73
Brad Whitcomb, MBA '84
Michael J. Willis, MBA '96
Rodney Yanker, MBA '83

The Tulane Business Forum gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our sponsors.

*As of 9/6/12

Questions? Please contact:
A. B. Freeman School of Business
Goldring/Woldenberg Hall
7 McAlister Drive
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 862-8470

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