billWilliam (Bill) Joubert, Director

Mr. Bill Joubert currently serves as Director of the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern .Mr. Joubert's education includes an MBA degree from Southeastern and Bachelor of Science from LSU in Economics and International Trade and Finance.



WayneWayne Ricks, Senior Business Consultant

Wayne Ricks has been a Business Consultant at the Louisiana Small Business Development Center Since January 2005. Within the LSBDC he works with start up business, existing business owners, and local economic development organizations, all for the purpose of facilitating growth in the Northshore region. His areas of focus are consulting clients on an individual basis, assisting clients in creating financial projections, and industry research. Wayne holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Master's of Business Administration from Southeastern Louisiana University. 


Brandy BoudreauxBrandy Boudreaux, Business Consultant

Brandy graduated in 2005 from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting. Brandy and her husband operate a thriving export business in Tangipahoa Parish. She also has previous experience in accounting and hedging futures for a international grain company. Brandy's areas of business knowledge include medical/pharmaceutical/hospital, imports/exports, and small business bookeeping/payroll/taxes.


S NickensStarlyn Nickens, Administrative Assistant

Starlyn is currently employed by Southeastern Louisiana University as the Administrative Assistant for the Southeast Louisiana Business Center. Some of Starlyn's duties include incubator management, building operations, and quality assurance. She holds an Associate Degree from Southeastern Louisiana University, and was previously employed by the Louisiana Dept. of Education, Region II. Starlyn is a native of Ponchatoula and is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.



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