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Michael Sharp, Randy Settoon, Alton Lewis

Area leaders to share experiences at Southeastern Business Week Nov. 1 - 5

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


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Randy Settoon, center, dean of the Southeastern College of Business, accepts a $2,500 check from First Guaranty Bank President and Chief Lending Officer Michael Sharp, left, and Chief Executive Officer Alton Lewis. First Guaranty Bank is the corporate sponsor of the college’s Business Perspectives Week 2010.

     HAMMOND – Approximately 100 guest speakers from a variety of business related fields will share their real-world experiences with Southeastern Louisiana University students during the College of Business’s Business Perspectives Week Nov. 1-5. The annual event is sponsored by First Guaranty Bank.
     Speakers include small business owners, corporate presidents, engineers, insurance agents, information systems directors, sales consultants, chief financial officers and individuals from a number of levels of government. A diverse range of topics is included in the program, including leadership, community service, professional growth, health care, the recession, manufacturing and building wealth.
     “Business Week gives the College of Business, its students and faculty the opportunity to connect with a large variety of individuals from the world of business and government,” said Randy Settoon, dean of the College of Business. “These leaders speak on a wide range of topics and provide lessons they’ve learned over the years of their experience. Students benefit from the opportunity to ask questions and discuss issues that will be pertinent to them as they graduate.”
     Presentations are held in Garrett Hall and are open to students, faculty and the public on a space available basis. A schedule and more information can be found at or by calling 985-549-2258.

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