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Southeastern schedules Business Perspectives

Southeastern schedules Business Perspectives Oct. 24 - 27

Contact: Rene Abadie


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FIRST GUARANTY SUPPORTS SOUTHEASERN’S BUSINESS WEEK – First Guaranty Bank demonstrates its support for Southeastern Louisiana University’s annual Business Perspectives event, scheduled Oct. 24-27 at the College of Business. Randall Settoon, dean of the College of Business, accepts a $5,000 check from the bank in support of the event. Shown are, from left, First Guaranty President and Chief Lending Officer Michael Sharp; Rick Simpson, head of the Southeastern Department of Accounting and Finance; Settoon; First Guaranty Chief Executive Officer Alton Lewis; and Credit Department Manager Randy Vicknair. 

     HAMMOND – Guest speakers from a variety of business and business-related fields will share their experiences with Southeastern Louisiana University students during the College of Business’s annual Business Perspectives event Oct. 24-27.
     “The week-long Business Perspectives program provides our students with invaluable insight into leadership, professionalism and character,” said Randall Settoon, dean of the College of Business. “Annually, business and community leaders from across the region are invited to campus to share their wisdom and insight on leadership with the students, our future leaders.  We are thrilled to have such outstanding individuals visit during Business Perspectives.”
     The event is sponsored by First Guaranty Bank, and featured speakers include small business owners and experts in fields such as human resources, accounting, banking, real estate development, and telecommunications.
     Presentations are open to students, faculty, and community members on a space available basis. More information can be found on the college’s web site,

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