Southeastern Marketing Breakfast to feature area business executive Robert Yarborough

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Robert Yarborough
by: Rene Abadie

     HAMMOND – Robert Yarborough, chief executive officer of Manda Fine Meats, will serve as the guest speaker at Southeastern Louisiana University’s annual Marketing Breakfast on Thursday, April 21.
     Sponsored by the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management and the Southeastern Marketing Association, the meeting will be held at 7:30 a.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
     The program is open to students and the general public. Tickets are $8 until 5 p.m. April 20 and increase to $10 for purchases at the door. 
     A 1976 graduate of Southeastern with a degree in marketing, Yarborough is co-owner of Manda Fine Meats. He also serves as chair of the University Medical Center Management Corp. and is on the LSU Board of Supervisors.
     Yarborough has held leadership positions with other associations and businesses, including president of the Louisiana Grocers Manufacturers Representative Association and board chairman of the Louisiana Meat Processors Association, the Southwest Meat Association in College Station, Texas, the Louisiana Livestock Sanitary Board, and Business First Bank.
     Yarborough has also held leadership positions with a number of non-profit organizations such as the Family Board of Greater Baton Rouge, the Metro Area YMCA, Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Capital Campaign, and the Baton Rouge General Hospital Foundation.
     For more information on the lecture, contact the Department of Marketing at 985-549-2277.

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