Tulane Association of Business Alumni

photo of people attending the Tulane Business Forum

While representing the more than 25,000 alumni of the A.B. Freeman School of Business, the mission of the Tulane Association of Business Alumni is to encourage active alumni involvement in support of the school’s mission and goals. TABA strives to assemble and focus alumni resources to enhance and improve the areas of career management, development and external relations at the school.

For 40 years, TABA has hosted the annual Tulane Business Forum. This signature event - the largest half-day business conference in the Greater New Orleans area - features talks by nationally and internationally renowned business leaders. The growth and success of the Forum has allowed TABA to support Freeman through capital gifts to building projects, partnerships with the Career Management Center, social and networking events for current students, and funding for events such as the Tulane Business Model Competition.

Executive Committee

  • TABA President - Nene Gianfala, BSM ‘07, Chaffe & Associates
  • Vice President - Louis David, MBA ‘11, New Orleans Business Alliance
  • Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair - R. Craig Sanders, M.Acct ‘95, MBA ‘92, BSM ‘90, Maritime Pilot Services, Inc.
  • Secretary - Malory Weir, JD ‘14, MBA ‘15, Occidental Petroleum Corporation
  • Immediate Past President - Brian Banks, BSM ‘04, MACCT ‘05, KPMG

Forum Committee

  • Forum Chair - Christopher J. Williams, MBA ‘11, Lockton Dunning Benefits
  • Forum Vice-Chair - Taylor Gilbert, BA ‘05, MBA ‘12, Chaffe & Associates

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

  • Christopher Ralph, BA ‘15, BOK Financial

Nominating Committee

  • Aimee Freeman, MBA ‘95, Aimee Freeman Consulting
  • Katherine Hanemann, MBA ‘97, IBM Cloud

Alumni Engagement Committee

  • Nick Callais, BA ‘13, MBA ‘19, Callais Capital Management
  • Brian Banks, BSM ‘04, MACCT ‘05, KPMG

Community Chair

  • Laura Beauchamp, BSM ‘00; MBA ‘04, Entergy
  • Bill Hudlow, MBA ‘97, Tulane University

Members-at-Large

  • Brian Banks, BSM ‘04, MACCT ‘05, KPMG
  • Scott Barrios, MBA ‘17, Shell Oil
  • Laura, Beauchamp, BSM ‘00; MBA ‘04, Entergy
  • Eric Berger, MBA ‘05, The Gray Insurance Group
  • Shannon Brice, MBA ‘04, Richards Disposal
  • Drew Brownlee, MBA ‘14, Oracle Group
  • Nick Callais, BA ‘13, MBA ‘19, Callais Capital Management
  • Scott Cunningham MBA ‘10, Hancock Whitney
  • Tsetsa Dankova-Rosenteel, MBA ‘03, Tulane University
  • Louis David, MBA ‘11, New Orleans Business Alliance
  • Dan Fletcher, MBA ‘11, SampleChain
  • Aimee Freeman MBA, ‘95, Aimee Freeman Consulting
  • Rebecca Gardner, MBA ‘14, Freeport
  • Nene Gianfala, BSM ‘07, Chaffe & Associates
  • Taylor Gilbert, BA ‘05, MBA ‘12, Chaffe & Associates
  • Katherine Hanemann, MBA ‘97, IBM Cloud
  • Bill Hudlow, MBA ‘97, Tulane University
  • Brandon Iglesias, MBA ‘11, SafetySpot
  • Kris Khalil, MBA ‘16, New Orleans BioInnovation Center
  • Erin Mcmenemon, MBA ‘13, Billeaud Capital Management, LLC
  • Mark Preston, B *96, Capital One
  • Christopher Ralph, BA ‘15, BOK Financial
  • Cheredith Rhone, MME ‘18, City of Shreveport
  • Bernard Robertson, UC ‘01, MBA ‘17, The Hackett Group
  • Alfredo Sanchez III, B ‘06, Litify
  • Craig Sanders, M. Acct ‘95; MBA ‘92; BSM ‘90, Maritime Pilot Services
  • Larry Smith, B *99, Auto-Chlor
  • Malory Weir, JD ‘14, MBA ‘15, Occidental Petroleum Corporation
  • Chris Williams, MBA ‘11, Lockton Dunning Services
  • Chan Wong, BSE ‘03, MS’05, MBA ‘20, Entergy Services, Inc.
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