Tulane Association of Business Alumni

2018 Tulane Business ForumWhile representing the more than 20,000 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 - D. Mark Preston, A&S ’90; MBA ’96, Vice President and Relationship Manager, Capital One

Vice President, Forum Co-Chair & Nominating Committee Chair - Stephanie H. Kleehammer, MBA ’96

Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair - Brian Banks, BSM ’04, MACCT ’05, Senior Manager KPMG New Orleans

Secretary - Nene Glenn Gianfala, BSM ‘07, Vice President, Chaffe & Associates Inc.

Immediate Past President - Lawrence "Larry" A. Smith, MBA ’99,  CFO, Auto-Chlor Services LLC

Forum Committee

Forum Co-Chair - Rebecca Gardner, MBA ‘14,  Analyst, Freeport-McMoRan Inc.  

Nominating Committee

R. Craig Sanders, BSM ’90, MBA ’92, M.Acct ’95, President, Maritime Pilot Services, Inc

Alumni Engagement Committee

Laura K. Beauchamp, BSM ’00; MBA ’04, Finance Director, Entergy Services, Inc.


Thomas W. (Tom) Ambrose, BSM ‘09, Partner, Black Bay Energy Capital
Eric Berger, MBA ‘05, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Gray & Company
Brandon Bissinger, MBA ’07, Vice President, Electrical Sales Corp
Elizabeth Boh, BSM ‘83, Certified Financial Planning Professional
Shannon Brice, MBA ‘04, CFO, Richard’s Disposal
Drew Brownlee, MBA ‘14,  Application Sales Manager, Oracle Corp
Ashley Gregoric Clary, BSM ‘04,  Assistant Vice President, Radiology Services, Ochsner Health System
Kristine Crouch, MBA ’18, Finance Administrative Fellowship, Ochsner Health System
Scott P. Cunningham, MBA ’10, Sr. Vice President, Whitney Bank
Tsetsa Dankova, MBA ’03, Assistant Dean, A. B. Freeman School of Business
Louis J. David, MBA ’11, Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, New Orleans Business Alliance
Daniel Fletcher, MBA ’11,  Executive Director, Customer Solutions, Lucid, LLC
Aimee Adatto Freeman, MBA ‘95,  Aimee Freeman Consulting
Holley Haag, BSM ‘92,  Senior Vice President, First Bank & Trust
Katherine Hanemann Wade, MBA ’97, Global Sales Acceleration Manager, IBM Cloud
Brandon Iglesias, MBA ‘11,  Founder, Reactwell LLC
David W. Kearney, MBA ’08, President, Kearney Companies, Inc.
Kris Khalil, MBA ’16, BioFund II Managing Director, New Orleans BioFund
James F. (Bo) Laborde, MBA ‘98,  Managing Director, Marsh, Inc.
Candice Landry, MBA ’12, 10e5 Solutions
Erin Despot McMenemon, MBA ‘13,  Investment Advisor, Billeaud Capital Management, LLC
Dennis Montz, MBA ’92, Senior Vice Present, Sentinel Trust Company
E. Tyler Nichols, Jr., MBA ‘90,  Bourgeois Bennett, LLC
Allison “Ali” Piper, MBA ‘00,  President, Manhattan Resources
David C. Rieveshcl, MBA/JD ’97, Special Counsel, Stone Pigman
Jeff Singer, MBA ’10, Manager of Treasury, Tax and Insurance, LOOP, LLC
Ashley Price, MBA ’96
Christopher J. Williams, MBA ‘11,  Barriere Construction Company, LLC