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 - Stephanie H. Kleehammer, MBA ’96, Executive Director, Louisiana Veterans Research and Education Corporation (LAVREC)

Vice President - Brian Banks, BSM ’04, MACCT ’05, Senior Manager, KPMG New Orleans

Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair - R. Craig Sanders, M.Acct ’95; MBA ’92; BSM ’90, President, Maritime Pilot Services, Inc

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

Immediate Past President - D. Mark Preston, A&S ’90; MBA ’96 , Vice President and Relationship Mgr, Capital One, N.A.

Forum Committee

Forum Co-Chair - Nene Glenn Gianfala, BSM '07, Vice President, Chaffe & Associates
Forum Co-Chair - Louis J. David, MBA ’11, Vice President, Bus Dev & Strategy, New Orleans Business Alliance

Nominating Committee

Christopher J. Williams, MBA ’11, Vice President, Lockton Dunning Benefits

Alumni Engagement Committee

Katherine Hanemann, MBA ’97, Global Sales Acceleration Manager, IBM Cloud


Eric Berger, MBA ‘05, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Gray & Company
Brandon Bissinger, MBA ’07, Vice President, Electrical Sales Corp
Anthony Bodin, MBA '12, Director, Business Development, Greater New Orleans, Inc.
Drew Brownlee, MBA ‘14,  Application Sales Manager, Oracle Corp
Ashley Gregoric Clary, BSM ‘04,  Assistant Vice President, Radiology Services, Ochsner Health System
Nick Callais, BA '13, MBA '19, Managing Partner, Callais Capital Management
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
Jimmy Dunn, MBA '14, Vice President, Iberia Bank
Daniel Fletcher, MBA ’11,  Executive Director, Customer Solutions, Lucid, LLC
Aimee Adatto Freeman, MBA ‘95,  Aimee Freeman Consulting
Taylor Gilbert, BA '05, MBA '12, Vice President, Chaffe & Associates
Holley Haag, BSM ‘92,  Senior Vice President, First Bank & Trust
Will Hales, MBA '16, Principal, Roberston Capital
Katherine Hanemann Wade, MBA ’97, Global Sales Acceleration Manager, IBM Cloud
Bill Hudlow III, MBA '97, Adjunct Professor A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University
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
Chris Saybe, MBA '17, Capital One
Jeff Singer, MBA ’10, Manager of Treasury, Tax and Insurance, LOOP, LLC
Ashley Price, MBA ’96
Megan Walther, MBA '12, Associate Director, Customer Solutions, Lucid, LLC
Christopher J. Williams, MBA ‘11,  Barriere Construction Company, LLC