Faculty & Staff

Mauricio Gonzalez, Executive Director Latin American Programs
Mauricio Gonzalez
Executive Director, Latin American Programs
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Mauricio González is the co-executive director of the Goldring Institute in charge of Latin American programs. He has more than 30 years of business teaching and consulting experience as well as a variety of senior administrative responsibilities at universities in the U.S. and Latin America. González specializes in globalization issues and the consciousness of modern enterprises. He served on the board of the AACSB from 2012 to 2015, and in 2012 he was a member of AACSB’s Latin American and Caribbean Council. He also served on the board of the Monterrey Digital Hub from 2018 to 2020. He was formerly dean of the School of Business for the Northern Region at Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico.


Ricky Tan, Executive Director Asian Programs
Ricky Tan
Executive Director, Asia Pacific Programs
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Yinliang (Ricky) Tan (谭寅亮 in Chinese) is co-executive director of the Goldring Institute in charge of Asia Pacific programs. He has rich teaching experience in operations management and business analytics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests include the management of technology, digital goods pricing, business analytics and supply chain management. In 2019, he was recognized as one of the 40 Most Outstanding Business Professors Under 40 worldwide by Poets & Quants. Tan has received recognition for his teaching with awards including the Dean's Excellence for Graduate Teaching Award at Tulane University, and his research was honored by Decision Science Institute with the Carol J. Latta Emerging Leadership Award for Outstanding Early Career Scholars. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Management from the University of Florida.


Lenore N. Mason, Assistant Director of Operations
Lenore N. Mason
Assistant Director of Operations
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Lenore Mason, the assistant director of the Goldring Institute, joined Tulane more than 16 years ago. She has held several positions within Goldring, as senior program coordinator, in the Latin American PhD Program and International Exchange and Study Abroad Programs. In her current position, she is responsible for the coordination of multiple educational programs in Asia, Latin America and Europe, assisting in advising, registration and admission of students in credit and non-credit programs. She holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of New Orleans.


Gracia Zaccaro Perrilliat, Senior Program Coordinator Latin American Programs
Gracia Zaccaro Perrilliat
Senior Program Coordinator Latin American Programs
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Gracia Zaccaro Perrilliat is the senior program coordinator of the Goldring Institute. Previously, she was a marketing analyst at Pan-American Life Insurance Group. She attended Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, and earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration and management at the University of New Orleans. She is currently pursuing her MBA at the Freeman School.


Teresa Luna, Administrative Program Coordinator
Teresa Luna
Administrative Program Coordinator
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Teresa Luna joined the Goldring Institute as the administrative program coordinator in 2019. Previously, she worked for Juniper Networks for nearly six years in a variety of marketing roles. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing management and corporate management from California State University – East Bay. She is currently pursuing her MBA at the Freeman School.