Alumni News

Freeman alumni Steve Jarmel (BSM '93), left, and John Findlay (BSM '07) of Periscope Equity

For alums, culture is key to private equity success

May 06, 2021

For Freeman alumni Steve Jarmel (BSM ’93) and John Findlay (BSM ’07), the decision to strike out on their own in private equity presented an opportunity to not only generate superior returns but also to build a company where culture matters.

With scholarship gift, alum passes the baton

February 22, 2021

A scholarship made Tulane University possible for Jim Burke (A&S ’91, MBA ’91). That generosity — from someone he didn’t even know — transformed his life and ultimately led him to create the same opportunity for future generations of Tulane business students.

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Alumnus gets ahead in the cloud

January 22, 2021
In 2011, David Olk (BSM ’98) teamed up with Jason Richelson to raise $2 million to build a company with the goal of taking small businesses where they’d never gone before: the cloud.

New real estate programs give students real-world experience

October 05, 2020

Students studying Real Estate at the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University get a real-world education that goes beyond the classroom.

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Mentorship program connects alumni with businesses affected by pandemic

September 18, 2020
Since April, the Freeman School’s Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has been connecting alumni volunteers with small businesses facing the challenges of COVID-19.
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Lepage Center announces 2020-21 Innovators-in-Residence

September 08, 2020
The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business has announced its 2020-21 Innovators-in-Residence.

Alum brings renewables focus to energy master's program

June 26, 2020

Pierre Moses (MBA '16), president of renewable energy firm 127 Energy, returns to Freeman this fall to teach a new course that emphasizes the practical knowledge and skills needed to bring renewable energy projects from concept to completion.

Stirling Properties establishes real estate scholarship fund

June 08, 2020

Stirling Properties has announced the establishment of the Maurin Ogden Tulane Real Estate Fund, a new academic scholarship opportunity for Tulane University graduate students pursuing degrees in real estate or related fields.

Restarting the New Orleans economy, one meal at a time

May 12, 2020

Emily Shaya (BSM '06, MBA '13), co-owner of Pomegranate Hospitality, is working to bring the New Orleans-based restaurant group back from the pandemic.

New scholarship program hopes to attract more Peace Corps volunteers to business

April 15, 2020

While business school might not be the first thing most Peace Corps alumni think of following their service, a new scholarship program makes pursuing a business degree more accessible to Peace Corps volunteers than ever before.

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Megan Guy named executive director of Executive Education

January 07, 2020
Megan Guy, professor of practice in business and legal studies, has been appointed as the Freeman School's new executive director of Executive and Professional Education.
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Yest named inaugural recipient of the Peter Ricchiuti Professorship

December 12, 2019
Senior Professor of Practice Myke Yest was recently named the inaugural Peter Ricchiuti Professor, a fitting tribute to his zest for giving students real-life learning experiences. Yest developed both of the Aaron Selber Jr. Courses in Alternative Investments.