Rachel Burke When Jean McBride I participated in LSU Alumni Association staff.
Burke has been appointed Assistant President and will serve as a secretary to the Board of Directors. She previously served as her executive assistant at Waskey Bridges, Inc. and held administrative support roles at several companies, including Petroleum Service Corp. She earned her Associate of Arts degree in General Studies from Bossier Parish Community College.
McBride was appointed Director of Human Resources. He has held various offices in Washington, D.C., including on the Federal Election Commission, the National Republican Senate Committee, and the Republican National Convention. Big Buddy Program. She holds a BA in Political Science and an MS in Leadership and People Development from her LSU.
Dr. V. Keith Lines I participated General Baton Rouge’s Advanced Robotics Laboratory.
Rhynes specializes in diseases of the colon, stomach, pancreas, and hepatobiliary system, including both cancerous and noncancerous conditions. He also has particular interests in treating sports hernias, endocrine and thyroid disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and hyperhidrosis (a condition in which a person sweats excessively).
He completed a General Surgery residency at LSU School of Medicine, Shreveport, followed by a Fellowship in Multiple Organ Transplantation at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Rhynes is a clinical professor in the Department of General Surgery at the LSU Health Science Center.
Leo Marsh I participated New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity As advocacy and community engagement manager.
Marsh will work to raise awareness and resources to promote affordable homeownership opportunities throughout the New Orleans area. Marsh recently retired from AT&T after he worked for 40 years. At AT&T, he last served as Regional Director of External Relations for the New Orleans area. In this role, Leo dealt with legislative and community issues.
He is an LSU graduate.
Christy Ross I participated Baptist Community Ministries as Senior Vice President of Grants.
BCM is a 27-year-old faith-based private foundation that provides charitable services and promotes health and well-being in Greater New Orleans.
Ross previously worked for BCM for six years, first as Health Grants Program Director and then as Senior Vice President of Grants. She has also held various leadership roles at the NAACP, Louisiana State Institute of Public Health, Metropolitan Human Services District, AAAneurysm Outreach, and Louisiana Xavier University.
Seth Culeington was promoted to Vice President of Commercial Development and Portfolio Management at Entergy.
In this role, Cureington will lead a cross-functional team responsible for launching new products and solutions for commercial and industrial customers.
Cureington previously served as Director of Portfolio Management for Entergy’s integrated customer organization. He began his career at the company in 2006 as his senior analyst for systems planning and operations. Prior to joining Entergy, Cureington did research at the LSU Center for Energy Studies and served as a statewide energy and industrial economics consultant.
He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Economics from LSU.
Dominic Ellis Falcon Appointed Vice President of Account Services for Erhard Group.
She has over 10 years of experience in public relations, marketing, communications and business development. Prior to joining The Ehrhardt Group, Falcon owned her small PR and marketing firm, where she served as director of marketing and communications for companies and businesses in New Orleans and New York.
She received her bachelor’s degree from Loyola University New Orleans.
William Dede is the new director of event operations and community affairs at . Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation.
Dede worked for ASM Global as Event Services Manager for 10 years. In this role, he served as the operational liaison for all major events held at Caesars Superdome, Smoothie King Center, Champions Square, WrestleMania, College Football 2020. I was in charge of implementation. The National Championship Game and the 2022 Men’s Final Four.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Southeastern Louisiana University and a master’s degree in business administration from LSU.
The foundation has also added three board members:
- Erin BurnsLouis Armstrong Director of Communications at New Orleans International Airport.
- Keith Claiborne, Orleans Parish, Deputy Sheriff, Division of Subpoenas and Subpoenas. Claiborne has been a referee for Big XII, Mountain West, Conference USA, and Gulf Coast.
- Michael Corcianidirector of sales and events for Fat Boy’s Pizza and a member of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce.