Community Coffee chairman kicks off College of Business series

Mar 29, 2017 | Business

— Matt Saurage will be featured speaker for 2nd Annual “Inside the C-Suite Series” —
The College of Business at Louisiana Tech University welcomes Matt Saurage, chairman of the board for Community Coffee, who will kick-off the 2nd Annual “Inside the C-Suite: A Series of Critical Conversations with CEOs, CIOs, CFOs and Key Executives,” at 6 p.m. April 12 in the Davis Auditorium (COBB 101) of the College of Business.
“The Series strives to stimulate insightful conversation on current business issues by providing a platform for C-level executives to discuss the issues that keep them awake at night,” said Dr. Christopher Martin, dean of the College of Business at Louisiana Tech. “It is particularly exciting to me that all of the leaders who participate in this series are our alumni”.
The conversations in the Inside the C-Suite Series cut across a variety of themes critical to business strategy including globalization, innovation, ethics and technology.  Along with Saurage, future speakers will include:

  • India Carroll, chief executive officer for Green Clinic (April 19, 6-7 p.m.),
  • Robert LaCaze, executive vice president for Bayer Pharmaceuticals (April 27, 4-5 p.m.), and
  • John Madden, vice president and owner of Madden Contracting Company, Inc. (May 2, 4-5 p.m.)

The Inside the C-Suite Series presentations take place in the Davis Auditorium (COBB 101) of the College of Business and are open to Louisiana Tech University students, faculty and the general public.
Through market-driven academic programs and impactful scholarship and teaching, the College of Business at Louisiana Tech produces business and academic leaders who are innovative, entrepreneurial, analytical and technologically skilled for a competitive global marketplace.
For more information on the Inside the C-Suite Series, please contact Mary Susan Britt, director of development for the College of Business, at or 318-257-3741.
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Written by Mary Susan Britt –