UNO Marketing Week Brings Six Speakers to Campus

Marketing Week at the University of New Orleans brings a bevy of talent to campus today with a lunchtime seminar by the American Marketing Association and talks led by six leading marketers from the greater New Orleans area.

UNO Marketing Week, hosted by the university’s Department of Marketing and Logistics is designed to help interested students, particularly marketing majors, polish their skills as they prepare for careers in marketing. Marketing Week runs from Monday through Thursday, Oct. 22-25. More than 20 leading marketers from around the region will speak to UNO students this week.

The American Marketing Association will present “Networking 101: Learn How to Network From the Best.” from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 23 in Kirschman Hall, Room 214.

Later this week, keynote speaker Lauren Thom, chief executive officer and founder of Fleurty Girl, a New Orleans-inspired line of T-shirts, accessories and other locally made goods, will address the UNO community at a lunchtime seminar from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 in Kirschman Hall, Room 129. The event will be sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Lecture Series and Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana. Lunch will be provided.

Listed below are today’s speakers. Feel free to sit on classes! For more information, email Pamela Kennett-Hensel at


TIFFANY STARNES Vice-President, FSC Interactive

            11:00 AM / KH 223

JOHN GLORIOSO Director of Campus Recruitment,

            Northwestern Mutual of LA

            1:30 PM / KH 223

ANN TUENERMAN Founder, Tales of the Cocktail

            3:00 PM / KH 227

JOEY CABECEIRAS Owner, Big Easy Sports Complex

            6:00 PM / KH 219

JESSICA RARESHIDE President/CEO, Rare Insight, LLC

            6:00 PM / KH 220


            “Developing Strategic Alliances Through Connection Building”

            6:00 PM / KH 225