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October 15, 2004
Susan Beasy Latto, UMD Director of Public Relations 218 726-8830 slatto@d.umn.edu
Lawerence Johnson, Development Director, Labovitz School of Business & Economics 218 726-6696 lpjohnso@d.umn.edu


UMD Labovitz School of Business and Economics to Hold
"Professor for a Day" Events
October 20
UMD Alum and PricewaterhouseCoopers Executive
Ray Beier is Keynote Speaker


The UMD Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) will hold its annual "Professor for a Day" events October 20 on the UMD campus.

The program begins at 9 a.m. in Montague Hall, room 70., with a panel discussion on the topic of "How U. S. How Business Has Changed in the Wake of Corporate Scandals".

Panelists include:

  • Brad Christianson, Branch Manager, Piper Jaffrey
  • Colin Anderson, Financial Analyst, Northern Asset Management
  • Fred Shusterich, President, Midwest Energy
  • Dale Lewis, President, Park State Bank

Christianson, Anderson and Shusterich are UMD graduates.

Refreshments will be served from 10am until 10:30 a.m. in the lobby of the UMD Weber Music Hall.

At 10:30 a.m., in the Weber Music Hall, keynote speaker, Ray Beier, a 1978 accounting graduate from UMD's LSBE, will speak on the topic of "Perspectives about Investor Confidence in the Wake of Enron".

Mr. Beier is based in New York City and is a Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He oversees the U.S. Structuring Services Practice which helps clients balance accounting, tax, finance and regulatory considerations in order to optimize the structure of complex buy-side, sell-side, and corporate finance transactions.

Events are free and open to the public.


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