Topic: business

John Barney Taylor (left) and George B. McCullough (right) stand, wearing suits

Impression: John Barney Taylor and George B. McCullough

George B. McCullough (B ’48, B ’52) and John Barney Taylor (B ’48) first met in 1943. Fast-forward some seven-plus decades, and they still keep in touch.

Kenny Welcome stands in front of monitor with KJW Capital on screen

Impression: Kenny Welcome (B ’15)

On or off the field, Kenny Welcome remains a proud Tulanian. The native New Orleanian still keeps up with his classmates and teammates and cherishes his Tulane connections as an alumnus and an entrepreneur.



“The bottom line is, I don’t see how the government can actually get away with banning all of TikTok from everyone.”



The A. B. Freeman School of Business has established the Tulane Freeman Ukrainian Speaker Series to promote the research and vision of Ukrainian scholars as the country grapples with the effects of the Russian war. A Freeman committee awarded grants this fall to 10 Ukrainian scholars addressing topics related to sustaining and rebuilding the country and its culture.

founder of beauty company stands indoors with tropical plants and photo of a woman that is a beauty product maker

Impression: Christina Tegbe

Beauty is big business, but Christina Tegbe (B ’07) of Houston knew that natural ingredients often work as well as high-tech ones.

Trivia Frazier stands in her science lab in a blue dress

Trivia Frazier: Research Scientist & Business Innovator

Trivia Frazier (SSE ’08, M ’12, B ’18), president and CEO of Obatala Sciences, is passionate about her company’s work and is thrilled to be blazing a path for others interested in bioengineering research.

photographic portrait of Paul Goes

New Business School Dean

Paulo Goes is the new dean of the A. B. Freeman School of Business. His vision for Freeman is to develop interdisciplinary programs, continue the school’s experiential learning and expand research. Goes previously served as dean of the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management. Goes replaces Ira Solomon, who stepped down after a decade as dean.

New Orleans at night

Startup Activity

Since 2006, Tulanians have founded at least 355 companies, a third of which are located in the New Orleans area.