Da Nang, Viet Nam
Successful Financial Management Principles
23-27 May 2005

Pictured from Left to Right:

Bill Bloebaum retired in December, 2001, from the Mead Corporation, an international forest products company. During his 19 years with this firm, he held the positions of Division President, Corporate Treasurer, and Chief Financial Officer of a wholly owned subsidiary. Mr. Bloebaum has a bachelorís degree in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a masterís degree in Business Administration from Stanford University. He is married and has 3 children and 7 grandchildren.

Frank Louthan is founder and president of HighMark, an Atlanta-based company specializing in business education. He spent almost 20 years in the healthcare industry, serving in roles ranging from director of production to President and Chief Operating Officer of a pharmaceutical company. Mr. Louthan hold a bachelorís degree in physics from Virginia Military Institute and a masterís of business administration from the University of Virginia. He is married with three children and three grandchildren.

Mike Stresser is the President of Stresser & Associates, P.C., an Atlanta-based public accounting firm. He has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1975, and a Certified Fraud Examiner since 2003. Additionally, he has held various financial positions in the pharmaceutical industry for twenty-five years and currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of Alliant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Mr. Stresser holds a bachelorís degree in industrial management from Purdue University. He is married with one son and two granddaughters.

Philip Swicegood teaches Finance at Wofford College. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Florida State University, an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas-Austin, and a B.S. degree in Finance and Philosophy from Liberty University. Dr. Swicegood has worked in the banking industry and has served as a business consultant in the United States and internationally. He is married and has two children.


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