Alumni Event

Elevate Your Professional Image Lunch and Learn

July 25, 2024
Lamar University Neches Federal Credit Union Arena at the Montagne Center Cardinal Room

Lamar University Alumni are invited to join with other Southeast Texas Area Professionals for a lunch and learn entitled "Elevate Your Professional Image" on Thursday, July 25, 2024 from 11:30am-1:00pm at the Lamar University Neches Federal Credit Union Arena Montagne Center Cardinal Room. Lunch and free professional headshots will be offered for attendees. The Keynote Speaker is Craig Escamilla '06, '09 who will discuss tips and tricks on creating an authentic professional image. Other speakers include:  Jamie (Johnson) Hogge '90, '95, Owner/Co-Founder of Beaumont Junior Cotillion, will speak about dining etiquette; Sharita Garder '12, Corporate Affairs Manager for Bayou Bend CCS – Chevron New Energies (CNE), will speak about professional style; and Hannah LeTulle '18, Director of Communication and Marketing at Lamar Institute of Technology, will speak about professional communication.

Discover practical tips and strategies to enhance your professional image while savoring a delicious lunch buffet prepared by Two Magnolias. Free professional headshot photos will be taken by Morgan (Jones) Miller '11, '18, owner/photographer of Leo Weeks Photographers. 

Register at by Friday, July 19, 2024. Registration fee is $35 per person which includes lunch and headshot photos. Registration fee is $30 for Leadership Beaumont Participants, Leadership Beaumont Alumni, Chamber Members, and Members of Southeast Texas Young Professionals Organization. Seating is limited. This event is made possible through a partnership with Lamar University and the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce and Beaumont Chamber Foundation. For questions or more information, contact Chris Partin, Director of Leadership Programs, Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce at 409-838-6581 or

Chris Partin