Stephen A. Parker has joined the LSU Law Center as chief financial officer. Previously, he worked at Baton Rouge Community College, where he served as executive director for finance. In that role, he served on the college’s Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Steering Committee, helping gain SACS accreditation for BRCC in 2004. He also implemented several new services that benefitted faculty, staff and students, including automatic funds verification, web tuition payment, direct deposit for financial aid refunds and a one-stop shop for copying/printing/ID services.
Parker has also worked for the Louisiana State Department of Education as management and budget administrator and finance supervisor/program manager. In addition, he served as state budget analyst for the Office of Planning and Budget’s Division of Administration.
In 1997, Parker earned his M.P.A. from LSU and also holds a bachelor’s in business administration from Southeastern Louisiana University.
“In my opinion, this is the premiere law school in the state,” Parker said. “One of the attractions offered by this position is the uniqueness of the Law Center environment, which I’m sure will be interesting and stimulating. I consider it an honor to be part of the team.”