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Former Saints Star Marques Colston to Give Keynote at UNO's Management Week



Marques Colston

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NEW ORLEANS - This week, the University of New Orleans Department of Management and Marketing will host its annual Management Week, which features visits by business leaders from across the region who share their stories and insights with students. On Thursday, March 14, at 12:30 p.m. former New Orleans Saints player Marques Colston will give the keynote address.

The announcement was made in a press release.

Colston is the founder and managing partner of Dynasty Innovation, a strategy and execution firm focused on marketing, branding, sports and education. He is also partner and director of business development at Main Squeeze Juice Co., a New Orleans-based fast casual juice and smoothie bar that has several franchise locations between New Orleans and Houston and currently has more than 40 locations in development throughout the country. He also is a partner at Timeless Herbal Care, a Jamaica-based cannabis company focused on all aspects of the international medical cannabis industry.

As a business owner, investor and digital strategist, Colston touts himself as a leading growth entrepreneur “at the intersection of sports, technology and digital media.”
Colston is the managing director for the Center for Innovation at Virtua Health systems, and also serves on the advisory board for the One Team Collective, a sports technology accelerator run by the National Football League Players Association.

During his keynote presentation, “Striking a Balance: Life as a Serial Operator,” Colston will talk about coordinating and executing the various roles he plays in a number of independent businesses that are in different industries and are located all over the country.

The event takes place in Kirschman Hall, (No. 19 on this campus map), in room 122. Parking is available in the large lot on the lakeside of the building.

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