Jim Bernhard, Shaw Capital Partners (2013)
The Press Club
Place Covered: Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2013-04-22
Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Bernhard, Jim | Business | Education | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | NATURAL GAS | Tax exemptions
- Bernhard, Jim Speaker
A speech by Jim Bernhard before the Baton Rouge Press Club on April 22, 2013. Bernhard is the former chairman of the Shaw Group. He discusses: how large companies can help their local communities; his new company, Shaw Capital Partners; the importance of education for economic development; the economic impact of natural gas on the state; the need to develop a manufacturing base; the importance of developing a Louisiana education plan with dedicated revenue; and the need to analyze tax exemptions.