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Xavier University of Louisiana

Stewart Capital, LLC

Mr. Stewart joined the Board in October 2014.  He is Chairman and sole owner of Stewart Capital, LLC, one of the largest private investment companies in the Gulf South.

He joined his family business in 1959 and became its President and Chief Executive Officer in 1966 serving until 1984 and then as Chief Executive Officer until 1989. The family business was consolidated as Stewart Enterprises, Inc. in 1970, and effective with that reorganization, he became a member of the Company'Äôs board.¬† That expansion has resulted in Stewart Enterprises current position as the second-largest provider of funeral and cremation merchandise in the death care industry in the United States today.

Mr. Stewart is an active member and past Chairman of the A.B. Freeman Business School Council for Tulane University.  He presently serves on the Tulane University Board of Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund and holds the position of Trustee Emeritus.

A native of New Orleans, Mr. Stewart received his B.B.A. degree in 1957 from Tulane University'Äôs School of Business.

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