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R. Brian Haymon

Brian HaymonBrian was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  He attended public schools, and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin (1982) and the LSU School of Law (1985).   Brian practiced law in California before returning home in 1991 to join his family’s business, Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC).  PSC provides product handling services to the refining, chemical, and marine industries.  In 2004 PSC was acquired by SGS of Geneva, Switzerland.  Brian remained with the company, serving as CEO of PSC from 2006 until he retired in 2017.  Brian is currently planning a new venture, and is excited to continue his work in the industry.

Brian’s service career began in 1986, when he was named to University of Texas Liberal Arts Advisory Council.  He served for 13 years before leaving in 1999 to found the LSU Honors College Advisory Council, a group which has helped raise millions in public and private support to the College.  In 2009 Brian and his wife Barbara established the Brian and Barbara Haymon Visiting Professorship at the LSU Honors College.  Brian has served in numerous other volunteer roles at LSU, including the Forever LSU Cabinet, Transition Advisory Team, Flagship Coalition, and Chancellor’s Council.    

Outside of LSU, Brian is active in his support to the local community.  He is the Vice Chair of New Schools for Baton Rouge, a group dedicated to providing an excellent educational opportunity to every child.  Brian also serves on the board of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.  Beginning in 2018, he will join the board of the Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority. 

Brian’s past community service includes six years on the board of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, including two as chair, and six years as a board member of the Capital Area United Way.  In 2014 Brian was honored by the Emerge Center as a volunteer activist for his philanthropic service in the Baton Rouge area.

Brian and Barbara have two adult children.  He loves hunting, fishing, cooking, playing golf, LSU sports, and hiking in Montana.