Jay Connaughton will be the guest speaker at SLU’s annual Marketing Breakfast on Tuesday.

A Baton Rouge marketing and advertising professional from Baton Rouge who served as a media adviser for President Donald Trump will serve as the guest speaker at Southeastern Louisiana University’s annual Marketing Breakfast on Tuesday.

Jay Connaughton, founder and partner of the firm People Who Think: Innovative Advertising, Innovative Politics and Fridge, will speak at the 8 a.m. event in the SLU Student Union Ballroom. The breakfast is sponsored by the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, the Southeastern Marketing Association and G. Dean Brunson, CPA, of Richmond, Virginia.

The program is open to students and the public. Tickets are $10 and can be ordered and prepaid online at or at the door.

A native of Louisiana and graduate of LSU, Connaughton was selected to serve as a media adviser to the Trump campaign based on his work over the last 20 years on campaigns. His firm has earned numerous awards, including more than 100 Addy Awards.

For information, call (985) 549-2277.