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Two Limestone MBA Professors to Join in Assault on Mt. Mitchell
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Dr. Paul LeFrancois (left) and Dr. Andrew Cook

It's a known fact that Limestone College faculty can help you reach many peaks in life.

On May 21st, two hearty Limestone business professors will bike their way to the peak of the highest mountain in the eastern United States for the annual Assault on Mt. Mitchell.

Dr. Andrew Cook (Management) and Dr. Paul LeFrancois (Economics), both avid cyclists, and the other participants will pedal their way through the 102-mile venture.

Limestone's Master's in Business Administration (MBA) degree program is a sponsor for this year's Assault on Mt. Mitchell, and Dr. Cook and Dr. LeFrancois are both members of the MBA faculty.

Dr. LeFrancois has 25 years of teaching and administrative experience at the collegiate level. His areas of expertise include micro and macroeconomics, applied microeconomics, global issues, and economic geography. His areas of interest include sustainable development, active-living programs and multi-modal transportation systems. He has been teaching for Limestone since 1985.

Dr. Cook has a diverse background with management experience in engineering, quality and production. Specific quality work includes leadership of QS-9000, Six Sigma and Malcolm Baldrige programs. Other areas of focus include designing compensation programs and developing new employee orientation / training programs. He has been teaching at Limestone since 2006.