Alicia Butler Pierre

Professor Butler Pierre has 22 years of experience in operations management, including manufacturing and transactional environments. She has experience working with companies of various sizes from microenterprises to Fortune 100 companies and is a specialist in business infrastructure, process improvement, and operational excellence across government, public, and non-profit sectors. Professor Butler Pierre’s industry work portfolio includes food & beverage, retail, software as a service, consulting, insurance, legal, and more.


  • B.S. – Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University
  • MBA – Tulane University

Certificates & Licenses

  • Advanced Lean Principles – Purdue University
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt – Purdue University
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Alicia Butler Pierre

Graduate Faculty

Founder and CEO, Equilibria, Inc.