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PepsiCo executive will give keynote at BFSO luncheon

Larry Thompson

Larry D. Thompson, an executive with PepsiCo, will deliver the keynote address at the Black Faculty and Staff Organization’s tenth annual Founders Award Scholarship Luncheon. The program will be held Sept. 5 from noon-1:30 p.m. in  Mahler Auditorium of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.


Thompson was the John A. Sibley Professor of Corporate and Business Law in the UGA School of Law during the 2011-2012 academic year. Currently on leave from the law school, Thompson has returned to PepsiCo as its new executive vice president of government affairs, general counsel and secretary. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Culver-Stockton College, his master’s from Michigan State University and his law degree from the University of Michigan.

Proceeds from the luncheon directly benefit BFSO’s scholarship program. Available for purchase until Aug. 31, tickets are $30 each or $240 for a table of eight. To buy tickets, email Mark Dawkins,