UTSA #ELGLInspire Speaker: Lauron Fischer

Posted on November 4, 2018

Lauron UTSA

Meet the speakers for the November 7, 2018 #ELGLInspire event at the University of Texas, San Antonio! RSVP online for this event. This event hosted by GFOA, TCMA, and UMAST!

Lauron Fischer

Lauron UTSA

Executive Management Assistant, City of San Antonio

What was the very first paying job you held (that you paid taxes on)?


What was your: undergraduate institution? Graduate institution?

University of Texas at Austin, Indiana University

What was/were your degree(s) in?

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Master of Public Administration

What class(es) (if any) are applicable to your job today?

All of my finance classes in undergrad and grad school, especially revenue theory

Do you have a work or life motto? What is it?

Never assume malice when incompetence will suffice.

What book are you currently reading? Would you recommend it?

The Right Stuff. I just started it so I will have to withhold judgment until I’ve read further.

Other than ELGL – do you belong to any other professional associations? Which one(s)?

Urban Management Association of South Texas (UMAST), Women in Public Finance

What’s the best networking advice for job seekers you’ve heard or shared?

When you are networking, think about what you can offer the other person rather than only what they can offer you.

What’s the fastest way to NOT get a job or internship with you? (e.g. what should potential applicants avoid doing if they were to ever interview with you for a position).

Talk about why they are excited to work for [the incorrect employer/organization].

Why should an undergraduate student consider a career working in local government?

There are many different career paths one can explore within a single organization.

RSVP online for this event. This event hosted by GFOA, TCMA, and UMAST!

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