VR Preservation was founded in August of 2020 out of need for people to explore historical sites without the ability to travel due to the global pandemic. It started out as a student led project by Paul Cassisa, an Ogden Leadership Scholar at the LSU Ogden Honors College
Paul Cassisa is the Chairman of the Board and CEO of VR Preservation. Paul is a past Fellow of the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute and currently serves as both the Vice President of the LSU Foundation Student Philanthropy Council and Student President of the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business. Paul initially got his start working with virtual reality at a real estate brokerage and then later with Louisiana Preservation Through Virtual Reality. He is currently pursing two Bachelors of Science Honors degrees from Louisiana State University in both Finance and Entrepreneurship.
Victor Castellon is the Vice Chairman of the Board of VR Preservation. Victor is a currently serves as President of the LSU Foundation Student Philanthropy Council. Victor currently works at The Shobe Financial Group in the Marketing Department. He is currently pursing a Bachelors of Science degree from Louisiana State University in Marketing.
Michael Crick is the Secretary of the Board of VR Preservation. Michael currently serves as the President of the LSU Ultimate team and is a member of the LSU Foundation Student Philanthropy Council. He is currently pursing a Bachelors of Science degree from Louisiana State University in Kinesiology with the intentions of going to medical school.
Conner Leblanc is a Director on the Board of VR Preservation. Conner is a Co-Founder and CEO of Project Zenith a digital content production company specializing in immersive experience services. He has a MBA and JD from Louisiana State University. Conner is licensed to practice law in the State of Louisiana.