Current Class

2017 Leadership Louisiana Class Roster

  1. Eric Avery, President, Crying Eagle Brewing Company, Lake Charles
  2. Erin Bendily, MPA, Assistant Superintendent, Policy and Governmental Affairs, Louisiana Department of Education, Baton Rouge
  3. Jason Bergeron, Partner, Technology Professionals, Houma
  4. Angie Biscomb, Vice President, Employee & Community Engagement, Bank of Ruston, Ruston
  5. Kevin Blanchard, JD, Chief Operating Officer, Southern Lifestyle Development, Lafayette
  6. Tonya Bolden-Ball, Owner, Renewed Perspective, LLC, Lafayette
  7. Jared Brossett, Councilman, New Orleans City Council District D, New Orleans
  8. Susan Broussard, General Manager, HR and Public Relations, Cleco Corp., Pineville/Alexandria
  9. Cary Brown, JD, Assistant District Attorney, Office of the District Attorney, 2nd Judicial District, Ruston
  10. Dawn Cole, Director of External Affairs, The Picard Group, Lafayette/Breaux Bridge
  11. Clay Countryman, JD, Partner, Breazeale Sachse Wilson, LLP, Baton Rouge
  12. Keith Courville, Ph.D., Executive Director, A+PEL, Baton Rouge
  13. Robert Crawford, Associate Partner, Atco Investment Company, Shreveport
  14. Mark Danos, Vice President Project Services, Danos and Curole, Gray/Shriever
  15. Annette Dowdle, Senior Vice President, HUB International Gulf South, Metairie/Covington
  16. Sean Duffy, Executive Director, Big River Coalition, Metairie/Kenner
  17. Vanner Erikson, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches
  18. Arthur Ewing, Owner, Ewing’s of False River, New Roads
  19. Eve Kahao Gonzalez, JD, Executive Secretary, Louisiana Public Service Commission, Baton Rouge
  20. Taylor Gravois, Principal, CSRS, Inc., Baton Rouge
  21. Alberta Green, VP, Organizational Strategy & IT Initiatives, North Louisiana Economic Partnership, Monroe
  22. Lee Gwinn, Owner, Spirits Food and Friends, Alexandria
  23. Courtney de la Bretonne Hart, MBA, Senior Regional Marketing Specialist, Whitney Bank, Baton Rouge
  24. Robert Hienz, Partner, Hienz & Macaluso, L.L.C., Metairie
  25. Rod Hill, Operational Excellence North America Project Manager, BASF, Geismar/Alexandria
  26. Sandy Holloway, Executive Director, Bayou Community Academy Charter School, Thibodaux
  27. Nikos Kiritsis, Ph.D., Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science, McNeese State University, Lake Charles
  28. Norisha Kirts, MPA, President, NRK Construction, LLC, Baton Rouge
  29. Ramesh Kolluru, Ph.D., Vice President of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette
  30. Gina Laird, Senior VP for Benefit Operations, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, Baton Rouge
  31. Alexandra Layfield, JD, Partner, Jones Walker, LLP, Baton Rouge
  32. Judi LeJeune, Senior Vice President, Public Relations Director, IBERIABANK, Lafayette
  33. Spencer Martin, MBA, Business Manager, Roy O. Martin, Alexandria
  34. Ravis Martinez, Owner/Senior Consultant, Sivarco Group, LLC, Lafayette
  35. Maryal Mewherter, Councilwoman/Treasurer, United Houma Nation, Houma/Shriever
  36. John Miller, Bayou Division Director, Coca-Cola United, Baton Rouge
  37. Debbie Nolan, Treasury Management Sales Manager, Capital One, Baton Rouge
  38. Anthony Pope, Senior Vice President & Regional Manager, Cox Southeast Region, Baton Rouge
  39. Rene Ragas, President and CEO, Our Lady of the Angels Hospital, FMOL Health System, Bogalusa
  40. Skyra Rideaux, Assistant to the Mayor-President, Lafayette Consolidated Government, Lafayette
  41. Greg Robertson, Executive Vice President-Chief Banking Officer, Business First Bank, Lake Charles
  42. Cian Robinson, Executive Director, Lafayette General Foundation, Lafayette
  43. David “Rocky” Rockett, Executive Director, Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation, Bossier/Shreveport
  44. Bill Rodier, MBA, Executive Director, St. Landry Parish Economic Development, Opelousas/Broussard
  45. Larry Schedler, President, Larry G. Schedler & Associates, Inc., Metairie/New Orleans
  46. Kurt Scott, Vice President, Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge
  47. Jenee Slocum, Ph.D., Director, Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs, LSU Manship School of Mass Communication, Baton Rouge
  48. Laura Thomas, Vice President – Sales & Marketing, Antares Technology Solutions, Baton Rouge
  49. Ann Trappey, CEO, Forte & Tablada, Inc., Baton Rouge
  50. Cliff Vannoy, President/CEO, LSU Alumni Association, Baton Rouge
  51. Victoria White, JD, Partner, Adams and Reese LLP, New Orleans
  52. Sharonda Williams, JD, Special Counsel, Fishman Haygood, LLP, New Orleans
  53. Trey Williams, MBA, Co-owner, Managing Partner, City Pork Hospitality, Baton Rouge
  54. Kyle Zeringue, MBA, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Baton Rouge Area Chamber, Baton Rouge