Current Class

2024 Leadership Louisiana Class Roster

  1. Sinella Aghasi, DMA MM, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Kids’ Orchestra, Baton Rouge
  2. Missy Amidon, Government & Public Affairs Manager, CITGO Petroleum, Lake Charles/Sulphur
  3. Kristi Anderson, Ph.D., MS, Chief Strategy Officer, Office of the President, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette/Scott
  4. Michael Beer, CEO, Boy Scouts Calcasieu Area, Lake Charles/Baton Rouge
  5. Christopher Billings, JD, Partner, Breazeale Sachse Wilson, Baton Rouge
  6. Brian Bush, Ed.D., MA, Principal, S. Clark Magnet School, Monroe
  7. Don Caffery, JD,  Owner, Donelson T. Caffery III, A Professional Law Corporation, Lafayette
  8. Chavez Cammon, MPA, Assistant Superintendent/Chief of Staff, Louisiana State Police, Baton Rouge
  9. Rachel Carroccio, MS, Managing Director, Human Resources, Emergent Method, Baton Rouge
  10. David Castille, MBA, Chief Financial Officer, Tides Medical, Lafayette/Baton Rouge
  11. David Cavell, MA, Director of State Government Affairs, Dow Chemical, Hahnville/Thibodaux
  12. Robert Curry, Field Operations Manager, Ratcliff Construction, Baton Rouge
  13. Brittany Deal, MS, Director of Business Intelligence, Lafayette Economic Development Authority, Lafayette/Abbeville
  14. Sean Deere, Vice President, Hancock Whitney Bank, Greenwood/Shreveport
  15. Andrea Dupre, MBA, Director of Aviation Business & UAS/AAM Development, Houma Terrebonne Airport Commission, Houma/Chauvin
  16. Josh Etheridge, Owner/Director Business Development, Etheridge Pipeline & Conduit, LLC, West Monroe
  17. Julia George Moore, JD, General Counsel, Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, Baton Rouge
  18. Troy Guidry, Vice President of Operations, West LA, Acadian Companies, Lafayette/Opelousas
  19. Mandi Hart, MBA, Assistant Director Emergency & Hospital Management Services, Allegiance Health Management, Minden
  20. Mike Hogstrom, Owner, ONSITE/MPH, Baton Rouge
  21. Chris Holyfield, Vice President, Holyfield Construction, Inc., Monroe
  22. Beaux Jones, JD, Acting President/CEO, Water Institute of the Gulf, Baton Rouge/New Orleans
  23. Shafin Khan, JD, Vice President for Innovation and External Affairs, The Beach at UNO, New Orleans
  24. Michael Kinler, Chief of Police, Greater Lafourche Port Commission Harbor Police, Cut Off/LaRose
  25. William LaBar, Vice President, CGI, Lafayette
  26. Leisa Lawson, JD, Attorney, Chadwick, Odom & Stokes, Alexandria
  27. Alexander Lazard, Administrative Pastor, Destiny of Faith Church, Lafayette
  28. Marcus Mason, CEO, Smith Mason Co., Lafayette
  29. Adam C. McCloskey, MS, Director, Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSU), Baton Rouge/Prairieville
  30. Mark McLean, Ph.D., MBA, Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration, Fletcher Technical Community College, Schriever/Gretna
  31. Margaret Corley Michel, JD, Executive Director, Louisiana State Police Retirement System, Baton Rouge
  32. Sybil Montegut, Chief Administrative and Sustainability Officer, Cleco, Pineville/Alexandria
  33. Olaf Muller, MS, Senior Production Manager Ethylene & Utilities, Sasol, Lake Charles
  34. Brach Myers, Senior Vice President, LHC Group, Lafayette
  35. Africa Price, MS, Assistant Vice President, Community & Public Affairs, Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport, Shreveport
  36. Amy Puerto, O.D., Optometrist, Louisiana Family Eyecare, Covington
  37. Brian Roberts, Ph.D., MA, Executive Director and Chief Scientist, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), Chauvin/Houma
  38. Susan Russell, Executive Director, Keep Louisiana Beautiful, Mandeville
  39. Seth Schilling, Manager, Regional Customer Service, Entergy, Baton Rouge
  40. Mimi Singer Lee, Ph.D., MS, Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer, B1 Bank, Baton Rouge
  41. David Smith, MS, Business Development Officer, Argent Financial Group, Ruston
  42. Nancia Sterling, M.E., Chief of Schools, New Schools for New Orleans, New Orleans
  43. Brooke Taylor, MBA, Director of Talent and Communications, RoyOMartin, Alexandria
  44. Frederick Thomas, MS, Commander, East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, Baton Rouge/Zachary
  45. James “Bart” Vanderhoeven, MBA, Administrator, Louisiana Occupational Health Services, Alexandria
  46. Katelin Varnado, JD, Associate, Adams and Reese, LLP, Baton Rouge
  47. Dan Wagner, MS, Vice President, Medicare Sales, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, New Orleans/Metairie
  48. Chloe Wiley, MS, Initiatives Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation, Baton Rouge
  49. Shelly Williams, Employee Benefits President-South Region, HUB International, Metairie
  50. Jamie Wong, MA, President, SPED Strategies, LLC, Baton Rouge
  51. Matt Young, Director of Public Relations, Visit Lake Charles, Lake Charles