Current Class

2023 Leadership Louisiana Class Roster

  1. Leslie Arcana, Senior Vice President, HUB International, Metairie/Mandeville
  2. Alex Arceneaux, ME.d, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer, Alliance Safety Council, Baton Rouge/Geismar
  3. Larry Attenhofer, Senior Vice President/Middle Market Group Manager, Hancock Whitney Bank, Lafayette
  4. Kelly Bienn, MBA, Director of Marketing and Communications, LWCC, Baton Rouge
  5. Darius Bonton, MBA, PE, Principal-in-Charge, Bonton Associates, Baton Rouge
  6. Noah Brandon, MBA, CEO, Unitech Training Academy, Lafayette
  7. John Broderick, Ph.D., Dean of Academics/Professor of Psychology, Central Louisiana Technical Community College, Alexandria
  8. Bradley Cook, MS, Advisor, Commercial Real Estate, Stirling Properties, Covington
  9. Kyle K. Cook, MBA, Partner, Hannis T. Bourgeois, Baton Rouge/Denham Springs
  10. Richard Cornelison, MBA, Director, Marketing and Economic Development, Cleco Power, Mandeville/Covington
  11. Lauren Crump, MA, Vice President of Nonprofit Excellence, Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Baton Rouge
  12. Louis David, MBA, VP, Industry Attraction and Retention, New Orleans Business Alliance, New Orleans
  13. Erin Davison, MBA, CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest LA, Lake Charles
  14. Tristan Denley, Ph.D., Deputy Commissioner for Academic Affairs and Innovation, Louisiana Board of Regents, Baton Rouge
  15. Michael Doughty, Associate Broker, Platinum Realty, Lafayette/Crowley
  16. Gerard Gaudet, JD, Partner, Adams and Reese, LLP, New Orleans
  17. Emily Grey, JD, Partner, Breazeale Sachse & Wilson, LLP, Baton Rouge
  18. Patrick Hamby, Region Manager, Customer Service, Entergy Louisiana, Metairie/Covington
  19. Emily Hamner, Executive Director, Pinhook Foundation, Lafayette
  20. Jody Hanet, MS, Executive Director, Kids’ Orchestra, Baton Rouge
  21. Whitney Hoffman Sayal, MS, Executive Director, Baton Rouge Downtown Development District, Baton Rouge
  22. Holly Howat, Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director, Beacon Community Connections, Lafayette
  23. Joy Johnson, P.E., PMP, MBA, Electric Vehicle Program Manager, LA DOTD, Baton Rouge/Gonzales
  24. Robert Kirkpatrick, Head of Corporate Communications, Airspace, Lafayette
  25. Matthew LaBorde, MBA, Program Officer, The Rapides Foundation, Alexandria
  26. Chandler LeBoeuf, M.Ed., Ed.D., Governmental and Public Affairs Officer, Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Baton Rouge
  27. Noah Lirette, MBA, Owner/Operator, Bayou Terrebonne Distillers, Houma
  28. James Mack, MBA, Director, Baton Rouge City-Parish Employees’ Retirement System, Baton Rouge
  29. Clifton Moore, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge
  30. Andrew Muhl, Director of Advocacy, AARP Louisiana, Baton Rouge
  31. Doug Payne, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, Tides Medical, Lafayette
  32. Jonathan Pearce, President/CEO, Sugar N Spice Preschools, Lafayette
  33. Jodi Penn Rives, Business Development Officer, Argent Financial Group, Shreveport
  34. Alex Prochaska, JD, Special Counsel, Jones Walker, Lafayette
  35. Fumy Rita, MA, MS, Executive Director, LAGCOE, Lafayette
  36. Jay Robicheaux, MS, Owner, Robicheaux Financial, Baton Rouge
  37. Ashley Rockett, Owner, Sheer Technology, Shreveport
  38. Heather Roemer, Chief of Staff, b1BANK; President, b1 Foundation, Baton Rouge
  39. Karen Schilling, MSW, Executive Director, Leadership Terrebonne Alumni Assoc., Houma
  40. Amanda Spain, JD, Shareholder, Baker Donelson, Baton Rouge
  41. Garrett Stine, MBA, Director of Safety & Training, Stine, LLC, Sulphur/Lake Charles
  42. Natalie Taylor, JD, Member, Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea, New Orleans
  43. Karmen Torrence, Ph.D, Deputy Director, LDH, Office of Public Health, Bureau of Community Preparedness, Baton Rouge
  44. Troy Wayman, CEO, One Acadiana, Lafayette
  45. Molly Williams, Ed., Executive Director, Montessori School of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge
  46. Dishili Young, MS, PE, Vice President, Neel-Schaffer, Inc., Baton Rouge