Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Tara Carter Hernandez

Chairwoman of the Board
JCH Development

Tommy Faucheux

Chair Elect of the Board
The Dow Chemical Company

Maura Donahue

Immediate Past Chair
DonahueFavret Contractors

Michael Hecht

President & CEO
Greater New Orleans, Inc.

Philip Gunn

Treasurer
Postlethwaite & Netterville

Karen Deblieux

Capital One Bank

Henry Coaxum

Coaxum Enterprises

Melissa Gibbs

Gibbs Construction

Mark Hatfield

Chevron

Bill Hoffman

Woodward Interests

Patricia LeBlanc

LeBlanc Fantaci Villio

Gay LeBreton

Chaffe & Associates

Greg Rusovich

Transoceanic Development

Ashton Ryan

Designee: Ray Seamon
First NBC Bank

Jay Seale

Seale & Ross

Ronnie Slone

The Slone Group

Guy Williams

Gulf Coast Bank & Trust

Board of Directors

Danica Ansardi

Ansardi Financial

Justin Augustine

Transdev Services

Jerry Bologna

JEDCO

Susan Bonnett

Northshore Community Foundation

Gregory Bowser

Louisiana Chemical Association

Patricia Brister

St. Tammany Parish Government

Sean Burkes

J.V. Burkes & Associates, Inc.

James Carter

Carter and McKee

Karl Connor

BP America

Richard Cortizas

Jones Walker

Courtney Davis

Bart's Office

Kevin Dawson

GE Digital

Greg Feirn

LCMC Health

Donna Fraiche

Baker Donelson

Henry Friloux

Echo Venures

David Gaines

Oschner Health System

Cherreen Gegenheimer

Jefferson Parish

Lee Giorgio

Select Properties

Michelle Gobert

Signs Now

Rick Haase

Latter & Blum

Ben Hales

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans

Hunter Hill

IBERIABANK

Don Hingle

Business First Bank

Michael Holly

Holly & Smith Architects

Christopher Kane

Adams and Reese

Leigh King

Cox Communications

Bill Langenstein

Chaffe McCall

Louis Lauricella

Lauricella Land Co.

Wayne Lee

Stone Pigman

John Little

International Properties

Gary Lorio

Whitney National Bank

Ken Marnoch

Shell

Philip May

Entergy

Steve Molnar

Entergy

Carlo Mulvenna

Pan-American Life Insurance Group

Warren Murrell

Peoples Health

George Pivach

Venice Port Complex

Graham Ralston

Regions Bank

Christopher Reade

LookFar

Natalie Robottom

St. John the Baptist Parish Government

Taryn Rogers

Valero

Bobby Savoie

Designee: Torrie Hebert
Geocent

Lizette Terral

JPMorgan Chase Bank

Mike Tillman

Rain CII

Dan Wagner

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Past Chair Emeritus

Dale Benoit

Print All

William H. Hines

Jones Walker

Jim Hudson

First Bankers Bank

Leslie Jacobs

Strategic Comp

Marty Mayer

Designee: Townsend Underhill
Stirling Properties

Suzanne Mestayer

ThirtyNorth Investments

William Oliver

William A. Oliver Enterprises

Patrick Quinlan

Ochsner Health System

Henry Shane

Designee: James Favrot
Favrot & Shane Companies

University Ex-Officio

F. King Alexander

Louisiana State University

John Crain

Southeastern Louisiana University

Joan Davis

Delgado Community College

Dale Doty

River Parishes Community College

Michael A. Fitts

Tulane University

Larry Hollier

LSU Health Sciences Center

Walter M. Kimbrough

Dillard University

David “Buck” Landry

University of Holy Cross

Earl Meador

South Central LA Technical College

John Nicklow

University of New Orleans

C. Reynold Verret

Xavier University

William Wainwright

Northshore Technical Community College

Thomas Warner

Nunez Community College

Kevin Wildes

Loyola University

Board Member Favitor

David Darragh

Reily Foods Company

David Fennelly

Associated Terminals

Wan Kim

Smoothie King

Jay Lapeyre

Laitram

Mary Matalin

Political Advisor

Ti Martin

Commander's Palace

Roger Ogden

Ogden Development and Investments

Matt Wisdom

TurboSquid

Advisor

Andrew Jacques

St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation

Andy Kopplin

Greater New Orleans Foundation

Kevin Lin

Entrepreneur

Fernando Rivera

South Louisiana Veterans Health Care System