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Board of Directors

Officers


Paul Aucoin
President & Chairman
Chair
World Trade Center New Orleans

Kristi App
Vice Chairman & Secretary
Vice President of Business Development and Customer Service
J.W. Allen & Co.

Chris Sullivan
Treasurer
Senior Vice President
Commercial Banking Group, Regions Bank, South Louisiana

Directors


William Baldwin
Board Member
Partner
Jones Walker LLP

Jeff Corbin
Board Member
Operations & General Manager
Laitram LLC

Scott Cunningham
Board Member
Senior Vice President
Hancock Whitney Bank

Robert DiCianni
Board Member
President – Global Benefits
Pan-American Life Insurance Group

Scott Goldin
Board Member
Chief Financial Officer
Goldin Metals, Inc.

Matt Gresham
Board Member
Director of External Affairs
Port of New Orleans

Vince Hayward
Board Member
Chief Executive Officer
Camellia Brand

Michael Hecht
Board Member
President and CEO
Greater New Orleans, Inc.

Heather Hohensee
Board Member
Government and Public Affairs Director
Tellurian

Walter “Walt” J. Leger III
Board Member
President-Elect
New Orleans & Company

Dawn Lopez
Board Member
VP of Marketing and Public Relations
Associated Terminals LLC

Michael Olivier
Board Member
CEO
Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc.

Dolph Parro
Board Member
Executive Vice President – Louisiana
Republic National Distributing Company

Greg Rusovich
Board Member
CEO
Transoceanic Development

Nyka Scott
Board Member
Director of Public Affairs
Entergy

Brenda Stelly
Board Member
CEO
Oil Center Research International, LLC

Drew Tessier
Board Member
Public Affairs Director
Union Pacific Railroad

Beth Walker
Board Member
CEO
Ochsner Baptist

Ex-Officio


Bret Clesi
Board Member
Dean
Louisiana Consular Corps

Larry Collins
Board Member
Executive Director, Office of International Commerce
Louisiana Economic Development

Corrado Giacona
Board Member
CEO
Giacona Container Co. Inc.

Stephen Hanemann
Chairman
Partner
Kean Miller LLP

Edward T. Hayes
Board Member
Partner, Leake & Andersson LLP
Honorary Consul of Ukraine

David Kearney
Board Member
President
The Kearney Companies

Thomas Spiers
Chairman
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer
Gulf South Eye Associates