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International Trade Council


Paul Aucoin
President & Chairman

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

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

William Baldwin
Partner, Jones Walker LLP

Jeff Corbin
Operations & General Manager, Laitram LLC

Scott Cunningham
Senior Vice President, Hancock Whitney Bank

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

Scott Goldin
Chief Financial Officer, Goldin Metals, Inc.

Matt Gresham
Director of External Affairs, Port of New Orleans

Vince Hayward
Chief Executive Officer, Camellia Brand

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

Heather Hohensee
Government and Public Affairs Director, Tellurian

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

Dawn Lopez
VP of Marketing and Public Relations, Associated Terminals LLC

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

Dolph Parro
Executive Vice President – Louisiana, Republic National Distributing Company

Greg Rusovich
CEO, Transoceanic Development

Nyka Scott
Director of Public Affairs, Entergy

Brenda Stelly
CEO, Oil Center Research International, LLC

Drew Tessier
Public Affairs Director, Union Pacific Railroad

Beth Walker
CEO, Ochsner Baptist


Bret Clesi
Dean, Louisiana Consular Corps

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

Corrado Giacona
CEO, Giacona Container Co. Inc.

Stephen Hanemann
Partner, Kean Miller LLP

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

David Kearney
President, The Kearney Companies

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