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Board of Directors

The 2018 Board of Directors of LABI provides input and oversight for advancing the effectiveness and sustainability of the Association by adopting sound, ethical governance and financial management to forward the mission of LABI.

Executive Committee

  • Terry Baugh, Vice Chair Chief Financial Officer D & J Construction Company, Inc.
  • Andree Begneaud Owner Begneaud Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Greg Bowser, Trade Association Representative President Louisiana Chemical Association/Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance
  • J. H. Campbell Manager Client Consulting Services, LLC
  • Kim Carver Vice President of Government Relations Gulf Coast Bank & Trust
  • Michael Echols Director of Business Development Vantage Health Plan
  • Cassie Felder, Small Business Representative Managing Attorney Swamp Dragon, LLC
  • Felicia A. Frederick State Government Affairs Manager Chevron U.S.A., Inc.
  • Ryan Girouard Vice President, Middle Market Banking Hancock Whitney Bank
  • George Guidry Regional Manager, State Government Affairs Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC
  • Mike Hall Controller Nucor Steel Louisiana LLC
  • David Huval Professional Civil Engineer CEC, Inc.
  • Steve Jordan CEO Central Crude, Inc.
  • Christopher Kinsey CEO Kinsey Interests, Inc.
  • Jay Lapeyre President Laitram, LLC
  • Jamey LeBlanc Senior Director, Strategic Support Community Coffee Company, LLC
  • Brad McFarland General Manager LafargeHolcim U.S.
  • Danny Montelaro South Louisiana Area President Regions Bank
  • Jody Montelaro Vice President, LA Governmental & Regulatory Affairs Entergy Corporation
  • Spencer Murphy General Counsel Canal Barge Company, Inc.
  • Mark Myrtue Treasurer and Corporate Secretary Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc.
  • Tom O’Neal, Secretary President O'Nealgas, Inc.
  • Reldon Owens Director of External Relations Diamond B Construction LLC
  • Fred Palmer State Government Relations Manager, Southeast U.S. Shell Oil Company
  • Sonia Pérez, Chair President of Southeast States AT&T
  • Todd Perry Principal/Senior Geologist PPM Consultants
  • Arthur Price President Badger Oil Corporation
  • Jim Raines, Chair of the Emerging Leaders Council Partner Breazeale, Sachse, and Wilson LLP
  • Paula Ramsey, Chamber of Commerce Representative Vice President Chamber Southwest Louisiana
  • Phillip Rozeman President Willis-Knighton Cardiology
  • Christel Slaughter, Treasurer CEO SSA Consultants
  • Tim Stine, Immediate Past Chair CEO Stine Lumber Company
  • Matt Stuller Founder and Chairman Stuller, Inc.
  • Kelli Bondy Troutman Vice President, Director of Communications & Community Relations LUBA Workers' Comp
  • Rusty Vincent Secretary Treasurer Century Group, Inc.
  • Stephen Waguespack (ex officio) President & CEO LABI
  • Robert Webb President Louisiana CAT
  • William Windham CEO Windham, LLC

Board Members

  • Clay M. Allen Managing Partner Allen & Gooch
  • Robert Angelico President and Managing Partner Liskow & Lewis
  • Joe Arroyo President Fire Extinguisher & Supply Company, Inc.
  • James A. Babst Attorney Wegmann & Babst, LLC
  • Scott Ballard Ballard Brands Founder
  • Bobby Barousse Elmer Candy Corporation Chief Financial Officer
  • Terry Baugh, Vice Chair Chief Financial Officer D & J Construction Company, Inc.
  • Adrianne Baumgartner Partner Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson
  • Andree Begneaud Owner Begneaud Manufacturing, Inc.
  • C.J. Blache Attorney Roedel, Parsons, Koch, Blache, Balhoff & McCollister
  • Robert S. Boh President Boh Brothers Construction Company, LLC
  • Boyd Boudreaux President & CEO JD Bank
  • Michael Boudreaux President Juban's Restaurant, Inc.
  • Greg Bowser, Trade Association Representative President Louisiana Chemical Association/Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance
  • Ayres Bradford Lincoln Builders, Inc. Business Development Director
  • James B. Bulliard Owner Cajun Chef Products, Inc.
  • J. H. Campbell Manager Client Consulting Services, LLC
  • Kim Carver Vice President of Government Relations Gulf Coast Bank & Trust
  • Emile Cordaro Government Affairs American Electric Power
  • Tom Cox President Golfballs.com, Inc.
  • Kim Cusimano Government & Public Affairs Manager, North American Operations Sasol Chemicals USA
  • Hank Danos President Danos
  • Jason DeCuir President Ryan, LLC
  • Christopher Dicharry Partner Kean Miller LLP
  • John Doggett Chief Administrative Officer Crest Operations, LLC
  • Maura Donahue DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc. Executive Vice President
  • Keith P. Duet Owner Duet Wealth Management
  • Reggie Dupre Owner Dupre Logistics, LLC
  • Michael Eason Senior Vice President Merrill Lynch
  • Michael Echols Director of Business Development Vantage Health Plan
  • Ronald Evans Owner International Packaging Company, LLC
  • Tommy Faucheux Southeast US State Government Affairs Leader Dow Chemical Company
  • Art Favre President Performance Contractors
  • Cassie Felder, Small Business Representative Managing Attorney Swamp Dragon, LLC
  • Courtney Fenet, Jr. Vice President and Special Assistant to CEO and President R.E. Heidt Construction Company, LLC
  • William Fenstermaker Chairman/CEO Fenstermaker
  • John J. Finan, Jr. Executive Emeritus Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, Inc.
  • Wayne J. Fontana Attorney Fontana & Seelman, LLP
  • William Fontenot President & CEO Cleco Corporate Holdings, LLC
  • Marlowe Foster Government Affairs, Gulf Coast Region BASF Corporation
  • Felicia A. Frederick State Government Affairs Manager Chevron U.S.A., Inc.
  • David Gaines CEO, System Retail Services & Vice President of Public Affairs Ochsner Health Systems
  • Ryan Girouard Vice President, Middle Market Banking Hancock Whitney Bank
  • Lane Grigsby Chairman Emeritus Cajun Industries, LLC
  • George Guidry Regional Manager, State Government Affairs Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC
  • Richard Guillory Vice President of Operations, South Central Group Cintas Corporation
  • Tyson Hackenberg Vice President APTIM
  • Mike Hall Controller Nucor Steel Louisiana LLC
  • Bryan Hanks President Beta Land Services, LLC
  • Chris Haskew Louisiana Market President Capital One Bank Louisiana
  • Tom Hawkins President Atmos Energy
  • David Huval Professional Civil Engineer CEC, Inc.
  • Bryan Jones Gulf Coast Deputy Office Leader HNTB Corporation
  • Steve Jordan CEO Central Crude, Inc.
  • Dana Keel Government and Public Affairs Manager CITGO Petroleum Corporation
  • Meryl Kennedy President Kennedy Rice Dryers, Inc.
  • Christopher Kinsey CEO Kinsey Interests, Inc.
  • Jay Lapeyre President Laitram, LLC
  • Jamey LeBlanc Senior Director, Strategic Support Community Coffee Company, LLC
  • Melissa Mann Senior Director of Government Affairs, Central Region CenturyLink
  • Martin Mayer President Stirling Properties, Inc.
  • Brad McFarland General Manager LafargeHolcim U.S.
  • Jude Melville President Business First Bank
  • Patrick Mockler President Mockler Beverage Company
  • Jessica Monroe Director of State Government Affairs Johnson & Johnson HCS
  • Danny Montelaro South Louisiana Area President Regions Bank
  • Jody Montelaro Vice President, LA Governmental & Regulatory Affairs Entergy Corporation
  • Spencer Murphy General Counsel Canal Barge Company, Inc.
  • Mark Myrtue Treasurer and Corporate Secretary Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc.
  • Tom O’Neal, Secretary President O'Nealgas, Inc.
  • John Overton Owner & CFO TurnKey Solutions
  • Reldon Owens Director of External Relations Diamond B Construction LLC
  • Fred Palmer State Government Relations Manager, Southeast U.S. Shell Oil Company
  • James Pellerin President Pellerin Milnor Corporation
  • Sonia Pérez, Chair President of Southeast States AT&T
  • Todd Perry Principal/Senior Geologist PPM Consultants
  • Scott Poole Chief Operating Officer MARTCO LLC
  • E. Frederick Preis Senior Partner Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP
  • Arthur Price President Badger Oil Corporation
  • Wynn Radford State and Federal Affairs, Communications and External Affairs BP America, Inc.
  • Jim Raines, Chair of the Emerging Leaders Council Partner Breazeale, Sachse, and Wilson LLP
  • Paula Ramsey, Chamber of Commerce Representative Vice President Chamber Southwest Louisiana
  • James T. Rogers, III Partner Adams and Reese
  • Kenneth L. Ross Managing Partner Seale & Ross
  • Gordon E. Rountree Senior Vice President/General Counsel Lafayette General Health System
  • Phillip Rozeman President Willis-Knighton Cardiology
  • Christel Slaughter, Treasurer CEO SSA Consultants
  • Tim Stine, Immediate Past Chair CEO Stine Lumber Company
  • Matt Stuller Founder and Chairman Stuller, Inc.
  • Dana Stumpf Chief Executive Officer Durr Heavy Construction, LLC
  • Stephen Toups President Turner Industries Group, LLC
  • Kelli Bondy Troutman Vice President, Director of Communications & Community Relations LUBA Workers' Comp
  • Rusty Vincent Secretary Treasurer Century Group, Inc.
  • Stephen Waguespack (ex officio) President & CEO LABI
  • Robert Webb President Louisiana CAT
  • Peter Wilson President & CEO Barriere Construction Company, LLC
  • William Windham CEO Windham, LLC
  • Joseph Zanco Executive Vice President/CFO Home Bank
  • Angela Zeringue Polyolefins Plant Manager ExxonMobil Chemical Company