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LABI is pleased to have an excellent team of experienced policy experts and staff who work diligently to advance our mission of providing a voice on behalf of the business community of Louisiana. We invite you to learn more about our dedicated team.


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    Lauren Hadden
    General Counsel
    Director of Civil Justice, Energy & Environmental Quality, Health Care Councils
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    Brian Davis
    Director of Education & Workforce Development, Small Business Councils
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    Jim Patterson
    Vice President of Government Relations
    Director of Taxation and Finance
    Director of Employee Relations
    Director of Trade, Transportation & Tourism
    Executive Director of Louisiana Right-to-Work Committee


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    Ashley Gordon
    Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Communications
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    Mary Beth Hughes
    Director of Technology Council
    Communications Manager
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    Mariah M. Hernandez
    Political Operations Manager


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    Wanda Allphin
    Chief Financial Officer
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    Hannah Fontenot
    Political Coordinator
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    Andre Forbes
    IT Director
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    Tabitha Holliday
    Director of Financial Operations Office Manager
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    Abigail Holden
    Legislative Assistant
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    Elena Lacour
    Membership Director
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    Andree Miller
    Director of Political Action Committees
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    Sheila Saniford
    Front Desk Manager
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    Claire Shirley
    Director of Operations