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Baton Rouge businesses bring home LABI Free Enterprise Awards


October 31, 2018
By Deanna B. Narveson
Originally Posted on Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry has announced nine companies and individuals as recipients of the 2018 Free Enterprise Awards winners.

The 2018 LABI Free Enterprise Awards recipients are:

  • Posthumous 2018 Honoree of the Ed Steimel Achievement Award for service to LABI and the state: Stephen “Steve” Stumpf, Durr Heavy Construction 
  • Free Enterprise Champions: J.H. “Jay” Campbell Jr. and The Students of Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School
  • Company of the Year Award: ExxonMobil and Golfballs.com
  • Manufacturer of the Year Award: Entergy Louisiana and Eastman Chemical Company
  • Workforce Innovator of the Year Award: SOWELA Technical Community College
  • Economic Development Partner of the Year: The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce 

The 2018 Free Enterprise Awards reception will be held at APTIM headquarters located on Essen Lane in Baton Rouge at 6 p.m. on Nov. 15. For tickets or more information, click here or call 225-928-5388.