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Board of Directors

The 2017 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

  • Clay M. Allen Managing Partner Allen & Gooch, A Law Corporation
  • Bobby Barousse Chief Financial Officer Elmer Candy Corporation
  • Terry Baugh, Secretary Chief Financial Officer D & J Construction Company, Inc.
  • Adrianne Baumgartner Partner Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson
  • Andree Begneaud Owner Begneaud Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Ayres Bradford Business Development Director Lincoln Builders, Inc.
  • J. H. Campbell, Jr. Executive Chairman Associated Grocers, Inc.
  • Maura Donahue Executive Vice President DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc.
  • Art Favre, Immediate Past Chair President Performance Contractors
  • William Fenstermaker Chairman & CEO Fenstermaker
  • John J. Finan, Jr. President/CEO Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health Systems, Inc.
  • Lane Grigsby Chairman Emeritus Cajun Industies, LLC
  • John F. Jones Vice President, Policy and Federal Legislative Affairs CenturyLink
  • James M. Lapeyre, Jr. President Laitram, LLC
  • Martin Mayer President Stirlin Properties, Inc.
  • Jude Melville President Business First Bank
  • Robert Mills Vice President Calumet Lubricants Company
  • Tom O’Neal, Treasurer President O'Nealgas, Inc.
  • Sonia Perez, Vice Chair President AT&T Louisiana
  • Scott Poole Chief Operating Officer MARTCO LLC
  • E. Fredrick Preis, Jr. Partner, Labor & Employment Law Section Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P
  • Christel C. Slaughter Partner SSA Consultants, Inc.
  • Tim Stine, Chair CFO Stine Lumber Company
  • Stephen Waguespack (ex officio) President & CEO LABI

Board Members

  • Clay M. Allen Managing Partner Allen & Gooch, A Law Corporation
  • Robert Angelico President and Managing Partner Liskow & Lewis
  • Joe Arroyo President Fire Extinguisher & Supply Company, Inc.
  • James A. Babst Attorney Wegmann & Babst, LLC
  • Bobby Barousse Chief Financial Officer Elmer Candy Corporation
  • Terry Baugh, Secretary Chief Financial Officer D & J Construction Company, Inc.
  • Adrianne Baumgartner Partner Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson
  • 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 Jeff Davis Bank & Trust Company
  • Michael Boudreaux Owner Juban's Restaurant, Inc.
  • Greg Bowser President Louisiana Chemical Association/Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance
  • Ayres Bradford Business Development Director Lincoln Builders, Inc.
  • James B. Bulliard Owner Cajun Chef Products, Inc.
  • Jamie Burgess Senior Vice President Whitney Bank
  • J. H. Campbell, Jr. Executive Chairman Associated Grocers, Inc.
  • Karl J. Connor Director of Communiations and External Affairs, Louisiana BP America, Inc.
  • Emile Cordaro Government Affairs American Electric Power
  • Tom Cox President Golfballs.com, Inc.
  • Hank Danos President Danos
  • Christopher Dicharry Partner Kean Miller LLP
  • John Doggett Chief Administrative Officer Crest Operations, LLC
  • Maura Donahue Executive Vice President DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc.
  • Keith P. Duet Owner Duet Wealth Management
  • Reggie Dupre Owner Dupre Logistics, LLC
  • Michael Eason Sr. Vice President Merrill Lynch
  • Michael Echols Director of Business Development Vantage Health Plan
  • Art Favre, Immediate Past Chair President Performance Contractors
  • Courtney A. Fenet, Jr. VP & Special Assistant to CEO and President R. E. Heidt Construction Company, L.L.C.
  • William Fenstermaker Chairman & CEO Fenstermaker
  • John J. Finan, Jr. President/CEO Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health Systems, Inc.
  • Wayne J. Fontana Attorney Fontana & Seelman, LLP
  • William Fontenot Chief Executive Officer CLECO Corporation
  • Marlowe Foster Government Affairs, Gulf Coast Region BASF Corporation
  • Felicia Frederick State Government Affairs Manager Chevron Corporation
  • David Gaines CEO, System Retail Services and Vice President of Public Affairs Ochsner Health Systems
  • Will Green President Louisiana Automobile Dealers Association
  • Lane Grigsby Chairman Emeritus Cajun Industries, LLC
  • Lane Grigsby Chairman Emeritus Cajun Industies, LLC
  • George H. Guidry, Jr. Reg. Mgr., State Govt. Affairs Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC
  • Richard Guillory Vice President of Operations - South Central Group Cintas Corporation
  • Tyson Hackenberg Vice President / General Manager APTIM
  • Gregory J. Hamer President B & G Food Enterprises, LLC
  • Stephen J. Hamilton Process Division Manager ExxonMobil Chemical Company
  • Bryan Hanks (serving as Trade Association Representative on behalf of LOGA) President Beta Land Services, LLC
  • Chris Haskew Louisiana Market President Capital One Bank Louisiana
  • Tom Hawkins President Atmos Energy
  • Mike Hayes Public Affairs Manager Sasol Chemicals (USA), LLC
  • Thomas E. Iles Director, State Public Affairs John Deere Thibodaux, Inc.
  • Michael T. Johnson Founder & Owner Johnson Siebeneicher & Ingram, Attorneys at Law
  • Bryan Jones Gulf Coast Deputy Office Leader HNTB Corporation
  • John F. Jones Vice President, Policy and Federal Legislative Affairs CenturyLink
  • Steve M. Jordan CEO Central Crude, Inc.
  • Mark Joslin CFO Pool Corporation
  • Dana Keel Government and Public Affairs Manager CITGO Petroleum Corporation
  • Meryl Kennedy President Kennedy Rice Dryers Inc.
  • Christopher M. Kinsey CEO Kinsey Interests, Inc.
  • James M. Lapeyre, Jr. President Laitram, LLC
  • Gary Littlefield President, Baton Rouge Gulf Coast Bank & Trust
  • Martin Mayer President Stirling Properties, Inc.
  • Martin Mayer President Stirlin Properties, Inc.
  • Jude Melville President Business First Bank
  • Robert Mills Vice President Calumet Lubricants Company
  • Robert Mills Vice President Calumet Lubricants Company
  • Patrick Mockler President Mockler Beverage Company
  • Jessica Monroe Director, State Government Affairs Johnson & Johnson HCS
  • Danny Montelaro South Louisiana Area President Regions Bank
  • Spencer Murphy General Counsel Canal Barge Company
  • Todd Murphy (serving in capacity as LACCE president) President Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
  • Mark Myrtue Treasurer & Corporate Secretary Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc.
  • Tom O’Neal, Treasurer President O'Nealgas, Inc.
  • John Overton Owner and CFO TurnKey Solutions
  • Reldon Owens Marketing & Sales Director Diamond B Construction, LLC and Affiliated Companies
  • Frederick B. Palmer State Government Relations Manager - Southeast U.S. Shell Oil Company
  • James Pellerin President Pellerin Milnor Corporation
  • Sonia Perez, Vice Chair President AT&T Louisiana
  • Ronald W. Petree Senior Vice President St. Martin Bank & Trust Co.
  • Scott Poole Chief Operating Officer MARTCO LLC
  • E. Fredrick Preis, Jr. Partner, Labor & Employment Law Section Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P
  • Arthur Price Vice President - Finance Badger Oil Corporation
  • James Raines Partner Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.
  • Deborah Randolph President Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce
  • David Roberts CEO Excel Group
  • James T. Rogers, III Partner Adams & Reese
  • Kenneth L. Ross Managing Partner Seale & Ross
  • Gordon E. Rountree Senior Vice President / General Counsel Lafayette General Medical Center
  • Phillip Rozeman President Cardiovascular Consultants, LLP
  • Donna Saurage Manager, CCC Holdings, L.L.C. Community Coffee Company, LLC
  • David Shuffield General Manager - Louisiana LafargeHolcim U.S.
  • Tony Simmons CEO Mcllhenny Company
  • Christel C. Slaughter Partner SSA Consultants, Inc.
  • Erich Sternberg CEO Starmount Life Insurance
  • Tim Stine, Chair CFO Stine Lumber Company
  • Dana Stumpf Chief Administrative Officer Durr Heavy Construction, LLC
  • Stephen Toups VP Business Development & Marketing Turner Industries Group, LLC
  • Brian Verrette Credit, Risk, and Depots Manager Bayou Steel Group
  • Jennifer Vosburg President, Louisiana Generating LLC & Sr. VP NRG Energy Inc. NRG Energy, Inc.
  • Stephen Waguespack (ex officio) President & CEO LABI