Executive & Administration

Adam Knapp

President and CEO

Karen A. Brown

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO and Database Manager

Michael DiResto

Executive Vice President

Belinda Monteverde

Senior Staff Accountant

Emily Stich

Director, Leadership Baton Rouge 

Jennifer Watson

Operations Manager and Receptionist

Achilles Williams

Chief Financial Officer

Business Development

Russell Richardson

Senior Vice President of Business Development

Rachel Delamain

Director of Business Development (Consultant Recruitment)

Adelina Lepine

Executive Assistant and Programs Coordinator

Donnie Miller

Director of Business Development, City of Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge Parish

Jayson Newell

Regional Director of Business Development


Chandra Williams

Director of Business Retention and Expansion

Economic Competitiveness

Liz Smith

Senior Vice President of Economic Competitiveness

Andrew Fitzgerald

Senior Director of Business Intelligence

Caila Miceli

Economic Competitiveness Coordinator

Elizabeth Walker

Policy and Research Project Manager

David Zoller

Manager of Governmental Affairs

Investor Development & Relations

Emilia Gilbert Henry

Senior Vice President of Investor Development

Monica Hughes

Director of Investor Relations

Michelle Mahaffey

Manager of Business Services

Chloe Riviere

Investor Development Coordinator


Kelly Bienn

Senior Vice President of Marketing

Katie Fontenot

Director of Events

Morgan Kastner

Marketing Manager

Christy O’Neal

Art Director

Maggi Spurlock

Director of Talent Development