BRAC Announces Director of Governmental Affairs and Special Projects

Anderson tapped for new role 

Baton Rouge, La. (March 1, 2018) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) this week announced Logan Anderson as Director of Governmental Affairs and Special Projects.   

Anderson previously served as BRAC’s director of policy and research, leading a variety of BRAC issue areas including small business, innovation and entrepreneurship, quality of place, and transportation. Anderson was tapped for the role after Barker Dirmann was selected as the new President and CEO of the Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce. 

“We are excited to have Logan take on this new role,” said Adam Knapp, BRAC president and CEO. “His deep knowledge and engaging enthusiasm about public policy issues will make him an especially effective advocate for smart solutions that help our region continue to grow.”  

In his new role, Anderson will direct BRAC’s governmental relations and advocacy efforts, as well as manage special projects as they relate to regional economic competitiveness and quality of life.    

Anderson received a bachelor’s degree in public policy and economics from Western Michigan University’s Lee Honors College and is an AmeriCorps alumnus of the City Year Chicago program. 

About the Baton Rouge Area Chamber 

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) leads economic development in the nine-parish Baton Rouge Area, working to grow jobs and wealth and to improve the business climate and competitiveness in the region. Today, BRAC investors include more than 1,500 small businesses, mid-sized firms, large industry and entrepreneurial startups, as well as individuals and organizations that support business and economic development. In this capacity, BRAC serves as the voice of the business community, providing knowledge, access, services and advocacy. More information is available at     

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