Our Board

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) Board of Directors provides guidance and counsel at the highest level towards achieving our mission and goals.

Board of Directors: Officers

davidmullens

David Mullens Louisiana Market President,
Capital One Bank

Chair 

LORI WEB

Lori Melancon Baton Rouge
Area Chamber

President & CEO

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Nial Patel Principal,
Cornerstone Government Affairs

First Chair-Elect / Operations Committee Chair

klein

Klein Kirby Chairman and CEO,
A. Wilbert's Sons, LLC

Second Chair-Elect / Secretary

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Bob Barton Partner,
Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips, LLP

General Counsel

ericthomas

Eric Thomas

Treasurer

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Helena Cunningham CEO,
National Housing Consulting Services

Past Chair 

Executive Committee

Bob BartonGeneral CounselTaylor, Porter, Brooks, & Phillips
Ralph BenderAt Large MemberManship Media Group (WBRZ)
Chelsea Blankenship LabordeQuality of Place Council - ChairCLB Consulting/SoSis Boutique
Helena CunninghamPast ChairNational Housing Consulting Services
Regina DavisExxonMobil
Mark DrennenCapital Area Finance Authority (CAFA)
John EverettAdvocacy/Legislative Council - ChairFirst Horizon Bank
Flynn FosterGuaranty Corporation
Michelle HardyAt Large MemberTurner Industries Group
Ed JimenezEntergy Louisiana
Brian KellerBlue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana
Klein KirbySecond Chair-Elect/SecretaryA. Wilbert's Sons
Lori MelanconPresident and CEOBaton Rouge Area Chamber
Erin MonroeEconomic Inclusion Council - ChairCox Communications
David MullensChair of the BoardCapital One Bank
Dai NguyenShell Chemical Company
Nial PatelChair-Elect / Operations Committee ChairCornerstone Government Affairs
Darylene PughTalent Action Collaborative Council - ChairShell Catalysts & Technologies
Rene RagasAt Large MemberWoman's Hospital Foundation
Chuck SpicerOur Lady of the Lake Health System
Robert StuartInvestor Development Council - ChairHancock Whitney
Eric ThomasTreasurer
Rae VasquezBusiness Development Advisory Council - ChairJones Walker LLP

Board of Directors

Bob BartonTaylor, Porter, Brooks, & Phillips
Ralph BenderManship Media Group (WBRZ)
Chelsea Blankenship LabordeCLB Consulting/SoSis Boutique
Dennis BluntPhelps Dunbar
Trent BondyLUBA Workers Comp
Janet BrittonREV
Rex CabanissWHLC Architecture
Adam ChapmanPolitisigns / Forum 225 Representative
Lee ChastantWest Feliciana Parish Hospital
Helena CunninghamNational Housing Consulting Services
Chuck DaigleOchsner Health System
Nicholas DaigleRJ Daigle and Sons
Regina DavisExxonMobil
Eric DexterBaton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF)
Mark DrennenCapital Area Finance Authority (CAFA)
John EverettFirst Horizon Bank
Arthur EwingEwings of False River
Brandon ForemanFamily Resource Group
Flynn FosterGuaranty Corporation
Kevin FosterFirst Guaranty Bank
Patrick GallowayCumulus Media
Kevin HallGeorges Media Group
Bobby HamiltonJP Morgan Chase
Michelle HardyTurner Industries Group
Brad HollemanForte and Tablada
Ed JimenezEntergy Louisiana
Brian KellerBlue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana
Anthony KimbleKimble Properties
Klein KirbyA. Wilbert's Sons
Jeff KoonceBernhard Capital Partners
Aimee LavespereiHeartMedia
Jerry LeboldBASF Corporation
Glynna MayersDow Chemical Louisiana Operations
Scott McCallisterBaton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Company
Lori MelanconBaton Rouge Area Chamber
Chris MeyerBaton Rouge Area Foundation
Johnny MilazzoLard Oil Company
Erin MonroeCox Communications
David MullensCapital One Bank
Dai NguyenShell Chemical Company
Mike Nizzob1 Bank
Nial PatelCornerstone Government Affairs
Amy ProvinceRegions Bank
Darylene PughShell Catalysts & Technologies
Rene RagasWoman's Hospital Foundation
Trey RobertsLamar Corporation
Evon RoquemoreBrightside Clinic & EVERSO Health
Shane SandeferKean Miller
Joe SciortinoWAFB
Dennis ShieldsSouthern University System
Ed SilveyThe Baton Rouge Clinic
Willie SmithBaton Rouge Community College (BRCC)
Chuck SpicerOur Lady of the Lake Health System
Robert StuartHancock Whitney
Quintin TaylorRiver Parishes Community College
Edgardo TenreiroBaton Rouge General Medical Center
Eric Thomas
Rae VasquezJones Walker LLP
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