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.

Executive Committee: officers

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David Mullens Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking,
Capital One

Chair 

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Adam Knapp Baton Rouge
Area Chamber

President & CEO

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Helena Cunningham CEO,
National Housing Consulting Services

Past Chair 

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

General Counsel

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Sheldon Dennis Blunt Partner,
Phelps Dunbar LLP

Treasurer

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Eric Dexter Director of Business Development,
Civil Solutions Consulting Group, Inc.

First Chair-Elect / Operations Committee Chair

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Nial Patel Principal,
Cornerstone Government Affairs

Second Chair-Elect / Secretary

Executive Committee: Vice Chairs

Ralph BenderBusiness Development Advisory Council ChairManship Media/WBRZ
Trent BondyQuality of Place Council ChairLUBA Workers' Comp
Mark DrennenDirectorCapital Area Finance Authority
John EverettAt-Large MemberIBERIABANK
Michelle HardyInvestor Development Council ChairTurner Industries Group
Eduardo ("Ed") JimenezDirectorEntergy
Anthony KimbleAt-Large MemberKimble Properties
Erin Monroe WesleyDirectorCox Communications
Dai NguyenDirectorShell Chemical Company
David OldreiveDirectorExxonMobil
Rene RagasAt-Large MemberWoman's Hospital
Evon RoquemoreDiversity & Inclusion Council ChairBrightside Clinic and EVERSO Health
Matthew ShoriakDirectorExcel Group
Chuck SpicerDirectorOur Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
Edgardo TenreiroTalent Action Collaborative ChairBR General Medical Center
Eric ThomasAdvocacy/Legislative Council ChairNextar Media, Inc.

Board of Directors

Chelsey Laborde BlankenshipCLB Consulting, LLC / SoSis Boutique
John BlountBlount Contractors LLC
Janet BrittonREV Business
Michael ButurlaDomain Architecture
Rex CabanissWHLC | Architecture
Lee ChastantWest Feliciana Hospital
Meagan Collman/Forum 225Emergent Method
Nicholas DaigleR.J. Daigle & Sons
William ("Bill") DawsonAP Council
Arthur EwingEwing's of False River, LLC
Chad FosterGator Millworks
Kevin FosterFirst Guaranty Bank
John Patrick Galloway, Jr.Cumulus Media
Kevin HallThe Advocate
Bobby HamiltonJPMorgan Chase
Brian HaymonLoadstar Product Handling Services, LLC
Brad HollemanForte & Tablada
Brian KellerBlue Cross Blue Shield of LA
Crystal KingDow Chemical, Louisiana Operations
Klein KirbyA. Wilbert's Sons, LLC
Jeff KoonceBernhard Capital
Aimee LavespereiHeartMedia
Jerold ("Jerry") LeboldBASF Corporation
Meg MahoneyMethanex USA, LLC
Scott McCallisterBaton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Johnny MilazzoLard Oil Company, Inc.
Craig NettervilleIBERIABANK
Mike NizzoB1 Bank
Amy ProvinceRegions Bank
Darylene PughShell Catalysts & Technologies, LP
Christy ReevesOchsner Health System
Trey RobertsLamar of Baton Rouge
Mike SanchezPACTEC
Shane SandeferKean Miller
Joe SciortinoWAFB/WBXH
William ("Bill") SheaAdams and Reese
Dennis ShieldsSouthern University and A&M College System
Ed SilveyThe Baton Rouge Clinic
Willie SmithBaton Rouge Community College (BRCC)
Jennifer StrongOlin Blue Cube Operations, LLC
Robert Stuart, IIIHancock Whitney
Raedtha ("Rae") VasquezJones Walker LLP
Flynn FosterGuaranty Broadcasting Co.
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