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Advisory Board

Chairman

Corrado Giacona II
President
Giacona Container Company

Members

  • John H. Bertel
    President
    Hayes Dockside, Inc.
  • Manuel F. Blanco
    President
    Atlantis International
  • Maria E. Bonilla
    President
    American Overseas Trading Corp.
  • Tracie L. Boutte
    Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
    Entergy New Orleans, Inc.
  • Bobby C. Brannon
    EVP & Treasurer
    Ochsner Health System
  • Creed W. Brierre
    President
    Mathes Brierre Architects
  • Philip S. Brooks
    Partner – Executive Committee
    Montgomery Barnett
  • Dr. James A. Caillier
    Executive Director
    Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
  • Troy C. Carter
    President/Managing Partner
    Policy & Planning Partners, LLC
  • Philip Claverie
    Senior Partner
    Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • James O. Coleman
    Advisor
    International-Matex Tank Terminals, Ltd.
  • Thomas B. Coleman
    Advisor
    International-Matex Tank Terminals, Ltd.
  • Thomas P. Cronin
    Strategic Account Manager
    Cajun Maritime
  • Patricia C. Denechaud
    President
    Crescent City Consultants
  • Rev. Joseph M. Doyle, SSJ
    President
    Saint Augustine High School
  • Vincent J. Delie, Jr.
    Chairman, President & CEO
    First National Bank USA
  • Donald B. Ensenat
    Ambasador
    Nation of Brunei
  • Jean C. Felts
    Principal
    Jean Felts & Company
  • James E. Fitzmorris, Jr.
    President & CEO
    Fitzmorris & Associates
  • Donna D. Fraiche
    Partner/Shareholder
    Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
  • Dr. Norman Francis
    President
    Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Roy Gonzalez
    Consultant
    Biehl & Co., Inc.
  • Philippe Gustin
    Executive Director
    Le Centre International de Lafayette
  • William H. Hines
    Managing Partner
    Jones Walker
  • Dr. Larry H. Hollier
    Chancellor
    LSU Health Sciences Center
  • John T. Hyatt
    Vice President
    CH Powell
  • Joby John
    Dean, B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration
    University of Louisiana Lafayette
  • David W. Kearney
    President
    The Kearney Companies
  • Michael W. Kearney
    President
    New Orleans Board of Trade
  • Dennis E. Kelly
    Project Executive
    Pegasus Program
  • Thomas M. Kitchen
    Senior Executive Vice President & CFO
    Stewart Enterprises, Inc.
  • Harvey C. Koch
    Attorney at Law
    Montgomery Barnett
  • Ronnie Kole
    Morrow Management, Inc.
  • John P. Laborde
    Chairman Emeritus
    Tidewater, Inc.
  • J. Dwight LeBlanc
    Partner
    Chaffe McCall, LLP
  • Michael F. Little
    Attorney at Law
  • Paula L. Maher
    President
    G. Maher & Co., Inc
  • Ralph R. Miller
    Vice President State Gov. Relations
    Freeport-McMoRan
  • Dr. Gordon H. Mueller
    President & CEO
    The National WWII Museum Foundation
  • Charles W. Nelson
    President & Chairman
    Waldemar S. Nelson & Co., Inc.
  • Michael J. Olivier
    CEO
    Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc.
  • Stephen Perry
    President
    New Orleans & Company
  • Don Pierson
    Secretary
    Louisiana Economic Development
  • Dr. Joe Ricks
    Chair, Division of Business & J. P. Morgan Chase Professor of Sales & Marketing
    Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Gregory Rusovich
    CEO
    Transoceanic Trading & Development LLC
  • Ashton J. Ryan, Jr.
    President & CEO
    First NBC Bank
  • Rufino Saavedra
    President/Owner
    Rufino’s Painting & Construction, Inc.
  • Robert J. Scafidel
    Executive Director
    Street Bernard Port, Harbor & Terminal District
  • Diane Schexnayder
    Vice President
    R. Zanes & Co. of Louisiana, Inc.
  • Frank B. Stewart, Jr.
    Chairman of the Board
    Stewart Capital, LLC
  • Elizabeth Tahir
    President
    Liz Tahir & Associates
  • Dr. Charles C. Teamer
    Chairman
    Dryades Savings Bank
  • Bruce Thompson
    CEO
    Thompson Equipment Co.
  • Dr. Victor Ukpolo
    Chancellor
    Southern University at New Orleans
  • David A. M. Ware
    Owner
    David Ware and Associates
  • Amb. John G. Weinmann
    Waverly Enterprises, Inc.
  • Nancy W. Weir
    Vice President/Director Int’l Marketing
    Alexander & Hamilton, Inc.
  • Robert B. Wetta
    President
    Dredging Supply Company, Inc.
  • Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J.
    President
    Loyola University New Orleans
  • Constance C. Willems
    Honorary Consul
    Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Kenneth H. Zezulka
    President & General Counsel
    TeleRecovery