Leadership

CEO ADVISORY COUNCIL

One Acadiana’s CEO Advisory Council is a senior-level advisory group to help guide and prioritize the five-year initiatives of The Campaign for One Acadiana at the highest level. This group’s engagement is strategically targeted to specific topics and initiatives where top leadership is vital.

Patrick Gandy (for Web)
Patrick Gandy
Ochsner Lafayette General
June Vincent(for Web)
Dr. Vincent June
South Louisiana Community College
Manson Stephanie(web)
Stephanie Manson
Our Lady of Lourdes Health
Proffitt Josh(web)
Josh Proffitt
LHC Group
Savoie Joe (for Web)
Dr. Joseph Savoie
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Schumacher Dr.kip(web)
Dr. Kip Schumacher
William C. Schumacher Family Foundation
Stuller Matt (for Web)
Matt Stuller
Stuller, Inc.
Richard Zuschlag Headshot
Richard Zuschlag
Acadian Companies

Executive Committee

1A’s Executive Committee is made up of a dynamic group of business leaders who review, analyze, and provide counsel for the organization’s performance and deliverables, as well as provide strategic guidance for organizational development and market influence.

Jerry Prejean(for Web)
Jerry Prejean
First Horizon Bank, 2024 Chair
Al Patin (for Web)
Al Patin
Ochsner Lafayette General, 2025 Chair-Elect
Desormeaux Mary(web)
Mary Desormeaux
Community First Bank, Treasurer
Blaise Zuschlag(web)
Blaise Zuschlag
Acadian Companies, Immediate Past Chair
Troy Wayman(web) Website
Troy Wayman, CEcD
President & CEO
East Jennifer(web)
Jennifer East
Stuller, Inc.
Eddy Rob(web)
Rob Eddy
Pinnacle Group
Hager Zach(web)
Zach Hager
Entergy
Hall Kevin(web)
Kevin Hall
The Advocate
June Vincent(for Web)
Dr. Vincent June
South Louisiana Community College
Ramesh Kolluru
Ramesh Kolluru
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Labar Will 2 (for Web)
Will LaBar
CGI
Patrick Labauve (for Web)
Patrick LaBauve
The Daily Advertiser
Mitchell Mandi(web)
Mandi Mitchell
Lafayette Economic Development Authority
Proffitt Josh(web)
Josh Proffitt
LHC Group
Ray Erica(web)
Erica Ray
William C. Schumacher Family Foundation
Romero Troy2021(for Web)
Troy Romero
MacLaff, Inc
Schugg Travis(web)
Travis Schugg
VieMed
Simms Ben(web)
Ben Simms
The Lemoine Company

Board of Directors not pictured: Jeremy Rogers, Our Lady of Lourdes Health

Board of Directors

1A’s Board of Directors represents a diverse group of leaders from across Acadiana, who provide ongoing leadership and oversight of the organization’s activities. The Board of Directors is comprised of members with a presence in each of the region’s nine parishes: Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion. Directors include representatives ranging from small businesses to the region’s largest employers, covering virtually every major industry segment.

Jerry Prejean(for Web)
Jerry Prejean
First Horizon Bank, 2024 Chair
Al Patin (for Web)
Al Patin
Ochsner Lafayette General, 2025 Chair-Elect
Desormeaux Mary(web)
Mary Desormeaux
Community First Bank, Treasurer
Blaise Zuschlag(web)
Blaise Zuschlag
Acadian Companies, Immediate Past Chair
Troy Wayman(web) Website
Troy Wayman, CEcD
President & CEO
Alack Chris(web)
Chris Alack
Lafayette Coca-Cola Bottling Company
Alm Labar Carlee(web)
Carlee Alm-LaBar
William C. Schumacher Family Foundation
Bacon Kyle(web)
Kyle Bacon
Jones Walker
Berthelot Ben2021lcvc(for Web)
Ben Berthelot
Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission
Boudreaux Evan(web)
Evan Boudreaux
St. Mary Parish Economic Development
Centanni Marie(web)
Marie Centanni
Centanni Communications
Chauvin Julie(web)
Julie Chauvin
Liskow & Lewis
Domingue Buffy2017(for Web)
Buffy Domingue
Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital
Dufrene Bobby(web)
Bobby Dufrene
First National Bank of Jeanerette, Morgan City
East Jennifer(web)
Jennifer East
Stuller, Inc.
Eddy Rob(web)
Rob Eddy
Pinnacle Group
Hager Zach(web)
Zach Hager
Entergy
Hall Kevin(web)
Kevin Hall
The Advocate
Hebert Ed (for Web)
Ed Hebert
Chase Bank
Hebert Tommy(web)
Tommy Hebert
Cleco
Corey Jack 2018
Corey Jack
Jack and Associates
Johnson Cook Aleisha(web)
Aleisha Johnson Cook
The705
June Vincent(for Web)
Dr. Vincent June
South Louisiana Community College
Ramesh Kolluru
Ramesh Kolluru
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Labar Will 2 (for Web)
Will LaBar
CGI
Patrick Labauve (for Web)
Patrick LaBauve
The Daily Advertiser
Lazard Alex(web)
Alex Lazard
Destiny of Faith Church
Matthews Dave(web)
Dave Matthews
Assured Partners
Maynor Lacey(web)
Lacey Maynor
Leadership Institute of Acadiana
Mcneal Zach(web)
Zach McNeal
Hancock Whitney
Mitchell Mandi(web)
Mandi Mitchell
Lafayette Economic Development Authority
Nugier Danny(web)
Danny Nugier
Supreme Rice
Pothier Drake(web)
Drake Pothier
Village Deaux
Proffitt Josh(web)
Josh Proffitt
LHC Group
Roberthon Mechelle(web)
Dr. Mechelle Roberthon
Dr. Mechelle Roberthon Enterprise, LLC
Romero Troy2021(for Web)
Troy Romero
MacLaff, Inc
Schugg Travis(web)
Travis Schugg
VieMed
Simms Ben(web)
Ben Simms
The Lemoine Company
Sorenson Nancee(web)
Nancee Sorenson
Louisiana State University Eunice
Stelly Jennifer(for Web)
Jennifer Stelly
St. Martin Economic Development Authority
Thibodeaux Matthew(web)
Matthew Thibodeaux
Klout 9
Ward Tojo(for Web)
William “Tojo” Ward
Evangeline Industrial Development Board No. 1

Board of Directors not pictured: Sarah Fawcett-Gary, Acadiana Planning Commission; Kevin Latiolais, Home Bank; Kayla Link, Vermilion Economic Development Alliance; Jady Regard, Cane River Pecan Company; Jeremy Rogers, Our Lady of Lourdes Health; and Creed Romano, Jeff Davis Parish Economic Development & Tourism Commission.