20 Under 40: Alex Lazard

Name: Alexander Lazard

Occupation:  One Acadiana, Director of Event & Special Projects

Hometown: Lafayette, LA

Current city: Lafayette, LA

Greatest achievement:  As a Lafayette-native, I currently serve as the Director of Events and Special Projects at One Acadiana, the leading economic development organization for the nine-parish south Louisiana region. In this role, I develop opportunities for business leaders to connect, often with the purpose of discussing regional progress.

My desire is to make an indelible mark on the community I serve which I achieve alongside my father, Pastor Ken Lazard. Reaching beyond weekly services, Destiny of Faith Christian Church Center has taken a significant role in civic empowerment, community investment and local development.

Favorite part of job:  My favorite thing about what I do is having the ability to affect change and convene leaders on important issues and topics in our community.

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