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17 Business Leaders Selected for CEO Roundtable

LAFAYETTE, LA — One Acadiana today announced that, in collaboration with Louisiana Economic Development, it will host the fourth cohort of the Acadiana CEO Roundtable program.

CEO Roundtables bring together groups of 15 to 18 key decision makers from Louisiana-based small businesses 10 times over the course of a year for growth-oriented roundtable sessions that support a trusting environment in which CEOs can safely explore business and personal issues with the guidance of experienced facilitators.

Selected executives include:

  • Charles Edwards, CEO of Advance Telehealth/One Telemed LLC
  • Glenn Angelle, President of Angelle Architects
  • Joey Calandra, CEO of Avionics Solutions LLC
  • Fran Henderson, Partner at Boudreaux Henderson & Company, LLP
  • Edna Turner, General Manager of Bulldog Services LLP
  • Sam Viator, Owner of Castle Row Construction
  • Tyler LeCompte, CEO of Confetti Momma
  • Brett McElwee, President of First Choice Medical Staffing of Louisiana, Inc
  • Phil Devey, Owner of Frontline Real Estate Group
  • Monica Montero, President of KourCo Environmental Services, Inc.
  • Johnson McKnight, CEO of M&M International
  • Lewis McGee, President/Owner of McGee Equipment Rental and Sales
  • Paul Broussard, CEO of MediTrans LLC
  • Heidi Parker Martin, Corporate Secretary of Pro-Log, Inc.
  • Rinea Blanchard, President of Superior Contract Cleaning
  • Nathan Carbo, Director of Operations of System Services Broadband
  • Doug Payne, President of Tides Medical

“Serving as Acadiana’s regional economic development organization means that we interact with local companies in various ways to grow our economy. From startups to thriving enterprises we are here to support business owners of all sizes. Small businesses are a vital part of that spectrum. We are proud to provide this program for the fourth year to help small business owners across nine parishes work together and succeed.” said Troy Wayman, President and CEO of One Acadiana.

The program features peer-to-peer learning through discussion, interaction and the sharing of experiences that allow participants to learn from each other’s achievements and mistakes. Selected executives also receive support through highly qualified facilitators, expert guest speakers and connection to various small business resources.

About One Acadiana
One Acadiana is the leading economic development organization for the nine-parish Acadiana region located in south Louisiana. With more than 950 investors, members, and partners, One Acadiana serves as the voice of the regional business community. The organization is based in the city of Lafayette and serves a region of roughly 700,000 people with a vibrant culture and unique entrepreneurial spirit.

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