News | January 2021

One Acadiana (1A)’s leadership has announced new appointments to the board. The Board of Directors of the economic development organization and chamber of commerce will focus in 2021 on business development, policy, and membership initiatives.

LAFAYETTE, La. – One Acadiana (1A) today announced the promotion of Zach Hager, CEcD, to the position of Vice President of Economic Development. In this role, Hager will continue to oversee business attraction, retention, and expansion programs for the nine-parish region of Acadiana and will expand his leadership role in initiatives designed to make Acadiana one of the most sought-after places for businesses and talent.

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Hahn Roofing has been servicing Louisiana for more than 20 years. We operate with honor, integrity and strive to make all our customers 100% satisfied. We take great pride that our clients allow us to work with their families through multiple generations. We have quality estimators, installation teams and inspectors that offer you service after the sale.

LAFAYETTE, La., Jan. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG) has received two national recognitions for its company culture as part of the “4th Annual Comparably Awards.” The Louisiana-based, in-home healthcare company ranked No. 7 on the list of “Best Companies for Women” and No. 27 on the “Best Culture” list for large companies (more than 500 employees).

BCM Advisors, LLC has announced that Montgomery Gossen has become a Member/Owner in the firm effective January 1, 2021.  As Director of Financial Planning, Mr. Gossen has been instrumental in formulating and implementing the financial planning services provided by BCM Advisors, LLC to its many clients.

Montgomery has worked in the financial planning industry for over six years and is a Certified Financial Planner™.  He currently serves as Chairman of the Acadiana Family Tree and is a graduate of Leadership Lafayette, Class XXXI.

A strategic partnership involving One Acadiana and the Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Public Policy Center will use strengths of both organizations to advance their shared or complementary missions.

The agreement was announced Tuesday by both organizations.

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One Acadiana (1A) and the Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Public Policy Center at UL Lafayette (Blanco Center) have signed an agreement to form a strategic partnership to advance the two organizations’ shared missions. Both organizations are engaged on work to improve the policy environment at the local, regional, and state level, and this partnership will ensure alignment of staff and other resources to strengthen their collective impact.

Mix a love of cooking with a desire to eat healthy, let it stew for a few years, and sprinkle in a dash of entrepreneurship, what do you get? You get Kelsey Sander’s recently launched small business, “Eat Fuel Fleurish,” which “offers balanced meals that provide adequate fuel to help the body fleurish”.


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