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1A Welcomes New and Continuing 2021 Board Members

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LAFAYETTE, La.– 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.

The region’s business leaders invested in 1A elected 2021 Officers:

  • Steven Hebert, Billeaud Companies, 2021 Chairman
  • Iva Lee Clement, SCP-Health, 2021 Immediate Past Chair
  • Charles Fenstermaker, FENSTERMAKER, 2021 Chairman-Elect
  • Zachary McNeal, Hancock Whitney Bank, 2021 Treasurer
  • Jerry Prejean, IBERIABANK, a division of First Horizon, 2021 Secretary

One Acadiana remains committed to strengthening the economic base of the nine-parish region,” said 1A Board Chair Steven Hebert. “Our goals are to attract and retain high-paying jobs, ensure regional infrastructure investments, strengthen Acadiana’s workforce and attract skilled talent, enhance Acadiana’s quality of place and business environment, and connect and support businesses locally and regionally. It is an honor to work alongside such a diverse and talented group of leaders in these efforts.”

Three-year Elected Directors:

  • Stuart Billeaud, J.B. Mouton
  • Claudia Jenkins, Cabot Corporation
  • Jennifer Korner, DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette
  • Randy McCormick, A-Plus Glass
  • Bryan Simon, Vermilion Parish Farm Bureau Federation & Simon Farms LLC
  • Steve Williams, Omega Protein
  • Heather Trosclair, IDI Workspaces

One-year Chair-Elect’s appointments to the 2020 board include:

  • Michele Ezell, Tsunami Sushi
  • John Tommasini, Jet Coffee
  • Corey Jack, Jack & Associates LLC
  • Flo Meadows, NAI Latter & Blum

Ex Officio

  • Roddy Bergeron, The 705
  • Evan Boudreaux, St. Mary Parish Economic Development
  • Taniecea Mallery, Leadership Institute of Acadiana

For a full list of leadership visit: http://oneacadiana.org/about/leadership

“One Acadiana has become a driving force for our nine-parish region. Over the last five years, we have made significant strides in defining the organization and its scope of work. Through the community’s investment our impact and influence will continue to make our region a destination for new business and talent” said Clement, 2021 Past-Chair.

About One Acadiana

One Acadiana is the leading economic development organization for the nine-parish Acadiana region located in south Louisiana. With more than 600 investors and members, One Acadiana serves as the voice of the regional business community. The organization is located in the city of Lafayette and serves a region of nearly 700,000 people with a vibrant culture and unique entrepreneurial spirit. Learn more at OneAcadiana.org.

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