1A Announces 2022 Leadership

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 2022 on business development, policy, and membership initiatives.

The region’s business leaders invested in 1A have elected 2022 Officers:

  • Chair: Charles Fenstermaker, FENSTERMAKER
  • Chair-Elect: Kathy Healy-Collier, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
  • Secretary: Mark Willis, LHC Group
  • Treasurer: Edward Bienvenu, IBERIABANK
  • Immediate Past Chair: Steven Hebert, Billeaud Companies

“In 2020, One Acadiana launched the IMPACT campaign, focused on improving Acadiana’s business climate through strategic and measurable goals,” said Charles Fenstermaker. “I’m proud to serve the business community in the role of 1A’s Chairman of the Board as the organization works 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.”

Three-year Elected Directors:

  • Kip Bertrand, Washington State Bank
  • Marie Centanni, Centanni Communications
  • Bobby Dufrene, First National Bank of Jeanerette, Morgan City
  • Corey Jack, Jack & Associates
  • Michael LeJeune, Hospice of Acadiana
  • Drake Pothier, Village Deaux
  • Matthew Thibodeaux, Klout 9

Ex-Officio appointees:

  • Jillian Bradley, the705
  • Megan Duhon, Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce
  • Will Kellner, Leadership Institute of Acadiana
  • Brandy Landry, Greater Southwest Louisiana Black Chamber of Commerce

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“The business community’s investment in Acadiana’s economic progress continues to be strong, as evidenced by our organization’s volunteer leadership,” said Troy Wayman, President & CEO of One Acadiana. “The staff at One Acadiana is beyond grateful to be able to make an impact on our region alongside this amazing group of regional community leaders and investors who share in our vision for economic growth and prosperity.”

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, 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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