Board of Governors

2016-2017 Executive Committee

Clark Todd
Blessey Marine Services, Inc.

Vice Chair
Lee Anne Sciambra

Bryan P. Scofield
Pan-American Life Insurance Group

Robby Moss
Hartwig Moss Insurance Agency

Chair - Board Engagement
Joe Dempsey
Crescent Crown Distributing Company

Co-Chairs - Fund Development
Larry Closs
MaxHome, LLC

Katharine Kay
Capital One

Chairs- Programs and Volunteers
Len Aucoin 
Whitney Bank

Arnel Cosey
Delgado Community College

Chair - Community Awareness and Visibility
Diedra Dias
Ochsner Health System

Chair - Trust Your Crazy Ideas Challenge
Laurie Young
Adams and Reese, LLP

Immediate Past Chair
Katie LeGardeur
J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Chair – Budget, Finance & Audit
Bev Nichols


Active Board Members

Gayle Benson
New Orleans Saints/ New Orleans Pelicans

Chad Berg
Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry

Lisa Blossman
New Orleans CityBusiness

Patrick Brandau
Deloitte and Touche, LLP

Jennie Campbell
Stewart Steelwood Investments, LLC

Mason G. Couvillon
Dardis Couvillon & Associates

Mark Ducoing
Regions Bank

James "Jimmy" Dunn

Kevin C. Ericksen
Whitney Bank

Allen Frederic, III
Jones Walker

Megan Guy
Gillis, Ellis & Baker

Brian Laborde
Laborde Products, Inc.

Theodore Lee
Gulf Marine Products, LLC

Shauna Lovorn-Marriage
Entergy Services Inc.

Emily Lucas

Sarah N. McLaughlin
Office of Mayor Mitch Landrieu

Suzi S. O'Brien
Peoples Health Network

Wesley J. Palmisano
Palmisano Group

Victoria Adams Phipps
The Idea Village

Jeffrey Platt
Tidewater, Inc.

Janell B. Pulliam
Ernst & Young, LLP

Jerry Radosta

Augusto "Cookie" Rojas
New Orleans Baby Cakes

Ashton J. Ryan, Jr.
First NBC Bank

Brandon J. Smith
Flexicrew Technical Services

Sidney Torres, IV
IV Capital

Vera Triplett, Ph.D.
Noble Minds, Institute for Whole Child Learning

Kacy Wainwright
Entercom Communications

Marian Wallis
Innovative Logistics Support Services

Steve Waring
Latter & Blum, Inc.

Sean Wilson
The International High School of Louisiana


Emeritus Board Members

Walter Blessey, Jr.
Blessey Marine Services, Inc.

Sandra R. Duncan
Rhodes Family of Business