2018 - 2019

Filmore Bordelon, III - Capital One Bank

Market President, SWLA

Board Chair


Paul Hippman - Sasol, North America

Vice President US Chemicals Operations



Taylor Finchum Alexander - Edwards Jones

Financial Advisor

Board Secretary


Scott Faulk - CenterPoint Energy

District Manager

Board Treasurer


Craig Boudreaux - Louisiana Mortgage Associates

Loan Originator

Immediate Past Chair


Wayne Ahrens - Westlake Chemical

Lake Charles Site Manager


Joe Andrepont - Westlake Chemical

Sr. Community Affairs Manager


Jan Arceneaux 


Lori Drumwright - Business Development Representative

Pelican State Credit Union


Kenneth Francis - Lake Charles Coca Cola Company

Sales Center Manager


Chad Massie - Medexcel

Director - Corporate Accounts


Russel Pawlowski - BancorpSouth Bank

Executive Vice President, Lake Charles Market


Greg Gray - LyondellBasell

Lake Charles Site Manager


Rick Rushing - Total Industrial Services Specialties

Marketing and Sales Development


Paul S. Simmons - Phillips 66

LCR Maintenance Manager


Richard B. Smith - Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance

Vice President, Workforce Development


Dr. Charles Stewart - SOWELA

Dean of Arts and Science


Tony Thibodeaux - Richard Industrial Group

Regional Business Development Manager


Karen Thomas 


Ryan Webb - Brock Services
Operations Manager