The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its 2015 Board of Directors, which will be chaired by Todd Matherne, CEO of Renaissance Publishing. He joined the board of directors in 2010 and has served on the executive committee the last three years.
“Serving the Chamber in its 18th year, I am honored to be the chief volunteer of an organization that continues to be the voice of business for the region,” said Matherne.
Matherne has served as past president and board member of the City Regional Magazine Association and as the past president and board member of the Entrepreneurs Organization of Louisiana. He is also actively involved in many local organizations and charities and dedicates his time to enhance not only the business community but the lifestyle of the region as well.
“Todd Matherne brings a new level of enthusiasm and visibility to the Jefferson Chamber,” said Todd Murphy, Jefferson Chamber President. “As we continue to focus on public policy initiatives and community improvement, we look forward to having Todd at the helm.”
2015 Jefferson Chamber Executive Committee:
Todd Matherne, Chairman
CEO, Renaissance Publishing
Todd Murphy, President
Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
Michael Palamone, Chair-Elect
CEO, Urban Systems Associates, Inc.
Philip Rebowe, Treasurer
Partner-In-Charge, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
John LeBlanc, Secretary
Chief Financial Officer & COO, Bank of New Orleans
Johnny Domiano, Member at Large
Partner, Adams and Reese LLP
Leon L. Giorgio, Jr., Member at Large
Co-Founder, Select Properties, Ltd.
Byron LeBlanc, 2014 Chairman
President, LeBlanc & Schuster
Julie Couret Willoz, Membership Committee Chair
President, Willoz Consulting
Giselle Diaz Eastlack, Education Committee Chair
General Manager, Diaz, LLC
Betsie Gambel, Communications Advisory Committee Chair
President, Gambel Communications
Nancy Harmann, Business Resource Committee Chair
Relocation & Business Development Director, Gardner Realtors
Bob Hecker, Ambassadors Committee Chair
Owner, Uniformity, LLC
Tom Meyer, Jefferson Chamber Foundation Board Chairman & Awards Committee Chair
Vice President, Benefit Planning Group
Fredrick Preis, Jr., Government Committee Chair
Senior Partner, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.
Liz Van Dervort, Jefferson Chamber Young Professionals Committee Chair
Producer, Gillis, Ellis & Baker, Inc.
New Members of the 2015 Jefferson Chamber Board of Directors:
Market President, First Bank and Trust
Account Executive, Level 3
Executive Director-Louisiana, BNI
Owner, BooKoo Bounce
Account Executive, WGNO-TV (ABC)/NOLA38-TV (CW)
President & CEO, Prytania
Returning Members of the 2015 Jefferson Chamber Board of Directors:
Media Relations Specialist, West Jefferson Medical Center
Asset Manager, Rault Resources Group
Community/Public Affairs Specialist, Cox Louisiana
Barry J. Boudreaux
Executive Vice President, Zito Companies, LLC
Lynne A. Burkart
Director, Postlethwaite & Netterville, CPAs
President/Owner, Strategic Planning Associates, LLC
Travis D. Capers
Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus
Producer, Daul Insurance Agency Inc.
Senior Vice President/Southshore Retail Region Manager, Whitney Bank
Vice President of Marketing & Communications, East Jefferson General Hospital
Senior Vice President, Senior Lending Officer, Metairie Bank & Trust
Operations Supervisor, ATMOS Energy Louisiana
CPA Director, Bourgeois Bennett, LLC
Consultant, The Slone Group
Account Executive/Producer, Dave Millet Insurance
Senior Vice President / Commercial Lending, Fidelity Bank
Senior Vice President & Market Manager, Chase Bank
Sales Director, Peoples Health
Executive Director, Crown Products, Inc.
George A. Mueller, III
Partner – Attorney, Chehardy, Sherman, Ellis, Murray, Recile, Griffith, Stakelum & Hayes, LLP
Lynda Nugent Smith
Broker/Agent, Keller Williams Realty
Partner, Virtual Business Solutions, Inc.
Vice President, Terminix Service Co., Inc.
Administrator & Director of Human Resources, F. H. Myers Construction, Inc.
General Manager, Boomtown Casino & Hotel New Orleans
Stacey Shane Schott
Senior Vice President, 1st Lake Properties/Favrot & Shane Co.
Senior Vice President of Community Relations & Business Develop, First NBC Bank
Jack L. Sloan
Certified Financial Planner/Tax Accountant, Sloan Financial Services
Ronnie L. Slone
President, The Slone Group
Senior Vice President of Sales, New Orleans Pelicans & New Orleans Saints
Director of Customer Service, Entergy Louisiana, Inc.
Attorney, LeBlanc Partners LLC
Site Director, Avondale Operations, Huntington-Ingalls Industries, Inc.