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TAYLOR PORTER BROOKS PHILLIPS LLP: Taylor Porter Managing Partner Bob Barton Elected to LABI Board

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2020

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Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips LLP issued the following announcement on Feb. 11.

Taylor Porter Managing Partner Bob Barton has been elected to the board of directors of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI). LABI is the state’s largest business organization, and a voice for the principles of free enterprise in Louisiana, representing the views and interests of the Louisiana business community in the political, legislative, judicial and regulatory processes.

LABI is the official Louisiana chapter for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers, serving its broad membership by working towards the singular goal of fostering a climate for economic growth through consistently championing the principles of the free enterprise system. For more than 40 years, LABI has used its credibility and influence to effect legislative change and create a pro-business climate to grow Louisiana’s economy.

The 2020 Board of Directors of LABI provides input and oversight for advancing the effectiveness and sustainability of the Association by adopting sound, ethical governance and financial management to forward the mission of LABI. The current LABI Board of Directors consist of:

Jeff Albright, Executive Vice President, Independent Insurance Agents of Louisiana

Robert Angelico, President & Managing Partner, Liskow & Lewis

Joe Arroyo, President, Fire Extinguisher & Supply Company, Inc.

James A. Babst, Attorney, Wegmann & Babst, LLC

Scott Ballard, Founder, Ballard Brands

Bobby Barousse, Chief Financial Officer, Elmer Candy Corporation

Bob Barton, Managing Partner, Taylor Porter

Terry Baugh, Vice Chair Chief Financial Officer, D & J Construction Company, Inc.

Adrianne Baumgartner, Partner, Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson

Andree Begneaud, Owner, Begneaud Manufacturing, Inc.

Jill Benoit, Regional Manager Government Affairs, LafargeHolcim U.S.

Robert S. Boh, President, Boh Brothers Construction Company, LLC

Ayres Bradford, Business Development Director, Lincoln Builders, Inc.

James B. Bulliard, Owner, Cajun Chef Products, Inc.

J. H. Campbell, Jr., Manager, Client Consulting Services, LLC

Kim Carver, Vice President of Government Relations, Gulf Coast Bank & Trust

Emile Cordaro, Government Affairs, American Electric Power

Tom Cox, President, Golfballs.com, Inc.

Kim Cusimano, Government & Public Affairs Manager, North American Operations, Sasol Chemicals USA

Eric Danos, Owner & Executive, Danos, LLC

Jason DeCuir, Principal, Ryan, LLC

John Doggett, Chief Administrative Officer, Crest Operations, LLC

Maura Donahue, Executive Vice President, DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc.

Keith P. Duet, Owner, Duet Wealth Management

Michael Eason, Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch

Lavelle Edmondson, State Government Affairs Manager, Marathon Petroleum Company, LP

Ronald Evans, Owner, International Packaging Company, LLC

Tommy Faucheux, Southeast U.S. State Government Affairs Leader, Dow Inc.

Art Favre, President, Performance Contractors

Cassie Felder, Managing Attorney, Swamp Dragon, LLC

Courtney A. Fenet, Jr. Vice President & Special Assistant to CEO and President, R.E. Heidt Construction Company, L.L.C.

William Fenstermaker, Chairman & CEO, Fenstermaker

John J. Finan, Jr., President & CEO, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, Inc

Wayne J. Fontana, Attorney, Fontana & Seelman, LLP

William Fontenot, President & CEO, Cleco Corporate Holdings LLC

Felicia Frederick, State Government Affairs Manager, Chevron U.S.A., Inc.

David Gaines, CEO System Retail Services & Vice President of Public Affairs, Ochsner Health Systems

Ryan Girouard, Senior Vice President, Middle Market Banking, Hancock Whitney Bank

Lane Grigsby, Chairman Emeritus, Cajun Industries, LLC

George H. Guidry, Jr., Regional Manager, State Government Affairs, Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC

Richard Guillory, Vice President of Operations, South Central Group, Cintas Corporation

Jay Guillot, Senior Vice President, Hunt, Guillot & Associates LLC

Tyson Hackenberg, Vice President, APTIM

Mike Hall, Controller, Nucor Steel Louisiana LLC

Bryan Hanks, President, Beta Land Services, LLC

Chris Haskew, Louisiana Market President, Capital One Bank Louisiana

David Huval, Professional Civil Engineer, CEC, Inc.

Bryan Jones, Gulf Coast Deputy Office Leader, HNTB Corporation

Steve M. Jordan, Chief Executive Officer, Central Crude, Inc.

Meryl Kennedy Farr, President, Kennedy Rice Mill, LLC

Christopher M. Kinsey, Chief Executive Officer, Kinsey Interests, Inc.

James M. Lapeyre, Jr., President, Laitram, LLC

Raymond Lasseigne, President, TMR Exploration, Inc.

Jamey LeBlanc, Senior Director, Strategic Support, Community Coffee Company, LLC

Jerry Lebold, Senior Vice President & General Manager, BASF Corporation

Sandra Lindquist, Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, New Orleans Chamber of Commerce

Melissa Mann, Senior Director of Government Affairs, Central Region, CenturyLink

Martin Mayer, President, Stirling Properties, Inc.

Jude Melville (Treasurer), President, Business First Bank

Patrick Mockler, President, Mockler Beverage Company

Jessica Monroe, Director of State Government Affairs, Johnson & Johnson HCS

Danny Montelaro, South Louisiana Area President, Regions Bank

Jody Montelaro, Vice President, LA Governmental Affairs & Regulatory Affairs, Entergy Corporation

Spencer Murphy, General Counsel, Canal Barge Company, Inc.

Mark Myrtue, Treasurer & Corporate Secretary, Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc.

Jennifer Neil, General Counsel, Pool Corporation

Tom O’Neal (Chair), President, O'Nealgas, Inc.

John Overton, Owner & CFO, Turn Key Solutions

Reldon Owens, Director of External Relations, Diamond B Construction LLC and Affiliated Companies

Frederick B. Palmer, State Government Relations Manager, Southeast U.S.Shell Oil Company

Sonia Pérez (Immediate Past Chair), President Southeast States, AT&T Louisiana

Todd Perry, Principal & Senior Geologist, PPM Consultants

Scott Poole, Chief Operating Officer, MARTCO LLC

E. Fredrick Preis, Jr,. Senior Partner, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.

Arthur Price, President, Badger Oil Corporation

Wynn Radford, State & Federal Affairs, Communications & External Affairs, BP America, Inc.

Jennifer Ries, President, Atmos Energy

James T. Rogers, III, Partner, Adams and Reese

Kenneth L. Ross, Managing Partner, Seale & Ross

Gordon E. Rountree, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Lafayette General Health System

Phillip Rozeman, President, Willis-Knighton Cardiology

Meagan Shields, Investment Portfolio Manager & Enterprise Risk Specialist, Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation

Christel C. Slaughter (Secretary), Chief Executive Officer, SSA Consultants, Inc.

Tim Stine, Chief Financial Officer, Stine Lumber Company

Matt Stuller, Founder & Chairman, Stuller, Inc.

Dana Stumpf, Chief Executive Officer, Durr Heavy Construction, LLC

Stephen Toups, President, Turner Industries Group, LLC

Kelli Bondy Troutman, Vice President, Director of Communications & Community Relations, LUBA Workers' Comp

Shawn Usher, Founder, Sparkhound, Incorporated

Rusty Vincent (Secretary Treasurer), Century Group, Inc.

Stephen Waguespack (ex officio), President & CEO, LABI

Kristin Wall, President & CEO, Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation

Robert Webb, Jr., President, Louisiana CAT

Peter Wilson, President & CEO, Barriere Construction Company, L.L.C.

William Windham, Chief Executive Officer, Windham, LLC

Robert Yarborough, Chief Executive Officer, Manda Fine Meats

Joseph Zanco, Executive Vice President & CFO, Home Bank

Angela Zeringue, Polyolefins Plant Manager, ExxonMobil Chemical Company

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