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337-593-1400
1 (800) 810-7771
337-234-3009 (Fax)

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211 E. Devalcourt St.
Lafayette, LA 70506
USA
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Executive & Administrative

Gregg Gothreaux
President & CEO
Overall economic development strategy, long-range planning, LEDA rep for the City of Lafayette

Gregg's full biography

Pamela LaFleur
Vice President - Administration

(337) 593-1406
HR, land & facility/contract management, organization operation, Board liaison, LEDA rep for the Town of Duson

Nikki Bourgeois
Executive Assistant to the President

(337) 593-1416
Coordinates President's schedule and calendar


Lena Styles
Assistant Administrator

(337) 593-1400
Reception desk, LEDA Resource Center facility usage
David Travers
Maintenance Superintendent

 

Bria Vial
Accountant
337) 593-1400

 

Maria Spannuth
Accountant
(337) 593-1400

 Communication
Stacey Zawacki
Manager of Communication & Public Relations
(337) 593-1417
Media relations, event planning, branding & marketing, publications, social media & website

Billy Gunn
Multimedia Writer
(337) 593-1400
White papers, technical papers and long-form feature stories

 Business Services
Ryan LaGrange
Manager of Workforce Development

(337) 593-1405
Employee recruitment & retention, job fairs, training program & funding assistance, LEDA rep for the City of Broussard
Brett Mellington
Manager of Business Development

(337) 593-1414
Downtown development, business retention & recruitment, community-wide initiatives

Mark Mouton
Manager of Business Retention & Expansion

(337) 593-1409
Business visitation program, incentive assistance, expansion management, LEDA rep for the City of Scott
 

William Ness
Chief Information Officer
(337) 593-1407
Technology business retention & recruitment, oversee LEDA's IT infrastructure needs


Emily Shute
Project Coordinator
(337) 593-1400
Quality of Place and Sustainable Community initiatives


Hoyt Strain
Manager of Business Recruitment

(337) 593-1415
Site selection & incentive assistance, trade mission & industry conference planning/participation
 Research & Market Intelligence

Brittany Deal
Director of Strategic Analysis
(337) 593-1419
Demographic & statistical research, mapping, market analysis, site evaluation & marketing, LEDA rep for the City of Carencro and the Carencro Business Association

Rani Lege
Director of Project Development
(337) 593-1408
Quality manager, demographic & statistical research, mapping, market analysis, site evaluation & marketing, LEDA rep for the Youngsville Chamber and the City of Youngsville
   




 


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Destin Ortego
Director
(337) 593-1411
  Jillian Bradley
Program Coordinator
(337) 769-4085
   
  Katherine Nebel
Development Coordinator
(337) 769-4085
 Erin Strenge
Communications Coordinator
(337) 769-4085

Commissioners

The LEDA Board of Commissioners, appointed by governmental and educational entities, works with the full-time staff to promote the economic well-being of Lafayette Parish. Jerry Luke LeBlanc, current Chairman of the Lafayette Economic Development Authority, was appointed by the UL Lafayette President. His fellow Board members (and their appointing authorities) include:

Mike Guidroz, Vice Chairman
(Lafayette Mayor-President)
Frank Neuner
(Lafayette Mayor-President)
Dr. Ramesh Kolluru, Secretary
(UL Lafayette President)
James L. "Tex" Plumley
(Area Mayors)
Chris Arsement, Treasurer
(Lafayette Mayor-President)
 
Billy Arceneaux, Member at Large
(Area Mayors)

Willie Leday, Immediate Past Chairman
(Lafayette City-Parish Council)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For information regarding correspondence with the LEDA Board of Commissioners, contact Pamela LaFleur at (337) 593-1406.