Board of Directors

  • Gary McConnell
    Board President

    President, McConnell Brick & Block

  • Richard Williams
    Immediate Past President

    President/CEO at Essential Federal Credit Union

  • Renee B. Myer
    Vice President

    Assistant Dean of Diversity, Advocacy & Civic Engagement, College of Human Sciences & Education, Louisiana State University

  • Andrew Blanchfield
    Secretary/Treasurer

    Managing Partner of Keogh Cox

  • Fr. Ralph Howe, Jr.
    Board Member

    Retired Sr. Associate and Day School Chaplain, St. James Episcopal Church

  • Chris McCanless, MD
    Board Member

    Hematology Oncology Clinic

  • Lance Barbour
    Board Member

    State and Local Campaign Manager for ACS CAN

  • Matthew Valliere
    Board Member

    CareSouth Medical & Dental CEO

  • Robert Benton
    Board Member

    Associate Director of LSU Facility Services

  • Rose Marie Fife
    Board Member

    Community Philanthropist

  • Stephen Mumford
    Board Member

    Baton Rouge General COO

  • Susan Holliday
    Board Member

    Head over Heels Owner and Community Philanthropist

  • Theresa Thao Kumse
    Board Member

    Assistant Director of Marketing at LSU Online & Continuing Education