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LIDEA Announces 2022 Board of Directors

February 15, 2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bridgette O’Connor
bridgette@oconnormg.com
Date: February 15, 2022


LOUISIANA INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVES ASSOCIATION (LIDEA)
ANNOUNCES 2022 OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BATON ROUGE, LA -- The Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA) has elected its Officers and Board of Directors for 2022. The Board of Directors includes representatives ranging from industry consultants, and regional and state economic development officials. In addition to its Board of Directors, LIDEA’s membership has elected its Officers to help guide and prioritize the association’s activities.

LIDEA 2022 Officers
• President: B. Troy Villa, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.
• Vice President: Clair Hebert Marceaux, Skeeter Contractors
• Secretary: Rachel P. Delamain, Baton Rouge Area Chamber
• Treasurer: Jessie D. Broderick, Sumit Credits
• Past President: Larry Collins, Louisiana Economic Development

2022 LIDEA Board of Directors
• Angela W. Adolph, Kean Miller
• Rhonda Boatner, Didier Consultants
• Amanda Edge, Entergy
• Grady Fitzpatrick, GNO, Inc.
• Ashley C. Llewellyn, St. Tammany Corporation
• Mandi Mitchell, Lafayette Economic Development Authority
• Kim Wallett, Advantous Consulting
• Don Pierson, Ex-Officio, Secretary, Louisiana Economic Development

“As Louisiana’s economy emerges this year from the effects of the pandemic and evolves in response to current market demands, LIDEA will play a key role in advancing ideas, opportunities, and policies through our diverse membership of economic development professionals, policymakers, consultants, and industry leaders. It is with great pride that I will serve as LIDEA’s president in 2022, a year that we will certainly look back upon as a pivotal period in the continuum of our state’s path of economic growth and stability.” stated incoming LIDEA president Troy Villa.

LIDEA will continue to partner with allies throughout the state, including the eight regional economic development organizations, Louisiana Economic Development (LED), The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), and the Committee of 100, Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL), and the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR), among others to ensure a strong business reputation and workforce that will entice new opportunities and build on the existing investment businesses have already made in Louisiana.

ABOUT LIDEA
The Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA) is a non-profit trade organization whose mission is to increase the effectiveness of individuals involved in the practice of economic development in Louisiana through education, public policy advocacy, and collaboration; LIDEA is the voice of the profession in Louisiana.

Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA) ANNOUNCES 2020 Officers and Board of Directors

November 6, 2019

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Media Relations

BATON ROUGE, LA -- The Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association (LIDEA) has elected its Officers and Board of Directors for 2020.  The Board of Directors includes representatives ranging from parish level economic developers, regional economic development organizations, state economic development officials, and industry consultants. In addition to its Board of Directors, LIDEA’s membership has elected its Officers to help guide and prioritize the association’s activities.