Board of Directors

John Pohorelsky
Scofield, Gerard , Pohorelsky,
Gallaugher & Landry

Ken Francis
Chair Elect
Lake Charles Coca-Cola Bottling

Celia Broussard
Immediate Past Chair
Southwest Call Center of LA

Phil Earhart
Iberia Bank
William Monk
Legal Counsel 
Stockwell, Sievert Law Firm

Bart Yakupzack
Vice Chair - Governmental Affairs
The Gray Law Firm
Jennifer Spees
Vice Chair - Education &
Workforce Development
Louisiana Mortgage

Keith DuRousseau
Vice Chair - Business Development 
& Diversity 
Keiland Construction

Patricia Prudhomme
Vice Chair - Quality of Life
Banners / McNeese State University

2016 Board of Directors

Kristy Armand
Healthy Image

Chip Arnould

Dr. Neil Aspinwall
Sowela Technical Community College
James Babin
Fusion Five

Anthony Bonilla

Paul Bonin
Realty Source

Fil Bordelon
Capital One, N.A.

Ernie Broussard

Jonathan Cernek
Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana

Phil Earhart
Iberia Bank

Kay Fox
Beauregard Electric Co-op

Janielle Frost

Janie Fruge
West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
Jim Giffin
Edward Jones

Gary Gobert
Lake City Trucking

Larry Graham
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

Rich Harbison
Phillips 66

Mike Hayes

Tobie Hodgkins
Bessette Development
Paul Hutchens
Isle of Capri Casino & Hotel

Lena McArthur
West Calcasieu Chamber of Commerce

Ryan Navarre
Billy Navarre Chevrolet, Cadillac, Honda & Hyundai

Michael K. Pendergast
L'Auberge Casino Resort

Ronnie Petree
St. Martin Bank

Stephen Polito
Leadership SWLA

Denise Rau
Rau Financial Group

Tom Sawyer
Automotive Alignment

Gus Schram
Walnut Grove

Rodney "Poncho" Seaford
Business First Bank

Tomeu Vadell
CITGO Petroleum Company

Ashli Waldrep
Arts & Humanities of SWLA

Greg Webb
First National Bank of Louisiana

Courtesy Seats

Jody Barrilleaux
West Calcasieu Association of Commerce

Anne Causey
Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce

Brenda Fontenot
Oakdale Area Chamber of Commerce

Marion Fox
Jeff Davis Business Alliance

Lillian Karr
DeQuincy Chamber of Commerce
Meg Lovejoy
Junior Achievement

Laurie Martin
Junior League of Lake Charles, Inc.

Barbara Savant
Kinder Chamber of Comerce

Jeff Solinksy
Greater Beauregard Chamber of Commerce



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