People of Purpose
Victor Gregoire Inducted as a Fellow of the American Bar Association
ABA Fellows comprise a global honorary society of lawyers, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the profession and service to society. Membership is limited to one percent of the lawyers admitted to practice in the United States and its territories and to a limited number of lawyers in international jurisdictions.
Katie Hollowell Elected to the Board of Directors of Women’s Energy Network – South Louisiana
The vision for WEN’s South Louisiana chapter is to encourage professional women in southeast Louisiana, working within the energy industry, to join together to provide a networking forum and environment of enrichment, personal and professional.
Mark Doré Elected to the Lafayette Economic Development Authority Board of Commissioners
The Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) works with businesses as they make decisions to start, expand, or relocate to Lafayette, Louisiana, and the surrounding communities. Through innovative collaborations with business, government, and education, LEDA strives to grow the community’s business base for future development and diversification.
Victor Suane Selected to the National Black Lawyers Top 100
National Black Lawyers Top 100 was created to celebrate legal excellence by promoting our attorneys as subject-matter experts, developing a strong national network of top African American attorneys, and facilitating the exchange of timely information to enable members to maintain their status as leaders.
Jeff Gelpi Elected to the Board of Directors for the Younger Lawyers Division of the Federal Bar Association – New Orleans Chapter
The mission of the FBA is to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and the needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, the federal judiciary, and the public they serve.
Jeff Boudreaux Elected President of Sacred Heart Men’s Club
Sacred Heart Men’s Club serves the parish by providing aid to Sacred Heart Church and School. Funds are raised by the organization through various activities and are dispersed to the church and school to purchase equipment for efficient and effective operations.
Randy Cangelosi Elected Chairman of the Board of Directors for FuturePAC
FuturePAC is a BRAC-affiliated political action committee focused on financially supporting issues and candidates that promote economic development in the Baton Rouge area and improving the business climate in the region. It is the only PAC focused on economic development issues for the Capital Region.
Karen Waters Shipman Elected to the Board of Directors of the Federal Bar Association – New Orleans Chapter
The New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is dedicated to improving the professional lives of members of the bench and bar. The chapter serves over 1,200 members, the largest chapter in the national organization.
Hannah Robinson Selected as Committee Member for the Baton Rouge Area Chamber Diversity and Inclusion Committee
BRAC’s commitment to diversity and inclusion work is grounded in the understanding that more inclusive opportunities for all people in the region will propel growth, attract business, and enhanced quality of life. As the lead economic development group for the Baton Rouge area, BRAC is committed to doing more to understand and remove systemic barriers and institutional racism to realize the truly inclusive economy and community that Baton Rouge deserves.
Scott Huffstetler Selected to the Board of Directors of the Capital Area United Way
The CAUW’s mission is to improve lives by leveraging partnerships in our community to advance the common good through education, income stability, and healthy living.