People of Purpose

Jaye Calhoun Appointed Louisiana Tax Institute

The Louisiana Tax Institute is established within the Department of Revenue and serves as the official advisory tax law revision and tax law reform agency of the state of Louisiana.

Stephen Hanemann To Serve Second Term as Chairman and President of World Trade Center of New Orleans

The World Trade Center serves as the voice of international trade for Louisiana and the Gulf Coast and serves its members and the international trade community by advocating for fair and commercially-reasonable trade agreements and associated project and infrastructure development.

Claudia Carrizales Selected for Third Year as Board Secretary of Young Professionals Division of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is committed to creating and facilitating a business climate within the Hispanic community, which results in economic development and progress for Louisiana. The Young Professionals’ mission is to foster the growth of the young Hispanic professional community through networking, leadership development, and community service.

Tod Everage To Serve as Chair of Young Professionals Committee of Institute for Energy Law

The Young Professionals Committee’s mission is to offer younger IEL members a forum for discussion of contemporary issues, information for career development, and an opportunity to network with each other and with energy industry leaders.

Eric Thiergood Named To 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellows Program

The program, launched in 2011, identifies high-potential attorneys from diverse backgrounds and sets them on the path to leadership within their organization. LCLD’s goal is to produce a generation of attorneys with strong leadership and relationship skills who are committed to fostering diversity within their individual institutions and the legal profession at large. 

Arielle Anderson and Lauren Rucinski Accepted To 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder Program

The program is designed for diverse, high-potential, early-career attorneys at LCLD Member organizations. The goal of this program is to provide Pathfinders with practical tools for developing and leveraging internal professional networks through relationship-building skills, foundational leadership skills, and an understanding of career development strategies applicable to both in-house and law firm practice.

Jason Brown Named To GNO, Inc. Public Policy Committee

The Greater New Orleans, Inc.’s Public Policy Committee works to establish and preserve policies that create a more favorable, competitive, and reliable business climate in Greater New Orleans and drive long-term job growth and wealth creation for its citizens.

Chauvin Kean Selected for GNO, Inc. NextGen Council

Greater New Orleans, Inc.’s NextGen Council is comprised of emerging business leaders from across the region, representative of a range of industries. NextGen Council is designed to introduce new leadership to GNO, Inc. and develop business leaders with a regional perspective.

Chelsea Caswell Elected Chair of the Baton Rouge Bar Association Young Lawyers Section

The purpose of the Young Lawyers Section of the Baton Rouge Bar Association (BRBA) is to coordinate and implement new membership to the BRBA and to assimilate the young lawyers into the BRBA on a monthly basis so as to elicit membership as well as participation in the committee system of the BRBA. 

Vance Gibbs Elected To Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Board of Directors 

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank’s mission is to feed the hungry in Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes by providing food and educational outreach through faith-based and other community partners. The parishes served are; Ascension, Assumption, East and West Baton Rouge, East and West Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, and St. James.

Scott Huffstetler Elected To Capital Area United Way Board of Directors

The Capital Area United Way seeks to improve lives by creating partnerships in the community to advance the common good. 

Katie Hollowell Elected To 2021 Women’s Energy Network South Louisiana Chapter Board of Directors

The WEN Southeast Louisiana Chapter began in 2009. Their vision for the region 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.

Kean Miller will serve as a Wine Dinner Sponsor for the 2021 Montgomery County Community Foundation Gifts of the Vine, Wine Dinner & Auction.

Kean Miller is a Co-Presenting Sponsor for the 2021 Economic Outlook Conference hosted by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce.

Kean Miller sponsored the Evening of Elegance Virtual Gala Hosted by the Rotary Club of The Woodlands.

Kean Miller supported Baton Rouge Bar Association as a Sponsor of the Support the Bar Campaign.

Kean Miller sponsored the 2020 Virtual Southern Energy Conference Hosted by Louisiana Oil & Gas Association and Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association.

Kean Miller sponsored the 25th Annual Greater Houston Partnership Golf Tournament.

Kean Miller sponsored the 2020 International Trade Day Hosted by The World Trade Center of New Orleans.

Kean Miller sponsored the 2020 The Maggert golf tournament, benefitting YES to YOUTH – Montgomery County Youth Services.