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Alliance Foundation Board

The Alliance SWLA Foundation Board represents the public and private leadership of our five-parish region. It meets along with the Chamber SWLA board throughout the year to monitor and direct the efforts of the Chamber and the Foundation. To maintain cohesion between the two boards, the executive committee for the both is the made up of the same business leaders.

The 2020 Executive Board of Directors

  • Chair Kristy Armand of Healthy Image/Thrive Magazine
  • Chair Elect Jim Giffin of Edward Jones
  • Immediate Past Chair Phil Earhart of Iberia Bank
  • Vice Chair, Governmental Affairs Bart Yakupzack of Jack Lawton Companies
  • Vice Chair, Business Dev. & Diversity Ernie Broussard of HGA
  • Vice Chair, Education & Workforce Development Jennifer Spees of Louisiana Mortgage
  • Vice Chair, Quality of Life Tobie Hodgkins of Century 21 Bessette Realty
  • Treasurer Jason Guillory of McElroy, Quirk & Burch
  • Legal Counsel Ross Raley of Stockwell Sievert Law Firm
  • President/CEO George Swift of The Chamber SWLA/SWLA Alliance Foundation 

Public Members

  • Mayor Gene Paul, City of Oakdale (Allen Parish)
  • Mayor Misty Clanton, City of DeRidder (Beauregard Parish)
  • Mayor TBA (Calcasieu Parish)
  • Katie Armentor, Cameron Parish Policy Jury Designee (Cameron Parish)
  • Mayor Henry Guinn, City of Jennings (Jeff Davis Parish)
  • TBA, Allen Parish Police Jury President/Desginee (Allen Parish)
  • Bryan McReynolds, Beauregard Parish Police Jury President/Designee (Beauregard Parish)
  • TBA, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Designee (Calcasieu Parish)
  • Clair Marceaux, Cameron Parish Police Jury (Cameron Parish)
  • Marion Fox, Jeff Davis Economic Development (Jeff Davis Parish)

Private Members (Must have a minimum of one from each parish.)

  • David Sickey, Coushatta Casino Resort (Allen Parish)
  • John Nichols, First National Bank of DeRidder (Beauregard Parish)
  • Glenn Pumpelly , Pumpelly Oil, Inc. (Calcasieu Parish)
  • Stevie Trahan, Cameron LNG/Sempra (Cameron Parish)
  • Mike Heinen, Jeff Davis Electric Co-op (Jeff Davis Parish)
  • Butch Babineaux, C.H. Fenstermaker
  • Ann Barilleaux, JD Bank
  • Donald Brinkman, CSRS
  • Ken Broussard, Broussard Group
  • Michael Flatt, Northrop Grumman
  • Larry Graham, Lake Charles Memorial Health System
  • Dick Kennison, Kennison Forest Products
  • Monica Miller, Alfred Miller Contracting Company
  • Ryan Navarre, Billy Navarre Automotive
  • Kirk Pellerin, Pedestal Bank
  • Ricky Self, Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District
  • Creed Romano, Entergy
  • Bruce Kirkpatrick, Stream Companies
  • Charles Timpa, First Federal Bank
  • David Brossett, Brossett Achitect, LLC


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