Troy Wayman, newly named CEO of One Acadiana, was the keynote speaker for Thursday morning’s Chamber-sponsored Business Over Breakfast at The Rice Palace. Among those present were, from left, Lee Lawrence, Chamber board member; Jill Habetz, Chamber secretary-treasurer; Melinda Malmay, Chamber chairman-elect; April Mixon, Chamber board member; Wayman; Trenton Leonards, Chamber board member; Amy Thibodeaux, Chamber CEO; and Anita Begnaud, One Acadiana senior vice president, governmental affairs and communication.

‘Ready for the challenge’

Troy Wayman knows there are challenges facing the Acadiana area, but he’s willing to take on those challenges.
After all, he’s faced challenges before.

Iota senior guard Madeline Gatte was recently named to the Class 3A All-State second team by a panel of sportswriters from across the state.

Iota’s Gatte lands spot on Class 3A All-State squad

Iota’s Madeline Gatte closed out her prep career with numerous accolades, including being named as the Most Valuable Player in District 5-3A after leading the Lady Bulldogs to share of the league t

Members of the 2018 Leadership EXCEL class who recently participated in an Education and Workforce Development session include, front from left, Dale Robertson-Agosto, Griffith Lumber; Ali Klentzman, Acadia General Hospital; Jenny Foreman, Bank of Commerce and Trust; back from left, Rachel Broussard, Acadia-St. Landry Hospital; Candi Richard, Church Point Wholesale; Megan Malmay, Crowley Chamber of Commerce; Tiffany Richey, Educational Professional; Chance Oustalet, Bubba Oustalet Chevrolet Cadillac, Kayla Duhon, Dugas Soileau and Breaux CPA Firm; Tears Mickens, J.D. Bank; Brian Oustalet, Bubba Oustalet Automotive Group; Chris Kratzer, Acadia General Hospital; Angie Bourgeois, Central Rayne Kindergarten; Jeremy Leleux, First National Bank; and Jay Domingue, REACH4 Communications.

Education, Workforce Development focus of recent EXCEL session

The Leadership EXCEL program hosted this year’s third session focusing on Education and Workforce Development.


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