Officers & Board
NLEP's Board of Directors are chosen by investors and represent the 14 North Louisiana parishes served by NLEP. Our board members come from almost every industry sector and provide guidance and direction to our organization.

NLEP Board of Directors

NLEP encourages an active board culture to enhance participation and involvement in economic development among its investors. The input and guidance from board members provide invaluable feedback to staff as they perform their daily operations. North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP) is governed by its Board of Directors, who are elected annually by its investors. Board members then elect Officers who work directly with senior staff on high level initiatives. Board members are further broken down into working committees. 

2020 Board Officers 

  First Guaranty Bank


    Moore Family Interests
      Progressive Bank 

NLEP Working Committees


Committee Chairs:

Greg Lott, Progressive Bank
Program and Oversight
Eric Basinger, CEcD, AEP Swepco
Government Relations
James Moore III, Moore Family Interests
Workforce  Chancellor Earl Meador, J.D.

Board Members 2020-2021

Jerry Allen  
Delta Land and Farm
Adam Hubble            
Hand Construction, LLC
Raymond Alley
Walker-Alley & Associates, LLC
Valarie Jamison
Parish of Caddo
Eric Barkley              
CenterPoint Energy
Bobby Jelks
The Alta and John Franks Foundation
Eric Basinger, CEcD 
Adam Johnston        
First Guaranty Bank
Dr. Rick Bateman, Jr.
Chancellor, Bossier Parish Community College
Kay King     
Morehouse Economic Development Corp
Linda Biernacki
Fire Tech Systems, Inc
Greg Lott     
Progressive Bank
Bruce Blanton           
Webster Parish Police Jury
Michael Lowe          
Kean Miller, LLP
Chap Breard             
Dr. Chris Maggio
Chancellor, Northwestern State University
Christian Burney 
Magee Resource Group, LLC
Mayor Jamie Mayo
City of Monroe
Mike Causey
Hunt, Guillot & Associates
Chancellor Earl Meador, J.D.
Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College
Sandy Cimino
Community Bank of Louisiana
Mayor O'Landis Millican
Town of Arcadia
Jack Clampit
Ouachita Parish Police Jury
James Moore III
Moore Family Limited Partnership
Charles Coleman
Citizens National Bank
Dr. Dave Norris
Louisiana Tech University
Linc Coleman           
U.L. Coleman Companies
Jeff Parker  
Origin Bank
Kevin Cook
Enterprise Computing Services
Patrick Ramsey
Lincoln Builders 
Hardeman Cordell  
Central Oil & Supply
Rick Ranson              
Cleco Power, LLC
Kevin Crosby
Lazenby & Associates, Inc.
Barry Regula
Boomtown Casino & Hotel
Anne Dixon
Anne Dixon Real Estate
Reggie Roe  
DeSoto Parish Police Jury
Amanda Edge          
Entergy Louisiana
Annmarie Sartor     
Drax Biomass
Mark Eldredge         
Heard, McElroy & Vestal, LLC
Chris Shankle           
Argent Financial Group
Jennifer Elliott
Capital One Bank
Tom Simms
Carr, Riggs, Ingram, LLC
Dr. Rodney Ellis, Chancellor        
Southern University at Shreveport
David Smith               
Carter Federal Credit Union
Brandon Fail
City of Shreveport
Dr. Steen Trawick
CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System
Stephen Fortson     
Bradley, Murchison, Kelly & Shea
Lynn Treadway         
Jackson Parish Police Jury
Archer Frierson
Vintage Realty
Mayor Ronny Walker            
City of Ruston
Jeff Harper
North Webster Parish Industrial District
JoAnn Wheless        
Northwest Louisiana Association of Realtors
Tania Hilburn
JPMorgan Chase Bank
Marty Wooldridge  
Ward II Industrial Board
Clay Hipp
First National Bank

Contact Us

North Louisiana Economic Partnership
Regions Tower
333 Texas Street, Suite 411
Shreveport, LA 71101
1900 North 18th Street, Suite 501
Monroe, LA 71201