One Acadiana celebrated with business leaders from the region for the Regional celebration. The event at the Cajundome served as the official installation of Lafayette attorney Frank Neuner as the 2017 Chairman.

Frank Neuner, 2017 One Acadiana Chairman

One Acadiana announced the addition of 700 certified acres in Jefferson Davis Parish that is ready for commercial development. One Acadiana, formerly the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, facilitates business opportunities in nine Acadiana parishes.

Earlier this year, 1A announced the election of its 2017 Officers:

Frank Neuner, Managing Partner of NeunerPate, will serve as the 2017 Chairman

Don Broussard, Secretary/Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of The Lemoine Company, will serve as the 2017 Chair-Elect

Kathy Bobbs, Chief Executive Officer of Women’s & Children’s Hospital, will serve as 2017 Treasurer

Jerry Vascocu, Acadiana Market President of IBERIABANK, will serve as Immediate Past Chairman

“It’s a privilege to serve as the 2017 chairman for One Acadiana,” said Neuner. “Since its launch, this organization has gained momentum through dedicated initiatives and a focus on regionalism. I’m committed to seeing those efforts continue and strengthen in the next year.”

A new slate of directors has been added to the board:

  • Buffy Domingue, Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital, Lafayette Parish
  • Paul Durand, St. Martin Bank & Trust Company, St. Martin Parish
  • Anita Fontenot, Southwest Fidelity Corporation/Fontenot’s Hatchery, Evangeline Parish
  • Ken Lazard, Destiny of Faith Christian Center Church, Lafayette Parish
  • Jason Patout, Gulf Coast Bank, Vermilion Parish
  • Elena Pecoraro, Pecoraro Law, Lafayette Parish
  • Mark Suellentrop, Cabot Corporation, St. Mary Parish

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