David A. Kerstein
President Helis Oil & Gas Company, LLC
Charles L. Rice
President & CEO Entergy New Orleans, Inc.
President & CEO – Chaffe & Associates
David T. Darragh
President & CEO Reily Foods Company
Lee Anne Sciambra
Office Managing Partner KPMG LLP
Henry L. Coaxum, Jr.
President & CEO Coaxum Enterprises, Inc.
The Executive Committee of the Business Council of New Orleans is comprised of 22 members and acts as the Policy-making body of the Business Council. This committee serves at the BCNO per the bylaws and at the pleasure of the organization’s membership, it is here that the organization’s position on specific issues is ultimately determined.
President New Orleans Saints and Pelicans
Mark Mayer (ex-officio)
President Peter A. Mayer Advertising Inc.
Alden J. McDonald, Jr.
President & CEO Liberty Bank and Trust Company
Suzanne T. Mestayer
CEO ThirtyNorth Investments, LLC
Gregory R. Rusovich
President & CEO Transoceanic Trading and Development
President Corporate Realty
Gary N. Solomon
Board Chair Crescent Bank & Trust
Bruce H. Thompson
President Thompson Equipment Co., Inc.
James B. Cook
General Manager Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
Paul H. Flower
President & CEO Woodward Design + Build, LLC
L. Ronald Forman
President & CEO Audubon Nature Institute, Inc.
Greater New Orleans Market President
Capital One Bank
CEO Gallo Mechanical, L.L.C.
Chairman & CEO Jackson Offshore Operators LLC
H. Merritt Lane
President & CEO Canal Barge Company
James M. Lapeyre, Jr.
President & CEO The Laitram Corporation