Walts among this year’s 20 Under 40 honorees!
10. 04. 2017
Here are this year’s 20 Under 40 honorees! The 20 Under 40 Young Leader Awards aim to honor Acadiana’s best and brightest–those younger than 40 who help move Lafayette forward through their leadership skills and community service.
For the fifth year in a row, The Daily Advertiser has proudly partnered with the705 to organize and sponsor the awards along with Capitol One Bank and Cox Communications.
Please join us in celebrating the achievements of this year’s 20 under 40 Acadiana Leadership Awards honorees on Nov. 16 at the DoubleTree by Hilton.
We’re proud to announce 2017’s honorees:
Susan Allardyce, Home Bank, Assistant Vice President/Marketing Specialist
Kyle Bacon, Jones Walker, Partner
Anita Begnaud, One Acadiana, Vice President of Governmental Affairs and Communications
Joelle Boudreaux, Lafayette Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer Services Director
Elsa Dimitriadis, United Way of Acadiana, Director of Marketing & Communications; Artist/Arts Administrator
Liam Doyle, Lafayette Consolidated Government, Disability Affairs Coordinator
Scott Feehan, Festival International de Louisiane, Executive Director
Lana Fontenot, South Louisiana Community College, Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement
Kevin Guillory, UL-Lafayette, Admissions Counselor
Alexander Lazard, One Acadiana, Director of Events & Special Projects
Robin LeBlanc, Robin LeBlanc CPA, Owner/CPA
Jeremy Morrow, NeunerPate, Partner
Ashley Mudd, Leadership Institute of Acadiana, Executive Director
Destin Ortego, Lafayette Economic Development Authority, Program Administrator
Christy Pennison, Phoenix Family Life Centers, Regional/Site Director
Drake Pothier, Drake Pothier Insurance Agency, Owner
Terysa Ridgeway, CGI, Program Manager
Brandon Smith, CGI, Information Technology Consultant
Amy Thibodeaux, Crowley Chamber of Commerce, President & CEO
Nic Walts, The Picard Group, Director of Policy