Board of Directors

ROY PRESTWOOD

Chairman of the Board
Heard, McElroy & Vestal

MICHAEL CORBIN

Chair-Elect
AEP/SWEPCO

FRANCESCA BENTEN MORELAND

Immediate Past Chair
Williams Creative Group

TOM SIMMS

Treasurer
Carr, Riggs & Ingram

WILLIAM C. BRADFORD JR.

Vice Chair Public Policy
Blanchard, Walker, O’Quin & Roberts, PLC

DAVID R. SMITH

Vice Chair Economic Development
BRF Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program

JULIE LESSITER, Ed. D.

Vice Chair Education
Louisiana State University – Shreveport

JEREMY K. MOORE

Vice Chair Marketing/Investor Relations
Cadence One Bank

SCOTT WARD

Vice Chair Education
Southern Components, Inc.

DAVID ALEXANDER

Vintage Realty Company

LINDA BIERNACKI

Fire Tech Systems, Inc.

ANDREW CRAIG

Mohr and Associates, Inc.

BRIAN CRAWFORD

Willis-Knighton Health System

ROBERT CRAWFORD

ATCO Investment Co.

LIZ CREWS

Shreveport Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau

DELORES DAVENPORT

RRCU

SUYI GEORGEWILL

Cintas Corp.

RICKEY HALL

Hall Builders, Inc.

CEJAY JOHNSON

CeJay Enterprises of Louisiana

TERRY MOORE

Merrill Lynch

HILTON NICHOLSON

CyberReef Solutions

GRANT NUCKOLLS

Twisted Root Burger

ROBERT POU

Romph & Pou Agency

Jim Shockley

Gordon Inc.

GEORGE SIRVEN

KTBS, LLC

MARK SNOW

Vice Chair Education
Aillet, Fenner, Jolly & McClelland, Inc.

KENDRA WHEELER

Red River Bank

The Chamber Board of Directors is composed of twenty-seven members. Six are elected annually to serve for three years. The governing and policy making responsibilities of the Chamber are vested in the Board of Directors. Each Summer, the Chamber opens the nomination process and accepts new nominations online.

Nominees must be:

  • An active Shreveport Chamber member in good standing
  • Willing to accept the responsibility of a directorship

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Approve an annual budget to finance the organization
  • Approve all Chamber policy
  • Provide the personal leadership, enthusiasm and support necessary to help coordinate and build an effective organization
  • Attend meetings of the Board and functions of the Chamber
  • Help to broaden the financial resources of the organization
  • Project a professional and positive image when representing the Chamber
  • Ensure that Chamber programs, projects and activities are consistent with the mission statement and interests of our members.

If you have questions about the nomination window, nomination process, or our Board of Directors, please contact Ellie Ward at (318) 677-2524 or by email at ellie@shreveportchamber.org.