Board of Directors

FRANCESCA BENTEN MORELAND

Chair of the Board
Williams Creative Group

ROY PRESTWOOD

Chair-Elect
Heard, McElroy & Vestal

BRIAN MCNEW

Immediate Past Chair
mcnew Architecture

TOM SIMMS

Treasurer
Carr, Riggs & Ingram

MICHAEL CORBIN

Vice Chair of Public Policy
AEP/SWEPCO

WILLIAM C. BRADFORD JR.

Vice Chair Economic Development
Blanchard, Walker, O’Quin & Roberts, PLC

TERRY MOORE

Vice Chair Membership
Merrill Lynch

LINDA BIERNACKI

Vice Chair Marketing/Investor Relations
Fire Tech Systems, Inc.

MARK SNOW

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

DAVID ALEXANDER

Vintage Realty Company

MELISSA COUCH

Barksdale Federal Credit Union

ANDREW CRAIG

Mohr and Associates, Inc.

BRIAN CRAWFORD

Willis-Knighton Health System

ROBERT CRAWFORD

ATCO Investment Co.

SUYI GEORGEWILL

Cintas Corp.

RICKEY HALL

Hall Builders, Inc.

CARLY KOEN

United Way of Northwest Louisiana

SUSAN MOFFITT

Porsche Shreveport

JEREMY K. MOORE

Capital One Bank

KENNETH MORROW

Metro Aviation

GRANT NUCKOLLS

Twisted Root Burger

E. CONNOR PETERSON

Keith D. Peterson & Company Inc.

ROBERT POU

Romph & Pou Agency

GEORGE SIRVEN

KTBS, LLC

DAVID R. SMITH

BRF Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program

SCOTT WARD

Southern Components, 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.