People in Business for Dec. 22


The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has named Karen Powell as chapter development director, working with chapters at more than 300 campuses nationwide, and Kelli Partin as programs coordinator, overseeing the society’s national award and grant programs.

Powell was director of education initiatives for the Capital Area United Way. Partin was an executive administrative assistant for Cruser Marketing Inc.

Woman’s Hospital has named Beverly Brooks Thompson as chief development officer responsible for the fundraising activities of Woman’s Hospital Foundation. Thompson was vice president and executive counsel with Pursuant Ketchum in Dallas and served as director of Forever LSU.

Ryan Gisclair, formerly marketing director for Gisclair & Associates, has been named associate financial adviser in the Louisiana office of Horizon Wealth Management, primarily assisting Horizon’s retirement plan services division.

Gov. Bobby Jindal made appointments to the Louisiana Naval War Memorial Commission: Mike McNaughton, of Denham Springs, veterans outreach director at the Department of Veterans Affairs and a veteran of the U.S. Army; Len Sedlin, of Baton Rouge, a retired chemical engineer and a veteran of the U.S. Army; Mary Fish, of Denham Springs, a former executive assistant at the USS Kidd and a veteran of the Women’s Army Corps; Ruby Bourg, of Youngsville, a retired case manager for the Lafayette Catholic Service Center and a veteran of the U.S. Army; and W. Bruce King, of Greenwell Springs, a chemical engineer and a veteran of the Navy/Naval Reserve.


Charles Bosch has been named vice president and senior trust adviser at Regions Bank in New Orleans. Bosch was a relationship manager with Whitney Bank.

Lory Schwartz has been named business development director in the Mid-City office of Morgan & Co., a communications-planning and buying agency. She was a television account executive at WNOL-TV/ NOLA38-Tribune Broadcasting of New Orleans.

Tony Chauveaux has been named executive director of Longue Vue House and Gardens.

He has served as deputy director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and deputy chairman for grants and awards at the National Endowment for the Arts.


Kristi Lumpkin, of Ruston, has been elected president of the Louisiana Industrial Development Executives Association.

Other officers are Frank Fink, of St. Mary Parish government, vice president; Ed Jimenez, Entergy Louisiana LLC, treasurer; Michael Tarantino, Iberia Industrial Development Foundation, secretary; and Ray Cornelius, Adams and Reese LLP, past president.

New board members include Jerry Bologna, Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission; Stephen Broussard, West Cameron Port Commission; Mike Eades, Ascension Economic Development Corp.; and William Joubert, Southeast Louisiana Business Center at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Also on the board are Michael Olivier, Committee of 100; Randy Rogers, Livingston Economic Development Council; and Shawn Welcome, Louisiana Economic Development department. Ex-officio board member is Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret.