People in Business for March 16

BATON ROUGE AREA

Blake E. Cotton has joined GeoEngineers Inc. as a principal geotechnical engineer in its Baton Rouge office.

Cotton was a principal and vice president of Louisiana operations with Fugro Consultants Inc.

ROBERT “ROBBY” L. CANGELOSI JR. HAS BEEN NAMED PRINCIPAL IN CHARGE OF ENGINEERING AND OFFICE MANAGER OF T. BAKER SMITH LLC’S BATON ROUGE OFFICE. HE WAS VICE PRESIDENT AND PARTNER OF SJB GROUP LLC.

PRESTON L. KENNEDY, PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF BANK OF ZACHARY, WAS ELECTED TREASURER OF THE INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY BANKERS OF AMERICA.

He is a member of the ICBA executive committee and the board of directors and has served in various leadership roles at ICBA.

ROBERT A. BALDRIDGE, OF BATON ROUGE, HAS BEEN ELECTED CHIEF COMMANDER OF UNITED STATES POWER SQUADRONS, A SAFE BOATING EDUCATION ORGANIZATION.

Baldridge is president of Wilson Warehouse.

PATRICK CAMPBELL, PRESIDENT OF SUPERIOR FORD INC. IN ZACHARY, HAS BEEN NAMED A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD AT FIRST BANK AND TRUST.

GERALDINE BORDELON, DIRECTOR OF DESTINATION SALES FOR VISIT BATON ROUGE, HAS BEEN ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR THE LOUISIANA SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES.

OTHER OFFICERS ARE NORMAN MORRIS, PRESIDENT-ELECT, REPRESENTING THE LOUISIANA REALTORS ASSOCIATION; NATALIE ISAACS, SECRETARY/TREASURER, THE LOUISIANA OIL MARKETERS AND CONVENIENCE STORE ASSOCIATION; AND JODIE BOUDREAUX, IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT, THE PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE AGENTS OF LOUISIANA.

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS ARE LESLIE ALLEMAN, CROWNE PLAZA BATON ROUGE; ROLAND DARTEZ, POLICE JURY ASSOCIATION OF LA INC.; BILL DUFRENE, ALLIANCE SAFETY COUNCIL; POLLY PRINCE JOHNSON, LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS; KAREN PRIMEAUX, LAFAYETTE CONVENTION AND VISITORS COMMISSION; JAMIE WILLIAMS, CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT/HORSESHOE CASINO; AND VINCE ZEBEAU, DEEP SOUTH EQUIPMENT DEALERS.

COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN ARE CRYSTAL CARTER, OF PHYLLIS PERRON AND ASSOCIATES, COMMUNICATIONS; WARD BLACKWELL, LOUISIANA DENTAL ASSOCIATION, GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS; AND ROXIE BARRIOS JUNEAU, LOUISIANA DISTRICT ATTORNEYS ASSOCIATION, THE PAST PRESIDENTS COUNCIL.

NEW ORLEANS AREA

Dr. Anthony Grieco has been named market medical director of the New Orleans-Westbank region for Metairie-based Peoples Health.

Grieco has served as a senior physician for other managed care organizations, including Ochsner Health System and several private practices around the country, and was lead medical director at Blue Cross and Blue Shield.