People in business for Sept. 22

Lucinda Flowers, Foundation for Louisiana
Lucinda Flowers, Foundation for Louisiana


Lucinda Flowers has been named communications manager at the Foundation for Louisiana. She was a senior city planner, focused on housing, at the New Orleans City Planning Commission.

Spencer Hayman has been named executive director of Operation Homefront Louisiana-Mississippi, also overseeing the organization’s expansion in Mississippi.

Hayman, who has a background in advertising and working with nonprofit organizations, particularly with online fundraising, has been working with Operation Homefront in New Orleans as a consultant. Operation Homefront provides emergency financial and other assistance to the families of service members and Wounded Warriors.


Gov. Bobby Jindal has made appointments from the local area to various state board and commissions.

The Louisiana State Board of Examiners in Dietetics and Nutrition: Martina Musmeci Salles, of Destrehan, a self-employed nutrition consultant.

Reentry Advisory Council: Joseph Ardoin, of Baton Rouge, administrator of the health and welfare pension fund for the Carpenters Union, and Mike Cazes, of Port Allen, sheriff of West Baton Rouge Parish.

Louisiana Real Estate Commission: Steven P. Hebert, real estate broker and chief operating officer of Coldwell Banker Pelican Real Estate.


Carol Seavor has been named interim president of Our Lady of the Lake College, effective Oct. 1. Seavor retired in 2010 from serving for eight years as the president of Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Va.

Douglas Baker has been named director of communications for the state’s Division of Administration. Baker was director of communications with the Louisiana Department of Revenue.

Brooke Bramlett has been elected president of Sales and Marketing Executives of Greater Baton Rouge.

Other officers and board members are Christine Kennedy, president-elect; Laurie Pierce, past president; Erin Ourso; Tracey Zimmerman; Jill Stokeld; Kristen Hogan; Lan Benton; Mark Vincent; Erica Wade; and Sarah Ganong.

Katie Guasco has been elected president of Women in Media Baton Rouge.

Other officers and directors are Maranda White, treasurer; Kristi Howard, website and communications chairwoman; Amber Leach, philanthropy chairwoman; Rikki Broussard, program chairwoman; Heidi Guerra, scholarships chairwoman; Amy Andrews, hospitality chairwoman; and Kristen Hogan, communications chairwoman.

Paul Marks, of Summit Consulting, has been elected president of the American Society of Safety Engineers, Greater Baton Rouge chapter.

Other officers are Brett Perricone, of Summit Consulting, vice president; Karen Saurage, of Georgia-Pacific, secretary; Jeremy Miller, of Performance Contractors Inc., treasurer; David Noland, of Amedisys Home Health Inc., past-president; Annette Springer, delegate; and George Harris, city of Baton Rouge, member-at-large.