Meeting/Event Information

    New Orleans Luncheon

    February 22, 2018
    11:30 AM CST - 1:30 PM CST
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    Ralph's on the Park
    900 City Park Avenue
    New Orleans, LA 70119
    http://www.ralphsonthepark.com
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    Speaker: Quentin L. Messer, Jr - President and CEO New Orleans Business Alliance

    Quentin L. Messer, Jr. was selected to lead the New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) in July 2015, having spent the previous three years at Louisiana Economic Development (LED), most recently as Assistant Secretary. At NOLABA, Quentin leads initiatives and programs related to business intelligence, economic competitiveness, small business services, business attraction and retention, including the Bioinnovation and Health Sciences cluster, and has overall responsibility for executing the Business Alliance’s ProsperityNOLA strategy.

    Filling a similar role at LED, where as a member of the executive management team, Quentin was President of the Louisiana Economic Development Corporation (LEDC); Secretary’s designate to the Research Park Corporation board, where he is the Board Treasurer and Chairperson, Audit Committee; staff lead for the Louisiana Innovation Council (LIC); and the agency’s representative on ratings agency calls related to the State’s General Obligation and other indebtedness.

    Quentin was selected as a 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Leadership Award recipient of the Fannie Lou Hamer Community Service and Leadership Award by Grambling State University. He is member of the Council for a Better Louisiana’s (CABL) Leadership Louisiana class of 2014. He is a member of the fifth class of the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation’s Broad Residency in Urban Education (2007-09).

    Tickets

    $60.00 Non-Members
    $75.00 after 3:00 pm February 20

    $300.00 Luncheon Sponsorship

    $45.00 Members

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