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WTC Agriculture, Specialty Food & Beverage Committee

The Agriculture, Specialty Food & Beverage Committee provides purpose and voice to Louisiana’s food, beverage and agriculture sector. With respect to international trade, this committee aims to enhance Louisiana’s ability to strengthen export/import opportunities for agriculture and food-based businesses. Chair: Rene Simon, Director, Louisiana Agricultural Finance Authority and Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry This Committee meets on a quarterly basis.
William Coyle
Bilco Tools, Inc., President
Vince Hayward
Camellia Brand, CEO
Scott Herbert
Daybrook Fisheries, Sr. Vice President Sales and Marketing
Arthur Huguley
ED&F Man Liquid Products, LLC, President
Thomas Spiers
Gulf South Eye Associates, CFO COO
Jerry Hingle
International Trade Associates, President & CEO
Kristiann App
J. W. Allen & Co., Inc., Vice President
John Lambert, Jr.
John T. Lambert, Jr., Associate Professor of International Business
Greetings: I am  a member of the faculty of The University of Southern Mississippi, where I serve as their Associate Professor of International Bu...
Edward Hayes
Leake & Andersson, Partner
Richard Vlosky
LSU AgCenter, Professor and Director
Bobby Brannon
Ochsner Health System, Executive Advisor
Brandy Christian
Port of New Orleans, President & CEO
Paul Aucoin
Port of South Louisiana, Executive Director
John VanVrancken, III
The Balcony, President
David Kearney
The Kearney Companies, Inc., President
Peter Legemaate
Jane Vogt
USFGIS L.L.C, Vice President
Harold Herrmann
Reily Food Company, Chief Financial Officer
Mike Strain
Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry , Commissioner
Marty Graham
Graham Farms, President
Alan Guilbeau
Ballard Brands, Executive Vice President
Nestor Navarro
Graham Farms, International Business Consultant
Kate Wendel
JEDCO, Manager Economic Development Services
Luc Soleau
The Soleau Group
Ed Webb
LegisLink, LLC, Chief Executive Officer
Bernadette Wiltz
Southern United States Trade Association , Executive Director
Danielle Coco
Southern United States Trade Association , Marketing & Communications Director
Meaghan McCormack
World Trade Center New Orleans, VP of Marketing & Communications
Karl Turner
A La Carte Specialty Foods, President
Chad Marshall
Wells Fargo
Isabella Finnell
InterContinental Hotel , Catering Sales Manager
Nicole Gaither
Creativa IP Law LLC, Managing Attorney/Owner
I am the Managing Attorney and Owner of Creativa IP Law LLC, a New Orleans-based boutique intellectual property law firm, focused on trademark and ...
Caroline Castigliola
World Trade Center New Orleans, VP of Business Development
Katherine D'Aquila
LSU AgCenter
Cyrena Kurr
Omni Royal Orleans Hotel, Sales Manager
Lauren Darnell
Mino Foundation
Lauren Myerscough
Cocktail and Son
Robert Blake
L.H. Hayward & Company L.L.C., Director of Sales
Nestor J Navarro Jr
Navarro International Group, LLC., Managing Director
BIOGRAPHY: Born in Cuba, raised in Port Allen, Louisiana.                                  Graduated from Louisiana State University (LSU) with a ...
Ed Webb
World Trade Center New Orleans, Chief Executive Officer
Jill Gautreaux
Kean Miller LLP
Devin Ricci
Kean Miller LLP, Partner / Registered Patent Attorney
Meaghan McCormack
St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation, Executive Director
Meaghan McCormack
St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation, Executive Director
Andrew Abrams
Andrew C. Abrams LLC
Andrew C. Abrams is a partner at O'Bryon & Schnabel, PLC bringing to the firm over a decade of experience in the areas of civil defense litigation,...
Jason Smith
Daybrook Fisheries
Liza Looser
The Cirlot Agency, CEO
Benjamin Brown
Synergy Simple
Sean Delaune
Tommy's Seafood Inc., Owner
Bridget Neal
Team Metric, President & CEO
LSU AgCenter
His professional interests include fundraising, education, and the arts. His current focus is guiding the Louisiana 4-H Foundation through a time o...
Louis Grossman
Kean Miller LLP