Our Team

Inspired and driven by our love for Acadiana, Leadership Institute of Acadiana (LIA) is guided by the vision and leadership of our board of directors and staff made up of LIA advocates and members across programs and years.

Together, we support the growth and success of LIA and its mission to be the point of convergence for informed leadership and actionable change for our community.

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Meet our Executive Director

Katrena Ann King, Esq.

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Katrena King is the Executive Director of the Leadership Institute of Acadiana. She is passionate about empowering people to realize their own gifts and abilities. This personal mission statement is evident both in her work as an Adjunct Professor of Legal Writing at Southern University Law Center and through her Deacon Studies courseload at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. She currently serves as a Big Sister through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana and a Provisional Member of the Junior League of Lafayette, while also participating and leading in varying capacities on board and agencies in Acadiana and beyond.

2022 Board of Directors

William Kellner

William Kellner

Kellner Law Firm

Chair

Taniecea Mallery

Taniecea Mallery

Senior Director, Organizational Inclusion and Development at Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Past-Chair

Alexander Lazard

Alexander Lazard

Administrative Pastor, Destiny of Faith Church

Incoming Chair

Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith

CGI Federal, Director Consulting Expert, Agile Practice and Center of Excellence

Secretary

Kyle "Skip" Boudreaux

Kyle "Skip" Boudreaux

Acadian Capital, Managing Director

Treasurer

Larry Attenhofer

Larry Attenhofer

Hancock Whitney, Senior Vice President, Commercial and Business Banking Manager

Amy Broussard

Amy Broussard

Woman's Foundation, Executive Director

Bobby Fruge

Bobby Fruge

Under Pressure, Co-Owner

Natalie Lemoine

Natalie Lemoine

Home Bank, EVP | Director of Communications

Lacey Maynor

Lacey Maynor

Advancial, Community Development Manager

Desiree' Provost

Desiree' Provost

Director-HR Business Partner, Human Resources, Ochsner Health

Fumy Rita

Fumy Rita

LAGCOE, DOP & 9, LLC Owner

Mike Roebuck

Mike Roebuck

Chief Sales Officer, Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission

Troy Wayman

Troy Wayman

One Acadiana, President & CEO

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