Louisiana Oil and Gas Entrepreneurs Charlie Goodson and Mark Miller Share Thoughts on Need for Return to US Energy Independence

We welcome Louisiana-based oil entrepreneurs Charlie Goodson, CEO of Petroquest, and Mark Miller, CEO of Merlin Oil &Gas, to discuss the current state of the energy industry, as well as how the war in Ukraine has affected the prices of fuel for people worldwide. Both are active operators in the industry with over 40 years […]

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Jacob Mouton – Crawfish Jake

Jacob Mouton and Jan Swift

Jacob Mouton, the proprietor of Crawfish Jake, joined Discover Lafayette to discuss his career in crawfish and farming. A young man only 25 years of age, he is a hard-working entrepreneur offering a service in high demand. Jacob has made a name for himself by offering high-quality prepared crawfish, crab, and shrimp for personal and […]

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Festival des Fleurs de Louisiane – Annual Garden Show Benefits Ira Nelson Horticulture Center

Babette Werner, committee chair of Festival des Fleurs de Louisiane, joins Discover Lafayette to discuss the upcoming annual Garden Show and Sale to be held on April 9, 2022, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Blackham Coliseum. Tickets are $5.00 and the first 300 people who attend will get a free sunpatien plant. There is […]

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Don Washington of Jones Walker, Reflects on Career and Dedication to Service

Jan Swift and Don Washington at taping of Discover Lafayette

Don Washington, a partner in the Jones Walker law firm, joined Discover Lafayette to share his life and career journey as well as his dedication to public service. Based out of Jones Walker’s Lafayette office, Don Washington specializes in corporate compliance and white-collar defense. A native of Sulphur Springs, Texas, Don has led an exemplary […]

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John Bordelon, CEO of Home Bank, Discusses Career Journey and Growth of Bank

Jan Swift and John Bordelon at Home Bank for taping of Discover Lafayette

John Bordelon, President and CEO of Home Bank and Chairman of HomeBancorp., Inc., joined Discover Lafayette to talk of his love for Lafayette, his distinguished banking career of 41 years with Home Bank, and his community involvement. A native of Metairie, John first visited USL as a young teen when his older brother was a […]

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