Robert Billeaud, who has always been known as “Popie”, is our guest. He serves as President of JB Mouton, the construction company established by his great-grandfather, John Berchman Mouton, in 1915. This interview gives the listener an opportunity to hear Popie speak of his love of building and the satisfaction the team at JB Mouton […]
One of 17 children raised by Millie and Manning “Bozo” Billeaud, Popie Billeaud was brought up in a warm and loving environment in which every day felt like Mardi Gras. With so many siblings and relatives celebrating birthdays, being born, or achieving an important milestone, Popie joking stated that he ate a lot of cake […]
David Callecod, CEO of Lafayette General Health, Building a Strong and Innovative Healthcare Network Throughout South Louisiana
David Callecod hit the ground running when he was hired by Lafayette General Hospital (“LGH”) in July 2008 as its President and CEO. Under the capable leadership of Lafayette General’s board of directors and its vision of creating a strong regional healthcare network, Callecod oversaw the partnership with St. Martin Hospital in Breaux Bridge within […]
David Callecod discusses his admiration of South Louisiana’s joie de vivre and the way people love life. He has identified the 5 things he believes are most important to the region: food, family, faith, fun, and football, although not necessarily in that order all the time!
Frances McIntosh is caught between two worlds. A native of Scotland, she moved to Lafayette in 2002 with her three children when her husband was offered a job in the oil industry. She shared the story with Jan Swift of Discover Lafayette of what many immigrants go through when they apply for permanent residency in […]