Vice President of Political Affairs
Brian is Vice-President of Political Affairs for the Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA), which represents the interest of 65 chemical manufacturing companies all over the state and the Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance (LCIA), a partnership of Louisiana’s chemical plants, their suppliers, contractors and vendors. With more than 23 years of experience representing the business community, forging relationships with policymakers, lobbying, fundraising and working in political campaigns, Brian has earned a solid reputation as a champion for manufacturers and job producers in Louisiana. Before joining LCA and LCIA, Brian served as Vice President of Political Action for the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), where he directed and coordinated endorsements and political spending on behalf of LABI’s four independent political action committees (PACs), with the goal of electing pro-business candidates to advance principles of the free enterprise system and foster economic growth in Louisiana. Brian also worked as a floor lobbyist and directed several Issue Councils for LABI. In 2008, he was awarded the Lobbyist of the Year Award from the Louisiana Association of Lobbyists in recognition of his tireless efforts on behalf of the business community to help pass meaningful ethics reforms in Louisiana. In 2005, Brian served as the Director of LABI’s Small Business Disaster Relief Fund where he helped to raise and distribute more than $1.7 million to help Louisiana small business rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. A native of Carencro, Louisiana, Brian is a 1998 graduate of Louisiana State University (LSU) where he studied marketing and political communications. Brian is the proud father of two girls.