Special Awards or Honors: Recognized with investigative and spot news awards during a print and broadcast journalism career that included positions with newspapers and/or television stations in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and a news service in Washington, D.C.; Former government relations director for the Mississippi Manufacturers Association and the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association.
Professional Memberships and Offices Held: Member of numerous state business trade associations and energy/petrochemical sector state advocacy organizations across the South; Member, LSU Center for Energy Studies Advisory Council
Volunteer Interest & Board Service: Youth athletic activities – baseball, basketball and soccer coach or assistant
Hobbies/Special Interests/Research: Skiing, tennis, traveling and reading
Additional Education: Executive Development Enterprise Leadership Program, University of North Carolina, 2010.