A native of Metairie, La., Todd is President of the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce and Ex-Officio Administrator of the organization’s Charitable Foundation and Political Action Committee, (PAC). Todd has been in this full-time role for over nine years and is the primary spokesperson for the organization driving advocacy, membership development, and marketing. Since taking the lead of the Chamber, representing businesses of the largest parish in the New Orleans Region, the organization has taken several notable public policy and legislative positions; grown its membership and high investor revenue by more than 35%; and received a Five-star Accreditation from the US Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, the Jefferson Chamber has been honored three times in the past decade as the most outstanding Chamber in the State of Louisiana, (large chamber category), by the Louisiana Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. Todd has been recognized as an Economic Development Champion by his parish’s economic development organization, JEDCO, and was recently named a “role model,” by the Young Leadership Council, (YLC). Todd has served on the Board of Directors of GNO, Inc, the regional economic development organization and the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, (LABI). A recent president of the Louisiana State Chamber Association, Todd was honored when LABI awarded the Jefferson Chamber with its distinguished Economic Development Partner of the Year Award.
Prior to becoming president of the Jefferson Chamber, Todd was a banking executive with both a community bank and a regional financial institution. Todd’s duties included the oversight of all revenue and sales for the one of the leading community banks in the state. He served on the bank’s executive management team and was the lead business developer of the branches, treasury management, wealth management, trust, and mortgage departments. Additionally, in the primary years of his 13 years in banking, Todd had direct oversight of marketing, business development, institutional funds, media, community and government relations. Throughout his years in banking, Todd served on numerous charitable, civic and business organizations.
Todd holds a bachelor degree from Louisiana State University and is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at LSU. He is an alumnus of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute, (NORLI),the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program, and is a Fellow of the Loyola University Institute of Politics, (IOP).
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