Welcome to the East Jefferson Business Association

Since 1960, East Jefferson Business Association has provided a forum for business professionals to promote business development and civic progress in East Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. 

Next Meeting: July 9th, 2024








Announcement: Annual dues for Individual Members and Corporate Members renew July 1, 2024


About EJBA

EJBA’s mission is to serve all individuals with a business interest in East Jefferson Parish. Priority is given to promoting and improving the business climate in our community and to promoting members’ businesses to each other.

EJBA is led by a 15-member Board of Directors. Each month a luncheon meeting is held with a great guest speaker, providing opportunities for discussion of timely topics and issues and for networking among members. EJBA also has periodic social and special events.

Serving Jefferson Parish Since 1960


The East Jefferson Business Association is the organization for all individuals with a business interest in East Jefferson Parish. The Mission of the EJBA is to act on behalf of its members to provide necessary support for the progress and development of businesses in the area. In fulfilling its mission, the EJBA gives priority to those matters in which business interests are most significant.

Serving Jefferson Parish Since 1960


To achieve its mission, the EJBA gives priority to those matters in which business interests are most significant:


  • Promote a business climate in East Jefferson Parish conducive to business growth and development.
  • Assist members through programs, education and information in adapting to and progressing in the economic environment.
  • Unite members in meeting and exchange ideas in promotion of mutual business interests.
  • Serve as a representative to its members to parish and state government to con­sider business interests in all of their operations.
  • Promote standards for business conduct and performance.
  • Promote public confidence in the integrity and competence of East Jefferson.
  • Promote the quality of education in East Jefferson Parish as a requirement for business development.
  • Encourage individuals who qualify to become members of EJBA.

2024 – 2025 Board

1st Vice President

Alyssa Herbert 


Elizabeth Manshel

2nd Vice-President
Kerri Diaz

Tammie Taffi

Board Members
Christine Briede
Dee Clubb
Shana Falgoust
Cat Fleuriet
Al Gardes
Larry Manshell
Bob Rispoli

Richelle Romero

2023 – 2024 Sponsors

Why Join The EJBA?

With many professional associations available, why join the East Jefferson Business Association? EJBA brings together like-minded professionals who work, live and play in Jefferson Parish.  Big enough to provide exponential connections and small enough to know YOU, EJBA’s monthly lunch meetings and fundraising events  provide opportunities for business owners to meet community leaders, receive information on parish, state and federal issues, learn about area development, and discover opportunities for building/expanding business, all in a supportive environment. As we like to say, “At EJBA we have fun while getting things done!”  Join us for our upcoming meeting to see if EJBA is a good fit for you!