Tangipahoa Economic Development Foundation
Mission and Goals

TEDF’s Mission is to identify opportunities and lead efforts to attract new jobs and investment, enhance the climate for retention and expansion of existing business, address education and workforce development needs, and provide advocacy for economic development public policy on behalf of all Tangipahoa Parish citizens and businesses.

Our Strategic Aims

  • Attract new jobs and investment
  • Enhance the climate for retention and expansion of existing business
  • Address education and workforce development needs
  • Provide advocacy for economic development public policy
  • Build strong relationships with partners at the state, regional, and local level

2017 - 18 TEDF Board of Directors

Name & Business
Position
City
Bridget LaBorde
President
Hammond
Randy Bracy
Vice President
Amite
David Vial
Secretary / Treasurer
Hammond
Gwynette Dixon
Past President
Fluker
Ben Dutruch
Board Member
Husser
Malcolm Fitzhugh
Board Member
Hammond
Torrence Joseph
Board Member
Independence
Elsbet Smith Hollywood
Board Member
Hammond
Quincy Molland
Board Member
Kentwood
Rhonda Sheridan
Board Member
Ponchatoula
Brian Walker
Board Member
Hammond
Robby Miller
Parish President
Ginger Cangelosi
Executive Director
Kelly Wells
Retention Expansion/Community Liaison