News | December 2017

One Acadiana, Lafayette's chamber of commerce, today announced the selection of Troy Wayman as its next president and CEO.

Wayman currently is Vice President of Economic Development for the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce. His appointment is effective February 15.

Jim Bourgeois, the group's Interim President & CEO and Executive Director of Business Development since 2015, will serve throughout the transition. The most recent CEO, Jason El Koubi, resigned this summer. 

One Acadiana (1A) today announced the selection of Troy Wayman as its next president and CEO. Wayman currently is Vice President of Economic Development for the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, a 2,000-member organization and economic development group. His appointment is effective February 15. Jim Bourgeois, 1A's Interim President & CEO and Executive Director of Business Development since 2015, will serve throughout the transition.

One Acadiana (1A) today announced the selection of Troy Wayman as its next president and CEO. Wayman currently is Vice President of Economic Development for the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, a 2,000-member organization and economic development group. His appointment is effective February 15. Jim Bourgeois, 1A’s Interim President & CEO and Executive Director of Business Development since 2015, will serve throughout the transition.

LAFAYETTE, La. – On December 8, the Acadiana Planning Commission (APC), joined by local, state and federal officials, held a press conference at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center announcing their federal designation as an economic development district.

Today, the Acadiana Planning Commission (APC), joined by local, state and federal officials, held a press conference at the Rosa Parks Transportation Center announcing their federal designation as an economic development district.
 

Abell+Crozier+Davis Architects had its 15 year anniversary in February of 2017. (ACDA) has been creating positive space since 2002 when the University of Louisiana at Lafayette graduates and classmates Chad Abell and Eric Crozier established the firm in Lafayette.

1A Investor, Maryland firm licenses patented Navy technology, sells life-saving product

Two members of al-Qaida throttled their small fiberglass boat laden with C4 explosives through a calm Yemeni harbor on a suicide mission in 2000.

Before anyone could defend the USS Cole, the terrorists had rammed the U.S. Navy destroyer and detonated their bomb, blowing a massive hole in the ship’s hull and killing 17 American sailors onboard.

One Acadiana’s search for a new president and CEO will continue next week with another round of candidate interviews.

The nine-parish organization is seeking to replace Jason El Koubi, who left One Acadiana’s top leadership position last summer. El Koubi accepted the No. 2 position in the state of Virginia’s economic development organization.

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