History

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SINCE 1946 . . .

With a focus on results, Louisiana Retailers Association provides its membership with a constant and vigilant eye on legislative and regulatory activity, as well as access to discounts on business resources. An LRA membership is a value-driven and proven method of ensuring that retail interests remain a top priority in Louisiana. Personal attention to the needs of its members is the heart and soul of the organization whether the need is information, contacts or resolutions, LRA's customer service is second to none.

 
 

 

LRA Board of Directors

 

Chairman of the board

Rick Landry, Zuppardo's Supermarket | Metairie, LA


CHAIRMAN-ELECT

Cal Simpson, Blue Bell Creameries | Baton Rouge, LA


Secretary

Neal Rome, Progressive Brokerage | Metairie, LA


Brian Bernard, Associated Grocers | Baton Rouge, LA

Treasurer


David McLemore, McLemore Enterprises | Winnsboro, LA

Immediate Past Chairman


Danny Babb, Associated Wholesale Grocers | Pearl River, LA
Jay Breaux, Breaux Mart | Metairie, LA
Jason Cooper, Brookshire Grocery Company | Tyler, TX
Jim Crifasi, Hi Nabor | Baton Rouge, LA
Trey Edwards, Winn Dixie | Montgomery, AL
Buddy Gossom | Sunshine, LA
Angela Hoover, Walgreen Co. | Deerfield, IL
Brian Hudson, The Home Depot | Atlanta, GA
Alfonso N. Cornish II, Target | Minneapolis, MN
Tom Olinde, Olinde's Furniture | Baton Rouge, LA
James Rogers, McCormick & Company Inc. | Gretna, LA
Patrick Stephens, Best Buy | Baton Rouge, LA
Kel Villarrubia, Coca-Cola United | Harahan, LA
Tice White, Walmart | Ridgeland, MS

Board of Directors