Jefferson Chamber Celebrates 2022 ‘Leadership Jefferson’ Graduates

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Photo courtesy of the Jefferson Chamber

METAIRIE — On May 24, the Jefferson Chamber Foundation hosted its annual Leadership Jefferson graduation ceremony at the Moore, 5616 Citrus Boulevard. Leadership Jefferson is a nine-month program designed to “develop a diverse network of dedicated business and community leaders.” The program’s interactive workshops expose participants to local leaders and activists working to resolve critical issues facing Jefferson Parish.

Here’s the complete list of graduates:

Claire Barry-Thomas

Discovery Schools


Joni Bathel

Entergy Louisiana


Lisa Bonano

Kenner Discovery


Joshua Chenier



Sandy Crespo-Mossi

Oracle Lighting


Lynne Dabezies



Jacqueline Dardano

Fidelity Bank


Jillian Dryden

The New Orleans Advocate


Ryan Estaris

Canon Healthcare


Janet Galati



Aimee Gilberti

Kenner Discovery


Philip Giorlando

Breazeale, Sachse and Wilson


Drake Glatter

Cox Media


Scott Hosen

Jefferson Financial Federal Credit Union


Deionca Howard



Benjamin Hughes

Tulane Health System


Amy Kirk Duvoisin

Jefferson Performing Arts Society


April LeBouef



Ryan LeJeune

Ochsner Health


Taylor Marino

Digital Engineering & Imaging


Ashley McLellan

Renaissance Publishing


Alejandro Mendez

Bourgeois Bennett


Dan Mills

Home Builders Association


Amanda Muller

Magnolia Physical Therapy


Ajit Pethe

Jefferson Parish Public Schools


Katie Reed

First Horizon Bank


Jessica Rouquette

Jefferson Ready Start Network


Aaron Ryan



Jeff Schmidtke

BioSciences of Louisiana


Jonathan Schultis

Ricci Partners


Brandy Smith

Postlethwaite & Netterville


Caroline Starlight

Jefferson Chamber of Commerce


Barcley Steib

State Farm


Patricia Thibodeau



Kendal Thomas

Ochsner Health


Molly Threeton

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans


Candace Washington

OnPath Federal Credit Union


Michael Willem

Benefit Analyst, LLC


Shelby Wynne

West Jefferson Medical Center


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