Verizon Announces Tandra LeMay as Director of Louisiana Government Affairs
NEW ORLEANS — Verizon Wireless has announced that new hire, Tandra LeMay, has joined the company’s ongoing expansion in the Greater New Orleans area as the government affairs director. According to a press release, LeMay joins Verizon with 15 years of experience in government and public affairs with previous work experiences including special projects manager and government and public affairs specialist for BP America, marketing project manager for the National Football League (NFL) and associate vice chancellor of Workforce Solutions at Fletcher Technical Community College.
“I am excited to join Verizon as Government Affairs Director for the great state of Louisiana,” said LeMay. “I look forward to bringing my skills and diverse background along with my passion for philanthropy to Verizon to help deepen our community relationships and to establish new strategic partnerships in New Orleans.”
Verizon is taking intentional measures to increase community engagement in New Orleans and surrounding areas. As government affairs director, LeMay will act as spokesperson for Verizon’s local public policy initiatives and will develop programs to assist the company’s community engagement initiatives.
In her previous roles, LeMay’s responsibilities included aiding BP in overseeing the implementation of several successful public affairs strategies. LeMay has also worked with the New Orleans Saints and was the project manager for the NFL’s first overseas regular season game in London. She is an avid community leader through her board membership for Ben Franklin High School and the Black Butterfly Strong, Inc.
LeMay earned a juris doctor degree from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans and a bachelor’s degree in general business administration from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.