David “Rocky” Rockett, Jr., executive director of the Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation, recently graduated from the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL) 2017 Leadership Louisiana. Rockett is one of over 50 participants from across the state to complete the annual program. The program’s goal is to provide participants with a better understanding of the challenges facing the state and the solutions that can help move it forward. Leadership Louisiana addresses topics and issues such as education and workforce training, economy and strategies for growth, history and politics, healthcare and poverty, arts and culture as well as criminal justice. Since its inception in 1989, Leadership Louisiana has trained over 1200 leaders.