Greater Shreveport Chamber announces board of directors

The Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the team of local business professionals who will be lead the organization in 2022. Francesca Benton Moreland of Williams Creative Group has been selected to succeed 2021 Chair Brian McNew of McNew Architecture.

“We are delighted that Francesca Benton Moreland of Williams Creative Group will be serving as Chair of the Board this coming year. Francesca brings a passion for our community, a wealth of leadership experience and business acumen to this important community role,” said Dr. Timothy J. Magner, President of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce. “Francesca and the new Board will continue the Chamber’s ongoing efforts to grow business and build community.”

“I am truly honored to be able to serve our businesses and our community in this fashion,” stated Moreland. “The Chamber has been instrumental in helping our businesses navigate the COVID pandemic, and I am excited to lead the Chamber as we focus on enhancing our services and expanding our impact.”

2022 Board of Directors

Francesca Moreland

Williams Creative Group, Inc.

Chair of the Board

Roy Prestwood

Heard, McElroy & Vestal


Brian Mcnew

Mcnew Architecture, APAC

Immediate Past Chairman

Tom Simms

Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC


William C. Bradford, Jr.

Blanchard, Walker, O’Quin & Roberts, PLC – Vice Chair Economic Development

Mark Snow, P.E.

Aillet, Fenner, Jolly & McClelland, Inc.

Vice Chair – Education

Linda M. Biernacki

Fire Tech Systems, Inc.

Vice Chair Marketing/Investor


Terry Moore

Merrill Lynch

Vice Chair – Membership

Michael Corbin

Southwestern Electric Power

Company (SWEPCO)

Vice Chair – Public Policy

David Alexander

Vintage Realty Company

Melissa Couch

Barksdale Federal Credit Union

Andrew Craig

Mohr and Associates, Inc.

Brian Crawford

Willis-Knighton Health System

Robert Crawford

ATCO Investment Company, LLC

Suyi Georgewill

Cintas Corp.

Rickey Hall 

Hall Builders, Inc.

Carly Koen

United Way of Northwest Louisiana

Susan Moffitt

Porsche Shreveport  Jeremy K. Moore

Capital One Bank

Kenneth Morrow

Metro Aviation, Inc.

Grant Nuckolls 

Twisted Root Burger

E. Conner Peterson

Keith D. Peterson & Company Inc.

Robert Pou

Romph & Pou Agency

George Sirven


David R. Smith

EAP Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program

Scott Ward

Southern Components, Inc.

Kendra M. Wheeler

Red River Bank

A video introduction to the Board of Directors is available here:

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