BBB serving South Central Louisiana Announces 2014 Board of Directors

Greg Wood, Jr. Named BBB Board Chairman
May 14, 2014

Baton Rouge, LA, May 13, 2014....Greg Wood, Jr., Vice President of Gage Telephone Systems, lnc., has been elected Chairman of the Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana, lnc.’s Board of Directors. He succeeds Mark Emonet, Vice President and CFO of Lipsey‘s, LLC, who recently completed a two-year term as Chairman.

Completing the 2014-2015 slate of officers are David LaCour, LaCour's Carpet World, Vice Chairman/Chairman Elect; Louis McKnight, Hawthorn, Waymouth and Carroll, Treasurer; and Beau Olinde, Olinde‘s Furniture and Appliances, Secretary. James E. Stalls, Jr. serves as BBB President.

Newly elected to the Board are Kristy Furlow, Capital One Bank; Lee Meredith, WAFB-Channel 9; for one-year terms; Kara Michael, Ethan Allen Furniture Gallery; and Garth Roberts, Lamar Advertising, to three-year terms.

Re~elected to three-year terms as Directors are: Ryan Allen, Louisiana Companies; Mike Benson, Guaranty Broadcasting; Kim Boneno, LUBA Workers Comp; Allyson d’Aquin, All Star Automotive Group; Scott McKnight, Wright & Percy lnsurance; and Patricia B. Talbot, Baton Rouge Duplication Products,


For more than 100 years, BBB has been helping consumers find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2013, consumers turned to BBB 132 million times for Business Reviews on more than 4.5 million companies and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at BBB of South Central Louisiana, Inc. has been serving the local community since 1950 and services the parishes of Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, St. James, Tangipahoa, West Baton Rouge & West Feliciana.