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SME-GBR Excellence In Sales & Marketing Awards Luncheon EVENT INFORMATION:

  • When: Thursday, January 20th
  • Where: Boudreaux’s – 2647 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
  • Time:
    • Reception 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Luncheon & Presentations 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
  • Speaker: Elizabeth Vowell will MC
  • Topic: Presentation of SME-GBR Excellence In Sales & Marketing Awards
  • SME Members In-Person: Free
  • Guests In-Person: $50
  • Click Here To Reserve Your Spot

SME-GBR Board of Directors

The President is Kelly Randow (Franklin Direct Mail) and the Immediate-Past President is Christi Wharton (Cardinal Tracking). The following Directors were named to the Board:

  • Monica Rogers (World's Finest Chocolate)
  • Josh Ellzey (Vivid Ink Graphics)
  • Anita H. Hebert (Manners of the Heart)
  • Melissa Silva (Renaissance Baton Rouge)
  • Stephen David (Regional Retail Manager, Hancock Whitney)
  • Laura Thomas (Antares Technology Solutions)
  • Chase Chabaud (TJ Ribs)
  • CJ Patton (Gerry Lane Cadillac)
  • Kendall Denney (Oak Parc Events)
  • John Grubb (LSU Cook Hotel)
  • Shannon Rasbury (GMFS)

Executive Director – Nancy Carter (Carter Event Management)

New SME Members

We are excited to welcome the following new members:

  • Laurie Pierce
    COX Media
  • Jenni Rozas
    Hilton Capitol Center
  • Katie Hebert
    The Advocate
  • Theresa Toussaint
    Embassy Suites
  • Cheryl Duhon
    L’Auberge Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel

2021 Excellence in Sales & Marketing Awards Honorees

Sales and Marketing Executives of Greater Baton Rouge (SME-GBR) is proud to announce the 2021 Excellence in Sales & Marketing Awards Luncheon presented by Hancock Whitney. The Luncheon with a champagne reception on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Boudreaux’s. The 2021 Honorees are:
  • Margaret Crifasi
    Vivid Ink Graphics
  • Amy P. Fennell
    Louisiana Realtors Association
  • Aaron Gleiberman
    LSU Marketing Department
  • Mathew Laborde, CCIM
    Elifin Realty
  • Aimee Lavespere
    iHeartMedia Baton Rouge
  • Katie Patton Pryor
    Baton Rouge Film Commission
Nell Mitchell Doughty Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees
  • Beth Courtney
    Louisiana Public Broadcasting
  • Rolfe H. McCollister Jr.
    Louisiana Broadcasting, Inc.
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