Staff Directory

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Business Development Services engages potential business prospects and manages projects for traditional and emerging growth sectors.

BUSINESS EXPANSION & RETENTION GROUP

The Business Expansion & Retention Group leads expansion and retention activities targeted at existing Louisiana businesses and manages projects arising from these efforts.

BUSINESS INCENTIVE SERVICES

Business Incentive Services administers tax incentive and capital access programs to catalyze economic development.

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

Business Intelligence supports business development and other activities with relevant, insightful analysis.

COMMUNITY COMPETITIVENESS & SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES

Community Competitiveness & Small Business Services ensures Louisiana communities are competitive and prepared for business investment, while also coordinating services and resources to assist with small business growth and stability.

HUMAN RESOURCES

Human Resources manages employee payroll and benefits and coordinates employee training and performance reviews.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Information Systems provides networking and technology support throughout LED.

LED FASTSTART®

LED FastStart® provides custom turnkey recruitment and training solutions for company relocation and/or expansion projects, as well as development and delivery of key certification programs across Louisiana’s workforce development system.

LEGAL SERVICES

Legal Services manages legal activities and advises on legislation, rules, contracts and other legal issues.

LOUISIANA ENTERTAINMENT

Louisiana Entertainment leads business recruitment activities and manages incentive programs focused on film production, digital media, sound recording and live performance.

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Marketing & Communications manages all facets of LED’s brand and builds awareness of Louisiana’s economic development opportunities and achievements.

OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE

International Commerce manages initiatives focused on attracting foreign direct investment, increasing trade volumes and expanding trade-related manufacturing activity.

OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT & FINANCE

The Office of Management & Finance provides leadership, quality administrative services and controls.

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

The Office of the Secretary provides leadership and administrative services such as reviewing laws, policies and rules impacting economic development and recommending changes as appropriate as well as promoting collaborations among governmental units, businesses and non-profit organizations.

STATE ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS

State Economic Competitiveness develops and initiates implementation of best-in-class economic development policies, processes and investments to enhance state economic competitiveness.


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