Staff Directory

Office of the Secretary Staff Directory

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.

Last Name First Name Job Title Phone Email
Cooper Arthur Senior Director, Special Projects 225.342.5256
Gowen Paine Executive Office Director 225.342.5388
Guess Brenda Assistant Secretary 225.342.4315
Judson Makesha Director, Governmental Affairs/Legislative Liaison 225.342.3000
Lambert Brad Deputy Secretary 225.342.1549
Pearl Patricia Receptionist 225-342-3000
Pierson Don Secretary of Economic Development 225.342.5388
Villa Anne Undersecretary 225.342.5395