Angela Bennett Wales has been named vice president and business banking relationship manager for IberiaBank’s Denham Springs location.

Wales was assistant vice president and branch manager for Investar Bank and Capital One in the Baton Rouge market.

Gerrad Delatte, vice president of estimating — Eastern Division of Turner Industries Group LLC, has been elected president of the Construction Industry Advisory Council.

Other officers include Josh Rounds, of Performance Contractors Inc., president-elect; Kathy Trahan, of Alliance Safety Council, treasurer; Rudy Comeaux, of The Lemoine Co. LLC, secretary; and Scott Couper, of Pala-Interstate LLC, past president.

The Construction Industry Advisory Council supports and provides guidance for the LSU Bert S. Turner Department of Construction Management.

Tony Flammia has been named commercial channel manager at PreSonus, working on new loudspeaker systems that integrate audio video bridging, or AVB, and Dante digital audio networking technologies. Flammia founded Creative Sound Solutions of Cape Coral, Florida.

Mona Laird Rafeedie, chief executive officer of Corporate Resources LLC, has been elected president of the LaCapitale chapter of the American Business Women’s Association.

Other officers are Kim Callegan, CEO of Jay Street Properties LLC, vice president; Karen DeRouen, assistant vice president and cash manager at Home Bank, treasurer; Melissa Cobb, assistant vice president and mortgage loan officer at Home Bank, assistant treasurer; Yvonne Dupont, a Realtor at Keller Williams and jazzercise franchisee, secretary; and Christy Artigue, of Financial Consulting Services Inc., program manager and past president.

CC’s Coffee House has named Mary Dixon as corporate controller and Brian Tomecek as operations manager.

Dixon was controller for Nottoway Plantation. Tomecek worked with the Popeye’s franchisor in the Baton Rouge area.


Lesley Schexnayder has been named vice president and mortgage lender at JD Bank’s loan production office in Lafayette.

She was vice president, branch lender, with Teche Federal.


Kristy B. Legendre has been named operations manager at Metairie Bank & Trust’s Mandeville office. Legendre was a branch manager on the north shore for Capital One.

Reda Bakeer has been named senior vice president of Professional Service Industries Inc.’s south Louisiana offices in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Mandeville.

Bakeer was vice president and Louisiana chief engineer for Ardaman & Associates Inc., a Tetra Tech Co., in Jefferson.

Dr. Thomas Falterman has been named the medical director at Occupational Medicine Services in Houma.

Falterman will maintain his role as medical director for Worldwide Telemedicine.

Falterman is active in many field-specific organizations, including Priority 1 Air Rescue and the emergency room at L.J. Chabert Medical Center.


Gov. Bobby Jindal has made appointments or reappointments to several state boards and commissions.

  • Louisiana Naval War Memorial Commission: Franklin Foil, of Baton Rouge, District 70 representative; Robert Hawthorne Jr., of Baton Rouge, an attorney at Kean Miller LLP; and Hans J. Sternberg, of Baton Rouge, chairman and CEO of Starmount Life Insurance Co., Starmount Insurance Agency and Starmount Financial.
  • Louisiana Emergency Response Network Board: Dr. Kenneth Gaines, chairman of the department of neurology for Ochsner Health System in New Orleans; Christopher Guilbeaux, of Baton Rouge, deputy director of preparedness, response and interoperability for the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness; Katherine Hebert, CEO of St. Martin Hospital in Breaux Bridge; Dr. John Hunt III, chief of the division of trauma and critical surgery at the University Hospital Campus of the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans; and Dr. Norman McSwain, a professor in the department of surgery-critical care/trauma section of Tulane University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.