Gregg Gothreaux began his career as an economic developer with Gulf States Utilities in Lake Charles in the 1980s. In July 1995, Gregg was appointed President and CEO of the Lafayette Economic Development Authority. In his twenty-one years at LEDA, Gregg has contributed substantially to the economic growth and stability of Lafayette through the organization’s role in retaining and attracting some of the area’s most influential businesses. Gregg serves on the board of several organizations such as the Regions Bank Regional Advisory Board, Lafayette Central Park, Inc., and One Acadiana. Gregg and his wife, Alisa, enjoy their job as parents to son, Conner Thomas, and daughter, Eliza Grace. In addition to his hard work throughout the community, Gregg is proud to be recognized as a certified Louisiana Master Gardener.