President & CEO, LCA & LCIA
Gregory is the President and CEO of the Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA), which represents the interest of 66 chemical manufacturing companies in Louisiana. The Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance (LCIA) is a partnership of Louisiana’s chemical plants, their suppliers, contractors and vendors.
Greg is a native of Baldwin, Louisiana. He is a 1983 graduate of Louisiana State University (LSU) where he participated in football and earned four varsity letters. Greg served on the boards of Baton Rouge General Health System, YMCA, Fidelity Bank, Capital Area United Way and the Baton Rouge Area Sports Foundation. He currently serves as Vice President of the National Letter Winners Board, member of Our Lady of the Lake Hospital Board, Baton Rouge City Club Board and a member of the LSU Alumni Hall of Distinction. His hobbies are golf, tennis, fishing, sports broadcasting and hanging out with his sons. Greg served as an analyst for Cox Sports Television broadcasting LSU Football games for over ten years.
He is married to the former Adrienne Boutte’ of New Iberia. They have two children, Gregory II and Myles.
Manager, Legislative Services
Brandy Ambeau is the Manager of Legislative Services for Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA), which represents the interest of more than 60 chemical facilities throughout the state. She joined LCA in 2013 after a stint of more than five years working for the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.
Brandy received her paralegal certificate from LSU in 2006 and in 2014 graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Studies.
She is a native of Baton Rouge and currently resides in Zachary, La.
Manager, Committee Support Services
Terry Bennett works at LCA as Manager of Committee Support Services.
A native of Baton Rouge, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Southeastern Louisiana University.
Terry is retired from Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation, having worked there for 28 years as an administrative assistant.
Vice President Environmental and Legal Counsel
Tokesha Collins-Wright is LCA's Vice President of Environmental Affairs and Legal Council. She is responsible for directing LCA's environmental and legal programs and serves as staff liaison to the LCA Environmental and Legal Committees and its Sub Committees.
While in private practice, her work involved most aspects of environmental regulatory law, including permitting, compliance, enforcement and transactional issues, as well as litigation matters. She assisted in the representation of local, regional, and national clients in a variety of environmental matters including, regulatory proceedings, Title V and PSD air permitting and enforcement actions, environmental compliance and audits, due diligence and environmental issues in mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, and rule making efforts at both the state and federal level.
Administrative Assistant, Environmental, Health, and Safety
Theron Cooper is the Administrative Assistant, Environmental, Health, and Safety for the Louisiana Chemical Association. Theron recently earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University and spent the past two years interning at the LCA office during school semesters.
In addition to his time spent at LCA, Theron has completed production engineering and technical sales internship roles. He plans to use this technical background, along with his process safety competency, to add value to both the Health & Safety and Environmental Affairs Committees.
Outside of work, Theron enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, as well as running, playing chess, listening to music, and watching sports.
Vice President, Finance, Administration and HR
Vonda Hannaman is the Louisiana Chemical Association's Vice-President of Administration, Finance and Human Resources. She is also responsible for fiscal matters relating to the Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance, and LaFeste.
Prior to joining LCA in 1996, Vonda worked for Parrino and Company, a certified public accounting firm, for nine years.
Vice President of Political Affairs
Brian is Vice-President of Political Affairs for the Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA), which represents the interest of 65 chemical manufacturing companies all over the state and the Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance (LCIA), a partnership of Louisiana’s chemical plants, their suppliers, contractors and vendors.
With more than 18 years of experience representing the business community, forging relationships with policymakers, lobbying, fundraising and working in political campaigns, Brian has earned a solid reputation as a champion for manufacturers and job producers in Louisiana.
Before joining LCA and LCIA, Brian served as Vice President of Political Action for the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), where he directed and coordinated endorsements and political spending on behalf of LABI’s four independent political action committees (PACs), with the goal of electing pro-business candidates to advance principles of the free enterprise system and foster economic growth in Louisiana.
Brian also worked as a floor lobbyist and directed several Issue Councils for LABI.
In 2008, he was awarded the Lobbyist of the Year Award from the Louisiana Association of Lobbyists in recognition of his tireless efforts on behalf of the business community to help pass meaningful ethics reforms in Louisiana.
In 2005, Brian served as the Director of LABI’s Small Business Disaster Relief Fund where he helped to raise and distribute more than $1.7 million to help Louisiana small business rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
A native of Carencro, Louisiana, Brian is a 1998 graduate of Louisiana State University (LSU) where he studied marketing and political communications. Brian and his wife, Melissa, are the proud parents of two girls. Together they attend Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Manager, Public Affairs & Communications
Rob Landry is the Manager of Communications and Public Affairs for Louisiana Chemical Association and Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance. He started with LCA in 2013 and leads the charge on LCA's Communications and Governmental Affairs efforts.
Under his leadership, LCA & LCIA have worked on a multimedia imaging campaign which has focused on the positive aspects of chemical manufacturing in Louisiana. On the legislative side LCA has played an active role in pro-business legislation regarding taxes, economic development measures, manufacturing regulations, transportation issues, drone restrictions and more.
Previously, Rob has experience in the Louisiana House of Representatives, working for the Clerk of the House of Representatives.
A 2011 graduate of Louisiana State University, Rob finished with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the Manship School of Mass Communication. While at LSU, Rob was a sports writer and columnist for the student newspaper, The Daily Reveille.
Rob and his wife, Meredith, were married in 2019. He was born in Charleston, S.C., grew up in Mandeville, La., and graduated high school from St. Paul’s School in Covington, La. in 2007.
Executive Director, LCIA/ Director, Workforce Development/Education
Lisa Pulizzano is Executive Director for the Louisiana Chemical Industry Alliance, a partnership between members of the Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA) and businesses that provide products and services to LCA companies. Lisa also is Director of LCA's Workforce/Education Committee.
Before joining LCIA in 2002, Lisa worked for the Louisiana Chemical Association along with the Environmental, Health & Safety Committees.
Lisa graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a bachelor’s degree from the College of Arts & Science.
Manager, Governmental Affairs
Robert Schromm is Manager of Governmental Affairs and assistant in-house counsel for the Louisiana Chemical Association. Robert earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Mississippi and a Juris Doctor from Loyola University College of Law, New Orleans.
In addition to his time spent in law practice, Robert joined LCA after years of interest and study in law, government, politics, and policy. While in law school he studied Natural Resources Law and Louisiana Mineral Law, while also participating in a hands-on legislative and administrative advocacy law clinic.
Robert was honored to join the LCA team and to work on behalf of our members in an industry that is an essential component to the economic prosperity of Louisiana and our nation. Outside of work, Robert enjoys spending quality time with friends and family, as well as watching or participating in sporting events, working out, music, cooking, playing Texas Hold Em’ poker, snowboarding and traveling whenever possible.