Long-time SLEMCO employee Jody Soileau, of Lafayette, recently was honored by the Carencro Business Association as the organization’s member of the year. He was recognized by CBA president Charlie Brunt for his work as an economic development specialist helping to build the Acadiana economy and for his participation in CBA where he is a “hard-working team player known for his meticulous attention to detail.” He currently serves the CBA as board member at-large.
Soileau is a certified Louisiana Economic Developer. He is a member of the Louisiana Industrial Development Executive’s Association and serves on that organization’s Business Retention and Expansion Committee. He also is a certified key account executive through the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and serves on the Youngsville Business Advocacy Committee. He has been employed by SLEMCO for 30 years. SLEMCO is a rural electric cooperative providing power to more than 100,000 customers in Acadia, Avoyelles, Cameron, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin and Vermilion parishes.