Business Advisors

Accelerate South is ready to provide your business with all the resources it needs to GROW! We can not wait for you to meet our network of business mentors, economic development and academic leaders who have joined forces to help us make this program a success. To spicen things up our program will offer mentorship and professional service grants to ensure everything you need is taken care of!

Ferris State University
Alexander Chase Cartwright, MA, PhD
Ferris State University
Acadian Companies
Allyson Pharr, JD
Acadian Companies
Opportunity Machine
Alyssa Durke
Opportunity Machine
Regions Insurance
Andre Comeaux
Regions Insurance
TotalCare Health and Wellness / Regenerative Medicine Institute of Louisiana / Active Acadiana Magazine
Andrew Ward
TotalCare Health and Wellness / Reg...
Vermilion Economic Development Alliance
Anne Falgout
Vermilion Economic Development Alli...
ADP Solutions
Anne Pyle
ADP Solutions
Acadian Companies
Asbel Montes
Acadian Companies
Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission
Ben Berthelot
Lafayette Convention and Visitors C...
South Oak Capital Partners
Ben Moody
South Oak Capital Partners
Keystone Scientific, Inc.
Benjamin Legum
Keystone Scientific, Inc.
SLED
Bill Rodier, MIB
SLED
StoneWall Engineering
Blaine LaFleur
StoneWall Engineering
Media First Solutions
Brian Chriceol
Media First Solutions
Precision Technology Consulting
Brian Shedd, MS, PhD
Precision Technology Consulting
Acadian Companies
Charles Burnell, M.D.
Acadian Companies
University of Louisiana - Lafayette
Chase J. Edwards, JD, MBA
University of Louisiana - Lafayette
Right Angle
Cheryl Taylor Bowie
Right Angle
Chase Bank
Courtney Bustle
Chase Bank
Ernst & Young LLP
Dustin Baudin
Ernst & Young LLP
Opportunity Machine
Erin Strenge, MS
Opportunity Machine
Community Foundation of Acadiana
Farrah Reyna
Community Foundation of Acadiana
NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic
Gabriel Gonzalez
NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic
Teamwork Solutions Group
Ian Sorensson
Teamwork Solutions Group
LocalMed, LLC
Jacob Henderson, MBA
LocalMed, LLC
EY
Janell Pulliam, CPA
EY
Ernst & Young LLP
Jeremy McMullin
Ernst & Young LLP
LHC Group
Jeremy Trahan, CPA, JD
LHC Group
Vistage Worldwide Inc.
Jim Doré, MBA
Vistage Worldwide Inc.
Southern Apparel
Joel Hebert
Southern Apparel
Joey Branton
Joey Branton
Joey Branton
Bizzuka
John Munsell
Bizzuka
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Josh Bendickson, MBA, PhD
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Acadian Companies- National EMS Training
Kirk LaCour, MBA
Acadian Companies- National EMS Tra...
Acadian Capital Research
Kyle "Skip" Boudreaux, MBA
Acadian Capital Research
Rally Marketing
Laurel Hess
Rally Marketing
NC State University
Lewis Sheats
NC State University
Believe Entertainment
Marcus Lyle Brown
Believe Entertainment
Socrata
Matthew Hauler
Socrata
Matthew Aaron Agency
Matthew Thibodeaux
Matthew Aaron Agency
LHC Group
Michael Freeman, MBA
LHC Group
Noble Plastics Inc
Missy Rogers
Noble Plastics Inc
Elevare Intl
Monica Rougeau
Elevare Intl
Phierce Marketing LLC
Phaedra D Perkins
Phierce Marketing LLC
Automatic Data Processing
Phillip Rogers
Automatic Data Processing
LHC Group
Richard A. MacMillan, RN, JD
LHC Group
Rally Marketing
Rodney Hess
Rally Marketing
Acadian Companies
Ronnie Miller
Acadian Companies
Louisiana Technology Transfer Office
Roy Keller
Louisiana Technology Transfer Office
South Louisiana Community College
Roy Neal Hebert, MBA
South Louisiana Community College
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Seth P. Boudreaux, BS, PhD
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Tulane University
Shafin Khan
Tulane University
Start Co.
Shelby Peranich
Start Co.
WoodRaven Startup Consulting
Sloan Miller
WoodRaven Startup Consulting
University of Tampa
Thomas G. Pittz, PhD
University of Tampa
Velo
Tim Rinaldi, MBA
Velo
Cara Stone LLP
William F. Large
Cara Stone LLP