Officers

Pierre E. Conner - Board Chair

pierrePierre Conner is the President and Head of Sales, Research and Trading for Capital One Securities, a broker dealer wholly owned by Capital One Financial Corporation. Pierre is a Registered Professional Engineer in Petroleum Engineering. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering, a Masters of Petroleum Engineering, and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Tulane University. Pierre is married to Linda and they have three children, Carlin, Michael and Shawn. Pierre enjoys fishing, hunting, cycling, and mountain climbing (not in Louisiana!). 

 

 

 

John Morello - Vice Chair

johnJohn Morello graduated Summa Cum Laude from LSU and joined Microsoft as a new college hire. John was a Program Manager in the Server and Tools Business and ran feature teams that shipped Windows, Windows Server, Azure, and Office 365. John is currently the Director of IT Infrastructure and Security at Albemarle, a Fortune 500 global specialty chemical company. He leads the groups responsible for servers, networking, storage, security, and devices around the world. John lives in Louisiana with his wife Nicole and sons Bruce and Jake.  They love to run, scuba dive, and fish. John has been a member of CRCL since 2010 and on the Board of Directors since 2011.

 


Ellen Ball - Secretary/Treasurer

ellenEllen Ball is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned a BS degree in Mathematics and Computer Science and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.  She grew up in the marshes of Iberia Parish and currently lives in New Orleans.  In addition to CRCL, Ellen serves on the board of the Foundation for Science and Mathematics Education which supports the New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School (Sci High), an open-access charter high school dedicated to excellence for all students.  

Executive Committee

William "Bill" Barrois
Lafayette, Louisiana

Keith Colvin
New Orleans, Louisiana
  
Woody Crews
Metairie, Louisiana
  
Polly Glover
Prairieville, Louisiana
  
Walter Gundlach
New Orleans, Louisiana
  

Randy Smith

New Orleans, Louisiana

Edgar F. Veillon
Metairie, Louisiana
  
Kathy Wascom
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  
Patricia Weeks
New Orleans, Louisiana

Janet Woolman
Lake Charles, Louisiana
  


  

Board of Directors

Matthew Amoss
New Orleans, Louisiana

Melissa Daigle
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
 
Paul Davidson
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  

Don Davis, PhD

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  

Barbara Dodds
Covington, Louisiana
 
Scott Eckert
Baton Rouge, LA
  

Allyse Ferrara, PhD
Thibodaux, Louisiana
 

Robert Gorman
Thibodaux, Louisiana

Bill Herke, PhD
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Robin Keegan
New Orleans, Louisiana 
 
Paul Kemp, PhD
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
 
Timothy Matte
Morgan City, Louisiana
 
Josephine Nixon
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  
Steve Saucier
New Orleans, Louisiana
  

James T. B. Tripp
New York, New York
  
Jim Wilkins
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  
Ning Zhang, PhD
Lake Charles, Louisiana

Advisory Board

Robert Amoss
New Orleans, Louisiana

 
Mark Davis
New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Tina Freeman

New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Shirley Laska

New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Claude "Buddy" Leach
Lake Charles, Louisiana
 
John Lopez
Slidell, Louisiana
 
 

R. King Milling
New Orleans, Louisiana
  
Honorable Randy Roach
Lake Charles, Louisiana
  
Sherrill Sagrera
Abbeville, Louisiana
 

Ben Taylor
Hammond, Louisiana
  

Robert Thomas, PhD
New Orleans, Louisiana 
  
Mike Wascom
Baton Rouge, Louisiana