About C100

Who We Are
The Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc. (C100) serves as Louisiana's Business Roundtable. C100 is a private non-profit organization whose membership includes the top CEOs of leading private and public companies in Louisiana and University presidents of Louisiana’s institutions of higher learning. C100 was created in 1992 to provide leadership and resources to bring about positive change in government, education and the economy to improve the quality of life for all the people of Louisiana. The Committee of 100 is a non-government organization (NGO) supported by leading business leaders in Louisiana dedicated to the state's long-term economic growth.

Committee of 100 for Economic Development (C100) will serve as a catalyst for positive change in government, education and the economy to improve the quality of life for all people in Louisiana.

As the statewide business roundtable, C100 is an advocate for economic development, engaging our business leadership in influencing state public policy issues impacting business and economic development. The Committee is a respected business voice to which government, policy, and media leaders turn for reliable, nonpartisan policy guidance providing access to some of the critical thinkers in business and academia in Louisiana.

As a statewide network of CEO’s, C100 fulfills its mission to assist the State in attracting and retaining industry, thereby ensuring quality jobs for Louisianans, through a three-part program to:

  • Directly support the efforts of state government by cooperating with and providing assistance to the Louisiana Economic Development Department (LED) and the regional economic development organizations (EDOs)

  • Engage with entities that seek to positively influence public policy - Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL), Blueprint Louisiana, Public Affairs Research Council (PAR), Businesses for Improving Louisiana Development (BILD), World Trade Center of New Orleans, US Chamber of Commerce, and State Business Roundtable Executives (SBRE) - on issues that affect economic development

  • Keep C100 members informed about activities of the organization and to ascertain member views and ideas about specific economic development projects and policy


  • Operate with a clear Program of Work, supported and approved by the Executive Committee
  • Build strong alliances and networks
  • Earn the trust and respect of the state’s government, business, and economic development leadership
  • Deliver high value, excellent service, and relevant programs to members

C100 Executive Board

Tom Clark
  Mike Madison
Immediate Past Chairman
Adams and Reese, LLP   Madison Investments
Sonia Perez
  Gray Stream
AT&T   Stream Companies
Elliot Boullion   C. Kris Kirkpatrick
Resourse Environmental Solutions   Long Law
Sue Soileau Brignac   Phillip May
Washington State Bank   Entergy
Wayne Brown   Venita McCellon-Allen
Brown Builders   AEP/SWEPCO
Randy Ewing   Dr. Philip Rozeman
Randy Ewing, LLC   Cardiovascular Consultants
Tom Hawkins   Tim Temple
Atmos Energy   Worley Company