- Sonia Perez-ChairPresident, AT&T LouisianaSonia Perez-ChairPresident, AT&T Louisiana
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Throughout her many years with AT&T, Sonia Perez has been active in the company’s efforts to provide the latest technology to keep customers connected while giving back to the communities it serves. As president of AT&T Louisiana, Sonia works closely with community leaders, elected officials, stakeholders and the leadership team of AT&T.
In connection with this work, Sonia serves on the executive committees of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry and Xavier University on the boards of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans and the National World War II Museum. She also serves as vice chair of the Louisiana Committee of 100, roundtable advisory board member for the Times-Picayune/NOLA.com, and is a governor’s appointee to the State Workforce Investment Council.
Sonia has received numerous honors such as, Louisiana Center for Women in Government and Business Hall of Fame (2014), the National Diversity Council’s “Most Powerful & Influential Women in Louisiana” (2010, 2011), one of the “Most Powerful and Influential Women” by the Louisiana Women’s Conference, New Orleans CityBusiness’ “Women of the Year,” New Orleans Magazine’s “People to Watch,” Family Services of Greater New Orleans 2013 “Ten Outstanding Persons” award winners, and the 2013 Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana “Inspiracion Award.”
Prior to being named president of AT&T Louisiana in 2010, Sonia served as vice president for AT&T Texas, responsible for the company’s initiatives in Houston and Southeast Texas. During that time, she was involved in numerous business, civic and community boards, including serving on the executive committees of the Greater Houston Partnership and the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She also served for six years on the board of the national Public Broadcasting Service and on the board of the Memorial Hermann Hospital System.
Sonia received many honors for her contributions to the community, including being named the Houston Hispanic Chamber Female Executive of the Year, Outstanding Young Texas Ex by the University of Texas at Austin Alumni Association, and Humanitarian of the Year by the Muscular Dystrophy Association of the Rio Grande Valley. She has also received the Texas Diversity Council’s Leadership Award.
As the first woman to hold the position of president for AT&T Louisiana, Sonia Perez has been a champion of diversity within the workplace since starting with AT&T. The work Sonia and her team do each day directly influences the lives of AT&T customers and the daily operations of Louisiana businesses. And, Sonia considers successfully fulfilling the needs of Louisiana customers her biggest honor.
- Gray Stream-Vice ChairPresident, Stream CompaniesGray Stream-Vice ChairPresident, Stream Companies
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Gray Stream serves as President of Matilda Stream Management. MSM is responsible for managing all of the Stream family’s business and investing activities. He has worked for the Stream Companies since 2004, and has held Vice-President and President positions within various Stream entities over the years. He is an active Director for several companies in which the Stream Companies maintain significant ownership. He served as a Director of publicly traded CKX Lands, Inc. (CKX) from 2007-2017; including serving as Audit Committee Chairman from 2011-2017. He worked for the 7th Congressional District of Louisiana in Washington, D.C. before joining the Stream Companies. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, and he received his MBA in Management and Finance from Rice University.
Mr. Stream has served and led numerous charitable and civic causes. In 2010 he received the Southwest Louisiana Civic Service Award from the Chamber of Commerce. He has served on the Louisiana Innovation Council; the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Coastal Protection, Restoration, and Conservation; and the Board of Directors for the SWLA Economic Development Alliance.
Stream is a member of YPO. He currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Louisiana Committee of 100 for Economic Development as Vice Chair. He formerly served on the Louisiana Board of Regents as Regent for the 3rd Congressional District, and also as Chairman of the National Hurricane Museum and Science Center. In the summer of 2018 he will begin serving as a Director for the National World War II Museum.
Mr. Stream resides in Lake Charles, Louisiana with his wife, two daughters, and son.
- Tim Temple - Sec/TresPresident, TemptanTim Temple - Sec/TresPresident, Temptan
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Tim Temple is currently President of Temptan, LLC., a family owned company that manages financial and real estate holdings.
Mr. Temple’s experience started within the insurance industry and is both broad and comprehensive. Born into an insurance family in DeRidder, La., he spent his formative years working in the family businesses, including Gulf Universal Holdings, which consisted of Amerisafe Insurance Company (workers’ comp) and Morris, Temple & Co., a Louisiana-based managing general agency which also provided loss prevention and third party administrative services.
Since graduating from Southern Methodist University in 1993, Temple has worked as an aide to Louisiana State Treasurer Mary Landrieu, an agent with Morris, Temple & Co. and a reinsurance intermediary. In 2010 Temple took a position with Hammerman and Gainer, a firm specializing in Third Party Administration and Disaster Recovery Program Management. During his tenure at HGI, Temple worked on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill recovery with Kenneth Feinberg. Tim eventually became CEO of HGI before going to work at Worley Catastrophe. At Worley Temple was Executive Vice President responsible for the company’s governmental and disaster recovery divisions. In 2017, Temple left Worley to work at the family holding company.
Tim and his family reside in Baton Rouge.
- Tom Clark-Past ChairPartner, Adams and ReeseTom Clark-Past ChairPartner, Adams and Reese
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A Partner in the Adams and Reese Baton Rouge office, Tom's practice focuses on insurance regulatory law and dispute resolution, state procurement and contract dispute resolution, complex commercial litigation, executive and legislative branch governmental relations and filmed entertainment representation.
Throughout his career, Tom has represented entities ranging in size from Fortune 500 companies down to locally owned sole proprietorships, providing results oriented representation.
In the insurance arena, Tom has been an active participant in the legislative and administrative process in the formulation and interpretation of laws and regulations, which impact insuring entities, managing general agents, administrative service companies, self-insurance funds, intermediaries and producers in obtaining regulatory consents and approvals.
In procurement and public contract matters, Tom has represented both successful proposers and those adversely impacted by agency determinations in large procurements, as well as worked to achieve mutually acceptable resolutions of contractual disputes involving public contracts.
Favorably resolved a multimillion dollar industry wide regulatory dispute that arose from an ambiguity in the law through a coordinated negotiation with the Commissioner of Insurance and the Office of Motor Vehicles to pass corrective legislation while utilizing administrative litigation to protect client?s interests resulting in a clarified law and fair and enforceable regulatory scheme. Successfully secured the rescission of multimillion dollar procurement contract awards arising from noncompliance or irregularities in the award process.
Throughout his career, Tom has been an active advisor, board member and supporter of numerous community organizations, events, and economic development endeavors. In 2014, he was elected Chair of The Committee of 100 for Economic Development, Inc., a statewide private nonprofit, non-partisan organization formed to provide leadership and resources to effect positive change by supporting efforts to improve the economy, government, education and workforce development and to thereby improve the quality of life for all the people of Louisiana.
In 2016, Governor John Bel Edwards named Tom as his sole appointee to the 13-member Task Force on Structural Changes in Budget and Tax Policy. The Task Force was created by the Louisiana Legislature in the 2016 Extraordinary Session as the body charged with conducting a comprehensive review of Louisiana?s tax and budgeting laws and practices for the purpose of recommending long term initiatives for structural reform to the Governor.
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