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Women's Initiatives Committee

The Women's Initiatives Committee is charged with addressing the issue of retention and advancement of women within the CPA profession through outreach and education. Open to women and men who are advocates for the advancement of women in the profession and who are interested in making measurable gains in the number of women leaders.


  • Staff Liaison

    Olivia Burnham

    Society of Louisiana CPAs - Metairie

  • Chair

    Allison Civello

    Wegmann Dazet, A Professional Corporation - Metairie


  • Quaneshia Armstrong


    Maryland Institute College of Art - Baltimore

  • Michele Avery


    Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC - Metairie

  • Mollie Broussard

    McElroy, Quirk & Burch, (APC), CPAs - Lake Charles

  • Katherine Coco

    Director of Finance

    Formic Technologies - Chicago

  • Mary Coco

    Assistant Director

    LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens - Baton Rouge

  • Megan Courtney

    Tax Partner

    Hogan Taylor - Tulsa

  • Jo Helen Eaton


    United Vision Logistics LLC - Lafayette

  • Karen Foust

    Senior Professor of Practice

    A.B. Freeman School of Business - New Orleans

  • Jennifer Fuselier


    EAG Gulf Coast, LLC - Metairie

  • Leslie George

    Audit Manager

    Bourgeois Bennett, LLC - Metairie

  • Nene Gianfala

    Vice President

    Chaffe & Associates, Inc - New Orleans

  • Becky Hammond

    Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC - Metairie

  • Yasmine Johnson


    Hudson Auto Group - Jersey City

  • Jessica Judd

    Kushner LaGraize, LLC - Metairie

  • Cloreece Knight


    Knight CPA Services, LLC - New Orleans

  • Teresa Krentel

    Ochsner Health System - New Orleans

  • Rebecca Landry

    Audit Manager

    EAG Gulf Coast, LLC - Baton Rouge

  • Jessica LeBlanc


    Jessica D. LeBlanc, CPA, LLC - New Orleans

  • Shawn Leake

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of LA - Baton Rouge

  • Nancy Livaudais

    Nancy G. Livaudais CPA LLC - Mandeville

  • Niloufer Mohamed

    Allpro Tax & Accounting Services - Baton Rouge

  • Alyssa Rambeau

    Solutions Expert

    Orthosynetics - Metairie

  • Catherine Roe


    Cowart Roe CPA LLC - Metairie

  • Lauren Schneida

    Tax Associate

    PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP - New Orleans

  • Jalen Taylor

    Horne, LLP - Baton Rouge

  • Trish Thibodeau

    Senior Manager, Audit and Assurance

    LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors - Metairie

  • Jessica Trabeaux-Scallon

    Wegmann Dazet, A Professional Corporation - Metairie

  • Kearia White

    Kearia White, CPA, LLC - Broussard