Meet our team

William (Bill) Joubert


Bill Joubert currently serves as Director of the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southeastern. In this position he also directs Southeastern's Department of Economic and Business Development, the Business Research Center, and the Small Business Development Center.

His career includes 2 years as a business consultant for a CPA firm, some retail management, and a previous small business owner. He is well known for his involvement in economic development organizations such as the Tangipahoa Economic Development Foundation, Hammond Industrial Board, Dixie Business Incubator and Florida Parishes Economic Development Association. Bill's education includes an MBA from Southeastern and BS from LSU in economics and international trade and finance.

Wayne Ricks

Business Consultant

Wayne Ricks has been a Business Consultant at the Louisiana Small Business Development Center since January 2005. Within the LSBDC he works with both startup and existing business owners, as well as local economic development organizations, all for the purpose of facilitating growth in the Northshore region.

His areas of focus are consulting clients on an individual basis, assisting clients in creating financial projections, and industry research. Wayne holds a BS in finance and  MBA from Southeastern Louisiana University.

Brandy Boudreaux

Business Consultant

Brandy graduated in 2005 from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting. She and her husband operate a thriving export business in Tangipahoa Parish. She also has previous experience in accounting and hedging futures for a international grain company.

Her areas of business knowledge include the medical, pharmaceutical and hospital industries, imports and exports, and small business bookeeping, payroll, and taxes.

Southeast Louisiana Business Center
1514 Martens Drive
Hammond, LA 70402-0001
Phone: 985-549-3831

M - F 8 am to 4:30 pm




Parishes Served:
Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington

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