LaPorte’s Jodie B. Arcenaux, CPA, Director of Tax Services, has been selected as one of the 2019 honorees of Women of the Year by New Orleans CityBusiness. This nomination reflects her dedication to helping her clients weather bad times and flourish in good times, along with her commitment to using innovation to offer better client service. Jodie has also taken an active role in the future of LaPorte, both by serving on the Executive Committee and by mentoring more junior staff.
In addition, she is a volunteer who dedicates her efforts to offering her community more financial literacy and opportunities to better their future. She has taught new homeowners to budget with Habitat for Humanity, helped the Haven offer shelter to abused women and children, and raised scholarship funds through participation in the Bayou Industrial Group. In addition, she was inducted into the Beta Alpha Psi Hall of Fame for starting the mock interview program at Nicholls State University.
As a volunteer, a professional, and an advocate, Jodie has built new opportunities for the people of southeastern Louisiana. LaPorte is proud that CityBusiness recognized her impact on LaPorte, our clients, our economy, and our region.