Angela CocranPresidentShell Oil CompanyAngela is a Commercial Advisor for Shell Exploration & Production Company. She has 10 years upstream experience, primarily in Shell’s Gulf of Mexico Commercial group with a short assignment in Shell’s Pennsylvania office in 2012. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and has lived in New Orleans since her graduation in 2010.
Laura BrownVice PresidentLiskow & LewisLaura Brown is a shareholder at Liskow & Lewis where she practices energy and environmental law. Laura defends oil and gas clients—from small midstream entities to the largest E&P companies in the world—in both state and federal court and in state regulatory proceedings. She has previously served WEN South Louisiana as its Community Initiatives Director.
Abigail BoydSecretaryErnst & Young (EY)Abby Boyd is a Senior consultant in the New Orleans, Louisiana office of Ernst & Young, LLP. Her practice focuses on fraud investigation and dispute services in the Energy sector. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She earned her Masters in Business Administration from the Flores MBA Program at Louisiana State University in 2014. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, LSU Flores MBA Alumni Association and the Association of Corporate Growth.
Haley MannTreasurerAudit Manager, DeloitteHaley Mann is an Audit & Assurance Senior Manager in the New Orleans office of Deloitte and primarily serves in the energy industry serving large public power and utility clients. Haley is a subject matter resource for the Deloitte P&U audit practice, and frequently consults with various clients and engagement teams on complex accounting and reporting matters, industry best practices and internal controls. Haley attended Louisiana State University from 2007 to 2011 where she earned a Bachelors of Science in Accounting and a Masters of Science in Accounting. Haley is a Certified Public Accountant in Louisiana and is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society of Louisiana CPAs.
Aubrey Alexandra DentonPublic & Industry Relations DirectorLiskow & LewisAubrey Denton is an energy litigator practicing in the New Orleans office of Liskow & Lewis. She assists major oil and gas companies in environmental litigation, with a concentration on legacy lawsuits and coastal land loss issues. Prior to joining Liskow & Lewis, Aubrey served as a legal extern to the Honorable John deGravelles of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. She received her Juris Doctor and Diploma of Comparative Law, Cum Laude, from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University in 2018.
Katie HollowellMembership DirectorKean Miller LLPKatie Hollowell is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2019, and practices with the energy/environmental litigation and labor, commercial litigation, construction and intellectual property practice groups. Katie earned her B.A from Louisiana State University in 2014. She earned her J.D./D.C.L., summa cum laude, from the LSU Law Center in 2017, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif, Production Editor of the Louisiana Law Review and an LSU Law Ambassador. During law school, Katie externed for Chief Judge Brian Jackson of the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana.
Taylor HowellCommunications DirectorAssociate, Seabaugh Joffrion Sepulvado VictoryTaylor Howell is an Associate Attorney at Seabaugh & Sepulvado, LLC where she practices oil and gas law, including drill site and division order title examination and contract negotiations. Taylor graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in General Business in 2016. Taylor obtained her Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law, cum laude, from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University in 2019.
Erin BambrickSponsorship DirectorLiskow & LewisErin Bambrick is a shareholder practicing in the New Orleans office of Liskow & Lewis where her focus is energy and environmental law. She represents a variety of oil and gas clients in both state and federal court, with a concentration on legacy lawsuits, coastal land loss issues, and NORM litigation. She has previously served as WEN South Louisiana’s New Orleans Program & Dinner Auction Director.
Rebecca Marie GuidryLafayette Program Director/Special EventsLiskow & LewisRebecca Guidry is an energy litigator practicing in the Lafayette office of Liskow & Lewis. She assists major oil and gas companies in environmental litigation, with a concentration in coastal land loss issues and legacy lawsuits. Prior to joining Liskow & Lewis, Rebecca served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable L. Scott Coogler of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. She received her Batchelor’s of Science in Psychology from Louisiana State University in 2013 and her Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University in 2017.