BRF Board & Leadership


BRF’s vision to be a catalyst for positive economic change in North Louisiana has attracted an all-volunteer board of key local civic leaders and experienced and capable professionals from throughout the United States.

BRF Leadership

John F. George, Jr. MD

President and CEO

James D. Dean

Executive Vice President and COO

Michael Mazur


Hilary Aldama Wooley

Corporate Counsel

Sarah McCall

Director of Grants

Courtney Bryan

Public Relations Manager

Morgan Patrick

Director of Philanthropy

BRF Division Leadership

Sarah McCall

Director of Grants 

Elizabeth Boitnott

Director of Operations
Digital Media Institute

Greg Nelson

Director of Academics
Digital Media Institute

Audra Chadwell

Vice President of Operations
Omicron Technology Solutions

Stephen Lokitz

Interim Executive Director
Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy

Brad Schmidt

Executive Director
InterTech Park

Dave Smith

Executive Director
Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program

Local students shine in science fairs

Students from BRF's EdVentures programs place in regional and state competitions The Bobbie Cates Hicks Science and Medicine Academic Research...

BRF releases Spring 2024 Quarterly Report

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EDA Build to Scale grants to expand access to small business and entrepreneurship assistance in North Louisiana via BRF’s Entrepreneurial Accelerator Program

BRF is an awardee of two grants totaling $2 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA)...

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