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LEED Center Innovation Speaker Series

Recent events have taught us that businesses need to think differently in order to find new solutions to old problems. The LEED Center is launching the Innovation Speaker Series. You'll have the opportunity to hear from business leaders in diverse industries discuss how they are using innovation to succeed. Our first series of three talks will be held on September 20, October 18, and November 15, 2022. 

The first Innovation Speaker Series session will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. We will discuss Innovation in Food Supply Chain. Our guest speakers will be Alfonzo and Troy Bolden, Co-Founders of Cajun Nation Seasoning, and Jim Gossen, CEO of Louisiana Fine Food Companies. This event is FREE and open to the public.

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About Troy & Alfonzo "Zo" Bolden: Troy and Alfonzo were raised in the small Louisiana community of Glencoe. Their journey to being co-founders of Cajun Nation began as little boys growing up on the Cajun Coast eating fresh wildlife and seafood and attending family boucheries. Cajun Nation is a Louisiana seasoning and spice company with a vision of addressing Hypertension within their community. In addition to growing Cajun Nation, Troy & Alfonzo continue their day jobs. Troy is a Registered Nurse and Alfonzo is an Industrial platform manager. Their message to the world is, "Never Stop Dreaming." To learn more about Troy & "Zo," click here

About Jim Gossen: Jim is a Lafayette, Louisiana native. He is CEO of Louisiana Fine Food Companies and Gulf Seafood Ambassador. Jim has been a part of the seafood industry since the early 1970s. He has been a successful restauranteur, seafood processor, manufacturer and distributor of Louisiana seafood.To learn more about Jim, click here.


Innovation in Food Supply Chain

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

6:00 PM 

LITE Center Theatre (537 Cajundome Boulevard)


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