• Our Staff

    Ben Johnson
    New Orleans Chamber
    President & CEO
    G. Ben Johnson has over 30 years' experience in economic and community development. Ben was a founding board member of the Regional Business Loan Corporation, of EDICT's MESBIC, and served on the board of the Regional Chamber of Commerce. Ben received his Masters of Business Administration from Tulane University.
    Sandra Lindquist
    New Orleans Chamber
    Executive Vice President and COO
    Sandra Lombana Lindquist has 20+ years experience in economic and community development in the New Orleans region. She has worked at several great organizations including JEDCO, Tangipahoa EDF, The Idea Village, and St. Tammany West Chamber. Sandra graduated from the University of Texas and has a master's from Tulane University.
    Ashley Doubleday
    New Orleans Chamber
    Marketing & Communications Director
    As a New Orleanian and Communications professional, Ashley is invested in the culture and success of the city. Ashley graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Journalism/Public Relations. She has interned at the American Diabetes Association, Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, The University of Southern Mississippi Physical Plant and Gambel Communications.
    Ashley Falkenstein
    New Orleans Chamber
    Membership Development Director
    Ashley Falkenstein has 7+ years in membership and marketing experience. Her main achievements are Membership Director at North Cypress Fitness, a degree in General Business from Southeastern Louisiana University, and completing the Bryan Bell Metropolitan Leadership Forum. Her main focus is to help her members' succeed!
    Brandy Romig
    New Orleans Chamber
    Events Director
    Brandy has 3+ years in the event and hospitality industry. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with degrees in Public Relations and Marketing. Following graduation, she served as the Events Coordinator for the Area Development Partnership in Hattiesburg, MS.
    Erin Thomas
    New Orleans Chamber
    Administrative Assistant
    Erin is a New Orleans native and began working for the chamber in June 2015. She is currently a senior at The University of New Orleans majoring in Business Administration. She is also the office's biggest Saints fan! WHO DAT!
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