Board of Directors

Latoya Bullard Franklin, Chair

The Bulsard Group, Founder

Sondra Bibb

Gucci, Brand Manager

Daryl Byrd


Daniel Conwill, IV

Seaport Global, Co-CEO

Ron Forman

Audubon Nature Institute, President & CEO

William Hines

Jones Walker, LLC, Managing Parter

Terrance Humphrey

Crescent Bend Construction, LLC, President

Mary Matalin

Political Consultant

Erika McConduitt

Centene Corp, VP of Diversity and Inclusion

William Rouselle

Bright Moments, LLC, President & CEO

David Schulingkamp

Livingston International Freight Forwarding, Vice President


Vera Triplett, Ph.D.

Noble Minds Learning Center, Founder & CEO


Warner Williams

Chevron North America, Vice President (retired) 

Executive Leadership

Susan Henry

President and CEO

Adonis Rose

Artistic Director

Artistic Development Committee

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Grammy and Tony Award Winning Artist


Ellis Marsalis

Jazz Pianist and Educator, NEA Jazz Master


Cassie Worley

Former Executive Director of Le Petite Theatre (New Orleans)

Corporate Support

Anne & Neal Morris  
Ace Hotel New Orleans
Bloomberg Philanthropies  
Chevron - Gulf of Mexico
Community Development Capital  
Goldman Sachs    
Goldring Family Foundation     
Helis Foundation  
Louisiana Economic Development
New Orleans Redevelopment Authority
Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
Pamela & Warner Williams Charitable Fund
JKP Foundation
NOJO's Board of Directors is comprised of industry leaders in their respective fields who have a passion for the arts and are committed to utilizing their skills, relationships, and resources to support the organization. 
The Artistic Development Committee provides guidance and industry insight for the New Orleans Jazz Experience. Members of this volunteer committee work  to the chart short-, mid-, and long-term artistic vision for the NOJO and Jazz Market. 

The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Mission

To continue and strengthen the legacy of Jazz throughout local and global communities by providing access to unparalleled performances, creative gathering places, and authentic community engagement.

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The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.




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