Greater SWLA
Black Chamber​

Building Our Communities, One Business At A Time

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Why Join Us?

Becoming a member of GSLBCC mean becoming a part of a supportive and innovative community of entrepreneurs. Whether you are a new or tenured business owner, parish patron or inspired youth, you will be a great fit for chamber membership.

Membership is based on an annual subscription, providing you flexibility to utilize our services when it is most convenient and financially feasible for you.

What We Believe

Our Creed

GSLBCC believes in the development and advancement of African American entrepreneurs to encourage social and financial stability for all people of color in Southwest Louisiana.

Learn All About Our Board

Meet Our Leaders

Stephen Bartley


Swill Services, Inc

Ayneka Bruno


Agency Field Leader
State Farm

Kendrick Martin

Vice President

Loan Originator
Southwest Funding

Karen Lewis


Senior Accountant
Dupre Logistics, LLC

Dustin Cravins

2nd Vice President

Vice President
La Lousianne

Cliff Taylor


Special Accounts Manager
Schilling Distributing Company

Corey J. Frank

Immediate Past President

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Brittany LaCour Deal

Board Member

Dir. Strategic Analysis

three steps to success

We Will Help You Every Step Of The Way

The GSLBCC is here to help your business navigate through local resources and be a link to more opportunities within and beyond the community. We do this based on our three-step success model that focuses on Diversity, Opportunity and Community.



Diverse representation and an inclusive business environment provides inspiration and motivation for continued success



Enhance the access of available resources for new and existing business owners and entrepreneurs within the African American community



Uniting urban, suburban and rural communities is important for advocacy and awareness of challenges that face our region

We Want To Assist In The Growth Of Your Business

We have a combined total of 135 year of business experience. Connect with us to find out how the GSLBCC can assist you.

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