Matthew C. LaBorde, The Rapides Foundation

TITLE: Program Associate

FOCUS AREAS: Health, education, community development, and economic development

CONTACT:  318-443-3394, matt@rapidesfoundation.org

PROFILE: Matthew C. LaBorde is a program associate at The Rapides Foundation and works in the areas of health, education, community development, and economic development. He has been in this role since February 2016 and previously worked at the Baton Rouge Area Chamber.

His foundation bio shares:

Mr. LaBorde serves the Foundation as a Program Associate. His responsibilities include development and administration of programs that may encompass health, education, community development, and economic development issues. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Louisiana State University, and a Master of Business Administration from LSU at Shreveport. Prior to joining the Foundation, Mr. LaBorde served as a Business Development Intern at the Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce where he worked with local nonprofit organizations, government entities and foundations to promote area programs and initiatives. He was also involved in performing economic, demographic and fiscal research and analysis related to potential business relocation and expansion projects in the Baton Rouge area.

His LinkedIn summary shares:

I am an energetic, hard-working team player who is willing and able to tackle any tasks that I am assigned. I enjoy learning new skills and refining old ones to be the best person I can be. I graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Business Management in May of 2015 and I am currently pursuing my Masters of Business Administration at LSU Shreveport.