Diane Allison, newly appointed Chief Financial Officer of the Orleans Parish School Board and formerly with the Ascension Parish School Board received The Women to Watch Experienced Leader Award from the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants for being an inspirational leader in her profession and her community.

Congratulations to Diane, a Board Member of the Louisiana Chapter of Women in Public Finance!


Meredith Hathorn, the President of the Louisiana WPF Chapter, has been appointed to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) Board of Directors.

For the first time in the MSRB’s history, women make up the entirety of the incoming class and the majority of the full Board.

Meredith is a Managing Partner at Foley & Judell, L.L.P., practicing as bond counsel in public finance.