Director's Biography


Kevin L. Samples, Chief Information Officer

Mr. Samples began his technology career in the early 1980's with 11 years of service as a cryptologist for the United States Navy. Moving to the private sector, he worked for 8 years in the oil and gas industry as a senior applications developer for Oceaneering International, Inc. based in Houston, Texas. It was during that time that Mr. Samples lived in Morgan City and New Iberia, where he planted roots that would one day bring him back to Acadiana. He stated "The southern Louisiana culture mesmerized us when we lived here. We made lifelong friends that we consider family. We are very excited to move back home."

Mr. Samples has diverse IT experience including project management of developers, programmers, systems analysts, and software engineers.