Director's Biography

Danielle Breaux, Director of Development and Planning
Phone: (337) 291-8052

Mayor-President Joel Robideaux has named Danielle Breaux as Director of LCG’s Development and Planning Department.

For more than 20 years, Breaux has worked in both the private and public sectors in areas ranging from project management, design, design review, regulatory process management, real estate development, progressive programming, strategic planning and master planning.

Breaux has worked in many real estate capacities, serving as a key strategist for tactical real estate, developing strategies for large portfolios and managing regulatory approval processes for large scale projects with complex historic preservation and development challenges. She is also skilled in facilitating stakeholder discussions to build consensus around competing objectives and has managed projects with significant environmental, historic, transportation, and community impacts for clients including:  U.S. Department of Defense; U.S. Department of Homeland Security; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; U.S. General Services Administration; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; American College of Cardiology; BearingPoint; BHP Billiton; BMC; BP; National Public Radio; Shell Oil Company; Washington Gas; Whitney National Bank; and World Bank. 

Breaux is a graduate of Louisiana State University and her technical skills include feasibility analysis, progressive programming, policy review and development, as well as regulatory design reviews for public projects.

A native of Lafayette, Breaux returned to her hometown almost four years ago with her husband and daughter.