More than 250 business and civic leaders gathered at Benedict’s Plantation for the St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation Awards Luncheon and Ceremony. The event featured Mike Olivier, the CEO of the Louisiana Committee for Economic Development, Inc. as the Master of Ceremonies. NOEP Principal, Shelby LaSalle, Jr., was elected at the luncheon as the 2014 STEDF Vice-Chairman. The mission of STEDF is to support the healthy economic growth of St. Tammany Parish.