2023 Chair of the Board of Directors
Milton Graugnard, executive vice president of Cajun Industries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is chair of the board of directors of Associated Builders and Contractors. He was 2022 chair-elect, 2021 secretary and South Central* region vice chair from 2018 to 2021. He is also an active member and former chair of the board for the ABC Pelican Chapter.
Graugnard started at Cajun Industries as the chief financial officer and secretary/treasurer and was promoted to his current role in 1997. His other professional affiliations include serving as a board member and past chair of the Industrial Contractors Council; board member and founding member of the Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance and the Louisiana Construction Education Foundation; chairman of a political action committee for the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry; and a founding member and past president of the South Central Louisiana Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association.
Graugnard earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Louisiana State University.
*Includes members and chapters in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.