The business community is supporting Wade Bishop because of the leadership positions that he has held which include the following:

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, West Monroe Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairman, Supervisory Committee – Centric Federal Credit Union
  • Chairman, Citizens Advisory Committee, Ouachita Parish Fire Department
  • Ouachita Economic Development Corporation, Land Corp. Board of Directors
  • Fund Drive Chairman of the Girl Scouts. “Every Girl Everywhere” Campaign
  • Glenwood Regional Medical Center, Board of Trustees and served as Chairman
  • United Way Board of Directors
  • Monroe Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Executive Committee
  • Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) Board of Directors and Executive Committee
  • West Monroe High School Foundation Board of Directors, Chairman of the Board
  • 2010 recipient West Monroe High School Distinguished Alumni Award
  • ARCO 2011, Standing Tall Award
  • United Way Campaign Chairman 2012 – $3,600,000 which exceeded the goal by $42,000
  • Graduated Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy
  • Graduate of Leadership Louisiana Class of 2012
  • 2012 A.O. Evans Award – Awarded annually to one individual in recognition of outstanding community service

Wade and Kay have been married for 40 years. They have two children and four grandchildren. They are members of McClendon Baptist Church, where Wade serves as Treasurer.

Wade, an NRA member, enjoys hunting, photography and sports. This year, Wade coached his granddaughter, Alyssa, in Coach Pitch softball. He coached Alyssa’s mother, Ashley, all the way to a Dixie World Series softball championship when she was 16.

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