21
Nov

Baton Rouge Business Report – Forty Under 40 Q&A: Chad Foster

Baton Rouge Business Report

By: HOLLY DUCHMANN

Chad Foster, 39

CEO/President, Gator Millworks Inc.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Selected as the official millwork contractor for the Mercedes-Benz Superdome 400 level suite renovation.  
  • Producing cabinets in shop nine days after taking on 72 inches of water during the 2016 flood.
  • Providing 20,000 square feet of wall paneling for the LSU Patrick F. Taylor Hall renovation.

COMMUNITY:

Donating $12,000 and working with the architectural manufacturing management technology program at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas, helping advance the level of learning for students; also working with local middle and high schools to teach students about the millwork industry.

NAME ONE BOOK THAT HAS INSPIRED YOU PROFESSIONALLY

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell