Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Leslie Adams, VP of Programming

Company: CASA New Orleans (Website)
Position: Training Coordinator
Phone: 3182309805

Jodi Archer, President

Company: Keller Williams Realty 4550100 (Website)
Position: Realtor
Phone: 504-301-6100

Jodi Archer grew up in Lafayette and graduated from University of Southwest Louisiana, now known as University of Louisiana, with a degree in Business Management.  After receiving her MBA, Archer moved to New Orleans and began her twelve year tenure with Stewart Enterprises Inc. working in Contract Services, Internal Audit, and Safety and Compliance. Following the layoffs which resulted from a corporate buyout, Archer achieved her goal of becoming a licensed Realtor® in August 2013.  Her passion for providing exceptional service to her clients throughout their home buying, selling, and investing process is evident, as she has achieved Multi-Million Dollar Producer status. In 2014, Archer became one of the top agents at Keller Williams Realty (Metairie Market center) and was asked to serve on the Agent Leadership Council.

In addition to serving as Secretary on the board of her condominium association , Archer is also involved in BNI, where she holds the position as Secretary/Treasurer for the local Phoenix Chapter.  Archer enjoys the outdoors, and is an avid runner and triathlete. She has completed more than twenty half marathons, two marathons, and numerous triathlons of all distances, including Ironman Florida. In her spare time, Archer serves as Volunteer Coordinator for several local road races, and is also involved with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, coaching their Team in Training Program. She currently resides in Metairie.

Angie LeBlanc, VP of Finance

Company: ABL Ventures, LLC (Website)
Position: Owner
Phone: 985-232-7559

Angie LeBlanc grew up in South Louisiana along Bayou Lafourche.  She earned an Associate’s Degree in Office Administration at Nicholls State University. Staying close to home she ventured into the corporate world as an office manager at a local oilfield supply company because of her efficiency and organizational skills.  After 22 years of the 8 to 5, punch a clock lifestyle she took a leap of faith and decided to build a home based business in the health and wellness industry with Plexus Worldwide.

Angie has been a full-time entrepreneur for five years and supports business partners across the United States, Canada and Australia.  She is currently enrolled in the Institute for Integrative Nutrition program to become an Integrative Health Coach.   

Angie is a member of Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Prosperity Network, Women’s Business Alliance, Leadership Terrebonne Alumni Association and the American Business Women’s Association.  Her and hubby Keith are proud members of the New Orleans Saints Who Dat Nation.


Melissa Willis, VP of Communication

Company: Referral Institute (Website)
Position: Franchise owner
Phone: 504-339-9834

The Referral Institute’s vision is to be the world’s leader helping entrepreneurs create Referrals For Life®. Creating Referrals For Life® means that our clients will be working within communities of like-minded successful entrepreneurs around the world who believe in: Growing their business by referral while developing incredible relationships, Developing a strategic message that clearly describes who you are and how you operate in business, Having choices and taking responsibility to gain new achievements, Being available to give and receive to their community members, To ultimately have the spectacular lifestyle they deserve!
Referrals For Life® is not just a marketing technique, it’s a life style.

Kim Hasney, VP of Programs

Company: Rodan and Fields (Website)
Position: Owner/Executive Consultant
Phone: 504-606-7328

Since 2012, Kimberly F. Hasney has worked as Executive Consultant for anti-aging skin care concerns.  In this capacity she builds relationships with clients and advises them on the best products for their individual use.  She also utilizes team-building skills as she grows her organization.

 From 2008 through 2011, she was the owner of and photographer for Southern Culture Photography, LLC.  Her talents with the camera led her to many custom photography settings, as well as selling her photographs in the French Quarter, online via her own website, and in a Wisconsin gallery.  She also worked closely with City Park to photograph their historic trees.  Hasney dissolved her photography business following a life-changing surgery.

 As Executive Sales Manager for AT&T, Hasney  reached the pinnacle of her profession before suffering a disabling car accident in 1994.  She had been with AT&T for twenty-five years.  During this time she received many awards for top achievement in sales, team organization, personal development, and the President’s Award for top employee of the year.