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Erich Ponti, Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association

Erich Ponti

Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association

Erich Ponti is the Executive Director of the Louisiana Asphalt Pavement Association (LAPA), a position he has held since 2015. He is also the President of the Louisiana Coalition to Fix Our Roads (LCFOR), a position he has held since 2018. He has been traveling the state discussing the issue of our road and bridge conditions for the past year.

He received his undergraduate degree, in Construction Management, from Northeast Louisiana University (currently known as University of Louisiana Monroe).

Erich started Accent Construction Services, Inc., a commercial and residential construction firm which successfully operated for 21 years. He has also been President of the Capital Region and the Louisiana State Home Builders Associations.

Erich took his business experience to the state legislature. He was elected as a representative from District 69 in East Baton Rouge Parish for two (2) terms - serving from 2008 – 2015. He was Chairman of the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee and the Chairman of the Committee on Commerce. He is married to Keesha Ponti (formerly Keesha Bozeman).