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Chad Bordelon is a business developer, engineer, general contractor, ordained minister, public speaker, and founder of the award-winning Fleur de Lis Event Center, one of the country’s leading venues, just outside of New Orleans.

Chad and Karen, his wife of 27 years, have raised there 5 kids in Mandeville.  Chad is a past King and newly elected Captain of the Krewe of Orpheus.  Chad and Karen have been active over the years, in various areas and boards in our community.  Such as: Coaching sports, Church leadership, Local School’s, non-profits, even work with International adoption, resulting in the “Angel in adoption award” presented by President George W Bush.

 

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(Top) Benjamin and Bradley (Below) Nadia, Hannah and Katya
Chad Bordelon is a father of 5 and is married to Karen for 27 years.

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Karen and I met at LSU, we got married and moved to Mandeville where Karen took a new job at Chinchuba Elementary (later renamed Tchefuncte elementary). Karen taught 6th grade and was part of the first staff at the new school.

Here is a picture of me and Karen during my graduation in LSU.

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Chad has served as a past King of Orpheus and is the current Captain of the Northshore krewe. Chad and the current board have converted this Mandeville krewe to co-ed and are working to build new membership.

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Chad with long time employee and Bridal Coordinator, Ana Bullock . His business, The Fleur de Lis Event Center is a premier wedding and events place and has notably been awarded by The Knot, a  global media and technology company specializing in Weddings, with its prestigious The Knot Best of  Weddings,  accolade and badge since 2012.

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 Chad has been extensively trained by “The Walt Disney Company,” the world’s leader in customer service and serves as the venue ambassador for “The Knot, the #1 trusted authority on all things weddings.” Chad uses his unique experiences to inform the direction of The Knot products, programs, and services, along with speaking at educational workshops and webinars.

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