Since earning a bachelor’s degree in communications, Ms. Lapeyrolerie developed a 20-year career in marketing, public relations, and political consulting. She has worked in city government in the areas of housing, economic, and cultural development, and in the private sector on state contracts for housing and health care agencies. She served a six-year term on the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors.

Strategic Account Manager, State of Louisiana, New Orleans Office. Duties include interfacing with prospective clients, clients and stakeholders during and after bid process, award, and execution of professional services.

Executive Director, Louisiana Democratic Party. Served as day-to-day manager of State political party. The State Party coordinates with the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the Democratic Governors Association, and the Louisiana Senate and House Democratic Campaign Committees to elect Democrats. The State Party is a business operation with full-time staff, contract labor and vendors and must comply with federal and state campaign finance laws.

Sole Proprietor, High Note Communications.

Founded consulting firm specializing in public and media relations, marketing and campaign management. Served as Press Secretary for two presidential campaigns in Louisiana, and candidates for Congress, governor, lieutenant governor, sheriff, and mayor. Managed campaigns of candidates for district attorney, clerk of court, state legislature, and judge.