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Rhoman J. Hardy

Second Vice Chair

Rhoman Hardy recently retired as Senior Vice President, Chemicals and Products, for the U.S. Gulf Coast for Shell USA. A native of Lake Charles, La., Hardy began his career with Shell in 1988. 

In Hardy’s last role with Shell, he was accountable for optimizing Shell’s refining exposure in the USGC and leading the development of its planned future growth in Low Carbon Fuels, Chemicals, and Shell’s first planned Carbon, Capture, and Storage project in the USA.

Hardy earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from LSU in 1991 and an Executive MBA from Rice University in Houston. Rhoman serves on Louisiana’s Community and Technical College Board of Supervisors, a role to which he was appointed by Gov. John Bel Edwards in January 2020. Hardy also serves as Vice Chairman for the Baton Rouge General Hospital board. Hardy was recently appointed as a Board Member
for the LSU Foundation and serves on the LSU College of Engineering’s Dean’s Advisory Council.

Rhoman was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for HF Sinclair Corporation.

Rhoman and his wife Jolene have two sons, Justin and Joshua and reside in Baton Rouge, La.

Mr. Hardy was appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards on January 24, 2020, and his service end date is July 1, 2023.  He represents an At Large position on the Board as required by statute.


To contact Mr. Rhoman Hardy: 
7594 Highway 75
Post Office Box 500
Geismar, LA  70734