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Joseph Hollins

Joseph Hollins is a native and resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Joseph received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Louisiana State University in December 2012. He then earned his Master of Science in Human Resource and Leadership Development from Louisiana State University in December 2015. Most recently, he earned his Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary.  Joseph started his career working in the Human Resources department of the Louisiana State Senate, where he oversaw onboarding and employee training. After his time in the Senate, Joseph went on to work at the Louisiana Workforce Commission.

While at the Louisiana Workforce Commission, Joseph worked on many key pieces of legislation, including minimum wage, equal pay, 29CFR29 conformity, and Louisiana’s Work-Based Learning Commission. While State Apprenticeship Director, he grew the number of apprenticeship programs in the state by over 50%. That growth included the state’s first cybersecurity apprenticeship, the state’s first nursing apprenticeship, and the state’s first offender’s apprenticeship program.

Joseph went on to serve as Special Assistant to Governor John Bel Edwards. In this role, he handled a myriad of responsibilities and advising duties. In May of 2021, Governor Edwards appointed Joseph as the Executive Director of the Louisiana Offshore Terminal Authority. Since assuming this role, Joseph has been instrumental in critical oil and gas infrastructure recovery post-Hurricane Ida. Joseph has been a champion for the need for thoughtful energy policies that help Louisiana obtain its net zero by 2050 goals while keeping Louisianans employed. Joseph hopes to make Louisiana a better place through his government service. In his free time, Joseph enjoys grilling, golfing, watching sports, and spending time with his family.

Mr. Hollins was appointed on July 2, 2023 and his service end date is July 1, 2029.

To contact Mr. Hollins: 

Mr. Joseph Hollins
265 South Foster Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806