Lois Melancon serves as Marketing Co-Chair on the Youngsville Chamber Board of Directors. In 2018, Lois was named Youngsville Chamber Member of the Year. She has served as a member the Chamber’s Business Advocacy Committee since its inception as well as an active member of the Diplomat committee in welcoming new businesses to Youngsville. Lois is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones and has worked for the company for over 12 years. She started her career as a Branch Office Administrator and held this position for 4 years. She quickly discovered her true passion in finance and helping people achieve their financial goals through personalized strategies. This led to her decision to work toward becoming a financial advisor. She has had her own office for almost 8 years in the Youngsville community. Without hesitation, she became a member of the Youngsville Chamber of Commerce and truly credits this organization in helping her business thrive as well as cementing her place in a truly special community.
Lois has been a member of the Youngsville Lion’s Club since 2015 and takes great pleasure in conducting eye screenings for children of the community and enjoys visiting local daycares to offer these services through the Lion’s Club Cubsight Program. Additionally, she has been an active member of the Acadiana Society for Human Resource Management since 2017.
Lois served in the United States Army for 2 years and remained active with the Louisiana National Guard for 3 years. She graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Information Management. She has been married to Gregory Melancon for 20 years and they are the proud parents of Mollie who is 11 years old and attends Cathedral-Carmel School.