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Jan 26, 2022 12:37PM ● By Press Release

Lafayette, LA – Michael Hicks, a retired US Army Colonel and combat veteran, has joined Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) as Executive Chief of Staff to oversee and coordinate unprecedented infrastructure investments underway in Lafayette Parish. Appointed by Mayor-President Josh Guillory, Hicks’ achievements and leadership skills are an asset to LCG as it implements a historic program that focuses on an aggressive commitment to improve drainage, road, and bridge infrastructures. “My commitment is identifying efficiencies and ensuring projects are completed on time and under budget, ultimately saving taxpayer dollars,” Hicks said.

With more than 30 years of military service, Hicks’ role at LCG is troubleshooting and providing support to departments to ensure legal and regulatory compliance for the completion of critical projects that will enhance the overall quality of life in Lafayette Parish. “I’ve worked diligently on numerous, simultaneous projects and missions that required great attention to detail and resource management, which will translate well in this new role. I consider it a great honor to be appointed by the Mayor-President. I have proudly served my country, and now it’s an honor to serve the citizens of Lafayette,” Hicks said.