District 6 - Lynn D. Cawthorne


2018 Commission Vice-President
2017 Commission Parliamentarian

Mr. Cawthorne is the Managing Partner of The Cawthorne Financial Group, LLC a financial advisory firm with offices in Shreveport and New Orleans. He has over 20 years of professional experience in Banking , Finance, Investments and Business Consulting .

Mr. Cawthorne is a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, Dillard University with B.A. in Business Finance, Troy University with a MBA and The American Institute of Banking with diplomas in General Banking and Commercial Banking.

Mr. Cawthorne has been an adjunct professor at Dillard University, Southern University in New Orleans, Southern University in Shreveport. He has taught Risk Management, Investments, and Introduction to Business.

In addition to his vast background in business and industry, Mr. Cawthorne has a great passion for the local community and improving it. He serves as Board President of Christian Services, Board member of the Camping World Independence Bowl, member of the Downtown Rotary Club, Board member of Goodwill Industries and The Chairman of The State of Black Shreveport Symposium and Economic Summit which is a local Think Tank.

Mr. Cawthorne was first appointed to the Caddo Parish Commission in September 2015 to serve the unexpired term of Commissioner Lindora Baker. In October 2015 he was elected to serve a full four year on the commission.

He’s the father of two children, Tatyana and Tylinn.

Map of District 6

Map of District 6