District 9 - John E. Atkins

Commissioner

  • Elected in 2016

Education

  • Southfield High School, 1983                
  • Washington & Lee University, B.S., Geology, Magna Cum Laude, 1987
  • University of Texas at Austin, M.A., Geological Sciences, 1989
  • Kellogg Graduate of Management, Northwestern University, MBA, 1995

Professional

  • Geophysicist, Conoco, Inc., 1989-1993
  • Management Consultant, A.T. Kearney, 1995-1998
  • Management Consultant, McKinsey & Company, 1998-2002 
  • Partner & Co-Founder, Louisiana Timber Partners, LLC, 2004 to present                
  • Partner, Atco Investment Company, 2006 to present

Personal

  • Born and raised in Shreveport, Louisiana            
  • Married to Shreveport native, Lindsay Holman Atkins
  • Lives in Caddo Parish District 9 with Lindsay and their Doberman Pinscher, Brutus

Map of District 9

Map of District 9