Meet the Honorees: Kelli Bondy Troutman

Where did you grow up?
Baton Rouge, LA

Name a hobby or your favorite sport.
Listening to live music 

Name someone that has been influential in your life.
Jeff Wright who was a boss and mentor at Wright Feigley Communications. He gave me my first advertising job out of college and taught me so much of what I know.  That job had a profound impact on my career.

What does being a Great Futures Gala Honoree mean to you?
A chance to connect with youth in our community who have very bright futures.

Why do you feel it’s important to give back?
I think we are all called to "pay it forward" and connecting with other people is what life is all about.

What did you want to be growing up?
A veterinarian