Crimson & Gold Network

Welcome to the Crimson & Gold Network!

The Crimson & Gold Network (CGN) offers a variety of online services to St. Aloysius, Cor Jesu and Brother Martin alumni. You can search the alumni directory for classmates, visit your friends' professional web pages, access career resources, view alumni news and much more. It's a great way to stay connected. Part of the CGN mission is to give back to school.  The CGN has sponsored students on the College Run, members have served as presenters at Career Day, and have spoken to individual classes. In addition, the CGN co-sponsors the annual Alumni/Senior Lunch.  

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If you have any questions or need information on CGN, please call the Brother Martin Alumni Office at (504) 284-6700.


Judge Kurt Engelhardt '78 Speaks to CGN
IMG_1333Last week on a Thursday night, Judge Kurt Engelhardt '78, addressed the members of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Alumni Association's Crimson & Gold Network at their social  in the Bro. Mark Thornton Terrace on campus. He spoke about the educational foundation he received at Brother Martin High School and how well he was prepared to meet life’s challenges. Judge Engelhardt also stressed the importance of being involved in extracurricular activities while in high school. As a former Drum Major in the Crusader Band, he was able to learn various leadership skills that would become instrumental throughout his career in his role as judge. He also discussed the importance of knowing the history of our court system, a system that was put together by our forefathers. In closing, Judge Engelhardt shared his past experiences in the courtroom during his time as judge.

Judge Engelhardt received his Bachelor of Arts in history in 1982 and his law degree in 1985 from Louisiana State University. He also served with the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, as an associate with Little, Metzger and Lamz, and as a partner at Hailey, McNamara, Hall, Larmann & Papale. In 1995 he served on the Louisiana Judiciary Commission, when in 1998 he became Chairman of that Commission. Judge Engelhardt is a member of numerous professional organizations which include the Advisory Board of the New Orleans Chapter of The Federalist Society and the American Judicature Society and Federal Circuit Bar Association. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Cancer Association of Greater New Orleans. Judge Engelhardt is an avid runner and has completed thirteen marathons.

In addition, Ryan Bordenave ’94 of the Downtown Development District and Sr. V.P. of Finance and Administration at GNO Inc. Jeffrey Teague ’91 updated the group on local business. Attendees enjoyed food from Dean Pigeon ’06/Pigeon Caterers and beverages,and could also receive raffle prizes.

For further information on CGN, please call the Office of Alumni at 504- 284-6700.


Brocato Law Firm, PLC- Sal Brocato '88
Hannis T. Bourgeois- Jason Hijuelos '95

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Larry Gibbs ’65 CJ Speaks to CGN

IMG_9183Larry Gibbs ’65 CJ, founder and CEO of Gibbs Construction, spoke to members of the Crimson & Gold Network  on Thursday, April 6 in the Bro. Mark Thornton Terrace.  Larry spoke about educational experiences, business lessons he has learned and shared some of the teachings of the Greek philosopher Epictetus.  Ryan Bordenave ’94 of the Downtown Development District and Jeff Teague ’91 of  GNO Inc., updated the group on local business, raffle prizes were given away and attendees enjoyed food from Pigeon Caterers and beverages.



Larry Gibbs ’65 CJ—Gibbs Construction

Perryn Olson ’99—MyIT
Paul Pechon ’82—Bourgeois Bennett, LLC CPA’s and Consultants
Chris Stassi ’84—Executone Systems

Todd Tournillon ’92—Postlehwaite and Netterville

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CGN Meets with Law Enforcement and First Responders

img_0025Alumni gathered on Wednesday evening for the inaugural meeting of the Crimson & Gold Network’s Law Enforcement and First Responders subgroup.  Brad Miller ’99 initiated the meeting, Judge Bob Burns ’62 SA greeted the group and Tim Bayard ’74 led the discussion.  Topics included the impact of the Federal Consent Decree and social media on law enforcement, society’s current view of law enforcement and advice on proper procedure.  Raffle prizes were awarded and attendees enjoyed sandwiches from Pigeon Caterers, pizza from Pepperoni’s and beverages.  Greg Babin ’82, Judge Bob Burns ’62 SA and Robert Hodges ’89 helped sponsor the event.

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CGN Finance Seminar

Members of the Crimson & Gold Finance Professionals spoke to members of the Class of 2016 in the Auditorium in mid-October. The presentation focused on credit cards, credit scores, debt and other personal financial topics. Gary Alfonso, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Paul Cortazzo ’09, Whitney Bank, and Jeremy Mipro ’03, Capital One, answered questions, gave advice on college and stressed the importance of maintaining responsible personal financial habits.


Crimson & Gold Network Profile

  • 660 members on Linked-In
  • 478 members on Facebook
  • Three CGN sub-groups
    • Oil & Energy Professionals
    • Finance Professionals
    • Law Enforcement/ First Responders
  • Great resource
    • Job opportunities
    • Job applicants and resumes
    • Alumni business listings


Founding Members

Brian Barbeito ’98
Lou Bonnaffons ’84
Rob Bonnaffons ’74
Ryan Bordenave ’94
Salvador Brocato ’88
Nick F. Castjohn ’95
Larry Centola ’94
Brian Corales ’97
Gary Delahoussaye ’74
Eric Dimm ’01
Geoffrey L. Dobson ’96
Emmet Dupas ’88
Jordan Eagan ’01
Dwight Fontana ’74
Jeff Hanby ’01
Scott Hedlund ’97
Christopher J. Kane ’96
Wayne Maldonado ’81
Joe Maniscalco ’86
Zachary Materne ’01
George Mayer ’81
Darrell Mipro ’88
Johnny Norwood ’97
Adrian Pappalardo ’90
Robert Reso ’83
Kelvin Rousseve ’76
Gene Sausse ’84
Scott Shea ’81
Chris Tafaro ’83
Dale Velez ’83
Tyrone Walker ’02
Brian Whitfield ’01


Business, Job Opportunity, & Resume Listings

Below you will find a listing of all the businesses that belong to the Crimson and Gold Network. Also, available are job opportunities and resumes of Crusaders seeking employment.  For information on listing your business, job opportunity, or resume, please contact Director of Alumni Scott Corrente at 504-284-6700 or

Listing A-M


Wegmann Dazet & Company, CPAs
Assurance, consulting, federal and state tax compliance and planning, business valuation, forensic accounting, litigation support, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions.
Don Engler ’69 SA
111 Veterans Blvd., Suite 800
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 293-2187


American Specialty Advertising
A full line of promotional and advertising products -Executive & Christmas gifts -Corporate apparel.
A.J. Talamo '63 SA, President
(504) 832-1162 or 225-751-3291
*Mention this ad, and receive a Crusader discount!


Witty Wear
Garrett Majoue '94
(504) 487-6872


Adams & Reese LLP
Christopher J. Kane '96
One Shell Square
701 Poydras Street, Suite 4500
New Orleans, LA 70139
Main: (504) 581-3234
Direct: (504) 585-0155
Cell: (504) 237-4955
E-Fax: (504) 584-9523

Paul D. Hale '99

Express Lien
Scott G. Wolfe, Jr. '98
866-720-LIEN (5436)

Giepert Law Firm, LLC
Gary J. Giepert '80
4603 Carrollton Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119
Main:  (504) 523-0700
Fax: (504) 523-2362
Leake & Andersson, LLP
Louis P. Bonnaffons '84
Main: (504) 585-7500
Fax: (504) 585-7775

Ungarino & Eckert, LLC
Stephen M. Gele '86
(504) 836-7537

Wolfe Law Group
Scott G. Wolfe, Jr. '98
(504) 894-9653


Lamarque Ford
Jimmy Ruckert '03
Auto Sales


Jefferson Battery Co. Inc.
"Batteries for a Portable World"
Clifford Muller '68 SA, Doug Muller '70 & Jerry Muller '73
700 Jefferson Hwy.
Jefferson, LA 70121
(504) 835-1685

Business Consulting

Advantage Business Brokers
Steven J. Toups ‘86
(985) 626-0141


Randy Reynolds ‘70, Vice President of Sales
(504) 274-1712

Verizon Wireless Zone Store
1597 Gause Blvd off I- 10 in the Hobby Lobby Shopping Center
(985) 869-2923
Lucas (LJ) Caruso '70


Carrollton Tech
1515 Poydras Street, Suite 2600
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 299-8333


American Tile & Terrazzo Co., Inc
Clyde Martin ’75 & Ed Falk ‘75
(504) 887- 3233

Cycle Construction Co., L.L.C.
Jonathan N. Kernion ‘72
#6 East Third Street
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 467-1444

Express Lien
Scott G. Wolfe, Jr. '98
866-720-LIEN (5436)

Providing specialty & handyman services to customers.
Kevin Hingle '88
(504) 831-8355
(504) 812-0043

Hoar Construction
Brian A. Benefiel  ’89
(713) 244-2200


Brant W. Schmidt '90, D.D.S.
(504) 885-6600

Dry Cleaning

Young's Cleaners
Dale Velez '83
Gentilly: 5357 Franklin Ave. New Orleans, LA 70122 (504) 288-8381
Lakeview: 905 Harrison Ave. New Orleans, LA 70124 (504) 872-0931
Uptown: 6227 S. Claiborne Ave. New Orleans, LA 70118 (504) 866-5371


PEMBA Lighting & Automation
Patrick Michael Smith CJ ‘65
104 P Street
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
(504) 393-6441


Ampirical Solutions, LLC
Kurt Traub ‘95
(985) 789-5911

Heaslip Engineering, LLC
James Heaslip ‘94
Civil/Structural Engineer
(504) 214-0838

Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Avondale Operations
Daniel des Bordes ‘95
(504) 654-3191


BooKoo Bounce
An indoor inflatable playground & party place.
Gene Sausse ’84, Owner
5604 Blessey Street
Harahan, LA 70123
(504) 835-6424


Fidelity Bank
Dan Fulham ’93,Vice President | Asset Quality Manager
(504) 310-7401

Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
Scott Schneider ‘01
(504) 620-4482

Transcom Credit Card Processing
Max P. Boos '67 SA
(985) 863-6149


Bob Masson ’63 CJ


Rehab Access Physical Therapy & Fitness Center
Scott Delahoussaye, MPT, ‘89
(504) 398-2004

Scott D. Lanoux, MD
Scott Lanoux '77, Ophthalmologist
(504) 883-7690

Health & Fitness

Team Xcelerate
Brad Taliancich ’89, Director
(504) 915-9716


Eustis Insurance
Gary Delahoussaye ‘74
(504) 586-0440

Fisk Marine Insurance International, LLC
Johnny Fisk '87
P.O. Box 24071
New Orleans, LA 70184
Direct Office: (504) 302-4401
Fax: (866) 543-4619
Cell: (504) 427-6601

Lastrapes Insurance Agency
Dan Crowley ‘98
Office: (504) 488-3838
Cell:(504) 616-2866


The Cat's Meow on Anna Maria Island (Beach Rental Units)
Gus Seeber ‘70
(941) 778-8392

Perdido Beach Resort
Phil Gagnet '71
(251) 981-9811 ext. 401

Listing N-Z

Plumbing & Heating

Ugo’s Plumbing & Heating
(St. Tammany, New Orleans, Metairie, and West Bank)
Ugo Iovenitti ‘84, Owner
Office: (985)727-7043
Toll Free: (800)778-8467
Fax: (985)727-0117
Cell: (504)251-8159

Restaurant & Bar

Johnny’s Seafood
Johnny Randazzo ‘96
5104 Lapalco Boulevard
Marrero, LA 70072
(504) 349-3500
Fax: (504) 347-3593

NOLA Cafe & News Stand (Tampa, FL)
Louis F. Robert, Jr., ‘81
(813) 258-8778


Digital Bayou HD Productions, Inc.
Dave Weber '88
(504) 287-9691


Aquiana Springs
Michael Pomes '04
800 Dakin Street
Jefferson, LA 70121
Office: (504) 831-1322
Cell: (504) 512-5794


Job Opportunities

*Contact Director of Alumni Scott Corrente at (504) 284-6700 or to get your company's job opportunities listed here!

Hunt, Guillot & Associates, LLC
Billy Lowe, P.E. '98, E&I Department Manager
Office: (318) 255-6825 ext. 716

(318) 243-6736

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Lumber Liquidators
Tim Stemley '83
(901) 289-8861


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Ochsner Health Network
Eric Gallagher '01
Main Campus- Information Systems

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Stryker Orthopaedics
Frank Caracci '93, Reconstruction  Sales Manager for Southeast Louisiana
325 Corporate Drive
Mahwah, NJ 07430
(201) 831- 5000
Cell: (504) 427- 3296

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Transportation Revolution
Stephen W. Materne, CPA, APAC
901 Julia Street
New Orleans, LA 70113
Office: (504) 355- 4206

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Keystone Engineering

C:\Users\bross\Pictures\KeystoneLogo.JPG METAIRIE: Electrical & Instrumentation Engineer - 7+ yrs. experience, P.E. Mechanical Engineer – 10-20 yrs. experience, P.E. preferred HOUSTON: Facilities Engineer - 10 yrs. experience, P.E. preferred Mechanical Engineer– 5-10 yrs. experience, P.E. preferred Senior Piping Designer - 5-10 yrs. experience BATON ROUGE: Lead Structural Engineer - 5+ yrs. experience, P.E. preferred Sr. Piping Designer - 8-15+ yrs. exp. LAFAYETTE: I&E Engineer - 2-5 yrs. experience Senior Structural Engineer – 10+ yrs. experience, P.E. preferred Senior Piping Designer - 10-20 yrs. experience MANDEVILLE: Process Engineer - 5+ yrs. experience, P.E. preferred Mechanical Engineer – 5+ yrs. experience, P.E. preferred Please contact Brooke Ross – Corporate Recruiter – or 713-570-2571