LDEQ welcomes Jordan DesHotels as Deputy Secretary

Apr 30, 2024

LDEQ Deputy Secretary Jordan DesHotels
LDEQ Deputy Secretary Jordan DesHotels

Baton Rouge, LA – Today, LDEQ Secretary Aurelia S. Giacometto announced Jordan DesHotels as Deputy Secretary. 

Jordan has a robust background that spans numerous international military engagements and corporate management, focusing on strategic planning, operations and logistics oversight in various high-stakes environments. In the corporate sector, he established his foundation with the upstream side of oil and gas environmental compliance in the Gulf of Mexico before transitioning to energy services and land-based waste management. He has demonstrated significant acumen in business development within the environmental side of the oil and gas service industry. His accomplishments include spearheading revenue growth from initial stages to multi-million-dollar levels, formulating and executing numerous long-term contracts and enhancing operational processes to achieve rapid growth rates.

He graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans and received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a minor in History. He is now in the last semester of completing his Master of Business Administration from Loyola.

Jordan is a resident of New Orleans and a ninth-generation Cajun who is happily married to a Texan. He is a Life Member of VFW Post 8973 and serves on the New Orleans EMS Foundation Board.

Please join us in congratulating Jordan DesHotels on his new role!