After two decades as a volunteer and ten years as a Board member, Floyd LeBlanc began a new role as Executive Director of The Prayer Institute in May, 2019. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization, including achieving its mission to pray and teach people how to pray, as well as business and financial objectives. Floyd reports to the Board Chair & CEO and works with the Board of Directors, government and community officials, faith leaders, business leaders, volunteers and the public.
Floyd LeBlanc was Vice President of Corporate Communications for CenterPoint Energy, an energy delivery company with operations that include the transmission and distribution of electricity in Houston; natural gas distribution across six states, from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes; and interstate pipeline and gathering operations. With more than 8,800 employees, the company serves more than five million customers. Floyd was responsible for the company’s public relations efforts, including internal and external communications, media relations, crisis communications, advertising and branding.
He began his career with CenterPoint Energy in 1982 as a Power Consultant in Houston electric operations. Floyd later moved to the communications department in 1985 and worked for seven years in generalist and supervisory roles including serving as the company’s media spokesperson.
Floyd is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is married to Deborah LeBlanc. They have two children