2019 State Convention Keynote Speaker
John Schroder, Louisiana State Treasurer
John M. Schroder, Sr. was elected
Louisiana State Treasurer on November 18, 2017. As Treasurer, he oversees more
than $6 billion in investments and over $38 billion in cash flow. He also
chairs the Louisiana State Bond Commission and returns millions of dollars in
unclaimed property to Louisiana citizens.
John was first elected to the
Louisiana House of Representatives in 2007 to represent St. Tammany and Tangipahoa
Parishes. John used his business sense while serving on the Appropriations and
Joint Budget committees to focus on the need for structural changes in
budgeting practices and capital outlay usage. After 10 years in the
Legislature, he resigned his seat to run for State Treasurer.
John believes Louisiana state
government should live within its means and is an advocate for transparency at
all levels of government. As Treasurer, he will continue to push for a
streamlined budgeting process, capital outlay reform, and controlling the out
of control growth of government.
John is a graduate of East
Jefferson High School, Southeastern Louisiana University, and a Veteran of the
United States Army. He is a businessman, co-owner of a real estate company, and
a residential developer. John has been married to Ellie Daigle Schroder for 33