Get to know 2023 Influential Women in Business honoree Connie Fabré

Connie Fabre, president and CEO, Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance. (Collin Richie)

By the time she was 12, Connie Fabré had already seen much of the world. Her family lived in such far-flung places as Hong Kong, Belgium, Germany and India as her father pursued his career as an ExxonMobil engineer.

It had a huge impact on Fabré, and it wasn’t long before she wanted to follow in his footsteps. “I was definitely influenced by my father’s career,” Fabré says, “and living in so many different places gave me a unique perspective on life in general.”

More importantly, perhaps, she credits her parents for equipping her to navigate through challenges. It would prove to be an important skill set throughout her life, and especially as president and CEO of the Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance. Read more in Baton Rouge Business Report.