MEET OUR CORPORATE PARTNERS // a.k.a. “Possibility-Makers”
On behalf of our organizing committee at The Louisiana Marathon® we would like to thank our corporate sponsors for all their support and endless hours in giving our runners the best Louisiana experience possible.
Albemarle is a leading specialty chemical company providing innovative chemistry solutions to customers in over 100 countries around the world. We develop, manufacture and market complex chemicals and services that make life better for people everywhere.
Since its beginning, the Foundation has delivered over $15 million to more than 200 deserving agencies in locations where our employees live and operate. The Albemarle Foundation’s strength lies with the overwhelming support of the employees of Albemarle. Our commitment to Grow the Good in the communities in which we live and operate and our dedication to making a difference takes center stage in the programs offered by the Foundation.
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF LOUISIANA
We’re member-owned, not-for-profit and wellness-oriented. Our mission is to improve the lives of Louisianians. We’re owned by our members and we’re committed to the health of the state we call home.
ACADEMY SPORTS + OUTDOORS
OFFICIAL RACE DAY TAILGATE PARTNER
Academy Sports + Outdoors is a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer with a broad assortment of quality hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear along with sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel and much more. The Texas-based company operates over 165 stores throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
Solutionism™ Together the elements of science and the human element can solve anything. Because when science and humanity talk, anything is possible.
EMCO Technologies has the capability to perform and has successfully completed large projects for Fortune 500 corporations and government agencies by quickly sourcing and properly placing quality talent, while provide significant back office support and supervision. Since 1962 EMCO Technologies has enjoyed a sterling reputation as a Baton Rouge, Louisiana–based Technology Company and one of the state’s largest providers of IT outsourcing solutions.
At ExxonMobil, our energy is devoted to Baton Rouge. Through our continual support of education & community initiatives, we are working hard to ensure a better and brighter future for our students, our community and our city. From the hundreds of products we produce, to the countless outreach programs we support, to the thousands of jobs we provide, our energy is devoted to Baton Rouge. Thanks to all the partners who help ExxonMobil deliver value to this community.
FIRST GUARANTY BANK
We’re Fanatical about Your Financial Fitness
They say that life is a marathon, not a sprint. Well, at First Guaranty Bank, we’re certainly in it for the long haul. Whether you’re looking for convenient personal banking solutions, or loan options that fit your needs, First Guaranty is on the run. For 80 years First Guaranty Bank has proudly served Thea people of Louisiana. With today’s ever changing economy, there is one thing that will not change and that is First Guaranty Bank’s commitment to our customers. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. 888.375.3093
Greenheart offers products and services that promote a cruelty-free, organic, lifestyle for all beings. Birthed along the bayous of South Louisiana, GreenHeart first sprouted in the natural products realm, offering demo and sales support and new product placement and expansion in the Gulf South. You may have seen us at local retailers, sampling out the best vegan morsels to ever hit your mouth!Having grown and evolved locally, organically and naturally, GreenHeart can now also be found at your favorite festivals and events, promoting and networking vegan vendors and providing VEGucation. We also like to make sure all hungry patrons are well-fed, so we network with the best local restaurant vendors to provide delectable vegan options for all!
H&E Equipment Services, one of the biggest integrated equipment dealerships in the nation, was created in 1961 and is currently ranked #8 on the Top 100 list of Equipment Rental Companies in the United States by RER. We are the largest dealer in the world for Manitowoc and Grove Crane products and are one of the biggest Komatsu earthmoving equipment dealerships in the U.S and offer used and new earthmoving, material handling, industrial and heavy equipment sales.
Lamar Advertising is the nation’s leading out-of-home advertising company. We specialize in out-of-home advertising and provide solutions for our customers in the form of Billboards, Digital, Transit and Highway Logo Signs. Founded in 1902, Baton Rouge-based Lamar has a broad corporate reach with over 200 locations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
OCHSNER HEALTH SYSTEM – OFFICIAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
Ochsner Health System is southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system. What people are saying about Ochsner? Nationally Ranked Hospital, Ranked #1 in Louisiana, Ranked #1 in New Orleans Metro Area, and Ranked #1 in Nation for Liver Transplants 3 years in a row.
Founded in 1995, PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of audio recording software, hardware and related accessories. PreSonus’s award-winning microphone preamps, signal processors, digital audio interfaces, mixers, control surfaces, software, and other products are used worldwide for recording, sound reinforcement, broadcast, sound design, and Internet audio.
Rebel Graphix was founded in 1957 by Bill and Ouida Cleveland as a small rubber stamp and engraving company. The company was purchased in 1987 by long time employee Lewis Roeling and his wife Lisa. Since then, Rebel Graphix has evolved into a fast-growing, large-format sign company specializing in color management. Rebel has been providing event signage for clients including The Louisiana Marathon, Coca Cola and CC’s Coffee just to name a few. Heavy investment in color calibration, state of the art digital printers, finishing equipment, computerized rotary and laser engravers make Rebel uniquely prepared to tackle the most diverse projects. Throughout its evolution, Rebel Graphix has stayed true to itself — local, family-owned business laser focused and dedicated to our customers’ needs.
Shaw Center for the Arts is home to the LSU Museum of Art, Manship Theatre, LSU School of Art Glassell Gallery, as well as Tsunami Sushi, Capital City Grill, Stroubes Seafood and Steaks, and PJ’s Coffee Shop. SCA is also a venue for all kinds of events: weddings, balls, meetings, conferences, fundraisers, fashion shows and more!
WHOLE FOODS MARKET
As a lifestyle grocery store, Whole Foods Market provides customers with the opportunity to individualize their needs by offering a diverse selection of natural and organic foods in addition to the latest health and body care products. While each store is unique and designed to meet the needs of the neighborhoods where we live and work, Whole Foods Market’s goal is to share enthusiasm for the freshest, healthiest, highest quality and most flavorful natural and organic foods with guests, from everyday value items to unique and specialty products.
WorkBox started as a Storage Container Rental company in 1997. Since then we have added the following services. Roll Off Construction Dumpsters as well as every item you could need for all your Portable Sanitation Solution. WORK BOX LLC is a unique company in the area because the products we offer, and we provide the best service in town.