Business Person of the Month: Trina Prejean

Trina Prejean

Don-Lyn Florist

4348 Hwy 19
Zachary, LA 70791

Trina Prejean - Owner & Manager of Don-Lyn Florist“My little summer time job turned into my lifetime career.” – Trina Prejean

Since 1997, Trina Prejean, a licensed horticulturist, has been the owner and manager for Don-Lyn Florist and gift shop in Zachary, Louisiana. During the summer before her senior year of high school, at the age of 16, Prejean began working for her mentor Earline Durio at The Greenery, a florist shop in Denham Springs, Louisiana. Little did she know that her experience there would lead to her success 26 years later.

Providing beautiful floral arrangements for weddings, funerals, holidays, and other occasions such as the Zachary and Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library grand openings, Don-Lyn Florist has been a thriving business in the Zachary area. “Zachary’s growth is booming! The new library branches that have opened in the Zachary and Pride-Chaneyville are wonderful and I am so excited for our community.”

Prejean is an active member of the Zachary Chamber of Commerce. She keeps up-to-date in the business world by reading Florist Review, Flowers&, and The Florist Magazine, all of which offer the latest tips on merchandise, decorating work/show rooms, and care of flowers. The magazines also provide lists of new vendors and companies with available products.

During her leisure time, Prejean enjoys reading the works of Jeffery Deaver and Nicholas Sparks. Although two totally different genres, Prejean finds an interest and a balance in each of these authors.

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Business Person of the Month: Dwight Brashear

Dwight Brashear

Chief Executive Officer/General Manager

Capital Area Transit System

 2250 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802
225.389.8282 (Customer Service, Route, and Schedule Inquiries)
225.929.7740 (CATS On Demand)
225.389.8920 (Office)

Dwight Brashear - CEO of Capital Area Transit System“We all have a sacred obligation in all that we do to leave things better than when we found them.” – Dwight Brashear

Dwight Brashear is the Chief Executive Officer for the Capital Area Transit System (CATS) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Management from Azusa Pacific University. Brashear is a Board Member for the Young Leaders Academy and the Clean Cities Coalition. He speaks at numerous civic association meetings and is actively involved with local churches.

My vision for East Baton Rouge Parish is tied directly to those issues that drive our quality of life,” says Brashear. “I envision a time when quality of life issues are given top priority.” He continues, “There must be a a conscious decision to invest heavily in mass transit, libraries, parks, primary education, the arts…”

Brashear keeps up-to-date in the professional world by reading The Baton Rouge Business Report, Good to Great, and Thriving on Chaos.

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