Todd G. is the lodge manager for the Patriot Lodge located in Hopedale, LA. He began working for the lodge shortly after it's grand opening in June 2023.
Todd is originally from St Bernard Parish (where the lodge is located) and grew up there until Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005. It was at this time that he relocated to Central Arkansas for the next 13 years. He returned home to Louisiana in 2018.
Todd joined the Louisiana Army National Guard while he was still in high school and spent 4 years serving as a soldier. Along with his military service, Todd has enjoyed employment in various career fields from Customer Service to being a professional CDL driver.
It was his military service and the years spent driving a Semi-tractor trailer that helped Todd to discover his love of meeting new people from various backgrounds.
Todd's goal for the lodge is to "Ensure that everyone enjoys their time at the lodge and leaves wanting to come back again."
Keely G. is the assistant to the manager for the Patriot Lodge in Hopedale, LA. She began working for the lodge shortly after the grand opening in June 2023.
Keely was born and raised in Gretna, LA, located on the West Bank in the New Orleans area. Growing up, Keely would often go fishing with her older brother and father in the Grand Isle, LA area. Keely graduated from Our Lady of Holy Cross college with a degree in Elementary Education. She was a Kindergarten teacher for 10 years.
During the pandemic, Keely retired from teaching to pursue a love for helping people in a customer service fashion. Keely was a Customer Engagement Leader for Home Depot for 4 years before joining the Patriot Lodge.