Janelle Brown Named Chief Operating Officer of Partners Southeast


For More Information: Otey White at 225-907-6839 or Angela deGravelles at 225-202-5073

Partners Southeast has promoted Janelle Brown to Chief Operating Officer from the Interim Chief Operating Officer position she has held since June 2022. Partners Southeast is a housing developer in the Greater Baton Rouge area focusing on strategic investments in people, neighborhoods, and housing, seamlessly mixing market-rate and affordable units and creating vibrant and diverse communities.

Brown will continue as Senior Vice President and Choice Neighborhood Initiative Director for Partners Southeast’s sister organization, the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority (EBRPHA).

“I am excited to take on this role as COO for PSE. I look forward to bringing my knowledge in real estate development, community revitalization, and enthusiasm for change to the exciting work that is happening at Partners,” Brown said.

J. Wesley Daniels, CEO of the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority and Partner Southeast, announced that the promotion was effective on January 1, 2023.

Daniels stated, “Janelle’s breadth of experience, leadership, and hard work made the decision to elevate her to COO an easy one. I look forward to her continuing her excellent work in the years to come and working with her as a valued colleague at Partners Southeast.”


For the past 20 years, Partners Southeast has sought to use housing as a vehicle to make measurable impacts in Education, Economic Opportunities, and Health & Wellness in communities throughout the Southeast. Partners Southeast provides and develops quality housing opportunities for individuals and families while promoting self-sufficiency and neighborhood revitalization. Focusing on strategic investments in People, Neighborhoods and Housing, seamlessly mixing market-rate and affordable units, creating vibrant and diverse communities. For more info on Partners Southeast, Call: 225.923.8112

The East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority was founded in the 1930s to serve the needs of the low-income citizens of the parish. The housing authority impacts more than 14,000 low-income individuals and families, seniors, disabled, and US veterans in the capital region. Learn more about EBRPHA at ebrpha.org. The agency can be reached at 225-923-8100.

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Located behind St. Jude off Highland Road, close to great shopping and restaurants this tranquil and modern new construction community offers modern one- and two-bedroom apartments for seniors 62 years and older. Apartments are ADA compliant and come with a dishwasher and washer and dryer hook-up. Amenities include an exercise room, computer room, elevators, community room, walking trail, community garden, small gathering/reading rooms on each floor and social, health, wellness, and educational activities programmed for active seniors.