New executive director named for Natchitoches Parish Port

Travis Tyler - New port person

The Natchitoches Parish Port Commission announced the selection of Travis Tyler as its new executive director May 15.  Tyler was named after an extended search and selection process.

“We are very pleased to announce this appointment,” stated Nettles Brown, president of the Natchitoches Parish Port Commission.  “Travis brings much experience and knowledge to the Port which is instrumental in carrying out our mission.”

A native of Atlanta, Tyler graduated from Northwestern State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice.  He has worked in Louisiana’s oil, gas, and transportation industries for the past 9 years.

“I’m looking forward to joining the Natchitoches Parish Port and continuing its efforts to foster growth and expansion in the area,” commented Tyler.  He will start at the port July 1 to work alongside current director Robert Breedlove, who will retire at the end of September.