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Brennan Easley is a CP graduate (Class of 1991) and has been active on the CPS School Board since 2011. He is currently serving as Board President. As president, he is dedicated to the success and growth of Central Private. Brennan received his engineering degree from Louisiana Tech University and his Executive MBA from LSU. He serves on the Louisiana Tech Foundation Board and is an avid Bulldog fan. He is the owner/president of Trade Construction Company. He is involved in the City of Central and serves on the City of Central Economic Development Committee. Brennan is married to Rhonda Colvin Easley and they have three children attending Central Private, Clay (Class of 2022), Bennet (Class of 2023), and Katelyn (Class of 2024).
Jimmy Flotte currently serves as Vice President for our board. In 1993, he graduated from Baker High School and joined the Louisiana Army National Guard and served for 9 years. During that time he briefly attended Southeastern Louisiana University, then went on to pursue a career in sales for a leading electrical distribution company. He has been employed with Wholesale Electric Supply for over 15 years and works in sales.
Married to Marcie Breeden Flotte in 1999, they have 2 children that attend Central Private since kindergarten, Avery (Class of 2019) and Trip (Class of 2021). They reside in Pride and attend Sandy Creek Baptist church for over 18 years. When not spending time with family he stays busy working on a variety of different types of projects for many causes in need of an extra hand.
Mikelyn Smith Sumner has been actively involved at Central Private School and began serving on the Board of Directors in 2018. She is currently serving as the board's secretary. As an alumni member of CP (1991 graduate), she is honored and excited to be a part of the Central Private family. She and her husband, Jeff, have three children attending Central Private School, Carter (Class of 2025), Kate (Class of 2027), and Christian (Class of 2028). She is a graduate of Northwestern State University and Northeast Louisiana University (ULM) School of Pharmacy. She is also a graduate of the University of Mississippi where she obtained her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree. Dedicated to helping others, she is employed as a pharmacist at Dry’s Healthmart Pharmacy in Zachary. She is an active member of Galilee Baptist Church where she enjoys volunteering her time on various activities and committees.
Aaron Armand has been engaged with the CPS Board of Directors in different capacities since the devastating flood of 2016 and currently serves as treasurer. Aaron has been married to his wife Brandi, a 1995 CPS graduate, since 1999 and are the parents of Amelia (CPS Class of 2025) and Aubrey (CPS Class of 2031). Their family’s involvement with CPS dates back to its founding and he continues the legacy of servant leadership. Aaron is a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church in Pride where he enjoys volunteering his time in various capacities. Professionally, Aaron comes from a background of working for the state’s largest media outlet, The Advocate, where he served as Vice President of Circulation. In 2016, Aaron left his career of 17 years at The Advocate to pursue opportunities in sales and leadership at LCR- The Plumbing Warehouse which is part of the nation’s largest privately held wholesale distributor of plumbing supplies. Aaron’s hobbies include golf, fishing, and service to others.
Travis Gomez was born and raised in Central and graduated from Central High School in 2005. He served in the Navy as an Aviation Structural Mechanic. After returning home from service he enrolled in Southeastern Louisiana University to study business administration. Travis is the owner and operator of Hydro Clean Soft washing a roof and exterior cleaning company.
Travis met his wife Melanie in the spring of 2012 and were married in the fall of 2014. Melanie and Travis have two children at Central Private (Class of 2024), Michael and Anna Claire, who are twins. Travis enjoys watching Michael and Anna Clair play sports and can be found at the ballpark on most weekends.
Melissa Landry is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2003. She completed her Graduate Dietetic Internship from Southern University in 2004 and became a Licensed Registered Dietitian. She has fulfilled multiple roles as a dietitian and currently is employed at Lane Regional Medical Center as the Nutritional Service Director since 2006. Melissa is married to Jason Landry, and they have two children. Zoie and Zacc Landry are both attending Central Private in the Class of 2022. Melissa enjoys activities with her family and attending Journey Church in Greenwell Springs, LA.
Brian Skelton has been active on the CPS School Board since 2016. He has been a resident of Central since 2009 when he married his wife Jayme. They have two children, daughter Lexie and son Brody (CPS Class of 2029). Brian graduated from LSU with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing in 2003 and a Master of Business Administration in 2011. As a strong believer in service to others he also serves as a board member of the Livingston Economic Development Council, has served on the board of Youth Oasis, the LSU MBA Alumni Association, City of Central Economic Development Committee, regular participant in CP clean up/work days and Habitat for Humanity builds, and coaches youth soccer and baseball.
Brian is a US Navy veteran, serving 4 years after high school as an Air Traffic Controller. He has spent 16 years in financial services, mostly in banking. Brian has been at Hancock Whitney Bank for over 9 years, currently serving as Vice President of Commercial banking in the Baton Rouge Metro Area.