Vice President of Planning and Facilities
Andree Fant, Vice President of Planning and Facilities, heads Port of New Orleans Engineering, Facilities/Equipment Maintenance, Sustainable Development, and Police & Emergency Preparedness. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in civil engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer. Fant joined the Port in 1983, spending the first half of her career planning and engineering Port facilities. Shifting to more involvement in Port operations, Fant ultimately managed Port NOLA’s maritime properties and container cranes as the Deputy Director of Terminal Operations. During her tenure at the Port, Fant has been involved in the development of the Nashville and Napoleon Terminals (major multipurpose and container facilities) and the purchase of container cranes — totaling hundreds of millions of dollars.