Rault Resources Group Premier Office Properties

About Rault Resources

Joseph M. Rault, a native New Orleanian, entered the U.S. Navy upon graduating from Jesuit in 1943, becoming a Lt. (jg).  As commander of the USS LCI-549, he participated in the atomic bomb test at the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific. Upon completion of his service in 1946, he entered MIT and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Marine Transportation in 1948 with the Compton Award. He then attended Tulane Law School and graduated with an LLB in 1950, Order of the Coif. He practiced Admiralty in Maritime Law until 1960 with the Terriberry Firm and then opened his own company building offshore vessels and semi-submersible drilling rigs. He merged one of these companies with John Laborde to create Tidewater Marine.  He then contracted with PeMex to drill a number of wells in Mexico and import oil from Venezuela.

 On the real estate side, he developed the original Rault Center, the first multi-use 16 story structure in Downtown New Orleans. His real estate developments include apartment complexes and land use in Louisiana and Mississippi and then in Jefferson Parish and Lafayette owning and managing major commercial office buildings.

 He has served on the Board of Regents for Loyola University, U.S. Selective Service Appeals Board, a delegate to the International Oil Symposium in Vienna, Austria, member of the Board of Directors of the Jefferson Chamber, a member of Jefferson Business Council, a member of the Sugar Bowl Committee, a Director of Jefferson Parish Pump-to-the-River Task force in which capacity he has testified before Congress on flood control, a member of the MIT Energy Institute and is now a member of the Board of Directors of Ochsner Health Foundation and received the Ochsner Philanthropy “Man of the Year” Award in 2012-2013.

 He and his wife, Bonnie, together have 8 children and 20 grandchildren. They reside in Metairie.


 Jennifer Amedee, a native of Louisiana, a graduate of LSU in 2002 with a degree in Marketing and a MBA awarded by the University of New Orleans in 2004. She serves as Chief Financial Officer and Asset Manager of the Rault Resources Group. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Jefferson Chamber, a member of the Junior League of New Orleans.

 She is married and has one child. They reside in the Lakewood South area of New Orleans.


Dann L. Cahoon, a long time resident of Louisiana, graduated from Isidore Newman School in 1997. He then attended Hampden-Sydney College receiving a B.S. in Psychology, and an MBA in Fincance from the University of New Orleans.  After spending a few years with New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity in multiple capacities including Director of Construction Projects, he joined the Rault Resources Group where he serves as Chief Operating Officer.  He is a member of the Jefferson Chamber and the Jefferson Business Council.

He and his wife reside in New Orleans.


Monica Camp, a native of Louisiana, a graduate of Archbishop Chapelle High School, received a Paralegal Certification from the University of New Orleans. She serves as Executive Assistant to the President of Rault Resources Group and is in charge of the Executive offices. She is an active member of the East Jefferson Business Association, the Jefferson Chamber and community service events.

She is married and has 2 children and 2 grandchildren. They reside in Metairie.


Ramona Kuffner, a long time resident of Louisiana. She graduated from East St. John High School. She attended Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond and serves as Building Manager of the 110 Veterans Building. She participates with the Jefferson Chamber.

She and her family reside in Laplace, Louisiana.

Melanie K. Hansberry, a native of Marrero, LA, a graduate from John Ehret High School. She received an Associates Degree in Business Management from Delgado Community College and she attended University of Louisiana. She serves as the Building Manager of the Park Tower Office Building. She participates in yearly events with the Lafayette Chamber.


She and her husband, Anthony, reside in Lafayette, LA with their 2 children.



Emile Jagneaux, a native of Louisiana, he has been in the maintenance/ engineering field for the past 29 years.  He joined Rault Resources in 2010 and serves as Chief Building Engineer for the Rault Resources.Group.  He graduated with a certificate in Professional Building Maintenance and Development in 1987. He has been HVAC certified since 1992.


He has been married for 33 years; he and his wife have 2 children.


Dann Cahoon