Bordelon, 46, joined the Delta Waterfowl Board in spring of 2021. He is the president and chief executive officer of Bollinger Shipyards, LLC.
Bordelon is the grandson of Donald Bollinger, who founded Bollinger Shipyards in 1946, making Bordelon the third generation to lead the company. He holds a Bachelor of Science in business from Louisiana State University. While at LSU, he played football and was named captain of the team in 1996. He garnered All-SEC recognition at LSU and was a member of the San Diego Chargers professional football team until his retirement in December 1999.
Bordelon is active in many professional and community organizations. He is Chairman of Shipbuilders Council of America and an active board member of Offshore Marine Service Association, Tiger Athletic Foundation, Young Presidents’ Organization and a former board member of Marucci Sports. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Webb Institute and The Coast Guard Foundation, and he is an active member of the Fourchon Oilman’s Association and a board member of the Industrial Development Board of the Parish of Lafourche. He supports many additional charities, schools and churches in his community and beyond.
Bordelon was born and raised in Lockport, Louisiana, where he now lives with his wife Gemi, and their three children, Brooke, Bo and Brett. He is a lifelong duck hunter and his family owns a hunting lodge and property on the Mississippi Delta. Besides hunting, Bordelon enjoys watching his kids play sports, LSU football, working, fishing and traveling.
Bordelon was introduced to Delta Waterfowl by his friend Angus Cooper III. He said that as a member of the board, “I’m looking forward to helping create more suitable habitat and increase the duck count in the United States, so we can ensure high quality duck hunting for years to come. I also support introducing the great experience of duck hunting to the youth in our great nation.”