Founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors
President & C.E.O.
Provident Resources Group Inc.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Steve Hicks, Founder of Provident, serves as Provident’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hicks practiced law for 25 years prior to the founding of Provident. He served as Special Counsel with Jones Walker Waechter Pointevent Carrere & Denegre LLP, in the Baton Rouge office from 1996 until October 1998. Mr. Hicks was formerly a national managing partner with the firm of Kutak Rock, a national firm with offices in 12 cities (1988-1994) specializing at all times in the area of public finance.
Mr. Hicks received his Bachelor of Science (1970) from Louisiana State University and Juris Doctorate (1973) from Louisiana State University School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the National Association of Bond Lawyers, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the National Council of Public Private Partnerships. He is also a Fellow of the Louisiana State University Academy of Politics.
Mr. Hicks served as General Counsel to the Louisiana Senate Committee on Revenue and Fiscal Affairs (1976-1980) where his primary responsibility was for bond and tax legislation referred to the Committee and the Louisiana Public Facilities Authority from 1974 – 1980.
Mr. Hicks served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross – Louisiana Capital Region Chapter (2000-2006) and other community and civic organizations in the State of Louisiana.