Brown Eagle soars to rank as third largest woman-owned business in Baton Rouge

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report’s 2023 Book of Lists

Brown Eagle recently made the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report’s 2023 Book of Lists as the third-largest woman-owned business in the Capital Region! Under the direction of owner and CEO Lela Mae Wilkes, Brown Eagle has cemented itself as the leading 3PL in the Baton Rouge Capital Area and pioneer in Site Logistics, Warehousing and Packaging services.

Lela Mae joined the Brown Eagle team in 1977 as the company’s controller. Just five years later, she was promoted to vice president and then to president in 1987. Over the next 25 years, the company grew to more than 500 employees working on concurrent projects across the Gulf South in Louisiana, Texas, Alabama and Kentucky. She officially acquired the company in 2014. As Brown Eagle continues to grow, its commitment to providing top-tier logistics services to Baton Rouge and its surrounding communities will only deepen.

Brown Eagle is a 100% woman-owned, Louisiana business with more than 50 years of experience as a one-stop solution for industrial facilities’ logistics needs. Brown Eagle services multinational Fortune 500 chemical manufacturers and is recognized across the Gulf South for its consistency, experience and industry expertise.