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Toni & Emmet Stephenson (2018)

Louisiana Legends



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-09-28

Duration: 00:27:43

Subjects: Stephenson, Emmet | Stephenson, Toni | Business | Philanthropists | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Allen, Gary Producer
  • Laudun, Tika Producer
  • Stephenson, Toni Interviewee
  • Stephenson, Emmet Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from September 28, 2018, features an interview with Toni Stephenson and Emmet Stephenson conducted by Beth Courtney. The Stephensons, natives of Bastrop, are entrepreneurs and philanthropists. They discuss: their working relationship; their love for Louisiana; their enduring connection to Louisiana State University (LSU); their support of the entrepreneurship program at LSU; their successes and failures in business; their work in disaster management; their international travels; and their optimism for the future of Louisiana.