Rose Hoffman Cormier was born and raised in New Orleans. She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She has two children, Kelly 35 and Jeff 31, also graduates of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Rose volunteers with the University of Louisiana Alumni Homecoming Committee and the Spring Gala. She is also a volunteer with ARF-LA (Animal Rescue Foundation – LA). Rose is a graduate of Leadership Lafayette XVII and was appointed to the Lafayette Commission on the Needs of Women for 9 years. She has been a member of Connections, a professional business women’s networking organization for 25 years.