History Maker: Meet Trina Carolina Hall
Hall is the first Black female chief administrative officer for public works in East Baton Rouge Parish. She was appointed Jan. 23, 2024, by Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome.
Trina Carolina Hall has been named the East Baton Rouge Parish assistant chief administrative officer over public works. The Baton Rouge native becomes the first Black woman to serve in this position. She was appointed last month by Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome.
Hall has more than 28 years of accounting experience, 23 years of teaching experience, and seven years of military experience. She has worked for the City-Parish since 2014 as the assistant public works director, leading financial and management matters for all six public works departments.
As CAO, she is the senior executive who oversees the daily operations and administrative functions of public works across the parish and city.
She has previously worked as a financial controller for Belle of Baton Rouge Casino & Hotel and held accounting leadership roles for several Fortune 500 companies, including the Shaw Group, IKON Office Solutions, and Emerson Electric.
She’s taught at Upper Iowa University, the University of Phoenix, and Everest University. She is a member of the American Public Works Association, the Government Finance Officers Association, and the Association of Government Accountants.