Congratulations to Our Members of the Year!

Every year, KBA recognizes an exceptional member who we choose to highlight for all the hard work, dedication, and friendship they offer the Kenner Business Association throughout the course of the year. 



Tulio Murillo

The Kenner Business Association is proud to recognize our 2020 Member of the Year: Tulio Murillo. When fellow board members and friends were asked to describe this year’s winner, some of the comments were:


  • Generous heart

  • Cheerful smile

  • Asset to the community

  • Puts family first

  • Humble

Tulio is passionate with a true desire to support and help the local community wherever the need may be.

The humble manner with which he serves, giving of his time and talents, tells you a lot about him.

Born in New Orleans to Honduran immigrants, he moved to Kenner in 1972 and, in the 1990s, started to assist with managing the family business, Classic Insurance. In 2008, Tulio established a new business, Gala Music, and in 2018 still another business C.M.C. Construction. All three businesses are thriving in a diverse business market with services in both English and Spanish.

Tulio has 30+ years of experience in management, marketing, promotions, and public relations.  He serves on numerous boards, including the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Honduran Association, the WWOZ board, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, and of course, the Kenner Business Association.

He has been the recipient of many awards from civic associations as well as local, state, and federal government agencies. Tulio holds an associate degree in Civil Construction and is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science with a minor in marketing from Tulane University.

Tulio has only been a member of KBA for a few short years, but his unfailing generosity, happy smile, and humble spirit have touched each and every one of us.

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